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Laura Linney

Laura Linney


Date of Birth:
Feb 5, 1964

Place of Birth:
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Actress, Singer

Romulus Linney,Miriam Anderson Perse

David Adkins, (m. 1995; Div. 2000),Marc Schauer, (m. 2009)


Years active:

Brown University (B.A., 1986) Juilliard School (1990)

Laura Linney - Summary Details

Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards. She has also been nominated for three Academy Awards and four Tony Awards.

Linney made her Broadway debut in 1990 before going on to receive Tony Award nominations for the 2002 revival of The Crucible, the original Broadway productions of Sight Unseen (2004) and Time Stands Still (2010), and the 2017 revival of The Little Foxes. On television, she won her first Emmy Award for the television film Wild Iris (2001), and had subsequent wins for the sitcom Frasier (2003–04) and the miniseries John Adams (2008). From 2010–13, she starred in the Showtime series The Big C, which won her a fourth Emmy in 2013. She currently stars in the Netflix series Ozark.

Linney is also an established film actress. She made her screen debut in the film Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for You Can Count On Me (2000), Kinsey (2004), and The Savages (2007). Her other films include Primal Fear (1996), The Truman Show (1998), Mystic River (2003), Love Actually (2003), The Squid and the Whale (2005), The Nanny Diaries (2007), Sully (2016), and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

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Darkness and Light: The Two Sides of Laura Linney

Dressed to the nigh in black, as she embraces a chilly New York Friday morning, Linney is a bundle of energy for our brief chat in a plus Manhattan hotel room.

Jeff Daniels The Squid and the Whale Interview


Mystic River

When they were kids growing up together in a rough section of Boston, Jimmy Markum (SEAN PENN), Dave Boyle (TIM ROBBINS) and Sean Devine (KEVIN BACON) spent their days...

The Big C: Season 3 DVD

Candid, funny and increasingly poignant, The Big C: Season 3 takes viewers on a journey through one family's battle with cancer, finding the humour and light side of a...

Man of the Year

Man of the Year: As we rapidly approach November 7 and the mid-term elections, Levinson explores the convergence of U.S. politics and pop culture events of the past...

Quantum of Solace Theme Song

Jack White and Alicia Keys teamed up for the Quantum of Solace Theme Song- Another Way to Die, it is the first duet in Bond history.

Turin Film Festival Day 1 to 4

Despite the fact that over 300 film festivals vie for attention each year - and new ones are created every

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