Diane Salinger

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Diane Salinger
Born (1951-01-25) January 25, 1951 (age 72)
Years active1985–present

Diane Louise Salinger (born January 25, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Apollonia in Carnivàle (2003–2005).


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Year Film Role Notes
1985 Creature Melanie Bryce
Pee-wee's Big Adventure Simone
1986 The Morning After Isabel Harding
1987 The Verne Miller Story Mortician's Wife
Right to Die Betsy TV film
1988 Bird Baroness Nica
Maybe Baby Dr. Strauss TV film
Street of Dreams Anne Kepler TV film
1990 Alice Carol
1991 The Butcher's Wife Trendoid
1992 Stormy Weathers Bogey TV film
Batman Returns Penguin's Mother
Venice/Venice Stephanie
Unbecoming Age Julia
Battle in the Erogenous Zone Datemaster 2000 TV film
1995 One Night Stand Barbara Joslyn
Last Summer in the Hamptons Marian Mora Garfield
The Scarlet Letter Margaret Bellingham
1996 Guy Gail
1999 The Kid with X-ray Eyes Vanessa Direct-to-video
The Auteur Theory Jane Holmes-Caprice
2001 Ghost World Psychiatrist
Almost a Woman Mrs. Moore TV film
2005 Love's Long Journey Barbara Taylorson TV film
2006 Rest Stop Mother Direct-to-video
2007 Color Me Olsen Dorothy Short film
2008 20 Years After Margaret
Rest Stop: Don't Look Back Mother Direct-to-video
2009 The Telling Alina Direct-to-video
Dark House Mrs. Darrode
2010 Dante's Inferno: Abandon All Hope Speaker Short film
Queen of the Lot Hildi
2011 Terri Mrs. Vick
2012 Just 45 Minutes from Broadway Vivien Cooper Isaacs
2013 First Period Ms. Mallow
Stitch Landlady
2014 Freedom Fanny
Model Citizen Marie Everhart TV film
2015 No Deposit Gloria Markovitz
Forever Hilary
Ovation Hildi
2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday Penny King
All Hallows' Eve Delayna Hallow
2018 Slay Belles Cherry
2023 Dante's Hell Speaker - 6th Circle: The Heretics and Medusa Post-production
TBC Things Like This Darlene Bat Post-production


Year Film Role Notes
1985 George Burns Comedy Week Episode: "The Assignment"
1986 On Wings of Eagles Emily Gaylord Mini-series, 2 episodes
1987 St. Elsewhere Valerie Ives Episode: "Handoff"
1989 A Man Called Hawk Dr. Kelford Episode: "Life After Death"
1990 Law & Order Eugenia Rawlings Episode: "Indifference"
1991 L.A. Law Paige Lockhart Episode: "Mutinies on the Banzai"
1992 Mann & Machine Dr. Vanbiesbrouck Episode: "Mann's Fate"
Civil Wars Selene Gutbaum Episode: "Devil's Advocate"
1994 Murder, She Wrote Sondra Arthur Episode: "Portrait of Death"
1995 NYPD Blue Bea Duffy Episode: "The Bank Dick"
1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lupaza Episode: "Shakaar"
1996 Women: Stories of Passion Madelaine Episode: "As Always, Madelaine"
1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lupaza Episode: "The Darkness and The Light"
1998 ER Sophie's Mom Episode: "Exodus"
Silk Stalkings Dorothy Beinhorn Episode: "Hidden Agenda"
2000 The Others Karen Episode: "Souls on Board"
Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Queen Bansheera (voice) Series regular, 19 episodes
2002 Strong Medicine Diane Winston Episode: "Admissions"
Charmed Sea Hag Episode: "A Witch's Tail"
Curb Your Enthusiasm Deborah's Mom Episode: "The Benadryl Brownie"
2003-2005 Carnivàle Apollonia Series regular, 18 episodes
2006 How I Met Your Mother Dr. Aurelia Episode: "Life Among the Gorillas"
2008 The Young and the Restless Jamie Recurring role, 4 episodes
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Hilda Morton Episode: "Kill Me if You Can"
2014 Salem Rose Recurring role, 4 episodes
2021 Ronstadt The Lonely Woman Recurring role, 2 episodes

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