Diane Keaton

Born Jan 5, 1946

Diane Keaton is an American film actress, director, producer, and screenwriter. Keaton began her career on stage, and made her screen debut in 1970. Her first major film role was as Kay Adams-Corleone in The Godfather (1972), but the films that shaped her early career were those with director and co-star Woody Allen beginning with Play It Again, Sam in 1972.… Read More

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1946 Birth Diane Keaton was born as Diane Hall on January 5, 1946, in Los Angeles, California. … Read More


1963 17 Years Old Keaton is a 1963 graduate of Santa Ana High School in Santa Ana, California. … Read More


1968 22 Years Old In 1968, Keaton became a member of the "Tribe" and understudy to Sheila in the original Broadway production of Hair. … Read More
1970 24 Years Old …  She began her career on stage and made her screen debut in 1970. … Read More
1972 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Keaton's breakthrough role came two years later when she was cast as Kay Adams, the girlfriend and eventual wife of Michael Corleone (played by Al Pacino) in Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 film The Godfather. … Read More


In 1977, Keaton starred with Allen in the romantic comedy Annie Hall, one of her most famous roles. … Read More
1978 32 Years Old In 1978, she became romantically involved with Warren Beatty, and two years later he cast her to play opposite him in Reds. … Read More
1979 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In Manhattan in 1979, Keaton and Woody Allen ended their long working relationship, and the film would be their last major collaboration until 1993.
1984 38 Years Old 1984 brought The Little Drummer Girl, Keaton's first excursion into the thriller and action genre. … Read More


1987 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1987, she starred in Baby Boom, her first of four collaborations with writer-producer Nancy Meyers. … Read More
1990 44 Years Old Keaton reprised her role of Kay Adams in 1990's The Godfather Part III. … Read More
1993 47 Years Old In 1993, Keaton starred in Manhattan Murder Mystery, her first major film role in a Woody Allen film since 1979, having made a cameo in 1987's Radio Days. … Read More
1995 49 Years Old In 1995, Keaton directed Unstrung Heroes, her first theatrically released narrative film. … Read More


1996 50 Years Old 1 More Event
Keaton's most successful film of the decade was the 1996 comedy The First Wives Club. … Read More
1999 - 2000 2 More Events
In 2001, Keaton co-starred with Warren Beatty in Town & Country, a critical and financial fiasco. … Read More
2004 58 Years Old Keaton's only film between the years of 2004 and 2006 was the comedy The Family Stone (2005), starring an ensemble cast that also included Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Rachel McAdams, and Craig T. Nelson. … Read More


2007 61 Years Old In 2007, Keaton starred in both Because I Said So and Mama's Boy. … Read More
In 2008, Keaton starred alongside Dax Shepard and Liv Tyler in Vince Di Meglio's dramedy Smother, playing the overbearing mother of an unemployed therapist, who decides to move in with him and his girlfriend following the split from her husband, played by Ken Howard. … Read More
2010 64 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Keaton starred alongside Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford in Roger Michell's comedy Morning Glory, playing the veteran TV host of a fictional morning talk show that desperately needs to boost its lagging ratings. Portraying a narcissistic character that would do anything to please the audience, Keaton described her role as "the kind of woman you love to hate." Inspired by Neil Simon's 1972 Broadway play The Sunshine Boys, the film became a moderate success at the box office for a worldwide total of almost US$59 million. … Read More
2011 65 Years Old 1 More Event
Also in 2011, Keaton began production on Justin Zackham's 2013 ensemble comedy The Big Wedding, in which she, along with Robert De Niro, played a long-divorced couple who, for the sake of their adopted son's wedding and his very religious biological mother, pretend they are still married. … Read More
2012 - 2013 2 More Events
2014 68 Years Old In 2014, Keaton starred in And So It Goes and 5 Flights Up. … Read More
2015 69 Years Old Keaton's only film of 2015 was Love the Coopers, an ensemble comedy about a troubled family getting together for Christmas, for which she reunited with Because I Said So writer Jessie Nelson. … Read More
2016 70 Years Old Her other project of 2016 will be the HBO eight-part series The Young Pope opposite Jude Law, in which she will play a nun. … Read More
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