Diana Dale Dickey is a talented American stage, television and film actress. She is known for her role in winter’s Bone. She was born on 29 September 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee, The United States of America. She won Independent Spirit Award under the category Best Supporting Female for the independent drama movie named winter’s Bone in which she played Merab. She did her graduation from Bearden High School present in Knoxville. She was an active participant in Plays in her school days, and one of her notable performance is in Our Town as Emily.
From 1979 to 1984, she attended University of Tennessee. She left it after she made up her mind about starting an acting career. She was awarded honorary Master of Fine Arts degree after he went back to be a guest lecturer at the University of Tennessee. She gave a commencement speech to the fall graduates. She has been acting in the mainstream as well as independent movies since 1990. She has the recurring role on NBC’s comedy series named My Name Is Earl as Patty. She also had parts on CBS’s historical drama called Christy as Opal McHone.
She appeared in films such as Our Very Own, Super 8,
The Guilt Trip, The Pledge and Domino. She did performances in many Broadway productions including A Streetcar Named Desire (2009) and The Merchant of Venice (1989). She has been guest stars in TV series such as Frasier, Gilmore Girls, Grey's Anatomy, The Closer, The X-Files, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Breaking Bad. She was appreciated for her performance in independent drama movie named Winter's Bone in which she played Merab alongside
Jennifer Lawrence. It won an award named the Independent Spirit Award under the category Best Supporting Female.
In 2012, she appeared in fifth as well as the sixth season of HBO series True Blood in which she played Martha Bozeman. In 2013, she did a part in Shane Black-directed movie named
Iron Man 3. In the same year, she appeared as in the cast of miniseries called Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive. In 2014, she garnered a recurring role in FX Justified, series. In 2015, she appeared in Spanish-American thriller movie named Regression as Rose Gray.
Emma Watson and Ethan Hawkes were also the part of the cast. Other films to her credit include Running Wild, Sordid Lives, Our Very Own, Trailer Park of Terror and A Perfect Getaway.