Diane Keaton Spills Details on Why She Has Dated So Many of Her Co-Stars
Diane Keaton At the rooftop bar sits one of Rome’s most unique hotels. He is offered a glass of water but wrinkle his nose. “I think we’re going to have a real drink,” he says before two glasses of Lillet, a French aperitif, arrive at the table.
As we clink our glasses in a toast, he admires the panoramic view of the Eternal City. The Venetian palace is on the left, the Vatican City on the right. “It’s the most beautiful place,” says Keaton, who is in the Italian capital to film the sequel. Book Club 2: The Next Chapterwhich connects him with his co-stars Candace Bergen, Jane Fonda And Maryam Steenburgen.
Has he toured ancient architecture and sightseeing with great culture when the cameras aren’t rolling? He smiles terribly. “We left today [retail] Outputs you can see what kind of person I am. I love outlets. “I just bought this dress.” His clothes look expensive—a blue suit with a white stripe—but he laughs at the illusion of Italian luxury. “Was So Cheap!” he says, beaming.
Shopping for clothes is one of Keaton’s great loves. She has always been something of a fashion icon with her turtlenecks, flowy dresses and brimmed hats. And it’s a passion that goes back to her childhood in California, where she pestered her mother to take her to Goodwill stores to rummage through vintage clothes. This is also a feature that joins his latest film, Mac and Rita (In theaters August 12).
This movie is similar to age/body change comedies 13 by 30, large And strange fridayfeaturing a 30-year-old self-proclaimed homemaker named Mack (played by Elizabeth LilleThe 70-year-old literally unleashes her inner self – when a supernatural experience transforms her into her future self (Keaton), an older woman with a zest for life…and a penchant for vintage clothes.
“I really liked the gags and the people were nice,” Keaton says of the film. I have to be an idiot in a movie. You don’t get the chance to be stupid very often. It was easy.” While many actors claim that comedy is harder than drama, he offers a dissenting voice. Comedy is not harder, at least for me. I’m not good at drama. I wish I was more of a physical comedian.”
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Keaton’s love of performing and making fun of those around him can be traced back to Diane Hall growing up in Highland Park, a neighborhood northeast of Los Angeles, as the oldest of four siblings. “I was born first, which was probably easier, by the way,” she says. “And my mom and dad were very supportive of what I wanted to do.”
One of the first things he wanted to do was emulate his mother, Dorothy. “I remember watching my mom crown Miss Highland Park as a child.” It is a social honor to promote marriage and family values. I was about 6 years old and I saw him get the crown and then they opened the curtain and there was this bunch of awards like a washing machine and I said, “Okay, I want to be there. I want to get the crown.”
Her mother’s reign continued when she claimed an even bigger crown as Miss Los Angeles. Thanks to his father’s new job, Keaton says, “And then we moved to Santa Ana and everything stopped.” “He was a moneymaker. “It is very common in many families.”
Her father, John, worked as a civil engineer and real estate broker, while Dorothy was a homemaker and put aside her creative aspirations to raise her children. (When Diane began her acting career, she changed her last name to Keaton, her mother’s last name.)
Dorothy was a prolific journalist (who inspired Keaton’s own writing, including the 2011 memoir. Then again), an avid photographer and a notebook enthusiast. She got a teaching degree, “but it was too late for her to be a teacher at 45, especially when the kids were all gone.”
Many of Keaton’s fondest and most wonderful memories are of their time in Santa Ana Beach. “My family was always at the beach,” he recalls. “Dad loved surfing and anything to do with the ocean. We were such a family.” Has Keaton ever surfed the waves? “I did, but I was bad, so that was the end of it.”
Her love of the ocean remains constant to this day—she currently lives in Los Angeles, very close to the sea—and it helped one social media influencer coin the term beach grandma, which as every One who “loves” is defined. Nancy Myers Movies [It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday]beach moods, recipes and cooking, In a Garden And the interior is cozy.” Keaton has been called the poster girl for this trend.
He mentioned it on his Instagram, though he seems confused when the subject comes up. “I don’t know what it is,” he admits with a laugh. I saw it and thought, Well… but I don’t really know what that means. I swear to God, although I wish I did. “I didn’t accept it. I just want to thank you.”
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For all her passion for the West Coast, as a young woman Keaton switched coasts and went to New York to study under a famous performing arts teacher. Sanford Meisner.
“I spent two years with Sandy and I always enjoyed singing, but I wasn’t very good at dancing,” she says. Sandy told me that I really needed to grow up because I would be good at doing all these things.
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He was too good in the original Broadway production in 1968 Hair Before playing a role in a stage production Woody Allen‘s play again sam The following year, for which he received a Tony Award. She developed a romantic relationship with Allen, although they reverted to a platonic friendship when they began their highly successful films together.
Their films in the 70s included screen versions play again samalso Sleep, love and death, interior And Manhattan But that was it Annie Hall which was most influential in 1977 and earned Keaton the Academy Award for Best Actress. Audiences were hard-pressed to understand her personality and her frequent gibberish of “La-dee-da,” which was mostly used when Annie was nervous.
“Annie Hall “It was so easy it was ridiculous.” “It moved quickly and we were able to talk freely and not be too scripted, just like Sandy Meisner taught me.” His performance looked effortless…and it kind of was. I didn’t even have to think about it and at the time I didn’t know what it would be. I had no clue and then I thought when I saw myself I don’t like it, at least not me! I don’t like to see myself on screen.”
However, audiences loved him on screen and elsewhere. He has already shown in the first two episodes that he is a talented dramatic actor step father trilogy, in 1972 and 1974, in which he starred opposite L Pacino. (He reprized his role in the less acclaimed third installment in 1990.)
“I was completely infatuated with Al,” she says. “I had a crush on him. I was like, ‘Oh, my God!’ He was so amazing. And he’s a great actor.”
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Keaton also had a romantic relationship with Pacino Warren bittyhis co-star in another of his acclaimed films, 1981 the redswhich earned him another Oscar nomination. “I think I’m just a big fan of talent, that’s a good way to put it,” he says. “And Elle was especially special.”
She never married any of her talented colleagues and remains single to this day – although when she turned 50, she decided to adopt first her daughter Dexter (in 1996) and then her son Duke (2001). She is a mother mostly because of being a mother. “I don’t want to tell you about them because it makes me nervous,” she explains.
Did she ever worry about being a single mom? “I wish I could find someone to be with to be that person, but my relationships didn’t work out, and that’s okay, so I thought, I am now at this age and I can adopt a child.
“We all have different lives and we can do what we want,” he says as we finish our wine. We don’t have to be perfect and married. We clink our glasses once more. with health
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Must have fashion: Neck collar S. “My neck is disgusting and I hate it. But I don’t want to cut it because I want to live!”
Most hated everyday tasks: Picking up dog poop “I’ll take the dog [Reggie] Around different neighborhoods because I like to look at houses and the dog has to go to the bathroom, so I always bring a lot of those bags. I don’t like to do this, but I have to!”
Screen Idol: Catherine Hepburn. “He was smart and very sharp and just incredible.”
Favorite food: Tacos I don’t eat meat, so I make them with cheese, tomatoes, onions. Although I am not an avid cook!”
Song to sing: “What Do I Do” by straight Sinatra. “What will I do when you’re away and I’m blue…”
Secret talent: House design. “Houses are really fascinating objects if you have the opportunity to play with them or even build one. I built the house I live in now from the ground up.”
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