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Diane Venora

Diane Venora was born Diana Venora in East Hartford Connecticut. She left Hartford for a full scholarship in the Drama Division of The Juilliard School. After graduating from Juilliard, she performed extensively on the stage and developed a reputation as a talented stage actress, particularly in Shakespearian plays. In 1983, she starred in Joseph ... See full bio »
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 2010 The Wish List (TV Movie)
 2010 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Audrey Taylor
- Push (2010) ... Audrey Taylor
 2009 NCIS (TV Series)
Shada Shakarji
- Outlaws and In-Laws (2009) ... Shada Shakarji
 2009 The Ministers
Gina Santana
 2009 Silver Street (Short)
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
- Second Chances (2009) ... Sharon
 2009 Follow the Prophet
 2008 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Lea Muller
- Resurrection (2008) ... Lea Muller
 2008 Childless
 2008/II Stiletto
Sylvia Vadalos
 2007 Medium (TV Series)
Sarah Jane Levitt
- Very Merry Maggie (2007) ... Sarah Jane Levitt
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
- The Fisher King: Part 1 (2006) ... Doris
 2005 C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia (TV Movie documentary)
Joy Gresham
 2005/I Touched
Carole Davis
 2005 Threshold (TV Series)
Andrea Hatten / Angela Hatten
- The Order (2005) ... Andrea Hatten
- Shock (2005) ... Andrea Hatten
- Trees Made of Glass: Part 2 (2005) ... Angela Hatten
- Trees Made of Glass: Part 1 (2005) ... Angela Hatten
 2005 Self Medicated
Louise Eriksen
 2004 Breaking Dawn
 2004 Stateside
Mrs. Hengen
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Marilyn Nesbit
- Home (2004) ... Marilyn Nesbit
 2004 Class Actions (TV Movie)
Justine Harrison
 2002 Heartbreak Hospital
Sunday Tyler / Andrea Harmon
 2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2
Gabriella Francini
 2000 Looking for an Echo
Joanne Delgado
 2000 The Practice (TV Series)
Margaret Wakefield
- Appeal and Denial (2000) ... Margaret Wakefield
 2000 Race Against Time (TV Movie)
Dr. Helen Steele
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 The Joyriders
 1999 The 13th Warrior
Queen Weilew
 1997 Seed: A Love Story (Short)
 1996 Surviving Picasso
 1995 Heat
 1995 Three Wishes
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Mara Feder
- Night & Fog (1993) ... Mara Feder
 1990 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Hamlet (1990) ... Ophelia
 1988 Bird
Chan Parker
 1986 F/X
Ellen Keith
 1985 Terminal Choice
Anna Lang
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 5 (1985) ... Corinna
- Part 4 (1985) ... Corinna
- Part 3 (1985) ... Corinna
- Part 2 (1985) ... Corinna
- Part 1 (1985) ... Corinna
 1983 Cook & Peary: The Race to the Pole (TV Movie)
Marie Fidele Hunt
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Ellen Brill
- Rivals (1981) ... Ellen Brill
 1980 Getting There (TV Short)
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Has played the role of Hamlet at the Public Theater in New York City See more »

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I love to struggle. I think life without pain is no life. I'd rather be dead than comfortable.


Gave birth to her 1st child, a daughter Madzia Bartkowiak, with her ex-husband Andrzej Bartkowiak. See more »

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