June 25, 1975
45 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm
36-25-35 in | 91.5-63.5-89 cm
57 kg | 126 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Linda Edna Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California, United States, on June 25, 1975, is an American actress.
Young Linda Cardellini first started performing in school theater productions, at the age of 10.
She made her big screen debut in comedy movie Good Burger (1997) in role as Heather.
She got her television debut in comedy fantasy series Bone Chillers (1996) in role as Sarah.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lindsay Weir in NBC teen comedy drama television series Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000).
Capone (2020) biographical drama in role as Mae, opposite Tom Hardy and Matt Dillon
She played Eve Lydon in live-action computer-animated supernatural adventure comedy mystery movies:
Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo (2002)
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
She portrayed Laura Barton in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
She played Sara Whitaker in comedy films:
Daddy's Home (2015)
Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role as Kelli in drama film Return (2011).
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast for her role as Cassie Cartwright in romantic drama film Brokeback Mountain (2005).
Grandma's Boy (2006) comedy opposite Allen Covert and Nick Swardson
Kill the Irishman (2011) biographical crime with Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio and Ray Stevenson
The Founder (2016) biographical drama with Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman and Laura Dern
StrangeLand (1998) slasher opposite Dee Snider and Amy Smart
Welcome to Me (2014) comedy drama with Kristen Wiig, James Marsden and Wes Bentley
Green Book (2018) biographical comedy drama opposite Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen
The Curse of La Llorona (2019) supernatural horror with Raymond Cruz and Patricia Velásquez
She won the TV Land Icon Award for her role as Samantha Taggart in NBC medical drama television series ER (2003-2009).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Sylvia Rosen in AMC period drama television series Mad Men (2013-2015).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for her role as Judy Hale in Netflix dark comedy television series Dead to Me (2019- ).
Guys Like Us (1998-1990) UPN sitcom in role as Jude
Boy Meets World (1998–1999) ABC sitcom in role as Lauren
The Lot (1999) AMC comedy drama series in role as June Parker
Comanche Moon (2008) CBS miniseries in role as Clara Forsythe
She voiced Marcy 'Hot Dog Water' Fleach in animated mystery comedy drama series Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2011-2013).
She voiced Wendy Corduroy in Disney XD animated mystery comedy television series Gravity Falls (2012-2016).
New Girl (2014) Fox sitcom in role as Abby Day
Bloodline (2015-2017) Netflix thriller drama series in role as Meg Rayburn
Graduated from the Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California (1993).
Graduated from the Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication and Fine Arts (1997) with a degree in theatre arts.
She is youngest of four children.
Has Italian, Irish, German and Scottish ancestry.
She enjoys taking martial arts classes.
She voiced Nasthalthia in animated superhero film All-Star Superman (2011).
Featured in music videos for:
Outkast "Land of a Million Drums" (2002)
Virginia Coalition "Sing Along" (2008)
Lives in Los Angeles.
She started dating Steven Rodriguez in 2009, the couple got engaged in 2013, they have one daughter, Lilah Rose.