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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 38 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Truman Show
The Truman Show Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill
(1998)
Mystic River
Mystic River Annabeth Markum
(2003)
Primal Fear
Primal Fear Janet Venable
(1996)
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
(2005)

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 2017 Ozark (TV Series)
Wendy Byrde
- The Toll (2017) ... Wendy Byrde
- Coffee, Black (2017) ... Wendy Byrde
- Kaleidoscope (2017) ... Wendy Byrde
- Nest Box (2017) ... Wendy Byrde
- Book of Ruth (2017) ... Wendy Byrde
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Florence Harding
- Sinclair Broadcast Group (2017) ... Florence Harding (as Laura Fucking Linney)
 2017 Red Nose Day Actually (TV Short)
Sarah
 2016 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Laura Linney
- Brave (2016) ... Laura Linney
 2012 Aimee Mann: Charmer (Video short)
Robot Aimee Mann
 2012 Enduring Legacy (Short)
Abigail Adams (voice)
 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:

Played "Yelena" in a Broadway production of Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" - Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC (Dec 1999). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 12 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Laura Fucking Linney

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[excerpt from 2013 commencement speech] I hope you never give anyone the power to tell anyone how you feel about your own work. That is your responsibility alone. Critics are in a different profession than we are. Don't look to them for your truth. See more »

Trivia:

Was in attendance at the wedding of Mamie Gummer to Benjamin Walker (16 July 2011). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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