Diane Mahree (born May 17, 1944) is an American actress. She is also known as Diane Rystadt, and listed on IMDB as "Diane Adelson".

In addition to her work on Manos, Mahree also had a successful modeling career in America and Europe.

As of 2013, Mahree was still living in Colorado[1]. She returned to acting for the 2018 film Manos Returns and another unreleased sequel.

In 2024, Diane appeared in a short documentary film about her life story and started working on a feature documentary about her modeling career and Manos experience.


  • At some point in time, rumors circulated claiming that Diane had died in an automobile accident. Manos co-star Jackey Neyman Jones has stated that that was not the case and that Diane is still alive.

Riffed Movies[]


See Also[]