Diane Venora

Actor
This attractive, dark-haired New York stage actress first attracted notice as an unlikely Prince of Denmark in the New York Shakespeare Festival's 1983 production of "Hamlet". The Connecticut native came to the stage ... Read more »
Born: 08/09/1952 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (50)

Childless 2014 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

Secret Passage 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Stiletto 2014 (Movie)

Sylvia Vadalos (Actor)

All Good Things 2010 (Movie)

Janice Rizzo (Actor)

Follow the Prophet 2010 (Movie)

Red (Actor)

Grey's Anatomy 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Private Practice 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Eleventh Hour 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Medium 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Self-Medicated 2007 (Movie)

Louise Eriksen (Actor)

C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Breaking Dawn 2005 (Movie)

Little Girl's Mother (Actor)

Threshold 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stateside 2004 (Movie)

Mrs Hengen (Actor)

Heartbreak Hospital 2002 (Movie)

Sunday (Actor)

Megiddo: Omega Code 2 2001 (Movie)

Gabriella Francini (Actor)

The Young Girl and the Monsoon 2001 (Movie)

Giovanna (Actor)

Hamlet 2000 (Movie)

Gertrude (Actor)

Looking for an Echo 2000 (Movie)

Joanne (Actor)

The Practice 2000 (Tv Show)

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The 13th Warrior 1999 (Movie)

Queen Weilew (Actor)

The Insider 1999 (Movie)

Liane Wigand (Actor)

The Joyriders 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

True Crime 1999 (Movie)

Barbara Everett (Actor)

Seed: A Love Story 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The Jackal 1997 (Movie)

Major Valentina Koslova (Actor)

Romeo + Juliet 1996 (Movie)

Gloria Capulet (Actor)

The Substitute 1996 (Movie)

Jane Hetzko (Actor)

Chicago Hope 1993 - 1995 (Tv Show)

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Heat 1995 (Movie)

Justine (Actor)

Three Wishes 1995 (Movie)

Joyce (Actor)

Thunder Alley 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

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Law & Order 1993 (Tv Show)

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Hamlet 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Bird 1988 (Movie)

Chan Parker (Actor)

Ironweed 1987 (Movie)

Peg (Actor)

F/X 1986 (Movie)

Ellen (Actor)

A.D. 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Terminal Choice 1985 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

The Cotton Club 1984 (Movie)

Gloria Swanson (Actor)

Wolfen 1981 (Movie)

Rebecca Neff (Actor)

Getting There 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Race Against Time (TV Show)

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The Wish List (TV Show)

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Touched (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This attractive, dark-haired New York stage actress first attracted notice as an unlikely Prince of Denmark in the New York Shakespeare Festival's 1983 production of "Hamlet". The Connecticut native came to the stage from Juilliard and appeared in such shows as "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1982, as Hippolyta), "Uncle Vanya" (1983), "Tomorrow's Monday" (1985) and "Largo Desolato" (1986).

Relationships

Marie Venora

Mother

Andre Bartkowiak

Husband
married c. 1980 divorced in 1989 met during filming of a TV commercial

Madzia Bartkowiak

Daughter
born c. 1981

Robert Venora

Father
owned a dry cleaning establishment deceased

EDUCATION

Boston Conservatory of Music and Drama

Boston , Massachusetts

The Juilliard School

New York , New York

Milestones

2007

2005

Cast in the CBS sci-fi series, "Threshold"

2004

Starred in the drama "Stateside"

2001

Acted in Hartford Stage production of "Necessary Targets"

2000

Starred opposite Kelsey Grammer in Broadway production of "Macbeth"

2000

Cast as Gertrude in Michael Almereyda's version of "Hamlet"

1999

Reteamed with Mann and Pacino for "The Insider", a film about the tobacco industry whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand

1995

Co-starred opposite Al Pacino in Michael Mann's "Heat"

1994

TV series debut, "Thunder Alley" (ABC)

1983

Played title role of "Hamlet" at New York Shakespeare Festival

1981

Off-Broadway debut in "Penguin Touquet", NY Shakespeare Festival

1981

Film debut as lead, "Wolfen"

1980

TV debut, in pilot "Getting There" (CBS)

1979

Film debut as bit player, "All That Jazz"

Became a member of Juilliard Acting Company and Ensemble Studio Theatre

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