Diva Zappa
American actor
Diva Zappa
Diva Thin Muffin Pigeen Zappa is an American artist, also known for several acting roles in film and television, as well as recording a one-off comedy single. She is the youngest daughter of musician Frank Zappa.
Biography
Diva Zappa's personal information overview.
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News
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Beth Lapides: Hand-to-Hand: Comedy and Combat
Huffington Post - about 4 years
The Pentagon just announced it's lifting the ban on woman going to the front lines and engaging in hand-to-hand combat. I know this is something that's supposedly good for women, and something that women in the military want, but it's something I have such mixed feeling about. Oddly, one of those feelings is gratitude. Because it reminds me why, after 25 years, I'm still so committed to hosting and producing UnCabaret. The news sent me back to when, years ago, the issue of allowing women on the front lines first came up. I was just beginning comedy career and was performing in what, at the time, was a fashion-forward choice: men's suits. Partly, I loved the suits for the pockets. Partly, I loved them for the power they bestowed. Partly, I enjoyed the focus on my work which the ease of a uniform provided -- much like combat gear. And then, the issue of women being allowed to fight on the front lines came up. And I started to wonder: Is this where the women's movement has ...
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Like father like son: Dweezil continues strange legacy with 'Zappa Plays Zappa' - Centre Daily Times
Google News - over 5 years
The transition from Frank staring down Tipper Gore in court during the PMRC hearings of the 1980s, to Ms. Gore playing drums on daughter Diva Zappa's 1999 song “When The Bell Drops” is especially beyond my comprehension
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Exclusive Interview: DO NOT DISTURB actor-director Eric Balfour - Assignment X
Google News - over 5 years
The film is an five-segment anthology set in a hotel room, with a connective through-line starring Diva Zappa as a maid. Each segment has a different director. Mali Elfman created the premise and serves as producer. She and some of the other filmmakers
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Inconsistent 'Do Not Disturb' Features Revolving Door of Quality - HollywoodChicago.com
Google News - over 5 years
Not unlike “Four Rooms,” “Do Not Disturb” links together a series of short films through one hotel worker, an unnamed maid effectively played by Diva Zappa (the youngest daughter of the legendary Frank). The five vignettes are directed by different
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Diva Zappa's bloody good time - Metro Canada - Edmonton
Google News - over 5 years
In Do Not Disturb, five directors offer five different takes on what goes on behind the privacy tag of a very busy hotel room, with a quiet and curious maid, played by Diva Zappa, as the constant element throughout. The actress spoke to Metro about
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Movie Review: DO NOT DISTURB - Assignment X
Google News - almost 6 years
The binding agent here is what the credits call “Maids Sequence,” where a pair of bored, reluctant-to-work hotel maids dump everything on the only colleague (Diva Zappa) who is willing to do the job. This maid winds up getting pulled into a couple of
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Eric Balfour Exclusive Interview DO NOT DISTURB - Collider.com
Google News - almost 6 years
... directorial debut with the film's first segment, “Duccio's Madonna,” a dark drama about a lonely man (Harris Goldberg) that pushes a hooker (Maureen Flannigan) too far, only to find an eager maid (Diva Zappa) happy to help him finish the job
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Do Not Disturb Review (Movies) - Platform Nation
Google News - almost 6 years
One of the women, (“The Maid,” played by Diva Zappa) who is seen as more of an outcast, spends her free time hiding out in the hotel's basement where she spies audibly on the occupant's of room 316 via hidden baby monitor. This aspect of the movie is
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Review: Do Not Disturb - Screen Junkies
Google News - almost 6 years
The maid (Diva Zappa) connects the stories. Like most anthologies, some stories are better than others. DND has three out of five, so that's ahead of the game. My favorite was actually the very first vignette, “Duccio's Madonna
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PUBLIC LIVES
NYTimes - about 17 years
Composer Gets Built-In Audience CHARLES B. KIM, a composer from Baltimore, says that the largest audience he has had so far was a sold-out concert at a science center. Four hundred people, tops. His audience on Friday night will be far larger. His work ''Ascent of Time'' will be playing in Times Square just before the ball falls and 2000 finally
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Diva Zappa
    TWENTIES
  • 2009
    Age 29
    A full-length dress she knitted was worn to the 2009 Grammy Awards by Chloé Trujillo, the wife of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.
    More Details Hide Details She also made a cape for Diablo Cody.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1999
    Age 19
    In 1999, Zappa released a comedy single called "When The Bell Drops" about her "hunt for someone to make out with on the Millennium".
    More Details Hide Details Tipper Gore played drums on the recording and Kristen Gore sang backup vocals. Zappa runs her own website/business called "Hand Made Beauty" where she sells her own self-designed and made clothing. The clothing is primarily knitted or crocheted, and consists of hats, ponchos and skirts. A percentage of all sales are donated to the Creative Visions Foundation. She was initially taught how to knit by Laurie Metcalf. She does not plan her work, preferring to work in a spontaneous manner.
  • 1998
    Age 18
    Zappa's first film appearance was in the 1998 film Anarchy TV, along with her older siblings.
    More Details Hide Details Since then, she has also appeared in Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998), National Lampoon's Pledge This! (2006), as well as various TV shows including Felicity, Brothers & Sisters, and The Mighty Boosh.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Born on July 30, 1979.
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