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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 34 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Broadway Production: portrayed Kate Keller in 'All My Sons' (Oct 16, 2008 - Jan 11, 2009) at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, NY. (101 public performances, 32 previews). See more »

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Diane Wiest

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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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aking 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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2 adopted children: Emily (b. 1987), Lily (b. 1991). See more »

Trademark:

Soft spoken voice

Star Sign:

Aries

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