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Laura Dern


Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and 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 parents' background ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jurassic Park
(1993)
The Fault in Our Stars
(2014)
Wild
Wild Bobbi
(2014)
Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet Sandy Williams
(1986)

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 2017 Wilson (completed)
Pippi
 2017 The Tale (post-production)
Jennifer
 2016 The Founder
Ethel Kroc
 2015/I Bravetown
Annie
 2014/I Wild
Bobbi
 2009 Tenderness
Aunt Teresa
 2006 Lonely Hearts
Rene Fodie
 2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Dortha Schaefer
 2001/I Focus
Gertrude Hart
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
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 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
Kathleen Robinson
 1985 Smooth Talk
Connie
 1985 Mask
Diana Adams
 1984 Teachers
Diane
 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:

I've always gravitated towards playing women who don't know they're entitled to a voice, let alone how to find it. The ones who intrigue me most are those people who didn't know they're entitled to self-awareness, so that's a very cool thing to explore. And I wish that for all women. See more »

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Has English, German, Norwegian, Scottish, and more distant Dutch, French and Swiss, ancestry. See more »

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Her long legs See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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