Dana Hill

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (3)

  • Dana Hill: I came to the realization that I was going to have diabetes for the rest of my life-so why not face up to it!

  • Dana Hill: Getting up in front of people gave me a big kick. I thought that that was what acting was all about.

  • Dana Hill: Diabetes is a degenerative disease. If you don't take care of it, you'll waste away and die. Still, for the first four years, I didn't care if I used sugar; I did whatever I wanted to. Although I gave myself two injections of insulin everyday, I denied to myself that I was sick.

Trivia (4)

  • Dana's parents were Sandy Hill and Ted Goetz. When she started her acting career, she took her mother's maiden name as her professional acting name.

  • Diabetes cut short Dana's career in sports at the young age of 10 years old.

  • Her diabetes stunted her growth and contributed to her well-known child-like appearance.

  • In 1982, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her role in "The Two of Us." She won a Young Artist Award that year for her role in "Fallen Angel." In 1984, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her role in "Cross Creek." But she won a Young Artist Award that year for her role in "Magnum, P.I."