Actors Dianne Wiest, left, and Gabriel Byrne are seen on the HBO series "In Treatment." Byrne plays a psychotherapist, and Wiest plays Byrne's character's own psychotherapist. Along with the therapist's couch, Wiest's career has taken her to both the stage and screen.
Dianne Wiest, right, and Gabriel Byrne are seen on the HBO series "In Treatment." Wiest made her film debut in the 1980 film "It's My Turn," and went on to star in multiple Woody Allen films, including 1986's "Hannah and Her Sisters," which earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She earned a second Best Supporting Actress Oscar in Allen's 1994 film "Bullets over Broadway."
Dianne Wiest, left, and Gabriel Byrne are seen on the HBO series "In Treatment." Wiest also has a successful stage career. She's taken on roles in productions of "Hedda Gabler," "Othello," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," and the recent Broadway revivial of "All My Sons."
Actress Dianne Wiest, seen in a 2006 photo. Her current role playing Gina, a psychotherapist, on the HBO series "In Treatment" earned her a 2009 Emmy nomination, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She won the award in the same category the year before.
Credit: AP Photo
Dianne Wiest, seen here in character as Talia on the 2008 Fox series "The Return of Jezebel James." The show was canceled after three episodes.
Dianne Wiest, seen here in a 2004 photo. Wiest starred in the Woody Allen films "Hannah and Her Sisters," "The Purple Rose of Cairo," "Radio Days," "September" and "Bullets over Broadway." Other film credits include "The Lost Boys" and "Edward Scissorhands."