• Dianne  Wiest

    Dianne Wiest

    Born on March 28th, 1948

    From Kansas City, Missouri

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Awards & Nominations

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Golden Globe (2009)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
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The Birdcage

In this remake of the classic French farce "La Cage aux Folles," engaged couple Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) shakily introduce their future in-laws. Val's father, Armand (Robin Williams), a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert (Nathan Lane), his life partner and the club's flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara's father, controversial Republican Sen. Kevin Keeley (Gene Hackman).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Bullets Over Broadway Poster

Bullets Over Broadway

Struggling 1920s playwright David Shayne (John Cusack), having failed to secure financing for his latest work, reluctantly makes a deal with mob boss Nick Valenti (Joe Viterelli) : a Broadway debut with the chance to direct, as long as Nick's flibbertigibbet girlfriend, Olive (Jennifer Tilly), plays one of the lead roles. As Olive and star Helen Sinclair (Dianne Wiest) attempt to upstage each other, Olive's gangland bodyguard Cheech (Chazz Palminteri) starts suggesting changes to David's script.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1995)
Won
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Won
Actress in a Supporting Role