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Laura Linney


Laura Leggett Linney was born in New York City on February 5, 1964, into a theatre family. Her father was prominent playwright Romulus Linney, whose own great-grandfather was a congressman from North Carolina. Her mother, Miriam Anderson (Leggett), is a nurse. Although she did not live in her father's house (her parents having divorced when she ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Dinner (post-production)
Claire
 2016 Genius
Louise Saunders
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
Jill
- Amy Schumer/Stephen King/Troubled Waters (2015) ... Jill (uncredited)
 2012 Aimee Mann: Charmer (Video short)
Robot Aimee Mann
 2011 The Details
Lila
 2006 Jindabyne
Claire
 2005-2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Annie Oakley (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Mary Pickford (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series)
Doctor Gupta
- Roger 'n' Me (2006) ... Doctor Gupta (voice)
 2003-2004 Frasier (TV Series)
Charlotte / Mindy
- Detour (2004) ... Charlotte
- Miss Right Now (2004) ... Charlotte
- Match Game (2004) ... Charlotte
 2002 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Marlene
- Dang Ol' Love (2002) ... Marlene (voice)
 2001 Wild Iris (TV Movie)
Iris Bravard
 2000 Maze
Callie
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Lauren Hartman
 1999 Lush
Rachel Van Dyke
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Martha Bowen
- Blue Bamboo (1994) ... Martha Bowen
 1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer
School Teacher
 1993 Dave
Randi
 1993 Blind Spot (TV Movie)
Phoebe
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
Lily Magraw
 1992 Lorenzo's Oil
Young Teacher
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Other Works:

Starred on Broadway as Patricia opposite Ben Shenkman in "Sight Unseen" by Donald Margulies - (May-July 2004). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 12 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

There are as many bad independent films as there are bad commercial films. I've been in some very good commercial films. Mystic River (2003) is a good movie. The Truman Show (1998) is a good movie. See more »

Trivia:

Won both a Golden Globe and an Emmy for her work on The Big C (2010), however, not for the same season. Both times she was unable to accept the award in person, due to personal reasons. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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