Extensive modeling and television commercial career as a teenager including campaigns for Coke, Trident, Jell-o and Maxwell House coffee.
Sang the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium on June 1, 2004.
Mother of Olivia DeLaurentis.
Appeared in Better Off Dead... (1985) (as the French foreign exchange student) that happened to have a character named Jenny Meyer. Diane would later play a character named Jenny Meyers in Lovechild (2013).
Deaf in her right ear.
Only actress to be murdered twice, as different characters, in the same film series. Once as the daughter, Patricia Montelli and then again, as the mother, Louise Defeo.
The first teen actress to kick-started the curly-hair fashion trend of the 80s.