She was into pictures as a teenager: famously on a Time cover in A Little Romance (79, George Roy Hill), with Laurence Olivier; To Elvis, with Love (80, Gus Trikonis); with Amanda Plummer in Cattle Annie and Little Britches (80, Lamont Johnson); National Lampoon Goes to the Movies (81, Henry [aglom and Bob Giraldi); Six Pack (82, Daniel Petrie); Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (82, Lou Adler); The Outsiders (83, Francis Coppola); Rumble Fish (83, Coppola); Streets of Fire (84, Walter Hill); The Cotton Club (84, Coppola).
Then a three-year break before The Big Town (87, Ben Bolt); Lady Beware (87, Karen Arthur); Priceless Beauty (88, Charles Finch), with Christopher Lambert, her husband; Vital Signs (90, Marisa Silver); My New Gun (92, Stacy Cochran); Indian Summer (93, Mike Binder); Knight Moves (93, Carl Schenkel); Judge Dredd (96, Danny Cannon); Wild Bill (95, Hill); Mad Dog Time (96, Larry Bishop); Murder at 1600 (97, Dwight Little); The Only Thrill (97, Peter Masterson); Grace and Glorie (98, Arthur Allan Seidehnan); The Setting Sun (99, Tomono Ro); My Dog Skip (00, Jay Russell); on TV in The Virginian (00, Bill Pullman); The Perfect Storm (00, Wolfgang Petersen), grieving from shore; Hardball (01, Brian Robbins); The Glass House (01, Daniel Sackheim); Just Like Mona (01, Joe Pan- toliano); still gorgeous in Unfaithful (02, Adrian Lvne).
Member Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of television and Radio Artists.
For beautiful actresses who have not quite made it yet, or kept their power, being thirty-five-plus leaves you in hopes of getting a movie like A Walk on the Moon (99, Tony Goldwyn), a project too small to af ford a major star. So Diane Lane got the chance of the vacationing mother who falls in love with "the blouse man. ” It was her best role—so much fuller than the “big” parts she got in the 1980s, and it showed how much the actress had learned.
Married Christopher Lambert, October 1988 (divorced March 1994). 1 child Eleanor; Married Josh Brolin, August 14, 2004.