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Diane Ladd

Born: November 29, 1932, Meridian, Mississippi - USA

Diane Ladd 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 Anymore”, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for “Alice” (1980–81), and to receive Academy Award nominations for “Wild at Heart” (1990) and “Rambling Rose” (1991).

Her other film appearances include “Chinatown” (1974), “Ghosts of Mississippi” (1996), “Primary Colors” (1998), “28 Days” (2000), and “American Cowslip” (2008).

Ladd is the mother of actress Laura Dern, with her ex-husband, actor Bruce Dern.

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Joy (2015)

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A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.

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Enlightened (2011)

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Enlightened is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on October 10, 2011. The series was created by Mike White, who writes every episode, and Laura Dern, who plays the lead role of Amy Jellicoe. In 2012, Laura Dern won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role in the series. The show was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy. After the completion of two seasons, HBO canceled the show in March 2013 due to low ratings, despite critical acclaim.

75 2011 30
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Inland Empire (2006)

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| 172 Min

An actresss perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.

70 2006 172
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Come Early Morning (2006)

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Lucy wakes up in bed with a stranger and obviously from a night of drinking. She checks out and pays for the motel room on her account. Through her grandmother, she finds out her father is in town and pays him a visit. She agrees to go to his new church.

62 2006 97
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Kingdom Hospital (2004)

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Kingdom Hospital is a thirteen-episode television series based on Lars von Trier's The Kingdom, which was developed by horror writer Stephen King in 2004 for American television. While initially conceived as a mini-series, it was later changed into a regular television series. It was first aired on ABC on March 3 and concluded on July 15, 2004 after being put on hold during NBA playoffs. The entire series is now available on DVD.

68 2004 60
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Rain (2001)

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A tragedy that tells the story of murder, sex and redemption against the backdrop of a dead-end town.

56 2001 97
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Rain (2001)

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A tragedy that tells the story of murder, sex and redemption against the backdrop of a dead-end town.

56 2001 97
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28 Days (2000)

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| 103 Min

After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs they have to offer, refusing to admit that she has an alcohol addiction.

60 2000 103
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Primary Colors (1998)

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| 143 Min

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman a clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.

67 1998 143
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Citizen Ruth (1996)

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\Citizen Ruth\ is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ridiculous people that rapidly dissolves into a media circus.

70 1996 104
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Rambling Rose (1991)

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| 112 Min

Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Roses appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She cant help herself from getting into trouble with men.

67 1991 112
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A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

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| 95 Min

Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, Jonathan murders her, but he stages her death as a suicide. As Jonathan works his way onto Mr. Carlsson's payroll, Dorothy's twin sister, Ellen, investigates the apparent suicide.

57 1991 95
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Wild at Heart (1990)

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| 124 Min

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula s mom has hired to kill Sailor.

73 1990 124
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

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| 97 Min

Clark Griswold, the well-intentioned, walking disaster who has dragged his family through the horrors of traveling in two previous National Lampoon Vacation films, has decided to stay home for the holidays, and the neighborhood will never be the same.

76 1989 97
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Black Widow (1987)

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| 102 Min

Black Widow is a story about gender exploitation. A cautionary tale about one woman’s journey to redemption and a wake-up call to the events that led to her incarceration for murder.

63 1987 102
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Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

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In a small American town, a diabolical circus arrives, granting wishes for the townsfolk, but twisted as only the esteemed Mr. Dark can make them. Can two young boys overcome the worst the devil himself can deal out?

68 1983 95
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Grace Kelly (1983)

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| 100 Min

The fairy tale story of the actress who became a princess is told in this biography that traces her rise from Philadelphia socialite to Hollywood movie star.

62 1983 100
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All Night Long (1981)

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| 87 Min

Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl tries to seduce George. At home, in front of his mother, Freddie accuses his dad of stealing his girl, because he found Cheryl serving George a meal in the middle of the night, while her husband Bobby was on duty at the fire station. George then separates from his wife Helen, quits his job, moves into a warehouse, and asks Cheryl to move in with him

60 1981 87
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Chinatown (1974)

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| 130 Min

The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous

83 1974 130



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