Diane Ladd is an American actress, director, and producer who was born on November 29, 1935, in Meridian, Mississippi, USA. She began her acting career in the 1960s, appearing in a variety of television shows and films, including “Chinatown” and “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.”
Ladd received critical acclaim for her performance in the 1974 film “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has since appeared in a number of popular films, including “Wild at Heart,” “Rambling Rose,” and “Joy.”
In addition to her work in film, Ladd has also had a successful career in television, appearing in shows such as “Touched by an Angel,” “The Practice,” and “Enlightened.” She has been nominated for a number of Emmy Awards throughout her career, winning one for her performance in the television movie “Christmas Memory.”
Ladd is also known for her work behind the camera, having directed and produced several films and television shows. She is a vocal advocate for women in the entertainment industry and has been recognized for her contributions to the industry with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Throughout her career, Ladd has been recognized for her talent and dedication to her craft, earning numerous awards and nominations. She continues to work in the industry today, appearing in films and television shows and advocating for greater diversity and representation in Hollywood.