Gene Hackman
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The Birdcage
Woody Allen
(Movies & TV)
Steve Carell
(Movies & TV)
Calista Flockhart
(Movies & TV)
Juliette Binoche
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Bullets Over Broadway
(Movies & TV)

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Dianne Wiest

Knowledge Identifier: +Dianne_Wiest


Dianne Wiest

American actressadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1948.

Countries: United States (56%), New York (13%), United Kingdom (6%)

Main connections: Gene Hackman, The Birdcage, Woody Allen

Linked to: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, HBO, NBC, Nurnberg American High School




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Dianne Wiest was born in 1948 add something


Wiest graduated from the University of Maryland in 1969 with a degree in Arts and Sciences. add something


She was an understudy both off-Broadway and on Broadway, in Kurt Vonnegut's Happy Birthday, Wanda June in 1970. add something


Zoe Caldwell - Caldwell's directed the Broadway production of "Othello" in the late 1970s with James Earl Jones, Christopher Plummer and Dianne Wiest


She made her Broadway debut in Robert Anderson's Solitaire/Double Solitaire, taking over in the role of the daughter in 1971. add something


In 1976, Wiest attended the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and starred in leading roles in Amlin Gray's Pirates and Christopher Durang's A History of the American Film. add something


During the 1980s, she performed in Hedda Gabler, directed by Lloyd Richards at Yale Repertory Theatre, and in Harold Pinter's A Kind of Alaska, Lanford Wilson's Serenading Louie, and Janusz Glowacki's Hunting Cockroaches. add something


Karen Dotrice - Dianne Wiest took the role in the 1982 Broadway production and received similar reviews


Alice Hoffman - She wrote the screenplay for the 1983 film "Independence Day", starring Kathleen Quinlan and Dianne Wiest


In 1984, she starred in Footloose, as the reverend's wife. add something


Under Woody Allen's direction, Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hannah and Her Sisters in 1987 and Bullets Over Broadway in 1995. add something


On television, her performance on the series Road to Avonlea, in 1989, brought her her first Emmy Award, for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. add something


Parenthood (film) - "'Parenthood"' is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom Hulce, Rick Moranis, Martha Plimpton, Joaquin Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, and Dianne Wiest


In 1990, Wiest starred in Edward Scissorhands. add something


She worked with Woody Allen once again, in 1994, for Bullets Over Broadway, a comedy set in 1920s New York City, winning her second Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Helen Sinclair, a boozy, glamorous, and loud star of the stage. add something


Calista Flockhart - In 1995, Flockhart became acquainted with actors such as Dianne Wiest and Faye Dunaway when she appeared in the movie "Drunks"


Calista Flockhart - In 1996, Flockhart appeared as the daughter of Dianne Wiest and Gene Hackman's characters in "The Birdcage"


The Birdcage - "'The Birdcage"' is a 1996 American comedy film, directed by Mike Nichols and stars Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, and Dianne Wiest


From 2000 to 2002, Wiest portrayed interim District Attorney Nora Lewin in the long-running NBC crime drama Law & Order. add something


She starred in the television mini-series The 10th Kingdom in 2000. add something


In 2003, she appeared with Al Pacino and Marisa Tomei in Oscar Wilde's Salome. add something


In 2005, she starred in Kathleen Tolan's Memory House. add something


Wiest starred alongside Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche in Dan in Real Life and had a key supporting role in Charlie Kaufman's 2008 film Synecdoche, New York. add something


Dan in Real Life - "'Dan in Real Life"' is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve Carell, Alison Pill, Juliette Binoche, Dianne Wiest, John_Mahoney and Dane Cook


Abigail Breslin - On October 27, 2007, Breslin made her stage debut in the play "Right You Are " in New York City at the Guggenheim Museum starring in an ensemble cast alongside Cate Blanchett, Dianne Wiest, Natalie_Portman and Peter Sarsgaard


In 2008, she appeared as Gabriel Byrne's therapist, Gina Toll, on the HBO television series In Treatment, for which she received her second Emmy Award, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. add something


In 2009, Wiest appeared in the National Memorial Day Concert on the Mall in Washington, D.C. in a dialogue with Katie Holmes celebrating the life of an American veteran seriously wounded in Iraq, Jose Pequeno. add something


She received another nomination for the second season, in 2009, but did not win. add something


Katie Holmes - In 2009, Holmes appeared in the National Memorial Day Concert on the Mall in Washington, D.C. in a dialogue with Dianne Wiest celebrating the life of an American veteran seriously wounded in Iraq, José Pequeño


Wiest spent September 2010 as a visiting teacher at Columbia University's Graduate Acting Program, working with a group of 18 first-year MFA Acting students on selected plays by Anton Chekhov and Arthur Miller. add something


The Corrections - In 2011, it was announced that Chris Cooper and Dianne Wiest will star in the HBO adaptation


Weist co-starred in Lawrence Kasdan's 2012 comedy "Darling Companion", alongside Kevin Kline and Diane Keaton add something


The Corrections - In a March 7, 2012 interview, McGregor confirmed that work on the film was a "about a week" in and noted that both Dianne Wiest and Maggie Gyllenhaal were among the cast members


In 2016 she took on the role of "Winnie" in The Yale Repertory Theatre's production of Samuel Beckett's, "Happy Days", and reprised the role for Theatre for a New Audience in downtown Brooklyn, NY, in the spring of 2017 add something


She reprised the role for Theatre for a New Audience in downtown Brooklyn, NY, in the spring of 2017 and the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles in 2019 add something