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010: Diane Franklin | The "Most Excellent" Babe of the 80's

Film School'd

Purchase a copy of Diane Franklin's book here: https://amzn.to/3GE79iWDiane Franklin is an iconic 80s American film actress, known for her dark curly hair, and dialects.Beginning her acting career at the age of ten, Diane started with modeling, theater, commercials, and soap opera work. She then won the lead role of the dream girl, Karen, in cult classic THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (1982) and soon after played the daughter, Patricia Montelli in AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION.Her breakout film role was the spirited French-exchange student, Monique Junot, from the off-beat comedy BETTER OFF DEAD. And her most notable commercial success was playing the medieval Princess-babe, Joanna, from 1980s iconic comedy, BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE.Diane sang the NATIONAL ANTHEM at Dodger Stadium in 2004, and wrote two autobiographies about her career: Diane Franklin: The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s (Amazon/Kindle), and Diane Franklin: The Excellent CURLS of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s.Her other acting credits include episodic television, such as Charles in Charge, Murder She Wrote, Matlock, and Dallas: The Early Years.She also recurred in televisions series, and movies made for television, such as SummerGirl and Deadly Lessons.Over the years Diane has also performed in her daughter/filmmaker, OLIVIA DELAURENTIS' award-winning comedies: HUMANIZED (L.A. Film Festival,) MY BETTER HALF (Soho Film Festival,) and more recently a comedy web series on YouTube titled SUGARBABIES (Barely Legal Comedy).Diane returned to acting, on the big screen, in 2018 with the following films: WALLY GOT WASTED, WAKING NIGHTMARE, THE FINAL INTERVIEW, and THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS: THE HAUNTING ON LONG ISLAND.

1hr 14mins

1 Nov 2021

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(Episode 254) "Better Off Dead..." Actor: Diane Franklin.

Monday Morning Critic Podcast

Episode 254."Better Off Dead..."Actor: Diane Franklin.Diane Franklin is an iconic 80s American film actress, known for her dark curly hair, and dialects. Beginning her acting career at the age of ten, Diane started with modeling, theater, commercials, and soap opera work. She then won the lead role of the dream girl, Karen, in cult classic THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (1982) and soon after played the daughter, Patricia Montelli in AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION. Her break-out film role was the spirited French-exchange student, Monique Junot, from the off-beat comedy BETTER OFF DEAD. And her most notable commercial success was playing the medieval Princess-babe, Joanna, from 1980s iconic comedy, BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE. Diane sang the NATIONAL ANTHEM at Dodger Stadium in 2004, and wrote two autobiographies about her career: Diane Franklin: The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s (Amazon/Kindle), and Diane Franklin: The Excellent CURLS of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s (Amazon/Barnes&Noble) Her other acting credits include episodic television, such as Charles in Charge, Murder She Wrote, Matlock and Dallas : The Early Years. She also re-curred in televisions series, and movies made for television, such as SummerGirl and Deadly Lessons. Over the years Diane has also performed in her daughter/filmmaker, OLIVIA DELAURENTIS' award winning comedies: HUMANIZED (L.A. Film Festival,) MY BETTER HALF (Soho Film Festival,) and more recently a comedy web-series on YouTube titled SUGARBABIES (Barely Legal Comedy). Diane returns to acting, on the big screen, in 2018 with the following films: WALLY GOT WASTED, WAKING NIGHTMARE, THE FINAL INTERVIEW and THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS: THE HAUNTING ON LONG ISLAND.Instagram: Monday Morning Critic Podcast.Facebook: Monday Morning Critic Podcast.Twitter: @DarekThomas or @mdmcriticWebsite: www.mmcpodcast.comContact: Mondaymorningcritic@gmail.comWelcome, Diane Franklin.

59mins

27 Sep 2021

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Diane Franklin

PenPodcast

Diane joins us to discuss her work and all other writings!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pen-podcast/support

47mins

17 Aug 2021

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Bonus: Diane Franklin's 1980s Films w/ Diane Franklin

1980s Now

We'll be back next week with a full new episode! Meanwhile, enjoy Will's chat with Diane Franklin about her iconic work in the 1980s during a recent Facebook Live. Follow 1980s Now on Facebook for information regarding the next live interview with a 1980s icon. You'll be able to ask our guest your questions during the show.To support the show on Patreon visit www.patreon.com/1980snow.For more episodes of 1980s Now (formerly The 80its) and information about the show visit www.1980snow.com.And for even more 1980s awesomeness visit the80sruled.com or facebook.com/80sruled.

54mins

10 Aug 2021

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The Excellent Advice From the Last American, French-Exchange Babe Diane Franklin

The Quidditas Factor

Michael J. Arbouet talks with Diane Franklin. Diane is an iconic 80s American film actress, known for her dark curly hair, and dialects. Beginning her acting career at the age of ten, Diane started with modeling, theater, commercials, and soap opera work. She then won the lead role of the dream girl, Karen, in cult classic THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (1982) and soon after played the daughter, Patricia Montelli in AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION. Her break-out film role was the spirited French-exchange student, Monique Junot, from the off-beat comedy BETTER OFF DEAD. And her most notable commercial success was playing the medieval Princess-babe, Joanna, from 1980s iconic comedy, BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE. Diane sang the NATIONAL ANTHEM at Dodger Stadium in 2004, and wrote two autobiographies about her career: Diane Franklin: The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s (Amazon/Kindle), and Diane Franklin: The Excellent CURLS of the Last American, French Exchange Babe of the 80s (Amazon/Barnes&Noble) Her other acting credits include episodic television, such as Charles in Charge, Murder She Wrote, Matlock and Dallas : The Early Years. She also re-curred in televisions series, and movies made for television, such as SummerGirl and Deadly Lessons. Over the years Diane has also performed in her daughter/filmmaker, OLIVIA DELAURENTIS' award winning comedies: HUMANIZED (L.A. Film Festival,) MY BETTER HALF (Soho Film Festival,) and more recently a comedy web-series on YouTube titled SUGARBABIES (Barely Legal Comedy). Diane returns to acting, on the big screen, in 2018 with the following films: WALLY GOT WASTED, WAKING NIGHTMARE, THE FINAL INTERVIEW and THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS: THE HAUNTING ON LONG ISLAND.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/quidditasfactor)

