Knowledge Identifier: +Diane_Keaton
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1946.
Countries: United States (72%), (12%), United Kingdom (5%)
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Peter Link - In the winter of 1969, while still working on "As The World Turns", Peter was cast as the lead in "Hair" on Broadway taking over for writer and original lead, Gerome Ragni, in the role of Berger and playing opposite both Heather MacRae and Diane Keaton
Woody Allen - In 1970, Allen cast Diane Keaton in his Broadway show, Play It Again, Sam. During the run she and Allen became romantically involved and although they broke up after a year, she continued to star in a number of his films, including Sleeper as a futuristic poet and Love and Death as a composite character based on the novels of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky.
Her first major film role was as Kay Adams-Corleone in "The Godfather" , but the films that shaped her early career were those with director and co-star Woody Allen beginning with "Play It Again, Sam" in 1972
Necktie - This trend was popularized by Diane Keaton who wore a tie as the titular character in "Annie Hall" in 1977
In 1978, Keaton became romantically involved with Warren Beatty, and two years later he cast her to play opposite him in "Reds"
After "Manhattan" in 1979, Keaton and Woody Allen ended their long working relationship, and the film would be their last major collaboration until 1993
By the 1990s, Keaton had established herself as one of the most popular and versatile actors in Hollywood
Francis Ford Coppola - In 1990, he released the third and final chapter of The Godfather series: The Godfather Part III. Coppola successfully managed to get Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Talia Shire to return to the franchise, but Robert Duvall refused to reprise his role as Tom Hagen over salary disagreements.
In 1991, Keaton starred with Steve Martin in the family comedy "Father of the Bride"
Manhattan Murder Mystery - In the fall of 1992, Allen called Diane Keaton and asked her to fill in for Farrow, and she immediately accepted
In 1993, Keaton starred in "Manhattan Murder Mystery", her first film with Woody Allen since 1979
Annie Hall - Although they decided to drop the murder plot, Allen and Brickman made a murder mystery many years later: 1993's "Manhattan Murder Mystery", starring Diane Keaton
Eileen Heckart - Heckart played Diane Keaton's meddling mother in the 1996 comedy film "The First Wives Club"
Bette Midler - In 1997, Midler, along with her co-stars from The First Wives Club, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton, was a recipient of the Women in Film Crystal Award, which honors "outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry".
Goldie Hawn - In 2001, Hawn was reunited with former co-stars Warren_Beatty and Diane Keaton for the comedy Town & Country, a critical and financial fiasco.
In 2003, she produced the Gus Van Sant drama "Elephant", about a school shooting
Ellen Page - On May 26, 2010 it was reported in a column on "Deadline Hollywood" and by "Entertainment Weekly" that Page will star in the new HBO series "Tilda" alongside Diane Keaton, who plays the title role
Also in 2011, Keaton began production on Justin Zackham's ensemble comedy "The Big Wedding", in which she, along with Robert De Niro, will play a long-divorced couple who, for the sake of their adopted son's wedding and his very religious biological mother, pretend they're still married
In 2012, Keaton's audiobook recording of Joan Didion's "Slouching Towards Bethlehem" was released at Audible.com
In 2017, Keaton appeared opposite Brendan Gleeson in the British dramedy film "Hampstead"
Jane Fonda - In 2018, she starred opposite Diane Keaton, $Mary_Steenburgen, and Candace Bergen in the romantic comedy film "Book Club"