Diana Scarwid Biography
Diana Scarwid is an American actress who is best known for her portrayal of Christina Crawford in the cult classic Mommie Dearest (1981).
Diana earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance in the 1980 film Inside Moves, and an Emmy Award nomination for her work in the television film Truman (1995). She has over 70 film and television credits to her name.
These include; The Neon Bible (1995), What Lies Beneath (2000), Pretty Baby (1978), Rumble Fish, Silkwood (both 1983), Psycho III, Extremities (both 1986), Party Monster (2003), The Clearing (2004) and Another Happy Day (2011).
Diana Scarwid Age
Diana is 63 years old as of 2018. She was born on August 27, 1955.
Diana Scarwid Husband
Diana was in 1978 married to Eric Allen Scheinbart. The couple had two children; Jeremy Scheinbart and Ursula Scheinbart before divorcing in 1995.
Diana Scarwid Prison Break
In Prison Break, Diana played Jeanette Owens in season 2. Jeanette is the owner of the house situated on top of where D.B. Cooper buried five million dollars.
Theodore “T-Bag” Bagwell, David “Tweener” Apolskis, Benjamin Miles “C-Note” Franklin, Michael Scofield, Lincoln Burrows, and Fernando Sucre, pose as workers from a local electrical company to gain access to her house, and ultimately, the money. Although she flirts with T-bag, Jeanette Owens shows a larger interest in Lincoln. She has a daughter, Ann Owens who is a police officer.
Diana Scarwid Law And Order
In Law and Order, Diana played Lisa Russo, a fingerprint analyst convicted of manslaughter for lying about results in order to get convictions, ultimately leading to the death of an inmate she put in jail.
In 1989, she worked with Detective Anita Van Buren in the murder of a gangbanger named David Gale right outside city hall. Due to public demand, Lisa Russo fabricated fingerprint evidence that implicated two innocent men, Larry Martin, and Bobby Campbell after a prostitute, Brenda Warren, identified them.
Diana Scarwid Criminal Minds
In Criminal Minds’ season five, episode Cradle to Grave, Diana played Jane Winmar. Nothing much is known about Jane’s personal life. She had a husband, Conrad and a daughter Monica, who grew up troubled and who eventually ran away from home and was abducted by Robert Reimann in October 2004. Robert repeatedly raped Monica and forced her to give birth to his children and after she bore a son and a daughter, he killed her on March 24, 2006, and dumped her body. Her body was found by the authorities an occurrence that dismayed Jane and Conrad.
When BAU is called in to investigate Monica’s murder and two other murders that followed hers, in 2009, Jane and Conrad are called to New Mexico State Police station for interrogation and they are asked to approve the unearthing of Monica’s body. They are reluctant to approve at first but they later reconsider after JJ informs them that Monica may have given birth right before she was killed and that the baby may have been placed in the adoption system. The investigators wanted to compare the sample tissues to state adoption records in order to find the baby.
Jane and Conrad later learn that Monica had given birth to a daughter named Lisa who was adopted by a very loving couple in Arizona. Even though Jane and Conrad wanted to adopt her, the couple was not ready to let go of Lisa but they wanted her to know her grandparents. They later learn that Monica has also given birth to a son, Michael, a year before she was killed and they meet Michael for the first time.
Diana Scarwid Pushing Daisies
In Pushing Daisies, Diana plays Mother Superior, in the episodes Bzzzzzzzz!, Circus, Circus, and Bad Habits. Just as Lily who was before her, she does her very best to lead Olive to the light, though she does likewise for all her other charges also.
Diana Scarwid Net Worth
Diana has an estimated net worth of 17 million.
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Diana Scarwid Movies
Another Happy Day
And Then She Was Gone
Woman in Disguise
Valley of Heart’s Delight
Swimming with the Virgin
A Guy Thing
The Angel Doll
What Lies Beneath
Bastard out of Carolina
The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue
The Neon Bible
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain
Libby “Lips” Lipscomb
The Ladies Club