Dianne Wiest

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Dianne Wiest
Born March 28, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards
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Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Law & Order Nora Lewin 2000–2002 11 12
In Treatment Gina Toll 2008–2009 1 2
Life in Pieces Joan Short 2015–  1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Law & Order: Criminal Intent District Attorney Nora Lewin 1x01 - One September 30, 2001
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit District Attorney Nora Lewin 3x10 - Ridicule December 14, 2001
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit District Attorney Nora Lewin 4x01 - Chameleon September 27, 2002

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Academy Awards

(2 Wins in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Supporting Actress (1987)
Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Won: Best Supporting Actress (1995)
Bullets Over Broadway

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 4 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (1995)
Bullets Over Broadway

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2 Wins in 4 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (1997)
Avonlea: Woman of Importance
  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2008)
In Treatment

Trivia

  • Her mother, Anne was a nurse and her father, Bernard was a former psychiatric social worker for the U.S. Army and a college dean
  • Is of Scottish, Croatian and German ancestry
  • Has two brothers, Greg and Don
  • Graduated from the University of Maryland in 1969 with a degree in Arts and Sciences
  • Adopted two daughters, Emily (born in 1987) and Lily (born in 1991)