Dianne Wiest Overview

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Born: March 28, 1948

This Kansas City, Missouri native was born to an army pilot and a nurse. Due to her father's occupation, Wiest moved around a lot in her youth and gained an interest in ballet. However, her interest switched to theatre at sweet sixteen, and she worked towards a place at the University of Maryland. She succeeded, but while working towards her theater major, she dropped out to instead tour with the American Shakespeare Company, where she would go on to win numerous awards for her performances... See All

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