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Diane Franklin is an American actress, fashion model and producer.
|Occupation||Actress, producer, model|
|Years active||1982–1991 |
|Spouse(s)||Ray De Laurentis (m. 1989)|
|Children||Olivia De Laurentis|
Nick De Laurentis
Franklin's first film role was in 1982's The Last American Virgin as Karen. That same year, she landed a part in the horror sequel Amityville II: The Possession as Patricia Montelli. Television roles included Bay City Blues, Matlock, and Freddy's Nightmares.
In 2012, Franklin published a memoir, Diane Franklin: The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s through Amazon.
In 2018, Franklin returned to Amityville franchise, playing Louise DeFeo in the fact-based horror-drama The Amityville Murders, co-starring John Robinson as Ronald DeFeo Jr., who is serving six life sentences for the murders of his family members in 1974. She also appeared in the comedy Wally Gets Wasted.
Franklin is married to animation writer Ray De Laurentis. The couple have two children. Daughter Olivia De Laurentis is a comedienne/filmmaker who is the co-founder of the YouTube channel Barely Legal Comedy and is making her feature film directorial debut with 2019's This Gets Ruff, which Franklin will co-star. Son Nick De Laurentis is a musician, who will release his first single in 2019.
|2018||The Amityville Murders||Louise DeFeo|
|2013||Lovechild||Jenny Meyers||Short Film|
|Royal Effups||Earless of Incestia|
|Parole Officers||Marge||TV Movie|
|2012||My Better Half||Viola Young||Short Film|
|2010||The Adventures of lass 3: Going to America||Mum / Old Lass|
|Toon Wolf||Network President|
|2009||The Adventures of lass 2: The Sweet Potato Rush||Mum / Gramma|
|2008||The Adventures of lass||Mum / Gramma|
|1989||How I Got Into College||Sharon Browne|
|Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure||Princess Joanna|
|1986||Dallas: The Early Years||Amanda Lewis Ewing, Jock's 1st Wife||TV Movie|
|1985||Better Off Dead||Monique Junet|
|1984||Second Time Lucky||Eve|
|1983||Summer Girl||Cinni||TV Movie|
|Deadly Lessons||Stefanie Aggiston|
|1982||Amityville II: The Possession||Patricia Montelli|
|The Last American Virgin||Karen|
|2000||Family Law||TV Announcer||Episode 12: Media Relations|
|1999||Providence||Diane Cavalero||Episode 8: Blind Faith|
|1991||Murder, She Wrote||Phyllis Grant||Episode 7.11: Family Doctor|
|1990||Encyclopedia Brown||Extra||Episode 4: The Case Of The Ghostly Rider|
|1989||Alfred Hitchcock Presents||Paula / Paulette||Episode 14: Romance Machine|
|1988||Freddy's Nightmares||Jessica||Episode 10: The Bride Wore Red|
|1987||Charles In Charge||Anna Grudov||Episode 15: A Date From Heck|
|Matlock||Nancy Lamont||2 Episodes|
|1985||The Insiders||Extra||Episode 6: After The Fox|
|Finder Of Lost Loves||Emily Bennetts||Episode 22: Broken Promises|
|1983||Bay City Blues||Extra||2 Episodes|