Diahnne Abbott is an American actress and singer. Abbott played supporting roles in films of the a single970s and 1980s, including Taxi Driver. Abbott was married to actor Robert De Niro. They experienced a son together, Raphael, called as soon as the hotel in Rome in which he was conceived, and De Niro adopted Drena, Abbott’s daughter from a aged marriage. (Drena De Niro has appeared in her father’s movies Showtime, Wag the Dog and Urban by the Sea.) De Niro and Abbott divorced in 1988. Abbott has a cameo in the film New York, New York, in which she sings Fats Waller’s classic torch song, “Honeysuckle Rose”.
She also played the object of Robert De Niro’s affections in Scorsese’s 1983 film, The King of Comedy, way too as roles in the television series Crime Story (character of Sonia) and the film Jo, Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (Mother). She is the sister of singer Gregory Abbott, known for his 1980’s song “Shake You Down.”
|Day of Birth||1-January-1945|
|Place of Birth||New York City, New York, U.S.|