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Dianne Wiest

Profession: Actress
Dianne Wiest
Real name: Dianne Evelyn Wiest
Birthdate: March 28, 1948
Age: 72 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Aries

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Dianne Wiest Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Parenthood)

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Parenthood)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

BAFTA

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Radio Days)

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED

Emmy

 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Drama WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER

Chicago Film Critics Association

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Boston Society of Film Critics

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

New York Film Critics Circle

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
Dianne Evelyn Wiest is an American Actress. She has won two Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG). She's known for The Horse Whisperer (1998), Edward Scissorhands (1990) and I Am Sam (2001).

All Movies of Dianne Wiest

  • Mayor of Kingstown (TV Series)
    Mayor of Kingstown follows the McLusky family - power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series prov...
    United States  2021
  • Let Them All Talk
    A celebrated author (Streep) takes a journey on a cruise ship with some old friends (Bergen, Wiest) to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew (Hedges) comes along to wrangle the ladies and finds himself involved with a youn...
    United States  2020
  • I Care a Lot
    The ice-cool Marla Grayson (Rosamund Pike) is one such unscrupulous profiteer. Having made a mint selling off the assets of the dozens of retirees trapped in her permanent care, she and her partner Fran (Eiza González) stumble up...
    United Kingdom  2020
  • The Mule
    6.5
    The movie is based on a 2014 New York Times Magazine feature by Sam Dolnick and follows Earl Stone (Eastwood), a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requi...
    Character: Mary
    United States  2018
  • Five Nights in Maine
    4.2
    An intimate drama about a grieving widower who sets out to fulfill his wife’s last wish that he finally meet her irascible mother. This young African American man, reeling from the tragic loss of his wife, travels to rural Maine...
    Character: Lucinda
    United States  2015
  • The Humbling
    5.8
    A story set on a farm in upstate New York and centered on the sexual (and otherwise) relationship between an aged, suicidal actor and a younger woman... An adaptation of the Philip Roth novel.
    Character: Carol
    United States  2014
  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green
    5.7
    A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
    Character: Ms. Bernice Crudstaff
    United States  2012
  • The Big Year
    5.2
    Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event. It all begins when these 3 friendly rivals (Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson), tired of being ruled by obligations a...
    Character: Brenda
    United States  2011
  • Rabbit Hole
    7.7
    Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident. Based on a play by David Lindsay-Abaire.
    Character: Nat
    United States  2010
  • Rage
    Seven days, fourteen characters, a schoolboy and his website. An accident, a murder and a crisis in New York’s fashion industry. Broken dreams, bitter conflict and secret confessions: Sally Potter’s film is a tragicomedy about...
    United Kingdom  2009
  • Synecdoche, New York
    7.0
    Theater director Caden Cotard's life in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. A new relationship with the alluringly candi...
    Character: Ellen Bascomb / Millicent Weems
    United States  2008
  • In Treatment (TV Series)
    8.3
    TV Series (2008-2010). 3 Seasons. 106 Episodes. An innovative and emotional new series, ‘In Treatment’ brings dynamic focus to a staple of modern society – the psychotherapy session. Adapted from a popular Israeli series, th...
    Character:  Dr. Gina Toll 17 episodes, 2008-2009
    United States  2008
  • Passengers
    4.0
    After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire (Anne Hathaway), is assigned by her mentor (Andre Braugher) to counsel the flight's five survivors. But after a whiel she finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin
    Character: Toni
    Canada  2008
  • Dan in Real Life
    Advice columnist Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but struggles to succeed as a brother a song and a single parent.
    United States  2007
  • Dedication
    6.8
    This romantic comedy follows a misogynistic children's book author who is forced to work closely with a female illustrator instead of his long-time collaborator and only friend.
    Character: Carol
    United States  2007
  • A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
    Dito is a successful writer living in Los Angeles, who is summoned home to Astoria after a 15-year absence when his father becomes seriously ill. Memories of his youth come flooding back as he revisits the old neighborhood, attemp...
    United States  2006
  • I Am Sam
    4.6
    Sam Dawson (Sean Penn) is a developmentally disabled adult who has been singularly raising his daughter, Lucy for all of her seven years. Sam provides a fun and loving environment for Lucy, but it soon becomes apparent that she is...
    Character: Annie
    United States  2001
  • The 10th Kingdom (TV Miniseries)
    8.3
    The 10th Kingdom is a contemporary drama set in a fantasy world where magic and fairy tale characters come to life. It takes the universal themes and ideas of European folklore and mythology, and presents them in an up-to-date, ex...
    Character:  Evil Queen 10 episodes, 2000
