Dianne Wiest

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Dianne Wiest

Born

3/28/1948, Kansas City, Missouri

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Dianne Wiest

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Dianne Wiest is an American film, television and stage actress from Kansas City, Missouri. She was born on March 28th, 1948; her mother was a Scottish immigrant, and her father was an American Navy officer. Wiest was a successful theatre actress for over ten years, taking her first…more

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    • Dianne Wiest: (recalling the night she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for 'Hannah and Her Sisters' in 1987) I thought my life was changed, that producers would be ringing my phone off the hook, and vans filled with script offers would be rolling up my drive. It didn't happen. What did happen was it gave me credibility: It said `you're certified.'

    • Dianne Wiest: What I love is a peanut butter and pickle sandwich. I'll just have peanut butter and bananas, then peanut butter and pickles. Peanut butter and chocolate I don't recommend.

    • Dianne Wiest: All I've done since is three days on Bright Lights, Big City as Michael J. Fox's mother. That's what an Oscar does for you.

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