January 10, 2012

List 10 Diane Keaton Trivia

By the 1990s, Diane Keaton had established herself as one of the most popular and versatile actors in Hollywood.

Her role of Kay Adams in 1990's The Godfather Part III. Set 20 years after the end of The Godfather, Part II, Keaton's part had evolved into the estranged ex-wife of Michael Corleone.

By The San Francisco Chronicle as "probably [one of] the best comic film actresses alive."

In 1999 Keaton narrated the one-hour public radio documentary, "If I Get Out Alive," the first to focus on the conditions and brutality faced by young people in the adult correctional system.

Keaton commented about the situation in Ladies' Home Journal: "Let's face it, people my age and Jack's age are much deeper, much more soulful, because they've seen a lot of life. They have a great deal of passion and hope--why shouldn't they fall in love? Why shouldn't movies show that?"

In Mama's Boy, director Tim Hamilton's feature film debut, Keaton starred as the mother of a self-absorbed 29-year old (played by Jon Heder) whose world turns upside down when his widowed mother starts dating and considers booting him out of the house.

In 2011, Keaton began production on Justin Zackham's independent ensemble comedy The Big Wedding, in which she, along with Robert De Niro, will play a long-divorced couple who, for the sake of their adopted son's wedding and his very religious biological mother, pretend they're still married.

Keaton has two adopted children, daughter Dexter (adopted 1996) and son Duke (2001).

Since May 2005, she has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.

Height
5' 6½" (1.69 m)