DIANE KEATON ("LEAH HARTMAN") is an accomplished author, director, photographer,
producer and Academy Award winning actress. A native Californian, Keaton
performed in theatre productions in high school through college. Wanting to
peruse her passion for acting, she moved to New York City to study the Meisner
Technique and later performed at The Neighborhood Playhouse. She began her
professional acting career on the stage as Linda in Play it Again Sam, which led
to a Tony nomination. She would later reprise the role on film, co-starring with
Woody Allen. Her multi-film collaboration with Woody Allen would garner her
numerous accolades including the "Best Actress" Academy Award and Golden Globe
for her iconic performance in the film ANNIE HALL.
Jumping between drama and comedy, Keaton has starred in over sixty feature films
including some of the most prolific movies of the past forty years, including:
THE GODFATHER trilogy, ANNIE HALL, MANHATTAN, LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR, REDS,
BABY BOOM, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, and SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE.
Keaton is also a two-times New York Times bestselling author for "Then Again,"
which was named one of the ten best books of the year by Janet Maslin of The New
York Times, People, and Vogue, and her recently released a follow-up "Let's Just
Say It Wasn't Pretty" about beauty, aging, Hollywood, and the importance of
staying true to yourself.
Her philanthropic work extends to historical preservation with the Los Angeles
Conservancy. She is well versed in real estate development and home redesign.
She has become a major presence on social media with a large Pinterest
following. She can next be seen in the upcoming film FINDING DORY and has also
teamed up for the first time with Morgan Freeman for a feature directed by
Richard Loncraine. Keaton lives with her daughter and son in Los Angeles.