Diane Ladd is internationally acclaimed as a three-time Oscar nominee, three-time Emmy nominee, and the recipient of 23 awards, which include the British Academy Award, the Independent Spirit Award, and a Golden Globe. Sheâ€™s been heralded by Time magazine as â€œone of the ten top actresses, not only in this country, but in the whole world.â€ Diane and her daughter, Laura Dern, made show-business history as the only mother/daughter in tandem to be nominated for an Oscar in the same film <i>(Wild at Heart).</i><br><br>
Diane is an actress, writer, director, nutritional consultant, lecturer, healer, and ordained minister. She can entertain you; and if something makes you sick, she can heal you. And if that doesnâ€™t work, she can bury you! Sheâ€™s a very good friend to have!.<br><br>
Diane is a member of the Board of Advisors for the National Foundation of Alternative Medicine, having worked with many notable doctors for more than 20 years. Sheâ€™s a lifetime member of the famed Actors Studios actors, directors, and playwrights unit; and sheâ€™s a National Board member of the Screen Actors Guild. In 2005, she co-starred in the film The Worldâ€™s Fastest Indian with Anthony Hopkins, and co-starred with Ashley Judd in the Sundance Festivalâ€™s opening selection, Come Early Morning. Sheâ€™s also filming Woman Inside, the true story of the late Martha Mitchell. Most recently, Diane was awarded the Susan B. Anthonyâ€™s â€œFailure is Impossibleâ€ achievement award.