February 10, 1967
54 years old
5 ft 10½ in | 179 cm
34-25-33 in | 87-63.5-84 cm
61 kg | 135 lbs
11 US | 42 EU
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.
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
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
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.