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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 36 wins & 21 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 »

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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' as Michael J. Fox's mother. That's what an Oscar does for you. See more »

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Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1985" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 37. See more »

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Soft spoken voice

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Aries

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