Diane Keaton Biography (1946-)

Original name, Diane Hall; born January 5, 1946, in Santa Ana (some sources cite Los Angeles), CA; daughter of Jack (a civil engineer and real estate broker) and Dorothy (a photographer; maiden name, Keaton) Hall; adopted children:Dexter (daughter), Duke. Addresses: Office: Blue Relief, Inc., 1438 North Gower St., Building 35, Box 45, Hollywood, CA 90028.; Agent: John Burnham, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, director, producer, writer, professional photographer
Birth Details
January 5, 1946
Santa Ana, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Joan, Lovers and Other Strangers, Cinerama, 1970
  • Linda Christie, Play It Again, Sam (also known as Aspirins forThree), Paramount, 1972
  • Kay Adams-Corleone, The Godfather (also known as Mario Puzo's The Godfather), Paramount, 1972
  • Luna Schlosser, Sleeper, United Artists, 1973
  • Kay Adams-Corleone, The Godfather: Part II (also known as MarioPuzo's The Godfather: Part II) Paramount, 1974
  • Sonia, Love and Death, United Artists, 1975
  • Katie Bingham, I Will, I Will ... for Now, Twentieth Century-Fox,1976
  • Lissa Chestnut, Harry and Walter Go to New York, Columbia, 1976
  • Title role, Annie Hall (also known as Anhedonia), United Artists, 1977
  • Theresa Dunn, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, Paramount, 1977
  • Renata, Interiors, United Artists, 1978
  • Mary Wilkie, Manhattan, United Artists, 1979
  • Louise Bryant, Reds, Paramount, 1981
  • Narrator, The Wizard of Malta, 1981
  • Faith Dunlap, Shoot the Moon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1982
  • Charlie, The Little Drummer Girl, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Kate Soffel (title role), Mrs. Soffel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1984
  • Lennora Josephine "Lenny" Magrath, Crimes of the Heart, DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • New Year's singer, Radio Days, Orion, 1987
  • J. C. Wiatt, Baby Boom, United Artists, 1987
  • Anna Dunlap, The Good Mother (also known as The Price of Passion), Buena Vista, 1988
  • Eloise Hamer, The Lemon Sisters, Miramax, 1989
  • Kay Adams, The Godfather: Part III (also known as Mario Puzo'sThe Godfather: Part III, Paramount, 1990
  • Nina Banks, Father of the Bride, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Voice of Daphne, Look Who's Talking Now, TriStar, 1993
  • Carol Lipton, Manhattan Murder Mystery, TriStar, 1993
  • Narrator and Annie MacDuggan Paradise, The First Wives Club, 1994
  • Nina Banks, Father of the Bride Part II, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Bessie, Marvin's Room, Miramax, 1996
  • Carol Fitzsimmons, The Only Thrill (also known as Tennessee Valley), Tennessee Valley Productions, Inc., 1997
  • Georgia Mozell, Hanging Up, Columbia, 1999
  • Elizabeth Tate, The Other Sister, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Ellie Stoddard, Town & Country, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Fran, Plan B, Franchise Pictures, 2001
  • Film Director
  • What Does Dorrie Want?, 1982
  • Heaven, Island, 1987
  • Unstrung Heroes, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Mother's Helper, Touchstone, 1999
  • Hanging Up, 1999
  • Film Producer
  • The Lemon Sisters, 1990
  • Plan B, Franchise Pictures, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story, 1971
  • Aggie Snow, Running Mates (also known as Dirty Tricks), HBO, 1992
  • Title role, Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight, TNT, 1994
  • Roberta Blumstein, Northern Lights, The Disney Channel, 1997
  • Sister Mary Ignatius, Sister Mary Explains It All, Showtime, 2001
  • Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over, CBS, 2002
  • Episodic
  • "Love and the Pen Pals," Love, American Style, ABC, 1970
  • Nurse, "Room with a View," Night Gallery, NBC, 1970
  • "Death Watch," The FBI, ABC, 1971
  • Cindy Conrad, "The Color of Murder," Mannix, CBS, 1971
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show, syndicated, 2000
  • Also appeared in an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO.
