Diane Salinger’s striking features and offbeat nature make her a sought after character actress to several inventive filmmakers, particularly Tim Burton who directed Salinger at the start of her career in Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985). She played Simone, a roadside diner waitress determined to move to Paris to find eternal love. To date, Simone is Salinger’s personally treasured and most watched movie role.
On Power Rangers she was Queen Bansheera was the evil matriarch of the Demons and the main antagonist of Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. Her ultimate goal was to destroy Mariner Bay to bring the Skull Cavern to the surface world and conquer humanity to rule over.