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Dianne Wiest (born March 28, 1948) is an American actress. She has had a successful career on stage, television, and film, and has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award. Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Her father was a college dean and former psychiatric social worker for the U.S. Army, and her Scottish-born mother, Anne, worked as a nurse; her parents met in Algiers. She has two brothers: Greg and Don Wiest.
Under Woody Allen`s direction, Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hannah and Her Sisters in 1987 and the same award again for Bullets Over Broadway in 1995. She also acted in three other Woody Allen films: The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Radio Days (1987) and September (1987). Her early screen roles include small roles in It`s My Turn and I`m Dancing As Fast As I Can, both starring Jill Clayburgh in the lead roles. In 1984, she starred in the blockbuster hit Footloose, as the reverend`s wife.
Wiest graduated from the University of Maryland in 1969 with a degree in Arts and Sciences. She was in a long-term relationship with a New York talent agent, Sam Cohn, for many years. Dianne Wiest has two adopted daughters, Emily (b. 1987) and Lily (b. 1991).
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Dianne Evelyn Wiest (; born March 28, 1948) is an American actress on stage, television and film. She has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award.
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According to our records, Dianne Wiest is possibly single. Her last relationship was when Sam Cohn and Dianne Wiest were in a relationship.
Dianne Wiest has been in a relationship with Sam Cohn.
Dianne Wiest is a 68 year old American Actress. Born Dianne Evelyn Wiest on 28th March, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, she is famous for Footloose in a career that spans 1969–present. Her zodiac sign is Aries.
Dianne Wiest has been in 6 on-screen matchups, notably with Alan Arkin in Edward Scissorhands (1990), Edward Herrmann in The Lost Boys (1987), Gene Hackman in The Birdcage (1996), John Lithgow in Footloose (1984) and John Cusack in Bullets Over Broadway (1994).
Dianne Wiest is a member of the following lists:
Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners,
Actresses from Missouri and
21st-century American actresses.
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