Diane Lane

Date Of Birth:
22 January 1965
Place Of Birth:
New York City, New York
Best Known As:
Star of the 2002 movie Unfaithful
Diane Lane played the cheating wife in the 2002 thriller Unfaithful (with Richard Gere), a role that cemented her position as a leading lady in Hollywood after more than two decades in the movies. She was nominated for an Oscar. Lane made an auspicious debut when she was just 13 years old in A Little Romance (1979), and during the '80s starred in three films by Francis Ford Coppola: The Outsiders (1983), Rumble Fish (1984) and The Cotton Club (1984). In the next decade Lane appeared in several duds, but she stood out in the television mini-series Lonesome Dove (1989) and in a small role in Chaplin (1992, with Robert Downey, Jr.). She has had a good run in solid Hollywood roles: The Perfect Storm (2000, with Mark Wahlberg); Hardball (2001, with Keanu Reeves); The Glass House (2001, with Lee Lee Sobieski); Under the Tuscan Sun (2003); Must Love Dogs (2005, with John Cusack); Hollywoodland (2006, with Adrien Brody); Untraceable and Jumper (both 2008); Secretariat (2010); the Superman reboot Man of Steel (2013) and Justice League (2017). In 2018 she appeared in several episodes of the television series House of Cards (starring Robin Wright).
Extra Credit

Diane Lane married actor Josh Brolin in 2004; they had no children and were divorced in 2013… She was previously married to actor Christopher Lambert, of Highlander fame, from 1988-94. According to FilmReference.com, they had one daughter, Eleanor Jasmine… Diane Lane’s mother, Colleen Farrington, was a Playboy centerfold: Miss October of 1957… Diane Lane did not win the Oscar for best actress for Unfaithful; the award went to Nicole Kidman that year, for The Hours.

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