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Full NameColleen Farrington
First NameColleen
Last NameFarrington
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Birth CityLordsburg, New Mexico
Birth CountryUnited States
Mother NameEleanor Scott
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseBurton Eugene Lane
No Of Children1
Height173 cm
Date of BirthAugust 5,1936
Age86 years

Colleen Farrington is the mother of Diane Lane. Her real name is Colleen Leigh Violet Farrington

Professionally, she served as a model, nightclub singer, and Playboy Playmate. Originally, she belonged to Lordsburg, New Mexico, United States

Her daughter is also an actress and a producer. 

Colleen Farrington with her daughter Diane Lane.
Colleen Farrington with her daughter Diane Lane. Source: Pinterest

Colleen’s ex-husband had regained custody of their daughter?

Colleen no doubt had a great career in the singing field and was the Playboy Playmate in the month of October back in the year 1957

While their daughter was only two weeks old, Colleen and her husband parted ways. After which, she took their child to New Mexico

Burton Eugene Lane, her ex-spouse who professionally serves as a cab driver and an acting coach, regained custody of Diane

Also, it’s stated that even though her daughter got good support from her dad in acting endeavors, they both had a different view on the direction of her acting field, due to which their kid ran away from home while she was only 15

She then stayed in Los Angeles for a week before returning to New York. Her mother then kidnapped her and took her to Georgia then. 

Nevertheless, Colleen’s ex-spouse filed a case in court and got full custody.

How many children does Colleen have?

Colleen is the mother of a popular actress named Diane Lane

Diane is recognized for being a versatile and unconventional actress who has won the audience’s hearts with her outstanding performances. 

Diane started theatre at six and debuted in the movie with “A little Romance.” 

With her hard work and dedication, Diane has won numerous nominations for her roles and has been actively involved in many charitable organizations that star Heifer International

She received her first award back in the year 1979, titled the Youth in Film Award for Best Juvenile Actress in a Motion picture

Other than that, she also achieved the National Society of Film Critics award for Best Actress, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress, and the Satellite Award for Best Actress in Motion Picture Drama. 

Married twice

Colleen Farrington daughter Diane Lane with her first ex-husband Christopher Lambert.
Colleen Farrington daughter Diane Lane with her first ex-husband Christopher Lambert. Source: Pinterest

Diane has been involved in two high-profile marriages. The first one she took the vows with was actor Christopher Lambert

During the promotion of “The Cotton Club,” she fell for Christopher. The actress said that it wasn’t loved or lust, but it was something. 

She wanted to be with someone in an old-fashioned way. They were together for four years and then separated after giving birth to a kid named Eleanor Jasmine Lambert

Later, the actress found love in actor Josh Brolin. The individuals started dating in 2002 after going to a premiere party for “A Beautiful Mind.” 

They took the vows in the year 2004. Few months after only, her spouse got arrested on domestic abuse charges.

However, later the pair was embarrassed that the matter went so far, so they spent a decade together feeling shy before officially separating in the year 2013

Colleen Farrington daughter Diane Lane with her second ex-spouse Josh Brolin.
Colleen Farrington daughter Diane Lane with her second ex-spouse Josh Brolin. Source: Pinterest

Diane on motherhood

Actress Diane has shared her experience from breastfeeding to work-life balance. 

On the challenge of Parenthood, she stated that there is no rehearsal while everyone around will try to warn you. 

You don’t trust it, but it’s true, and you should have carefully listened to it. The actress pointed to Sleep as something from her youth. 

Her grandma’s name was also Eleanor, who further explained that the name sounds good in English and French. 

Also, she said that her partner wanted to name her daughter “Bebe” as it sounded pinup name. 

She also shared how it was so tough for her to get back to work after she gave birth to her daughter. 

Net worth

Colleen has a net worth of between 1 million and 2 million dollars

Net worth$1 million - $2 million
Income sourceMusician


  1. She was 79 years old when she took her last breath.

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Updated On Thu Aug 18 2022 Published On Tue May 24 2022 By Smity

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