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Laura Dern


Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 into a moviemaking family - her father is Bruce Dern and her mother is Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for several years as a result. Her ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Mothers Day (filming)
 2014 Strings (post-production)
Annie
 2014 Wild (completed)
Bobbi
 2014 When the Game Stands Tall (completed)
Bev Ladouceur
 2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Nellie Bly
- New York City (2014) ... Nellie Bly
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Helen Sullivan
 2009 Tenderness
Aunt Teresa
 2008 The Monday Before Thanksgiving (Short)
Theresa
 2008 Recount (TV Movie)
Katherine Harris
 2007 More Things That Happened (Video)
Susan Blue (uncredited)
 2006 Lonely Hearts
Rene Fodie
 2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Dortha Schaefer
 2002-2003 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Katherine / Serving Wench
- Patch Boomhauer (2003) ... Katherine (voice)
- Joust Like a Woman (2002) ... Serving Wench (voice)
 2002 Damaged Care (TV Movie)
Linda Peeno
 2002 Goose (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2001/I Focus
Gertrude 'Gert' Hart
 2001 Within These Walls (TV Movie)
Sister Pauline Quinn
 1999 A Season for Miracles (TV Movie)
Berry Thompson
 1998 The Baby Dance (TV Movie)
Wanda LeFauve
 1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Susan
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
Narrator (voice)
 1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie)
Vicki Weaver
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
June
- Sleeping with the Enemy (1995) ... June (voice)
 1995 Down Came a Blackbird (TV Movie)
Helen McNulty
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Annie Ainsley
- Murder, Obliquely (1993) ... Annie Ainsley
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie)
Janet Harduvel
 1990 Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (TV Movie)
Heartbroken Woman
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
Rebecca
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
Kathleen Robinson
 1985 Smooth Talk
Connie
 1985 Mask
Diana Adams
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie)
Crissy
 1984 Teachers
Diane
 1983/I Happy Endings (TV Movie)
Audrey Constantine
 1981 Shannon (TV Series)
- Gotham Swansong (1981)
 1980 Foxes
Debbie
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Girl Eating Ice Cream Cone (uncredited)
 1973 White Lightning
Sharon Anne, Maggie's Daughter (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Print ads for The GAP clothing retailer (1989).

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7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the love-story in The Fault in Our Stars (2014)]: We can all have a preconceived idea of what a parent would feel, when their daughter finds her first love. And you would hope that we're all conscious enough as parents to be thrilled at that thought, hopefully it's in an age that's perfect for these people to discover love for the first time. But in the case of a parent who knows that this ... See more »

Trivia:

She beat out Helen Hunt and Gwyneth Paltrow, among others, for the role of Dr. Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park (1993). This was revealed to Dern herself, when she visited 'The Today Show' to promote the 3D re-release of the film in 2013. The audition tapes of the other actresses were shown to Dern, to which she responded "Well, I'm a lucky girl". See more »

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