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Famous People Named Diane 

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Ever wonder how many celebrity Dianes there are out there? Check out this list of famous people named Diane, along with photos. How many celebrities named Diane can you think of? The famous Dianes below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Diane, athletes named Diane, and even political figures named Diane. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Diane? Add them to the list.

Diane Keaton was first known as Woody Allen's female partner, starring in movies such as Sleeper and Annie Hall, which won her an Academy Award. She still acts today and has acted with Jack Nicholson, Steve Martin, Claire Danes and Rachel McAdams. Diane Lane is also a super star. In her first film debut, she acted opposite Sir Laurence Olivier at the age of 14 in A Little Romance. She is also still acting today and has been nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actor's Guild, and an Academy Award for the film Unfaithful.

But there are some other Dianes who have some other talents, other than acting. Diane Sawyer is a famous television journalist. She has been a co-anchor for several different ABC programs and was part of Richard Nixon's presidential White House staff.

Diane Kruger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Ballet Dancer, Fashion Model, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Algermissen, Germany

Diane Kruger (née Heidkrüger; German pronunciation: [diˈa:nə ˈkru:ɡɐ]; born 15 July 1976) is a German-American actress and former fashion model. She is known for roles such as Helen ...more

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Diane Lane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Diane Colleen Lane (born January 22, 1965) is an American actress. Born and raised in New York City, Lane made her screen debut in George Roy Hill's 1979 film A Little Romance. She has since ...more

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Diane Keaton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Television director, Television producer, Real estate entrepreneur

Age: 73

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diane Keaton (née Hall; born January 5, 1946) is an American actress, director, producer, photographer, real estate developer, author, and singer. She has received various accolades, ...more

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Diane Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter

Age: 73

Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States of America

Lila Diane Sawyer (born December 22, 1945) is an American television journalist. Sawyer has been the anchor of ABC News's nightly flagship program ABC World News, a co-anchor of ABC News's ...more

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Diane Neal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Model, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: USA, Virginia

Diane Neal (born November 17, 1975) is an American actress best known for her role as Casey Novak on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, which she played from 2003 to 2008, then reprised her ...more

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Diane Ladd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Film Producer, Author, Actor

Age: 83

Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States of America

Diane Ladd (born November 29, 1935) is an American actress, film director, producer and author. She has appeared in over 120 film and television roles. For the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here ...more

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Diane von Fürstenbe... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Fashion designer, Businessperson

Age: 72

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Diane von Furstenberg, formerly Princess Diane of Fürstenberg is a Belgian-born American fashion designer best known for her iconic wrap dress. She initially rose to prominence when she ...more

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Diane Farr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Diane Farr (born September 7, 1969) is an American actress, producer, and writer. She is known for her roles as the FBI agent Megan Reeves in the CBS television series Numb3rs and the ...more

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Diane Youdale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Diane

Age: 49

Birthplace: Billingham, United Kingdom

Diane Patricia Youdale (born 13 February 1970) is an English television personality, who is best known for her role as "Jet" on the television series Gladiators.
Diane Henry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Model

Age: 36

Birthplace: Euless, Texas, USA

Diane Nicole Henry (born March 1, 1982 in Euless, Texas) is an American model most known for coming in third on Big Brother 5, a reality TV show broadcast by CBS in 2004. At the time of the ...more
Diane Warren is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Songwriter, Lyricist, Composer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diane Eve Warren (born September 7, 1956) is an American songwriter. She rose to prominence in 1983, and has since written songs for and co-written songs with multiple singers, as well as for ...more

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Diane Franklin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Film Producer, Model, Actor

Age: 57

Birthplace: USA, New York, Plainview

Diane Franklin is an American actress, fashion model and producer.
Diane Schuur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Jazz Pianist, Musician, Singer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

Diane Joan Schuur (born December 10, 1953), nicknamed "Deedles", is an American jazz singer and pianist. As of 2015, Schuur had released 23 albums, and had extended her jazz repertoire ...more

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Diane Arbus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Writer, Artist, Photographer

Age: Dec. at 48 (1923-1971)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Diane Arbus (; March 14, 1923 – July 26, 1971) was an American photographer. Arbus famously worked to normalize marginalized groups and highlight the importance of proper representation of all ...more

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Diane Watson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Diane
College Administrator, Politician, Diplomat

Age: 85

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933) is a former US Representative for California's 33rd congressional district, serving from 2003 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The ...more
Diane Mizota is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Actor, Presenter, Dancer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diane Kiyomi Mizota (born September 9, 1973) is an American dancer, actress, and TV personality.
Diane Parish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Diane Parish (born 1 November 1969) is an English actress. She is known for her roles Eva Sharpe in ITV drama The Bill and Denise Fox in BBC soap opera EastEnders.
Diane Baker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 81

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

Diane Carol Baker (born February 25, 1938) is an American actress, producer and educator who has appeared in motion pictures and on television since 1959.
Diane Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Diane

Age: 32

Diane Guerrero is an American actress best known for her current roles of Maritza Ramos on the Netflix web series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin. Guerrero grew up in Boston ...more

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Diane Salinger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 68

Birthplace: Wilmington, USA, Delaware

Diane Louise Salinger (born January 25, 1951) is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian.
Diane Langton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: Somerset, United Kingdom

Diane Langton (born 31 May 1947) is an English actress and singer, most notable for playing Nana McQueen in Hollyoaks from 2007 to 2009, and then again from 2012.
Diane Shalet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Novelist, Actor, Acting Teacher

Age: Dec. at 71 (1935-2006)

Birthplace: USA, New York

Diane Shalet (February 23, 1935 – February 23, 2006) was an American Broadway and television character actress. She was perhaps best known for her recurring role as Ms. Hawkins in the drama ...more
Diane Renay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Singer

Age: 73

Diane Renay (born July 13, 1945), born Renee Diane Kushner, is an American pop singer, best known for her 1964 hit song, "Navy Blue".
Diane English is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Television producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: 70

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Diane English (born May 18, 1948) is an American screenwriter, producer and director, best known for creating the television show Murphy Brown and writing and directing the 2008 feature film The ...more
Diane Frolov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Diane
Television producer, Screenwriter
Diane Frolov is an American television writer and producer. She has written for several television shows, including The Sopranos and Northern Exposure. She frequently co-writes episodes with her ...more