About this star

  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Nov 2010
  • Address:
    6264 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 441st
    Monthly Average: 402nd
  • Notes: Selected for 2011, 2,421st Star

Diane Ladd

Next star: Dave Garroway
Previous star: Peggy Castle


Ladd in May 2013

Diane Ladd (born November 29, 1935) 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). Twice divorced and currently married, Ladd is the mother of actress Laura Dern, by her ex-husband, actor Bruce Dern. Ladd has won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA and has been nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Fact file

  • Born: Rose Diane Ladner November 29, 1935 (age 79) Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress, director, producer, writer
  • Years active: 1958–present
  • Spouse(s): Bruce Dern (1960–1969; divorced); 2 children William A. Shea, Jr. (1969–1977; divorced) Robert Charles Hunter (1999–present)
  • Children: Laura Dern
  • Website: Official website

Read more about Diane Ladd at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2017-12-13 03:22:14
Laura Dern — daughter of Oscar-nominated actors Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern — first attended the awards ceremony at age 7. “The Oscars to me as a kid were about achievement, and the achievement was connected to really raw human characters,” says Dern. In 1992, she and Ladd made Oscar ...

Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-09-18 03:50:14
Laura Dern is feeling over the moon about her Emmy win on Sunday for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series. ET spoke with the actress backstage after nabbing the award for her role as Renata on HBO's Big Little Lies, when she revealed she's actually not keeping her Emmy ...

Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-06-23 15:25:00
A formidable actress, Laura Dern has been working in Hollywood since age 5. At 13 years old, the daughter of icons Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern became the youngest Miss Golden Globe and soon thereafter earned critical acclaim with her breakout role in Blue Velvet. The 1986 film also marked ...

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