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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 father was born in Pennsylvania, of German and Austrian descent, and her mother was Scottish, from Auchtermuchty in Scotland. Her original ambition was to be a ballerina, but she was bitten by the acting bug after ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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: Plays Maggie in "Memory House" play by Kathleen Tolan (Playwrights Horizons, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Alternate Names:

Diane Wiest

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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My first meeting with Woody Allen lasted 30 seconds. He looked at me, said hello, asked someone to take a Polaroid, thanked me very much and I was shown the door. When I came out, the woman due after me was still doing the same thing as when I went in. She was shocked - 'What happened?' But that's how it is. My agent had warned me. Not hers. She was stunned. See more »

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Performing on Broadway alongside Katie Holmes in the revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York. See more »

Trademark:

Soft spoken voice

Star Sign:

Aries

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