• Diana Scarwid is a retired actress best known for her roles in "Mommie Dearest" and "Inside Moves".
• She grew up in Savannah, Georgia and studied at Pace University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
• Her career started in the 1970s and included roles in "Honeysuckle Rose", "Mommie Dearest", "Rumble Fish", and "What Lies Beneath".
• Her net worth is estimated to be $700,000 as of mid• 2018.
• She is active on Facebook, with over 5,000 followers.
Known for movies
|Fact||Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and Pace University's Theatre Arts Program.|
- 1 Who is Diana Scarwid?
- 2 Diana Scarwid Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education
- 3 Career Beginnings
- 4 Rise to Prominence
- 5 Career Decline
- 6 Diana Scarwid Net Worth Today
- 7 Do You Know About Diana Scarwid’s Personal Life, Affairs, Marriage, Husband, Children?
- 8 Internet Presence
- 9 Social profile links
- 10 Facts
- 11 Pictures
- 12 Movies
- 13 Awards
Who is Diana Scarwid?
Born Diana Elizabeth Scarwid on the 27th August 1955, in Savannah, Georgia USA, she is a retired actress, perhaps best known to the world as Christina Crawford in the biopic about the daughter of Joan Crawford, in the film “Mommie Dearest” in 1981, and also as Louise in the drama film “Inside Moves” a year prior, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Her career was active from the mid- ‘70s until 2011, during which time Diana appeared in over 70 film and TV titles.
Diana Scarwid Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education
Diana grew up on Tybee Island, Georgia with her parents, Elizabeth and Anthony John Scarwid, and her three brothers. She finished high school in her hometown, upon which she moved to New York, with a desire to become an actress, enrolling at Pace University and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, finishing her studies as an honor student.
Diana’s career started with several minor roles in such TV series as “Police Woman”, then “Starsky and Hutch” and “Kojak”, all in 1976. After that, she started getting roles in television films, such as “Bunco”, with Tom Selleck in the lead role, and “The Possessed”, both in 1977. Before the ‘70s ended, Diana appeared in several other television films, however, it was the start of the ‘80s that brought a change in Diana’s career.
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Rise to Prominence
Diana started the next decade with the role of Jeanne in the Academy Award-nominated film “Honeysuckle Rose”, and was then chosen for the lead role in the drama film “Inside Moves”, starring next to John Savage and David Morse, and which gained her an Academy Award nomination and launched her to prominence. She continued with another successful role, the part of Christina Crawford in the biopic about Christina’s childhood and adult life, “Mommie Dearest” – with these two roles, Diana was at the top of Hollywood. In 1983, Diana starred in the sci-fi horror film “Strange Invaders” with Paul Le Mat and Nancy Allen, and had a supporting role in the Golden Globe Award-nominated drama “Rumble Fish”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and a supporting role in the film “Silkwood”, starring Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell and Cher. Her next prominent appearance was in the thriller-horror film “Psycho III” (1986), co-starring Anthony Perkins and Jeff Fahey, and before the end of the decade, Diana also starred in the television film “After the Promise”, next to Mark Harmon.
Diana Scarwid Net Worth Today
During her career, Diana appeared in over 70 film and TV titles, some of which increased her wealth to a large degree, so do you know how rich Diana Scarwid is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Diana’s net worth is as high as $700,000, which is still pretty decent, considering that she hasn’t been active as an actress for quite some time.
?#HappyBirthday To #DianaScarwid: Mommie Dearest,Pretty Baby,Silkwood, Psycho III,Extremities,Brenda Starr,Truman.? pic.twitter.com/y2XvNvFDVk
— One Y Films ? (@OneYFilms) August 27, 2016
Do You Know About Diana Scarwid’s Personal Life, Affairs, Marriage, Husband, Children?
When it comes to her personal life, Diana has been quite open about the ups and downs that happen to her behind the camera; she was married to physician Dr. Eric Allen Scheinbart from 1978 until 1995, and they welcomed two children, Jeremy Scheinbart and Ursula. There are no details as to why the two split up.
Although she has been away from the public eye for quite some time, Diana has remained popular and can be found on social media platforms, particularly Facebook, on which she has over 5,000 followers, but there is no newer post than October 2017. Anyways, you can still become her fan if you just follow the link to her Facebook page. Diana isn’t active on Instagram and Twitter.