  • Specials
  • Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee, CBS, 1978
  • The Sensational, Shocking, Wonderful, Wacky '70s, NBC, 1980
  • The Making of "Mrs. Soffel," 1984
  • The Godfather Family: A Look Inside, HBO, 1990
  • America's Millennium, CBS, 1999
  • Beauty and Aging in America, Lifetime, 2000
  • Intimate Portrait: Diane Keaton, Lifetime, 2001
  • The Making of "Hanging Up" (also known as Getting Connected: The Making of Hanging Up and HBO Look: The Making of "Hanging Up"),HBO, 2000
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 48th Annual Academy Awards, 1976
  • The 50th Annual Academy Awards, 1978
  • Presenter, The 65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1993
  • Presenter, The 69th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1997
  • Presenter, The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 2000
  • Presenter, AFI Awards 2001, CBS, 2002
  • Other
  • Defending My Children, 2003
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Executive producer, Pasadena, Fox, 2001
  • Movies
  • Director, Wildflower, Lifetime, 1991
  • Executive producer, Northern Lights, The Disney Channel, 1997
  • Co-executive producer, Crossed Over, CBS, 2002
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Fever," China Beach, ABC, 1990
  • "Slaves and Masters," Twin Peaks, ABC, 1991
  • Television Work
  • Other
  • Director, "The Girl with the Crazy Brother" (special), CBS SchoolbreakSpecials, CBS, 1990
  • Producer, Oh What a Time It Was (miniseries), 1999
  • Director, Pasadena (pilot), Fox, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Hair, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1967, then Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • Linda Christie, Play It Again, Sam, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1969
  • The Primary English Class, New York City, 1976
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • (Director) Belinda Carlisle: Runaway Videos, 1990
  • Oscar's Greatest Moments: 1971 to 1991, 1992
  • Kay Adams-Corleone, The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (also known as The Godfather Saga and The Godfather Trilogy), 1992
  • Director of music videos, including "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" and "I Get Weak," both by Belinda Carlisle, c. 1986.
  • Albums
  • Hair (original cast recording), RCA, 1968
  • Audio Books
  • Crimes of the Heart, Dove Books on Tape, 1986
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Heaven, Island, 1987
  • Photography Collections
  • Reservations, Knopf (New York City), 1980
  • (Editor, with Marvin Heiferman) Still Life: Hollywood Tableaux Photographs, Simon & Schuster (New York City), 1983
  • Mr. Salesman, Twin Palms, 1993
  • (Editor) Local News: Tabloid Pictures from the Los Angeles Herald Express, 1928 to 1959, 1999
  • (Editor and author of introduction) Clown Paintings, Powerhouse, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Mitchell, Deborah C., Diane Keaton: Artist and Icon, McFarland andCo. (Jefferson, NC), 2001
    • Newsmakers 1997, Issue 4, Gale, 1997
    Periodicals
    • Connoisseur, January, 1992, p. 46
    • Entertainment Weekly, June 10, 1994, p. 42; October 6, 1995, p. 14; August 22, 1997, p. 114
    • Film Comment, March-April, 1987, pp. 32-37
    • Interview, January, 1987, p. 34
    • Ladies Home Journal, September, 1996, p. 134
    • Lear's, September, 1993, pp. 80-85
    • Movieline, May, 1998, p. 80
    • New York Times, August 15, 1993; January 16, 2000
    • Parade, January 17, 1988, pp. 4-6
    • People Weekly, February 10, 1997, p. 212; August 18, 1997, p. 18
    • Premiere, October, 2002, p. 116
    • Rolling Stone, May 7, 1987, pp. 23-24
    • Time, January 15, 1996, p. 75
    • TV Guide, May 26, 2001, pp. 49-50, 59

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