The two-time Emmy and Academy Award winner, Dianne Evelyn Wiest is best known for her supporting roles in films including Parenthood, Edward Scissorhands, and The Birdcage.
Despite rising into fame from the theater, the multi-talented actress performed effortlessly across the stage, films, and television.
Moreover, because of her hard work and dedication, she has won accolades in different genres like drama and comedy. Even though Dianne is considered an underrated actor, she portrays a wide range of characters and emotions.
Dianne Wiest Married To Husband With Children
Dianne is not married to a husband. But she was in a relationship with her talent agent, Sam Cohn. Unfortunately, she lost him due to his death in 2009. However, after the loss of Sam, Dianne might have never been into any other relationship.
However, she has adopted two children, Emily and Lily. On 22 April 2005, her daughter Emily and her two other friends Lara Zieden, Leah Rucinski, were accused of attacking an unidentified male student, punching and kicking him to take his iPod, outside The Beekman School.
Emily pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two days of community service and restitution of $US150 ($A194).
As of now, Dianne has stayed away from the media and might be focusing on her children.
Her Career & Net Worth
Dianne's interest diverted from ballet dancer to theater during her senior year at Nurnberg American High School. She portrayed as an understudy in Happy Birthday, Wanda June. Then, she started appearing in many theatre plays.
Later in 1975, Dianne began her television career with the TV movie, The Madness of God. Alongside her talent, she mesmerized the audience with her versatile acting skill.
Moreover, Dianne decided to pursue her career in big-screen and appeared in It's My Turn. Since the starting of her rising career, she has never looked back.
Because of her work, her name was marked as a legendary celebrity in the field of entertainment. With name and fame, Dianne received the most significant achievement when she won Academy Awards for the best-supporting actress.
Dianne Wiest and actress Meryl Streep attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on 12 January 2014 (Photo: gettyimages)
Soon, Dianne won her first Emmy Award in 1989, following her second Emmy Award in 2008. Later, in 1989, she received her second Academy Award nomination for her role of an exasperated single mother.
During her career, Dianne has not only earned name and fame but also made herself financially stable. She has garnered a total net worth of $50K.
Dianne Bio - Age, Parents
In Kansas City, Missouri, Dianna was born to parents Anne Stewart, a nurse, and Bernard John Wiest, a college dean, and former psychiatric social worker, on 28 March 1964.
Her parents were of different descent; her father came from Croatian and German descent, whereas, her mother came from Fife, Scotland. They met in Algiers and got married in Naples, welcoming Dianna alongside her two brothers Greg and Don Wiest.
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While talking about her further life, Dianne attended the Nurnberg American High School. Later, she studied at the University of Maryland from where she received her degree in Arts and Science.
Talking about her attributes, Dianne stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.57 meters), but her weight and body measurements are not known.