After rising to the global stardom showcasing her comedic talents in the numbers of hit Woody Allen’s movies, American actress, Diane Keaton is now enjoying the successful showbiz career both as an actress and director. Winning Oscar for starring in movies like ‘Annie Hall’, she has also remained memorable for her dramatic roles in movies including ‘Godfather’ series, ‘Marvin’s Room’ and ‘Reds’. The actress, who has already given more than four decades of her life to the America’s film industry, is in her late sixties but still looks active in her work. Her age had crossed decades but the colors of her talents have appeared matured instead of getting faded.
Diane, initially a Diane Hall took birth during the year 1946 on 5th January in Los Angeles, California of United States. Her mom, Dorothy Deanne was an amateur photographer and homemaker whereas her dad, John Newton Ignatius “Jack” Hall was civil engineer and real estate broker. Her mom, who was from Kansas, was from Methodist family while her dad was Catholic from Nebraska. Her mother raised her as free Methodist. She cites her mother’s ‘Mrs. Los Angeles’ pageant winning as the first source to develop her acting fascination. She had graduated from Santa Ana High School in 1963. During her school years, she used to take part in the acting and singing clubs. Aiming to further her studies, she had attended Santa Ana College and then Orange Coast College but her acting fascination couldn’t wait any longer and she left studies for pursuing acting jobs in Manhattan.
This beautiful and talented actress has had numerous romantic connections with well-noted entertaining personalities beginning with her time in Broadway. She had stayed in relationship with Woody Allen from 1970 to 1971. Though their association was initially as part of career journey, they turned to be romantic couples for a short time. Now, she says that Allen is one amongst her closest friends. She had On and Off relationship with Al Pacino from 1971 to 1991. During that time, she had enjoyed the romantic connections with Edward Ruscha in 1977 and Warren Beatty from 1978 to 1980. Though her dating history shows her romantic connections with several hunks, she is still unmarried. However, she has stated that she is satisfied with life of her own right. She has adopted two children including a daughter named Dexter and son named Duke and experienced the feelings of motherhood.
In Manhattan, after joining Actors’ Equity Association, she had adopted her mom’s maiden name, “Keaton” as her surname as the name Diane Hall was already registered. She moonlighted nightclubs with her singing acts briefly and began searching for the feature film roles. She made her career debut through movie ‘Lovers and Other Strangers’ in 1970 and began landing guest stints in various sitcoms. Her career breakthrough came when she played a role of Kay Adams in movie ‘The Godfather’. The movie, which was both critical and financial success, became highest-grossing movie of the year winning Oscar award. She then reprised her role as Kay Adams in sequels to the movie in 1972 and 1990. After then, her career obtained a shape when she began working with actor and director, Woody Allen, which began with the 1972 movie ‘Play It Again’. Afterwards, the movies ‘Love and Death’ and ‘Sleeper’ established her as the comic actress. Her fourth project with Allen, i.e. movie ‘Annie Hall’ made her an Academy Award winning actress. Hollywood moviegoers made her name more familiar with the movie ‘Annie Hall’. Subsequently expanding her range to avoid being typecast as ‘Annie Hall’ persona, she tried her hands in other projects and appeared as dramatic performer with the starring roles in movies like ‘Looking for Mr. Goodbar’, ‘Marvin’s Room’, ‘Reds’, ‘Something’s Gotta Give’ and many more. Successes haven’t left the companion of this talented actress since her early career. Some of other popular movies featuring Keaton in the lead include ‘Baby Boom’, ‘Father of the Bride’, ‘The family Stone’ and ‘The First Wives Club’. Enjoying desirable success throughout her career, this successful actress has garnered the net worth of $32 million dollars.
Keaton’s movies have earned cumulative gross more than 1.1 billion US dollar. Apart from acting, she is a real estate developer, occasional singer and photographer. In 1987, she had produced documentary entitled ‘Heaven’. As a child, she was quite religious. She had revealed that she was interested in religion during her childhood for making her way to heaven. However, she has stated herself as an agnostic. Throughout her career, her ability of performing eccentric free spirited characters had been trademark of her. Additionally, her fans loved her typical lilting speaking way. There’re numbers of movies under her credits that has made her a household name in the Hollywood industry. Her fans can pull others details of her biography from wiki.