Dianne Wiest

Movie Actress

Birthday March 28, 1948

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Missouri

Age 75 years old

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Actress who won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the Woody Allen films Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and Bullets over Broadway (1994). She also received Emmy Awards for her performances in the series Road to Avonlea and In Treatment.

Before Fame

She studied ballet at Nurnberg American High School before changing her focus to acting. She made her big screen debut in the 1980 film It's My Turn.


She co-starred with Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer and John Lithgow in the 1984 musical film Footloose.

Family Life

She adopted two daughters named Emily and Lily.

Associated With

She played a supporting role alongside Johnny Depp in the 1990 Tim Burton film Edward Scissorhands.