This slideshow features photos of the glamorous, young, Diane Lane, the actress who made her screen debut in the 1979 film A Little Romance. Lane is known for being a sex icon, and her natural beauty hasn’t waned throughout the years. She frequently modeled as a teenager and in her early 20s; many of these pictures feature her during that time period. Time Magazine once described her as a “modern Grace Kelly.” She has starred in movies like Unfaithful, The Outsiders, Under the Tuscan Sun, The Perfect Storm and Man of Steel. Born in New York City, Lane’s mother was a frequent Playboy Magazine Playmate. After her parents divorced, her mother took her to Mexico and Lane moved back to the states with a friend to pursue an acting career. She has received numerous awards, including: a career tribute by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award for Best Actress and ShoWest's 2003 Female Star of the Year. Enjoy viewing these photos of the gorgeous Diane Lane when she was young.