Diane Ladd

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Rose Diane Ladner
  • Birth Place: Meridian, MS
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/29/1935, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; writer; director
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Diane Ladd Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a model and dancer at the Copacabana nightclub before making it as an actress.
  • Her role on the TV series Alice was different from the character she played in the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, on which the sitcom was based. Her movie character of Flo was played by Polly Holliday on the series (and its 1980-81 spin-off, Flo).
  • Played mother to real-life daughter Laura Dern in four movies: White Lightning (1973), Wild at Heart (1990), Citizen Ruth (1996) and Daddy and Them (2001).
  • Her and Laura Dern's nominations for Rambling Rose marked the first time a mother and daughter received Oscar nods for the same film.
  • Her memoir, Spiraling Through the School of Life: A Mental, Physical and Spiritual Discovery, was published in April 2006.
  • Diane Ladd Relationships:
  • Diane Dern - Daughter
  • Amy Oleson - Stepdaughter
  • Brandon Hunter - Stepson
  • Emily Hunter - Stepdaughter
  • Mary Lanier - Mother
  • Preston Paul - Father
  • Tennessee Williams - Cousin
  • Bruce Dern - Ex-husband
  • Laura Dern - Daughter
  • William Shea Jr. - Ex-husband
  • Robert Hunter - Husband
  • Diane Ladd Awards:
  • 1975 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Winner
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1981 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1975 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1974 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1991 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1990 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee

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