1hr 20mins

25 May 2021

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Diane Franklin of Terrorvision / Amityville II / Better Off Dead & More

The Horror Flicks and Guitar Picks Podcast

Listen as Diane and I talk about her work as an Author, many of her amazing roles, and much more on this week's episode! Diane Franklin : The Excellent Adventures of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s BOOK https://www.amazon.com/Diane-Franklin-Excellent-Adventures-French-Exchange/dp/0615641369/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=diane+franklin&qid=1619531096&sr=8-1 Diane Franklin : The Excellent Curls of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the 80s BOOK https://www.amazon.com/Diane-Franklin-Excellent-American-French-Exchange/dp/1507704941/ref=sr_1_1?crid=37Z0OY09KQF5H&dchild=1&keywords=diane+franklin+book&qid=1619531118&sprefix=diane+franklin+book%2Caps%2C163&sr=8-1 The Final Interview Movie : https://www.thefinalinterviewmovie.com/ Original Podcast Artwork by @LoudmouthThreads https://loudmouththreads.bigcartel.com/

1hr 14mins

27 Apr 2021

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4.1 Diane Franklin Interview!

Another Goddamn Horror Podcast!

This week the Goddamn crew welcome a very special guest; Diane Franklin! Star of such films as 'Amityville 2: The Possession', 'Amityville Murders', 'Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure', and all-time classic 'Better Off Dead'. We talk about Amityville movies, her not being in Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, and we get to the bottom of Ryan's theory that 'Better Off Dead' is actually a horror movie. It's a great talk. from a great actor who has run the gamut of films. Don't miss this episode.

1hr 37mins

1 Apr 2021

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Episode 14: Diane Franklin

Sent To Destroy Radio

Chris connects with the beautiful and always charming Diane Franklin. Horror fans will most certainly remember Diane from Amityville II: The Possession and her catalogue of work in film and television goes on to include many other greats like Better Off Dead, The Last American Virgin, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, her return to Amityville in 2018's The Amityville Murders, Freddy's Nightmares, TerrorVision...and so many more.  We covered a lot of ground including strange happenings on the Amityville sets, nudity in film, sketchy moments at horror conventions and beyond. Diane definitely keeps herself quite busy with two memoirs already released, tons of new movies coming soon and quite a few upcoming convention appearances as things begin to open back up. To keep up with things Diane has going on, you can visit www.dianefranklin.com and she's very active on social media.  Subscribe for new episodes every week!  For more info on things to come visit www.senttodestroy.com and follow along on social media:  Sent To Destroy Official Facebook Sent To Destroy Official Instagram Sent To Destroy Official Twitter Follow Chris Bonifay on Facebook and Slasher

1hr 30mins

23 Mar 2021

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301: DIANE FRANKLIN: The Excellent Interview of the Last American, French-Exchange Babe of the ‘80s

Beam Me Up

Scott talks with Legendary Actress Diane Franklin (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Last American Virgin, Amityville 2) about her career. Brian talks Parasite and Amityville with Scott while Dawson watches the Diane Franklin film TerrorVision. Also, Trevor crashes a book club featuring an autobiography by a castmember of Gilligan’s Island with a unique twist.

1hr 11mins

5 Mar 2021

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Episode 18 - Diane Franklin (Amityville Horror II, Terrorvision) Interview

PVD Horror

On this episode we interview actress Diane Franklin from horror films such as Amityville Horror II: The Possession and Terrorvision as well as 80's classics Better Off Dead, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, and The Last American Virgin. We go into her pre-film days of commercials and television as well as her upcoming projects, a number of which fall into the horror genre. Enjoy!You can find her books here!!!https://www.amazon.com/Diane-Franklin-Excellent-Adventures-French-Exchange/dp/0615641369https://www.amazon.com/Diane-Franklin-Excellent-American-French-Exchange/dp/1507704941/ref=pd_aw_fbt_img_2/141-2021874-6267943?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1507704941&pd_rd_r=8b1a36c5-57e0-4844-b1ec-803931b04ed4&pd_rd_w=nMbaJ&pd_rd_wg=MMn3x&pf_rd_p=8ad921d8-8b3b-4c8e-be01-c425a146feba&pf_rd_r=PK9E65YBKECMBH562DEE&psc=1&refRID=PK9E65YBKECMBH562DEEBe sure to follow us on social media at...YouTubehttps://m.youtube.com/channel/UCOyloOb0puVCXDjJ_ZiPYqgInstagramhttps://www.instagram.com/pvdhorrorFacebookhttps://www.facebook.com/pvdhorror/Twitterhttps://twitter.com/PvdHorrorTik Tokhttps://vm.tiktok.com/ZMJBeoamE/

1hr 6mins

14 Feb 2021

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