Diane Ladd Biography, Age,Husband, Movies, Tv Shows, Wild at Heart and Net worth

Diane Ladd Biography

Diane Ladd is an American actress, film director, producer and author. She is known to have appeared in over 120 film and television roles. Following her role in  the 1974 film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

During her career she went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for Alice (1980–81), and to receive Academy Award nominations for Wild at Heart (1990) and Rambling Rose (1991).

Diane’s  other film appearances include Chinatown (1974), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), Primary Colors (1998), 28 Days (2000), and American Cowslip (2008).

Diane Ladd Age | How Old Is Diane Ladd

Diane was born in November 29, 1935 in Meridian, Mississipp. She is 83 years old as of 2018.

Diane Ladd Family | Diane Ladd Young

Diane was born Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi.  She is the only child of Mary Bernadette (née Anderson; 1912–2002), a housewife and actress, and Preston Paul Ladner (1905–1982), a veterinarian who sold products for poultry and livestock.  Ladd, playwright Tennessee Williams,  and poet Sidney Lanier are related.  She was raised in the Roman Catholic faith of her mother.

Diane Ladd Husband

From 1960 to 1969,Diane was married to actor and one-time co-star Bruce Dern. They had two daughters; Diane Elizabeth Dern, who died at seventeen and a half months, and actress Laura Dern. The two co-starred in the films, Wild at Heart, Rambling Rose and Inland Empire, and in the HBO series Enlightened.

Currently Ladd is married to Robert Charles Hunter.

Diane Ladd Daughter

Diane told Parade magazine grief over the drowning of their 18-month-old daughter eventually tore the couple apart.”We suffered the tragedy of our daughter’s death together and thought another child would help us, but we were so bruised,” she said. She  says she had to struggle not to become overprotective of their second daughter, Laura Dern, who followed her parents’ footsteps into acting.

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Diane Ladd Net Worth

Diane has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

Diane Ladd Movies

Movies From Year 2000 To 2019

2019 – The Last Full Measure as Alice Pitsenbarger
2016 – Sophie and the Rising Sun as Ruth Jeffers
2016 – Amerigeddon as Betty
2016 – Boonville Redemption as Grandma Mary
2015 – I Dream Too Much as Vera
2015 – Joy as Mimi
2014 – Just Before I Go as Mamma
2013 – Grave Secrets as Emily Barnes
2008 – Jake’s Corner as Fran
2008 – American Cowslip as Roe
2006 – Come Early Morning as Nana
2006 – When I Find the Ocean as Edna
2006 – Inland Empire as Marilyn Levens
2005 – The World’s Fastest Indian as Ada
2003 – Charlie’s War as Jobie
2002 – Redemption of the Ghost as Aunt Helen
2002 – More than Puppy Love as Aunt Edna
2002 – The Virgin
2001 – Daddy and Them as Jewel
2001 – Rain as Audrey Turnquick
2000 – 28 Days as Bobbie Jean
2000 – The Law of Enclosures as Bea

Movies From Year 1990 To 1999

1999 – Can’t Be Heaven as Nona Gina
1998 – Primary Colors as Mamma Stanton
1998 – Route 66
1997 – James Dean: Race with Destiny as Mama Pierangeli
1996 – Citizen Ruth as Ruth’s Mother
1996 – Ghosts of Mississippi as Grandma Caroline Moore
1995 – Mother as Olivia Hendrix
1995 – Mrs. Munck as Mrs. Munck
1995 – Raging Angels as Sister Kate
1993 – The Cemetery Club as Lucille Rubin
1993 – Carnosaur as Dr. Jane Tiptree
1993 – Father Hood as Rita
1992 – Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me as Lucille
1992 – Forever as Mabel Normand
1992 – Spies Inc. as Alice
1991 – A Kiss Before Dying as Mrs. Corliss
1991 – Rambling Rose as Mother
1990 – Wild at Heart as Marietta Fortune

Movies From Year 1960 To 1989

1989 – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation as Nora
1987 – Black Widow as Etta
1987 – Plain Clothes as Jane Melway
1983 – Something Wicked This Way Comes as Mrs. Nightshade
1983 – Sweetwater as Lucy
1981 – All Night Long as Helen Dupler
1976 – Embryo as Martha Douglas
1974 – Chinatown as Ida Sessions
1974 – Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore as Flo
1973 – White Lightning as Maggie
1971 – The Steagle as Mrs. Forbes
1970 – The Rebel Rousers as Karen
1970 – Macho Callahan as Girl
1970 – WUSA as Barmaid at Railroad Station
1969 – The Reivers as Phoebe
1966 – The Wild Angels as Gaysh
1962 – 40 Pounds of Trouble as Bride on Honeymoon
1961 – Something Wild as Bit Part
1960 – Murder, Inc. as Showgirl

