Glenne Headly, was raised in New York City but began her theatrical career as a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She has also appeared on & off Broadway and in London, Galway and Los Angeles in productions such as Fish in the Dark, The Jacksonian, My Brilliant Divorce, Detachments, Arms and the Man,The Philanthropist, Balm in Gilead, Blood, Extremities, Say Goodnight, Gracie, The Miss Firecracker Contest, Coyote Ugly, Absent Friends, Mother Courage and Born Yesterday.
Her film work includes Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Mortal Thoughts, 2 Days in the Valley, What’s The Worse That Could Happen, Sgt. Bilko, Breakfast of Champions, Around The Bend, The Amateurs, The Comeback Season, The Joneses and Don Jon. She can next be seen in the films Strange Weather, Making Babies and Villa Capri.
Her television roles include the live theatrical presentation of On Golden Pond for CBS as well as recurring roles in ER, Monk , The Night Of and And The Band Played On. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Emmy for two different mini-series: Lonesome Dove and Bastard Out of Carolina and also appeared in the telefilms Pronto, My Own Country and Women Vs. Men. On television, she will soon be seen in Hulu’s new series Future Man with Josh Hutcherson, produced by Seth Rogen.
Diane is Josh’s nurturing, ever-supportive mother. Her love for him, while unyielding and sweet, is also a detriment to his growth. She makes it almost impossible for Josh to move out; she does all his cooking, cleaning, laundry and dotes on him constantly. She’s recently retired and is getting back into smoking pot on a regular basis.