Australian Biography: Diane Cilento

Australian Biography: Diane Cilento
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Diane Cilento (1933–2011) was born in Mooloolaba, Queensland and achieved international acclaim as a stage and screen actor in the 1950s and 60s.

She hit the heights of celebrity during her marriage to James Bond star, Sean Connery.

But she decided to turn her back on fame to follow, instead, a spiritual path. She later gained a reputation as a 'new age guru' – and achieved a sense of personal fulfilment that was lacking.

At the time of this interview in 2000, Diane was running a theatre on her far north Queensland property and she reflects on a life lived to the full.

Read a transcript of the complete interview.