Diahnne Abbott, proud mom of two children is a Hollywood star starring various films such as Welcome to LA, New York New York, The King of Comedy, Love Streams and many others. She is often respectfully referred to as Diahnne Eugenia Abbott or Diahnne Déa.
Diahnne Abbott had a broken relation with Robert De Niro
The 71-year-old actress, Abbott was born on May 1, 1945, in New York City, United States of America. Raised in the lights of the ‘city that never sleeps’, she had lived a decent middle class during her early childhood and got all the opportunities on parents' provision.
In 1976, she married the famous Hollywood actor Robert De Niro. They had a child together who was named Raphael De Niro. Raphael is the name of the hotel in Rome where Raphael, son of Abbott, was conceived. He works in New York estate now. Robert De Niro adopted Abbott's daughter Drena and even gave his last name.
Unfortunately, the twelve years long marriage came to an end in 1988 due to several misunderstandings between the couple. It’s said that Robert De Niro was found to be involved with other women while his wife was taking care of the kids. He was once spotted partying with Martin Scorsese and John Belushi. Currently, he is married to Grace Hightower, an actress, and philanthropist.
Diahnne Abott's successful career
Diahnne Abbott started her filmography in 1976, debuting in the role of a concession girl in the film Taxi Driver. Though a small supporting role, it paved the way towards reaching greater heights in her career. Later in the same year, she acted as Jeanette Ross in Welcome to L.A.
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In the 1977 film New York New York, Abbot had a role of a Harlem Club singer. Then, her gradually progressing career came to an unexpected temporary halt until 1983 when she re-appeared in the screen as Rita Keane in The King of Comedy. The successive years’ work included the movies such as Love Streams and Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling.
After the divorce with Robert De Niro, Abbott stopped acting for more than a decade. It was long before she revived her position on the red carpet via Before Night Falls. She did her last movie in 2002 as Leah in Soliloquy.
Apart from being an accomplished actress, she is also a competent singer and a television star. She appeared in three episodes of Crime Story.
Though Diahnne Abbot’s cupboard does not boast any prominent accolades, she is undoubtedly a successful and well-known actor.