Diane Ladd

Born Nov 29, 1935

Diane Ladd is an American actress, film director, producer and author. She has appeared in over 120 roles, on television, and in miniseries and feature films, including Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Wild at Heart (1990), Rambling Rose (1991), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), Touched by an Angel (1997) (TV), Primary Colors (1998), 28 Days (2000), and American Cowslip (2008).… Read More

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1935 Birth Born on November 29, 1935.


1960 24 Years Old Ladd was formerly married to actor and one-time co-star Bruce Dern from 1960–1969; the couple had two children, Diane Elizabeth Dern and actress Laura Elizabeth Dern. … Read More


1968 32 Years Old Ladd has worked in the theatre as well. She made her Broadway debut in the play Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights in 1968. … Read More
1971 35 Years Old In 1971, Ladd joined the cast of the CBS soap opera, The Secret Storm. … Read More
1974 38 Years Old She later had a supporting role in Roman Polanski's 1974 film Chinatown, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Flo in the film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. … Read More


1993 57 Years Old In 1993, Ladd appeared in the episode "Guess Who's Coming to Chow?" of the CBS comedy/western series Harts of the West in the role of the mother of co-star Harley Jane Kozak. … Read More


2004 68 Years Old In 2004, Ladd played psychic Mrs. Druse in the television miniseries of Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital.
2006 70 Years Old In April 2006, Ladd released her first book entitled: Spiraling Through The School of Life: A Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Discovery.
2007 71 Years Old In 2007, she co-starred in the Lifetime Television film Montana Sky. … Read More
2010 74 Years Old On November 1, 2010, Ladd, Laura Dern, and Bruce Dern received adjoining stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; this is the first time family members have been given such consideration on the Walk. … Read More
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