Friday, September 17, 2010

Diane Keaton

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Diane Keaton

World Famous People - Diane Keaton is an actress, director. Deane Keaton born with name Diane Hall on January 5, 1946, in Los Angeles, California. After attending Santa Ana College and the University of Southern California, Deane Keaton enrolled at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse where she studied acting with Sanford Meisner. 

In 1969, she appeared opposite Woody Allen in the Broadway production of Play It Again, Sam and went on to star in several of his best-known films: Sleeper (1973), Manhattan (1979), Manhatten Murder Mystery (1993) and Annie Hall (1977), a love story that appeared to be an autobiographical look at Keaton and Allen's off-screen romance. She earned an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film. Keaton's rise to fame also included memorable performances in the 1972 blockbuster The Godfather and its sequels in 1974 and 1990.

In 1981, Keaton starred opposite Warren Beatty in the epic Reds. The film reportedly sparked the couple's real life romance, as well as earned Keaton an Oscar nod. The 1990s found Keaton splitting her time between acting and directing. She appeared in the hit comedy Father of the Bride in 1991 and directed music videos, after school specials and the feature film Unstrung Heroes in 1995. The following year, she starred in the comedy hit The First Wives Club with Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn and earned another Oscar nomination for her performance in Marvin's Room. In 2000, she directed and starred in the comedy Hanging Up with Meg Ryan. Three years later, Keaton received an Oscar nod for her performance in the romantic comedy Something's Gotta Give opposite Jack Nicholson.

In recent years, Diane Keaton has continued to show her comedic talents in the likes of The Family Stone (2005) and Because I Told You So (2007). She also remains a popular style icon, showing the world that a woman in her sixties can be both beautiful and chic. Keaton reached an agreement with L’Oreal Cosmetics in 2006 to serve as a spokesmodel for a special skin care line for mature women.
Keaton has a daughter, Dexter Keaton, whom she adopted in December 1995.
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  1. Diane is one of my favorite actors. I have almost all her movies. Love them. She is an encouragement to any women over 60. Way to go Diane!!!