Diane Venora
Date of Birth
Aug 10, 1952
Birth Place:
Hartford, CT


Julliard-trained actress Diane Venora made both her New York stage and film debut in 1981. The play was the off-Broadway production Penguin Touquet; the film was Wolfen. In 1983, Venora became the focus of voluminous press coverage for her appearance in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of Hamlet--not as Ophelia or Gertrude, but in the title role! Her subsequent film roles included...