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Laura Dern

Laura Dern
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Birth Date

February 10, 1967


54 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 10½ in | 179 cm

Net Worth

$20 Million

Body Measurements

34-25-33 in | 87-63.5-84 cm


61 kg | 135 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

11 US | 42 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Laura Elizabeth Dern was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on February 10, 1967, is an American actress.

Young Laura Dern made her big screen debut in her mother's action comedy film White Lightning (1973) in role as Sharon Anne, at the age of 6.

She got her television debut in CBS crime drama Shannon (1981), in episode "Gotham Swansong".

Her breakthrough performance came as Sandy Williams in neo-noir mystery movie Blue Velvet (1986) written and directed by David Lynch.

New Movies

Jurassic World: Dominion (2022) science fiction adventure in role as Ellie Sattler, opposite Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt and Daniella Pineda

Cold Pursuit (2019) action thriller in role as Grace Coxman, with Liam Neeson and Emmy Rossum

Little Women (2019) coming-of-age period drama in role as Marmee March, with Emma Watson, Meryl Streep and Saoirse Ronan

Best Movies

She won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Nora Fanshaw in comedy drama movie Marriage Story (2019).

She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Rose in drama film Rambling Rose (1991).

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Bobbi Grey in biographical adventure drama film Wild (2014).

She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Janet Harduvel in drama film Afterburn (1992).

She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Katherine Harris in drama movie Recount (2008).

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her performance as Jennifer Fox in thriller film The Tale (2018).

She played Dr. Ellie Sattler in science-fiction adventure films Jurassic Park (1993) and Jurassic Park III (2001).

She portrayed Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo in epic space-opera movie: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017).

The Master (2012) drama opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams

Wild at Heart (1990) neo-noir black comedy crime with Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe and Isabella Rossellini

Inland Empire (2006) thriller opposite Jeremy Irons and Naomi Watts

A Perfect World (1993) drama with Clint Eastwood and Kevin Costner

The Fault in Our Stars (2014) romantic drama opposite Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort

Citizen Ruth (1996) comedy with Burt Reynolds and Kelly Preston

99 Homes (2014) drama opposite Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon

Everything Must Go (2011) comedy drama with Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall and Michael Peña

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989) historical period drama opposite Paul Newman, John Cusack and Natasha Richardson

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982) comedy music with Diane Lane

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) biography opposite Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson

Novocaine (2001) black comedy thriller with Steve Martin and Helena Bonham Carter

We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) drama opposite Naomi Watts and Mark Ruffalo

Rambling Rose (1991) historical period drama with Robert Duvall

Certain Women (2016) drama opposite Kristen Stewart and Michelle Williams

Tenderness (2009) thriller crime opposite Russell Crowe

TV Shows

She won the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Renata Klein in television series Big Little Lies (2017– ).

She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Amy Jellicoe in comedy drama television series Enlightened (2011–2013).

She played Diane Evans in Twin Peaks: The Return (2017).

Ellen (1997) ABC sitcom in role as Susan

She voiced Sue Murphy in animated sitcom F Is for Family (2015- ).


She is daughter of Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd.

Had an elder sister.

Studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Manhattan, New York City.

She was raised as a Roman Catholic.

Her idols are Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball and Barbara Stanwyck.

Was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard in 2010.

Friends with Courteney Cox and Molly Ringwald.

Supporter of Healthy Child Healthy World.


She dated Treat Williams (1984-1985), Kyle Maclachlan (1985-1989), Jeff Goldblum (1995-1997) and Billy Bob Thornton (1997-2000).

She was married to musician Ben Harper (2000-2013), they have two children together.

Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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