Diane Keaton




Diane Played the part of Amelia Earhart in the film of the same name.






Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall ) is an American actress, producer and director.

Her father is of Irish Catholic background, and her mother comes from a Methodist family of English descent, but Diane is a Methodist.

In 1969, Woody Allen cast her in his play, Play It Again, Sam, which won her a Tony Award as Featured Dramatic Actress. During her run in the play, Hollywood came calling and Diana made her film debut in 1970 in the film Lovers and Other Strangers.

Her big break came, when she was cast in Francis Ford Coppola's blockbuster The Godfather (1972) (she also appeared in the sequel).  Around this time, Diane and Woody Allen became became romantically involved and has also played eccentric characters in several of his comic films including Annie Hall (1977) (in which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress that year), but has also won acclaim in roles such as in Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), Marvin's Room (1996), and Mrs. Soffel (1984). Diana and Woody Allen seperated and Warren Beatty and Diane started a relationship.  Diane appeared on screen with Warren Beatty in Reds (1981) (for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe).

Diane appeared as Amelia Earhart  in the film of the same name, Amelia Earhart (1994), along side Rutger Hauer.

Diana is also quite gifted as a director.  She directed the 1987 documentary Heaven, a few music videos for artists such as Belinda Carlisle, two TV movies starring Patricia Arquette, and episodes of China Beach and Twin Peaks before directing her first feature film, Unstrung Heroes in 1995.  She has also directed two other movies: Mother's Helper in 1999 and Hanging Up in 2000 (which she also starred in).

Diane, who has never married, but has adopted two children.  Since May 2005 she has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.