    United Kingdom  2000
  • The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (TV)
    7.4
    The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn follows the story of small town carpenter and farmer Noah Dearborn (Sidney Poitier), whose family land comes under the scrutiny of greedy land developer (George Newbern). Though his humble characte...
    Character: Sarah McClellan
    United States  1999
  • Practical Magic
    5.4
    Two sisters who are both witches lead very different lives -- one has given up on finding true love and moved in with her psychic aunts; the other has romance on her mind and uses her power to lure a handsome cop into the family c...
    Character: Aunt Jet
    United States  1998
  • The Horse Whisperer
    6.6
    Robert Redford directs this compelling story of 14-year-old Grace MacLean (Scarlett Johansson), who is emotionally and physically scarred after suffering a terrible accident while riding her prized horse, Pilgrim. Desperate to hel...
    Character: Diane Booker
    United States  1998
  • The Associate
    Whoopi Goldberg handles business her own way in this outrageous comedy hit! Whoopi plays a fast-track executive who starts her own company after a back-stabbing co-worker (Tim Daly) nabs her promotion. But when she's locked out of...
    United States  1996
  • The Birdcage
    7.1
    Armand Goldman owns a popular drag nightclub in South Miami Beach. His long-time lover Albert stars there as Starina. "Their" son Val (actually Armand's by his one heterosexual fling, twenty years before) comes home to announce hi...
    United States  1996
  • The Scout
    The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.
    United States  1994
  • Bullets over Broadway
    7.4
    The 20s. David Shayne, a down-and-out playwright, has finally obtained funding for one of his plays. On one condition: one of the parts is to be played by Olive, useless girlfriend of the producer, gangster Nick Valenti. Olive tur...
    Character: Helen Sinclair
    United States  1994
  • Little Man Tate
    Seven-year-old genius Fred is desperate to fit in with other kids. Recognizing his talents, his mom (and best friend) Dede enrolls him in a school for gifted children, where Fred befriends a teacher who offers him opportunities hi...
    United States  1991
  • Law & Order (TV Series)
    7.7
    TV Series (1990-2010). 20 Seasons. 246 Episodes. In New York City, when a crime is committed, the victims are represented by two distinct yet forever intertwined forces. There's the police department, represented here by the aging...
    Character:  Interim D.A. Nora Lewin 48 episodes, 2000-2002
    United States  1990
  • Edward Scissorhands
    7.8
    In Tim Burtons EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, an Avon lady, Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest), discovers the half-finished experiment--a man/monster named Edward (Johnny Depp)--of a mad scientist (Vincent Price) living in the neighborhoods old aband...
    Character: Peg
    United States  1990
  • Parenthood
    8.1
    The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the ...
    Character: Helen
    United States  1989
  • Bright Lights, Big City
    5.4
    Jamie Conway is a disillusioned young writer living in New York City who turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.
    Character: Mother
    United States  1988
  • September
    6.6
    In the last days of August, Diane, a former filmstar full of life, and her companion visit her daughter Lane at her country house. Lane is a depressive woman, marked by the murder, when she was a child, of the lover of the mother ...
    Character: Stephanie
    United States  1987
  • The Lost Boys
    When their parents divorce, Michael (Jason Patric) and Sam Emerson (Corey Haim) move with their mother to their grandfather’s house in a California town nicknamed “The Murder Capital of the World.” Soon after arriving, Micha...
    United States  1987
  • Radio Days
    7.5
    These are the 40s, the golden age of radio, when the peculiar members of a working-class New York family live with the set on all day long. The music, tear-jerking dramas, stories about super-heroes, competitions, reports on high ...
    Character: Bea
    United States  1987
  • Hannah and Her Sisters
    8.5
    Hannah seems to have a balanced, perfect life. A successful actress, exemplary wife and mother, she has become the centre of gravity and reference for her entire family. Her sisters, a lot less lucky, turn to her when they need ad...
    Character: Holly
    United States  1986
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo
    7.6
    It’s the Depression and Cecilia works herself into the ground as a waitress in New Jersey while her husband does nothing. Her only outlet is the cinema, to which she returns time and again to escape from reality and dream of a w...
    Character: Emma
    United States  1985
  • Falling in Love
    Two married strangers meet randomly, become friends, and fall in love. They spend time together, riding the train into the city (New York), and begin meeting for coffee or lunch. They enjoy their time together and this enjoyment e...
    United States  1984
  • Footloose
    6.5
    This classic tale of teen rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren (Kevin Bacon) and his family move from big-city Chicago to a sma...
    United States  1984
  • Falling in Love
    6.2
    Falling in Love can be described as an urban American Brief Encounter. Reteamed for the first time since The Deer Hunter, Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep star as a married couple. Thing of it is, they're not married to each other....
    Character: Isabelle
    United States  1984
  • Independence Day
    Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring coffee and grilling hamburgers. Mary Ann'...
    United States  1983
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