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Diane Virginia Hardwicke

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Appearances
Season(s)
1
First seen
Last seen
Appeared in
3 episodes (see below)
Mentioned in
Biographical Information
Also Known As
Status
Age
107
Turning age
34
Vampire age
73
Date of birth
1904
()
Date turned
1938
()
Date of death
2009
Origin
Profession
Religion
Gender
Female
Family Information
Virgil - Husband (deceased) †
Unknown Maker - Maker
Supernatural Information
Species
Powers
  • All vampire abilities
Has shifted into
Notable Progeny
Notable kills
Several humans
Cause of death
Fire
Killed by
Physical Appearance
Height
Hair color
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Eye color
-
Portrayed by
Actor
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Diane Virginia Hardwicke, born in 1904 and made vampire in 1938, was a minor character on the HBO original series True Blood. Played by American actress Aunjanue Ellis, Diane makes her debut on the episode "The First Taste" in the series' first season. Ending her human life in Niagara Falls, Canada, the night the Honeymoon Bridge collapsed, and undergoing a tumultuous relationship with her husband Virgil, Diane was berated for being barren, but was taken to Niagara Falls on a "second honeymoon" . This trip would turn out to be their last together. No deaths were reported, but Diane knows better. Playing a recurring role through the same season, Diane met an untimely demise in the Season 1 episode "Burning House of Love".

PersonalityEdit

BiographyEdit

BackgroundEdit

Diane Hardwicke was made a vampire in the late 1930s ("Mine"), soon after which she had a sexual encounter with Bill Compton, and has been desperate for his attention ever since.

Season 1Edit

"Burning House of Love"Edit

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Diane, Malcolm and Liam come by Merlotte's Bar and Grill one night in order to get Bill's attention. They made it known that they had just purchased property in Bon Temps. Once Bill left with them, Royce Williams and his friends plotted to set fire to the vampires' new nest. Early the next day, they set the house aflame, destroying Malcolm, Liam and Diane, and killing fangbanger Neil Jones. ("Burning House of Love")

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Diane possessed the common powers of a vampire: Superhuman strength, speed and healing. Because of her age, she was stronger and faster than younger vampires though she was far weaker than older vampires such as Bill and Eric. Her weaknesses included a stake to the heart, silver and fire. Sunlight would have slowly killed a vampire of her age.

AppearancesEdit

Season one appearances
"Strange Love" "The First Taste" "Mine" "Escape from Dragon House"
"Sparks Fly Out" "Cold Ground" "Burning House of Love" "Fourth Man in the Fire"
"Plaisir D'Amour" "I Don't Wanna Know" "To Love Is to Bury" "You'll Be the Death of Me"

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