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Dianne Wiest


One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born on March 28, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse born in Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker, born in Pennsylvania, of German and Austrian descent. Her ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 35 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage Play: Frankenstein. Drama. Written by Victor Gialanella. Incidental music by Richard Peaslee. Directed by Tom Moore. Palace Theatre: 4 Jan 1981 (1 performance + 29 previews that began on 9 Dec 1980). Cast: Dennis Bacigalupi (as "Peter Schmidt, A Villager"), John Carradine (as "DeLacey, A Blind Hermit") [final Broadway role], David ... See more »

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Diane Wiest

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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[speaking in 1987] All I've done since is three days on Bright Lights, Big City (1988) as Michael J. Fox's mother. That's what an Oscar does for you. See more »

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Last name is pronounced 'Wee-st'. See more »

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Soft spoken voice

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Aries

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