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|1||Guest starring as "Isabel" on "Lost" [February 2007]|
|2||Is only 14 years younger than Faye Dunaway, who played her mother in Mommie Dearest (1981).|
|3||Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and Pace University's Theatre Arts Program.|
|4||Appeared in the National Shakespeare Conservatory production of "Spoon River Anthology" in New York.|
|5||In mini-movies, she won an Emmy nomination playing "First Lady" Bess Truman in Truman (1995) and later played Rose Kennedy in J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993).|
|6||For her roles in Inside Moves (1980) and Mommie Dearest (1981), she became the first actress ever to go from being an Oscar nominee to a Razzie "winner" in just one year.|
|7||Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1980" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol 32.|
|Another Happy Day||2011||Donna|
|Backyard Wedding||2010||TV Movie||Susan Slauson|
|Criminal Minds||2009||TV Series||Jane Winmar|
|The Cleaner||2009||TV Series||Mrs. Geiler|
|Heroes||2009||TV Series||Alice Shaw|
|Tribute||2009||TV Movie||Cathy Morrow|
|Pushing Daisies||2008-2009||TV Series||Mother Superior|
|Cold Case||2008||TV Series||Rayanne Leland|
|Dream Boy||2008||Vivian Davies|
|And Then She Was Gone||2008||Short||Woman in Disguise|
|Prison Break||2006||TV Series||Jeanette Owens|
|Swimming with the Virgin||2006||Short||Mother|
|Local Color||2006||Edith Talia|
|Valley of the Heart's Delight||2006||Natalie Walsh|
|Red Thread||2005||Miss Johnson|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||2004||TV Series||Jackie Madden|
|The Clearing||2004||Eva Finch|
|Wonderfalls||2004||TV Series||Karen Tyler|
|A Guy Thing||2003||Sandra|
|The Angel Doll||2002||Fronia Black|
|Path to War||2002||TV Movie||Marny Clifford|
|Law & Order||2001||TV Series||Lisa Russo|
|What Lies Beneath||2000||Jody|
|Dirty Pictures||2000||TV Movie||Dianne Barrie|
|Down Will Come Baby||1999||TV Movie||Dorothy McIntyre|
|A Will of Their Own||1998||TV Mini-Series||Crystal Eastman|
|Before He Wakes||1998||TV Movie||Joanne Michaels|
|From the Earth to the Moon||1998||TV Mini-Series||Joan Aldrin|
|The Wonderful World of Disney||1998||TV Series||Miss Woodmere|
|The X-Files||1998||TV Series||Linda Bowman|
|The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue||1996||TV Movie||Mrs. Annie Feagan|
|Critical Choices||1996||TV Movie||Diana|
|If These Walls Could Talk||1996||TV Movie||Marcia Schulman (segment "1996")|
|Bastard Out of Carolina||1996||Aunt Raylene|
|The Outer Limits||1996||TV Series||Elizabeth Halsey|
|Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain||1995||Lynette Salerno|
|Truman||1995||TV Movie||Bess Truman|
|The Neon Bible||1995||Sarah|
|Labor of Love: The Arlette Schweitzer Story||1993||TV Movie||Darlene|
|American Experience||1993||TV Series documentary||Louisa Holt|
|J.F.K.: Reckless Youth||1993||TV Mini-Series||Rose Kennedy|
|Night of the Hunter||1991||TV Movie||Willa Harper|
|Brenda Starr||1989||Libby 'Lips' Lipscomb|
|After the Promise||1987||TV Movie||Anna Jackson|
|The Ladies Club||1986||Lucy Bricker|
|A Bunny's Tale||1985||TV Movie||Toby|
|Thou Shalt Not Kill||1982||TV Movie||Susan Masters|
|Desperate Lives||1982||TV Movie||Eileen Phillips|
|Mommie Dearest||1981||Christina Crawford (adult)|
|Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones||1980||TV Movie||Sheila Langtree|
|Studs Lonigan||1979||TV Mini-Series||Catherine Banahan|
|Hawaii Five-O||1979||TV Series||Carole Walker|
|Battered||1978||TV Movie||Doris Thompson|
|Forever||1978||TV Movie||Sybil Davidson|
|Kingston: Confidential||1977||TV Series||Erica|
|The Possessed||1977||TV Movie||Lane|
|In the Glitter Palace||1977||TV Movie||Casey Walker|
|Kojak||1976||TV Series||Out-of-Town Visitor|
|Starsky and Hutch||1976||TV Series||Lisa Graham|
|Police Woman||1976||TV Series||Irene|
|The Neon Bible||1995||performer: "Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral That's an Irish Lullaby"|
|The Psycho Legacy||2010||Video documentary||Herself|
|Mommie Dearest: Joan Lives On||2006||Video short||Herself|
|Mommie Dearest: Life with Joan||2006||Video short||Herself|
|Mommie Dearest: The Revival of Joan||2006||Video short||Herself|
|E! True Hollywood Story||2004||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards||2000||TV Special documentary||Herself|
|The 53rd Annual Academy Awards||1981||TV Special||Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Prison Break||2006||TV Series||Jeanette Owens|
|1982||Razzie Award||Razzie Awards||Worst Supporting Actress||Mommie Dearest (1981)|
|2001||Blockbuster Entertainment Award||Blockbuster Entertainment Awards||Favorite Supporting Actress - Suspense||What Lies Beneath (2000)|
|1996||Primetime Emmy||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special||Truman (1995)|
|1990||Razzie Award||Razzie Awards||Worst New Star of the Decade||For Mommie Dearest|
|1984||Razzie Award||Razzie Awards||Worst Supporting Actress||Strange Invaders (1983)|
|1981||Oscar||Academy Awards, USA||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Inside Moves (1980)|
|1981||Stinker Award||The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards||Worst Supporting Actress||Mommie Dearest (1981)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia