Who is Diane Lane?

Diane Lane is an American actress and a producer who is well-known in the movie industry for the portrayal of Martha Kent, the fictional parent of Superman in the superhero movies, ‘Man of Steel’ in 2013, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ in 2016 and ‘Justice League’ in 2017. Likewise, she is also known for her role as Connie Sumner in the 2002 American thriller movie, ‘Unfaithful’ for which she was nominated by the Academy Awards and the Golden Globe awards in the year 2003.

Quick Infos
Full NameDiane Colleen Lane
Date of birthJanuary 22, 1965
Birth PlaceNew York, New York, United States
Parent(s)Colleen Leigh Farrington
Burton Eugene Lane
OccupationActress, Producer
SpouseChristopher Lambert (Divorced)
Josh Brolin (Divorced)
Age56 years
Height5 ft 7 in
Net worthUS $40 million

Some of her other notable roles include the role of Sherri ‘Cherry’ Valance in the 1983 American coming of age drama movie, ‘The Outsiders’ and the role of Frances Mayes in the 2003 American romantic comedy-drama movie, ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’.

Diane Lane

Bio, Age, Family, and Young

Diane Lane’s full name is Diane Colleen Lane. She was born on 22 January 1965 in New York City, United States to her mother, Colleen Leigh Farrington who was a nightclub singer and a Playboy model, and to her father, Burton Eugene Lane who did various jobs like driving a cab, teaching, and coaching drama classes. Unfortunately, her parents parted ways when she was just 13 days old and his father claimed her custody. Her mother moved to Mexico and she was raised by her father till she was 15 years old.

She then declared independence from her father and moved to Los Angeles to work as an actor with Christopher Atkins, her friend, and an actor. Besides this, she is currently 56 years old with the zodiac sign of Aquarius.


Nationality, Height, and Weight

Diane Lane holds an American nationality and descends from English, German and Scots-Irish ancestry. She considers herself to be more spiritual than religious and she is not an atheist either as she claims that she is a member of the church. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.71m/171cms) tall and weighs around 55kgs (121lbs). Moreover, she has a fit body figure with a body measurement of 36-28-36 inches respectively. In addition to this, she has a pair of grey colored eyes with dark brown colored hair.



Diane Lane studied in the Savannah Christian Preparatory School. For further studies, she studied at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated in the year 2000.


Personal Life, Husband, and Children

Diane Lane was previously married to Christopher Lambert, a French actor and a producer from the year 1988 to the year 1994. In between this time period, they were blessed with a daughter, Eleanor Jasmine Lambert. After separating from Lambert, she dated and married Josh Brolin, an American actor in the year 2004. After being together for almost nine years, the couple parted ways in the year 2013.

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Social: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Diane Lane is not active on social media platforms.




Diane Lane gave her debut performance in the year 1979 when she played the role of Lauren King in the American romantic comedy movie, ‘A Little Romance’ followed by the role of Karen in the 1980 American drama movie, ‘Touched by Love’ and the role of Jenny ‘Little Britches’ Stevens in the 1981 drama Western movie, ‘Cattle Annie and Little Britches’.

Likewise, she has starred in movies like ‘National Lampoon’s Movie Madness’, ‘Six Pack’ and ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains’ in the year 1982, ‘The Outsiders’ and ‘Rumble Fish’ in the year 1983, ‘Streets of Fire’ and ‘The Cotton Club’ in the year 1984, ‘Lady Beware’ and ‘The Big Town’ in 1987, ‘Priceless Beauty’ in 1988, ‘Vital Signs’ in 1990, ‘Knight Moves’, ‘My New Gun’, ‘The Setting Sun’ and ‘Chaplin’ in the year 1992, ‘Indian Summer’, ‘Judge Dredd’ and ‘Wild Bill’ in the year 1995, ‘Jack’ and ‘Mad Dog Time’ in the year 1996, ‘The Only Thrill’ and ‘Murder at 1600’ in the year 1997, ‘Gunshy’ in the year 1998, ‘A Walk on the Moon’ in the year 1999 and ‘My Dog Skip’ and ‘The Perfect Storm’ in the year 2000.

In between the years 2001 and 2015, she has appeared in numerous movies like ‘Unfaithful’ and ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’ for which she was reviewed positively by the critics and general audience, ‘Must Love Dogs’, ‘Nights in Rodanthe’, ‘Killshot’ and ‘Secretariat’ before the recurring role of Martha Kent in the American superhero movie, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, ‘Man of Steel’, and ‘Justice League’ with Steve Blum, Joe Morton, and Benjamin Bratt. Moreover, she has also portrayed the role of Corrine Burns in the 2018 American comedy-drama movie, ‘Tully’ and the role of Constance in the 2019 American fantasy mystery thriller movie, ‘Serenity’.

Her most recent work came in the year 2020 where she played the role of Margaret Blackledge in the American neo-Western drama movie, ‘Let Him Go’.


Television Shows

Diane Lane made her first appearance on television as a professional actress in the year 1981 when she played the role of Charity Royall for an episode of the television anthology series, ‘Great Performances’ and the role of Jessica Rae Jacobs in the American made for television drama movie, ‘Child Bride of Short Creek’.

Following these roles, she went on to play the role of Sally Butterfield in the 1982 American television movie, ‘Miss All-American Beauty’, the role of Lorena Wood for four episodes of the 1989 American epic Western adventure television miniseries, ‘Lonesome Dove’ and the role of Irina Stroia in the 1990 television movie, ‘Descending Angel’.

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In between the years 1993 and 1995, she played the role of Bernette Stone for an episode of the American neo-noir anthology television series, ‘Fallen Angels’, the role of Lucy Honicut Marsden in the American television miniseries, ‘Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All’ and the role of Stella Kowalski in the American made for television drama movie, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’.

Likewise, she went on to star in television movies like ‘Grace and Glorie’ in the year 1998 where she played the role of Gloria, ‘The Virginian’ in the year 2000 where she played the role of Molly Stark, and ‘Cinema Verite’ in the year 2011 where she played the role of Pat Loud before appearing as Katherine Ford for two episodes of the American anthology drama web television series, ‘The Romanoffs’ and then as Annette Shepherd in the American thriller streaming television series, ‘House of Cards’ in the year 2018.

Moreover, she is also said to star as Senator Jennifer Brown in the upcoming American drama television series, ‘Y: The Last Man’ in the year 2021.


Achievements and Awards

Diane Lane won a Satellite Award, one New York Film Critics Circle award, one National Society of Film Critics award, and one Hollywood Film award for her work in ‘Unfaithful’. Likewise, she is a recipient of four other awards and accolades.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Diane Lane has an approximate net worth of $40 million.