Diane Ladd Bio

(Actor, Author, Film director, Producer)

Relationship Statistics of Diane Ladd

What is Diane Ladd marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Diane Ladd get married ? (married date):February 14, 1999
How many children does Diane Ladd have ? (name):Two(Laura Dern)
Is Diane Ladd having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Diane Ladd lesbian ?: No
Who is Diane Ladd husband ? (name):Robert Charles Hunter

More about the relationship

Diane Ladd is married to Robert Charles Hunter. Robert Charles Hunter is an Author, Speaker, Advisor and, Business Leader.

Diane and Robert married in 1999 and have been together since then.

Previously, Diane was married to William Shea Jr. in 1973 approximately. William Shea Jr. was a businessman.

Diane Ladd was first married to Bruce Dern at a young age of 18 approximately. Bruce Dern is an American actor.

Diane gave birth to her youngest daughter in the same year of their marriage. Unfortunately, the child died in a swimming accident 18 months later.

In 1967, Diane and Bruce had their second daughter, Laura Dern. Laura has followed her mother’s legacy and is a well-known actress herself.

In 1969, Diane and Bruce parted ways.

Who is Diane Ladd?

Diane Ladner is an award-winning American actress. Diane is also a film director and producer. She is an author as well.

She serves as the President of the ‘Art and Culture Taskforce’.

Diane Ladd: Birth facts, Parents

Diane Ladner was born Rose Diane Ladner on November 29, 1935, in Meridian, Mississippi, US. She is the only child of Preston Paul Ladner and Mary Bernadette.

Preston Paul Ladner, her father was a veterinarian who sold products for poultry and livestock and, her mother Mary Bernadette was a housewife and an actress.

Despite being the only child, she grew up around several of her cousins.

Diane Ladd: Education, College/University

She attended Mississippi High School, Mississippi, the US where she used to sing in the choir and act in plays too. In 1949, at the age of 16, she completed high school.

After high school, she enrolled at New Orleans University, Louisiana, the US where she learned acting.

She has a Master’s degree in Esoteric Psychology.

Diane Ladd: Professional Life, Career

In 1968, Diane established herself in Broadway with her first significant role, “Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights”.


Throughout her career, she has made an appearance in over 120 films and television roles.

1958-1959Naked City
1974Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
1960 Murder

She made her appearances in movies of all genres. She played the role of a mother to her real-life daughter Lauren Dern in four movies.


  • 2006, Spiraling Through the School of Life: A Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Discovery.
  • 2016, A Bad Afternoon for a Piece of Cake: A Collection of Ten Short Stories.


  • Medical Counselor.
  • Proponent in an alternative counselor.


She serves as the president of the ‘Art and Culture Taskforce’.

She is also a member of the National Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild.

Diane Ladd: Awards, Nominations


  • 1981, Golden Globes Award- Best Supporting Actress.
  • 1976, BAFTA Awards- Best Supporting Actress.
  • 1991, Independent Spirit Award- Best Supporting Female.
  • 2014, Tennessee Williams Literary Award- Best Writer.


  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress.
  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Diane Ladd: Net Worth

Her total net worth is $20 million US. As an actress she earns $19,564 – $207,748 US.

Body Size

She is a blue-eyed blonde. Her height is 5.6 feet.

Social Media

She has 5K followers on Facebook, 4K on Instagram and 6K on Twitter.

She also has her own website- www.dianeladd.com


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