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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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Laura Linney The Savages Interview

Laura Linney continues to take on roles that show off her diversity, and as she prepares to return to Broadway next season, the actress plays a self-obsessed sibling...

Laura Linney/Jindabyne, Man of the Year Interview

Another Festival, another Laura Linney interview. It appears the always versatile actress is strutting her stuff at the Toronto Film Festival, proudly here to talk...

Laura Linney Kinsey

Kinsey explores the passionate life of sexologist and scientist Alfred Kinsey, whose lengthy studies on male and female sexuality amidst the conservative of 1950s...

Laura Linney Mystic River, Love Actually

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.

The Mothman Prophecies

Based on true events, "The Mothman Prophecies" examines a series of inexplicable occurrences through the eyes - and mind - of one man. Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Will...

Mr Holmes

In 1947, the world famous sleuth has retired to a remote Sussex farmhouse, living in relative anonymity with only his housekeeper Mrs Munro (Laura Linney) and her...

The Exorcism Of Emily Rose Movie Review

In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19-year-old college freshman. 'The Exorcism Of Emily Rose'...

Benedict Cumberbatch The Fifth Estate

In 2010, a website dedicated to protecting whistleblowers released an avalanche of classified US documents that triggered a new age of high-stakes secrecy and...

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...

Kinsey dvd

Academy Award®-winning writer Bill Condon (Gods And Monsters) turns the microscope on controversial sex researcher Alfred Kinsey in a portrait of a visionary driven to...

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