Diane Ladd Tv Shows

Tv Shows From year 2001 To 2001

2016–present – Chesapeake Shores as Nell O’Brien
2016 – Ray Donovan as Motel Lady
2012 – Deadtime Stories as Barnsey
2011–2013 – Enlightened as Helen Jellicoe
2008 – Menace as Roszko’s Mother
2007 – Montana Sky as Bess
2006 – ER as Mrs. Pooler
2005 – Cold Case as Zelda Amatuzzi (2005)
2004 – Gracie’s Choice as Louela Lawson
2004 – Kingdom Hospital as Sally Druse
2003 – Aftermath as Mother
2002 – Living with the Dead as Regina Van Praagh
2002 – Damaged Care as Mary “Rhodie” Rhodes
2001 – Christy, Choices of the Heart as Alice Henderson

Tv Shows From year 1990 To 2000

2000 – Best Actress – Herself
2000 – Sharing the Secret as Nina’s Mother
2000 – Strong Medicine as Annabelle Lee Stowe
2000 – Christy: Return to Cutter Gap as Alice Henderson
1998 – The Staircase as Sister Margaret
1997 – Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops 2 as Aunt Shelly Fein
1997 – Touched by an Angel as Carolyn Sellers
1997 – Get a Clue as Berthe Erica Crow
1996 – The Siege at Ruby Ridge as Irma Coulter
1996 – Cold Lazarus as Martina Masdon
1994 – Hush Little Baby as Edie
1994 – The Gift as Evie
1993 – L.A. Law as Celeste Bauman
1993 – Harts of the West as Alison’s Mom
1993 – Sisters as Belle Adderly
1993 – Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman as Charlotte Cooper
1992 – Middle Ages as Bebe Cooper
1991 – Shadow of a Doubt as Emma
1990 – Rock Hudson as Kay
1990 – In the Heat of the Night as Maybelle Cheseboro
1990 – The Lookalike as Mary Helen Needam

Tv Shows From year 1971 To 1989

1989 – Father Dowling Mysteries as Arlene
1989 – Heartland as Marjorie
1988 – Bluegrass as Verna Howland
1987 – Celebration Family as Mrs. Heflin
1985 – Crime of Innocence as Rose Hayward
1984 – I Married a Centerfold as Jeanette Bryan
1983 – Grace Kelly as Margaret Kelly
1983 – Faerie Tale Theatre as Mother
1982 – Desperate Lives as Carol Cameron
1980–1985 – The Love Boat as Christa Johanson / Bernice Bronson / Ruby Gibson
1980–1981 – Alice as Belle Dupree
1980 – Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones as Lynette Jones
1979 – Willa as Mae
1978 – Black Beauty as Amelia Gordon
1978 – Thaddeus Rose and Eddie as Carlotta
1977 – The November Plan as Laura Taylor
1976 – City of Angels as Laura
1976 – Addie and the King of Hearts as Irene Davis
1975 – Movin’ On as Amy
1973 – The Devil’s Daughter as Alice Shaw
1971–1972 – The Secret Storm as Kitty Styles #2

Tv Shows From year 1957 To 1969

1969 – Then Came Bronson as Valerie Faber

1968 – Ironside as Peggy Barnard
1967 – The Big Valley as Muriel Akely
1966 – Daniel Boone as Ronda Cameron
1966 – Shane as Amy Sloate
1964–1967 – Gunsmoke as Bonnie Mae Haley / Lulu / Elena Kerlin
1964 – The Fugitive as Stella
1964 – The Great Adventure as Annie Thompson
1964 – Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre as Cissy
1963 – Wide Country as Alma Prewitt
1963 – Armstrong Circle Theatre as Charlotte Cable
1963 – 77 Sunset Strip as Helen Saunders
1963 – Perry Mason as Miss Frances
1963 – Mr. Novak as Mrs. Otis
1963 – Hazel as Sharlene
1961 – The Detectives – Gloria Tyler
1959 – Deadline as Judy
1958–1959 – Naked City as Kathie Mills / Yankee Cretias
1958 – The Big Story as Vera
1958 – The Walter Winchell File as Lois
1957 – Decoy as Selma Richmond

Diane Ladd Wild At Heart | Laura Dern Diane Ladd

In addition to her Academy Award nomination for Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, she was also nominated (again in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category) for both Wild at Heart and Rambling Rose, both of which she starred alongside her daughter Laura Dern.

Diane Ladd Cheryl Ladd

Diane is not related to Cheryl Ladd. Cheryl Stoppelmoor took her first husband’s last name while Diane Ladner shortened her real name.

Diane Ladd Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. The film is  the third installment in National Lampoon’s Vacation film series.  It was written by John Hughes.  It is  based on John’s short story in National Lampoon magazine, “Christmas ’59”. The film stars Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo and Randy Quaid, with Juliette Lewis and Johnny Galecki as the Griswold children Audrey and Rusty, respectively.