Diahnne Abbott is an American actress and singer of yesteryears. She had starred in supporting roles in various films in the 1970s and 1980s including Taxi Driver.
Diahnne Abbott The early years, birth, age, family
If we go through her biography, we see that Diahnne is 73 years old now being born on 1 January 1945. She was born in New York City, New York, the USA. On trying to procure her family history, we see that there is nothing mentioned about her parents, birth family, or siblings. Her full name is Diahnne Eugenia Abbott. She is also called as Diahnne Dea.
There is no data available about her schooling or college days. It is not known in what she has majored in college and there is no information about her educational qualifications.
Diahnne has an American nationality and follows the Christian religion. She is multi-racial. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles. Gregory Abbott the American singer and musician is her cousin.
Diahnne Abbott career as an actress and movies
Diahnne had debuted in films with her role in 1976’s Taxi Driver. She played the concession girl in the movie. She also starred as Jeanette Rose in Welcome to LA which also released the same year. Her other credits in films include New York, New York (1977), The King Of Comedy (1983), Love Streams of 1984, and Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling which was released in 1986.
In this film, she had portrayed the role of the mother. In 2000, she was cast in the film Before Night Falls. In 2002, she did Soliloguy and her role was that of Leah in it.
Diahnne debuted on TV with the Crime Story in which she appeared in 3 episodes as Sonia. This was in 1988.
Diahnne Abbott body measurements
Her complexion is brown and she has dark black hair and dark brown eyes. She is 5 feet and 3 inches tall with a weight of 58 kg. She is of an average built and has a dress size of 4 US and a shoe size of 8 US. She has a tattoo of a butterfly on her upper back.
Diahnne Abbott relationship and married life, husband, and children
Diahnne was married previously and has a daughter named Drena from it. Drena was born on 3 September 1967 and is an actress at present. This marriage had ended though the exact details on it are unavailable.
She then met Robert De Niro who is an Italian-American actor, director, and producer. The story of their meeting is rather an interesting one. The couple was chosen to lay characters in the movie Taxi Driver. To reach the sets, they boarded the same taxi.
They started talking during the short trip and Diahnne told Robert about her previous marriage, daughter, and divorce. Robert promised her that he will get her the role. They soon began dating and tied the knot in 1976.
They have a son named Raphael De Niro from this relationship. Raphael was the name of the hotel where he was conceived. He was born in 1977. In 1988, the couple split.
Diahnne has other relatives as well. She has a grandson named Leandro from Drena. She also has another grandson named Nicholas from Raphael and a granddaughter named Alexandria also from Raphael.
She is not active on social media such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Reference: (Wikipedia.org, imdb.com, people.com)