Diane Lane

by DK1x on October 2, 2013

Natural Resources Defense Council's Ocean Initiative Benefit Hosted by Chanel

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 22, 1965

Ethnicity: English, some German and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)

Diane Lane is an American actress. She is the daughter of Burton Eugene Lane, a drama coach with an acting workshop, and Colleen Farrington (Colleen Leigh Farrington), a model, nightclub singer, and Playboy Playmate. Diane has a daughter, model and music writer Eleanor Lambert, with her former husband, actor Christopher Lambert.

Diane’s paternal grandfather was Carra Lathrop Lane (the son of Carl Lee Lane and Buena Mabel Duren). Carl was the son of Bryant Lane and Mollie Ann Driver. Buena was the daughter of Pinkney/Pinckney Flowers/Flourney Duren and Martha Annie Knight.

Diane’s paternal grandmother was Nannie Mae Crawford (the daughter of William Troupe Crawford and Jesna/Jessene Zeraphie Gardner). William was the son of John Burton Crawford and Sallie Mae Powell. Jesna was the daughter of Joseph Manley Gardner and Sarah Cornelia Sansbury.

Diane’s maternal grandfather was Leo Farrington.

Diane’s maternal grandmother was Violet Eleanor Biggs (known as Eleanor Scott, the daughter of Samuel Velpo/Vellpo Biggs and Della Adrene Virgie Devilbiss). Samuel was the son of John Biggs and Margaret Arminda Wilson. Della was the daughter of Isaac Thomas Devilbiss and Cornelia Florence Eby.

Sources: Genealogy of Diane’s paternal grandfather, Carra Lathrop Lane (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Diane’s paternal grandmother, Nannie Mae Crawford (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Diane Lane (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Diane’s maternal grandmother, Violet Eleanor Biggs – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Diane’s maternal grandmother, Violet Eleanor Biggs (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Diane’s maternal grandmother, Violet Eleanor Biggs, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Diane’s maternal great-grandmother, Della Adrene Virgie Devilbiss (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Photo by PrPhotos

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

passingtime85 April 3, 2016 at 3:05 am


Like celebfan said Diane’s profile should be linked to Josh Brolin’s as they were married. Or are the links on the pages only created when the celebrities have had children together? If so, I guess disregard this.

celebfan April 1, 2016 at 5:32 am

She was married to Josh Brolin, who’s also listed on this site.

Capricious October 10, 2015 at 6:53 pm

She looks like she’s having an orgasm in that pic, and those dilated pupils are really helping. :)

Connerfromvine August 25, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Her eyes look green/hazel

Bow Down Bitches July 26, 2015 at 8:23 pm

no native american????? i know a lot of people claim to be part native, but i would actually believe her if she claimed it. she looks like she could have some distant native american, just look at her eyes.

Previous post:

Next post: