Diane keaton and warren beatty dating
She is wearing a camel-coloured jacket and trousers from Céline (‘On sale,’ she points out). The jacket is cinched in with a broad black belt and underneath is a white turtleneck with sleeves that loop over her thumbs. Zero,’ meaning she would never have made it without him.
She is wearing black heels and black-and-white spotted socks that match her alternate black-on-white and white-on-black spotted nails. As a girl growing up in California, the daughter of Jack Hall, a real-estate broker, and his wife, Dorothy, an amateur photographer, Keaton had idolised Allen for years before moving to New York to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse and to moonlight at nightclubs with a singing act.
‘I remember Woody saying, “Living with you is like walking on eggshells.”’ Why did he say that? ” “I didn’t get the part.”’ I guess that’s why you were so perfect for his films.
‘Yes,’ says Keaton, with a laugh: ‘Neurotic.’ Keaton is fun to meet. It’s so absurd the way the mind works.’ When she was younger, says Keaton, she longed for marriage.
‘I still love him – there are some people who stay in your life and it matters and they are in for the long haul.
We talk often on the phone.’ Perhaps surprisingly, Keaton, now 67, has never married. ‘I think they got to know me and realised, “Oh, jeez, she’s like…”’ She tails off. [She mimics herself] “They didn’t like me,” “Why am I not good enough?
‘So I worked at it.’ The feeling was clearly mutual and for years they were an iconic couple – Allen has even credited Keaton as his muse in his early film career.
‘That concept is such nonsense – the idea that if you never marry you’re destroyed.
I can’t imagine marrying now, that’s not happening.
'Then I did this other movie called Marvin’s Room, and he was the producer and he seemed unapproachable to me because he was such a legend.
'Then with The Big Wedding I had to do more with him [not least quite a noisy sex scene].