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Diane Lane

Diane Lane

Diane Lane is an Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominated actress. Ms. Lane began her ca­reer at age six at Ellen Stewart’s La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in An­drei Serban’s Medea. Over the next six years she subsequently appeared in Mr. Serban’s productions of Electra, The Trojan Women, The Good Woman of Szechuan and As You Like It, in productions both in New York and touring theater festivals around the world. Additional theater credits include Lincoln Center Theater’s 1976/1977 production of The Cherry Orchard, Joseph Papp’s Agamemnon at the New York Shakespeare Festival and Elizabeth Swados’ Runaways at The Public Theater. She later reunited with Andrei Serban for Robert Brustein at American Repertory Theater in Twelfth Night, as Olivia opposite Cherry Jones’ Viola/Cesario. Ms. Lane made her film debut opposite Sir Laurence Olivier in George Roy Hill’s A Little Romance in 1978; her diverse filmography includes four films directed by Francis Ford Coppola. In 2002, she won the Best Actress award from both the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Society of Film Critics, and received an Academy Award nomination for her role as an adulterous wife in Adrian Lyne’s Unfaithful. On television, she has appeared in a wide range of roles including Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, opposite Alec Baldwin and Jessica Lange, and in an Emmy-nominated turn as Lorena in the CBS miniseries Lonesome Dove, opposite Robert Duvall and Anjelica Huston.

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