Diane Lane

Film Actress
Born Jan 22, 1965

Diane Lane is an American film actress. Born and raised in New York City, Lane made her screen debut at the age of 13 in George Roy Hill's 1979 film A Little Romance, starring opposite Sir Laurence Olivier. Soon after, she was featured on the cover of Time magazine. She has since appeared in several notable films, including the 2002 film Unfaithful, which earned her Academy Award, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.… Read More

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1965 Birth Born on January 22, 1965.
1973 8 Years Old Despite her concerns with being typecast, Lane signed on to Secretariat (2010), a Disney film about the relationship between the 1973 Triple Crown-winning racehorse and his owner, Penny Chenery, whom Lane portrayed. … Read More


1979 14 Years Old …  Born and raised in New York City, Lane made her screen debut in George Roy Hill's 1979 film A Little Romance, starring opposite Sir Laurence Olivier. … Read More
1981 16 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1981, she enrolled in high school after taking correspondence courses. … Read More
1983 18 Years Old Lane's breakout performances came with back-to-back adaptations of young adult novels by S. E. Hinton, adapted and directed by Francis Ford Coppola: The Outsiders and Rumble Fish, both in 1983. … Read More


1988 23 Years Old …  Lane and Lambert married in October 1988 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They have a daughter and, following a prolonged separation, were divorced in 1994.
1989 24 Years Old Lane returned to acting to appear in The Big Town and Lady Beware, but Lane had not made another big impression on a sizable audience until 1989's popular and critically acclaimed TV miniseries Lonesome Dove, and was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role.
1990 25 Years Old She came very close to being cast as Vivian Ward in 1990's blockbuster hit Pretty Woman (which had a much darker script at the time), but due to scheduling, was unable to take the role. … Read More
1992 27 Years Old She went on to appear as actress Paulette Goddard in Sir Richard Attenborough's big-budget biopic of Charles Chaplin, 1992's Chaplin. … Read More


1999 34 Years Old It wasn't until 1999 that Lane earned further recognition for her role in A Walk on the Moon. … Read More
2000 35 Years Old In 2000, Lane had a supporting role as Mark Wahlberg's love interest in The Perfect Storm.
2002 37 Years Old In 2002, she starred in Unfaithful, a drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and adapted from the French film The Unfaithful Wife. … Read More
2003 38 Years Old Lane became engaged to actor Josh Brolin in July 2003 and they were married on August 15, 2004. … Read More


2008 43 Years Old In 2008, Lane reunited with Richard Gere for the romantic drama Nights in Rodanthe. … Read More
2009 44 Years Old She then appeared in Killshot with Mickey Rourke, which was given a limited theatrical release before being released on DVD in 2009. … Read More
2012 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Lane was featured in the PBS documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (produced by Show of Force along with Fugitive Films), which showcased women and girls living under very difficult circumstances and bravely fighting to challenge them. … Read More
2013 48 Years Old Lane and Brolin filed for divorce in February 2013. Their divorce was finalized on December 2, 2013. … Read More
2014 49 Years Old On August 22, 2014, Diane Lane was honored for her work with Heifer International at its third annual Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala at the Montage Beverly Hills. … Read More


In 2015, Lane appeared in the drama Every Secret Thing (alongside Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Banks), had a voice role in the Pixar animated feature Inside Out, and co-starred in the biopic Trumbo (opposite Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren), which received a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Ensemble Cast.
2016 51 Years Old Nearly four decades after she first appeared on Broadway, Lane starred in 2016 in a play she previously performed in in 1977: Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.
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