/Diane Keaton Reveals Her Mentally Ill Brother, Randy, Was Inspiration for Duane in Annie Hall

Diane Keaton Reveals Her Mentally Ill Brother, Randy, Was Inspiration for Duane in Annie Hall

Diane Keaton Reveals Mentally Ill Brother Was Inspiration for Duane in Annie Hall | PEOPLE.com | PEOPLE.com

She also wasn’t concerned about Hall’s response to his portrayal in Annie Hall. 

“I felt it was a cartoon character, so I wasn’t that worried about Randy’s impression of it,” she says. In fact, Annie’s family of cocktail-drinking WASPs in the film was a variation on Keaton’s. 

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“Mom was very moved by Annie Hall, but for Dad I don’t think it was simple,” Keaton says. “Probably it wasn’t simple for any of them, but what are they going to say? No one’s going to come and have a conversation with me about their real feelings.”

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