DIANNE WIEST

 

 

Dianne played the part of The Evil Queen/Christine Lewis in 'The 10th Kingdom'

 

Date of birth 28th March 1948

Place of Birth Kansas City, Missouri, USA

 

Dianne was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA on 28 March 1948. Her original ambition was to be a ballerina, but she was bitten by acting bug after some stage work, most notably playing Desdemona to James Earl Jones' 'Othello' on Broadway.

Dianne has been cast in maternal roles - for example in the film Edward Scissorhands (1990).  Also, later,  Dianne could be seen playing another motherly figure in Robert Redford's 1998 adaptation of The Horse Whisperer.

In the year 2000, she played the part of the Evil Queen in the 10 part Mini Series - The 10th Kingdom, along side Rutger Hauer, as The Huntsman.

 

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