February 5, 1964
59 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
35-26-34 in | 89-66-86.5 cm
57 kg | 125 lbs
7 US | 38 EU
Laura Leggett Linney was born in Manhattan, New York, United States, on February 5, 1964, is an American actress.
Young Laura Linney first started performing in school theater productions.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Six Degrees of Separation" (1990–1992) in role as Tess (Understudy), at Vivian Beaumont Theatre.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Lorenzo's Oil (1992) in role as Young Teacher.
She got her television debut in miniseries Tales of the City (1993) in role as Mary Ann Singleton.
Laura's breakthrough performance came as Yvonne in science fiction comedy drama movie The Truman Show (1998).
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Laura Linney is 59 years old.
Laura Linney net worth is around 10 million dollars.
Laura Linney body measurements are bust-waist-hip 35-26-34 in inches or 89-66-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32C with cup size C.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role as Sammy in drama film You Can Count On Me (2000).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Clara McMillen Lee in biographical drama movie Kinsey (2004).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Wendy Savage in comedy drama film The Savages (2007).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role as Joan Berkman in arthouse comedy drama film The Squid and the Whale (2005).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Annabeth Markum in neo-noir mystery drama film Mystic River (2003).
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Iris Bravard in drama movie Wild Iris (2001).
Love Actually (2003) romantic comedy as Sarah
Primal Fear (1996) legal thriller as Janet Venable
Breach (2007) spy thriller as Kate Burroughs
Sully (2016) biographical drama as Lorraine Sullenberger
Absolute Power (1997) political action thriller as Kate Whitney
The Life of David Gale (2003) drama as Constance Harraway
She voiced North Pole Computer in animated Christmas comedy film Arthur Christmas (2011).
Mr. Holmes (2015) mystery drama as Mrs. Munro
The Mothman Prophecies (2002) horror thriller as Officer Connie Mills
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) supernatural horror crime drama as Erin Bruner
The House of Mirth (2000) drama as Bertha Dorset
Congo (1995) science fiction action adventure as Karen Ross
The Nanny Diaries (2007) comedy drama as Mrs. X
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) superhero as Rebecca Vincent
Falling (2020) drama as Sarah
The Roads Not Taken (2020) drama as Rita
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Abigail Adams in HBO miniseries John Adams (2008).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Cathy Jamison in Showtime dramedy The Big C (2010-2013).
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Mindy / Charlotte in NBC sitcom Frasier (2003-2004).
She was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her performance as Wendy Byrde in Netflix crime drama series Ozark (2017-2022).
She played Mary Ann Singleton in miniseries:
More Tales of the City (1998)
Further Tales of the City (2001)
Tales of the City (2019)
Graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School in 1982.
Attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in 1986.
Studied acting at the Juilliard School, as a member of Group 19 (1986–1990).
Received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A.) degree from Brown in 2003 and an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Juilliard in 2009.
Has English, Irish, Scottish and German ancestry.
Has half-sister, Susan.
She was nominated for the Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Play for her performances in a plays:
The Crucible (2002) as Elizabeth Proctor, at Virginia Theatre
Sight Unseen (2004) as Patricia, at Biltmore Theatre
Time Stands Still (2010-2011) as Sarah Goodwin, at Cort Theatre
The Little Foxes (2017) as Regina Giddens / Birdie Hubbard, at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Good friend with actor Ian McKellen.
Fan of actress Meryl Streep.
She dated actor Eric Stoltz (1999-2001).
She was married to actor David Adkins (1995-2000).
She married Marc Schauer in 2009, they have one son, Bennett Armistead Schauer.