Dianne Evelyn Wiest is a famous American actress who was born in the year 1948, 28th March which makes her age 68 years. She has been credited with numerous awards and accolades and some of which are, Academy Award for Best Supporting actress. She also was nominated for Oscars in the movie named Parenthood. She has appeared in movies like Hannah and her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway, The Purple Role of Cairo, Radio Days, September and so on. Except the nominations for the Academy awards, she has won nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards and BAFTA Awards. She also is famous for her hair. Her bio includes following details.
Other movie roles of her includes Footloose, the Lost Boys, Dan In Real Life, the Birdcage, Little Man Tate, Edward Scissorhands, Rabbit Hole, Synecdoche, New York and so on.
For her phenomenal work in the television, she won the Primetime Emmy awards.
She took birth in the Kansas City which is situated in the state Missouri. Her mother’s name is Anne Stewart who was born in the city of Auchtermuchty which is situated in Scotland and she used to work as a nurse there. Her father’s name is Bernard John Wiest who used to be a college Dean and who also was a psychiatric social worker for the U.S.Army. He was an American born but was of Croatian and German descent. Her parents met in the city called Algiers. She also has siblings, Greg and Don Weist. She had a great passion of being a ballerina but during her senior year, while she was studying at Nurnberg American High School, she switched from wanting to become a ballerina to theater artist.
She did her graduation from the University of Maryland in the year 1969 where she achieved a degree in Arts and Science.
She performed in series as well. She had a role in the series named Road to Avonlea in the year 1989. She received a nomination her performance in the 1999 telemovie named The Simple life of Noah Dearborn. She also starred int eh television mini-series named The 10th Kingdom in the year 2000. She played the character of District Attorney Nora Lewis in the crime series named Law and Order. She also portrayed characters two of the episodes of Law and Order: Special Victims and another episode of Law and order Criminal Intent.
She starred alongside Steve Carell in the movie named Dan in real Life in the year 2007 and she also had an important supporting role in the Charlie Kauffman’s movie in the year 2008 named Synecdoche, New York. She appeared as a therapist in the HBO series named in treatment and for the same role of hers, she won an Emmy Awards. She also received a nomination for the second season of the same show in the year 2009. She also starred against Nicole Kidman in the movie named Rabbit Hole in the year 2010. She also has co-starred in the movie named Darling Companion along with Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline.
Talking about her personal life, she was married to New York Talent agent whose name was Sam Cohn, her husband for many years now. Unfortunately, Cohn died in the year 2009. She has adopted two children Emily, and Lily. More of her info can be found in her twitter and Instagram account.