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Laura Linney

Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards, and has been nominated for three Academy Awards and four Tony Awards. Linney made her Broadway debut in 1990 before going on to receive Tony Award nominations for the 2002 revival of The Crucible, the original Broadway productions of Sight Unseen (2004) and Time Stands Still (2010), and the 2017 revival of The Little Foxes. On television, she won her first Emmy Award for the television film Wild Iris (2001), and had subsequent wins for the sitcom Frasier (2003–04) and the miniseries John Adams (2008). From 2010 to 2013, she starred in the Showtime series The Big C, which won her a fourth Emmy in 2013, and in 2017 she began starring in the Netflix crime series Ozark. Linney is also an established film actress. She made her film debut with a minor role in Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for the dramas You Can Count On Me (2000), Kinsey (2004), and The Savages (2007). Her other films include Primal Fear (1996), The Truman Show (1998), Mystic River and Love Actually (both 2003), The Squid and the Whale (2005), The Nanny Diaries (2007), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), Mr. Holmes (2015), Sully and Nocturnal Animals (both 2016). Description above from the Wikipedia article Laura Linney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 5, 1964 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
83
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America 2020-10-08
Known For
Poster of Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy
Poster of Nocturnal Animals
Poster of The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Poster of The Truman Show
Filmography
Movie The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America Hannah Pitt 2020-10-08
Movie The Roads Not Taken Rita 2020-03-13
Series Coronavirus, Explained Self - Narrator 2020-04-26
Movie Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy Herself 2020-06-19
Movie Falling Sarah 2020-10-02
Series Tales of the City Mary Ann Singleton 2019-06-07
Movie Olympia Herself 2018-11-11
Movie Red Nose Day Actually Sarah 2017-03-24
Movie The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin Herself 2017-03-11
Movie The Dinner Claire Lohman 2017-05-05
Series Ozark Wendy Byrde 2017-07-21
Movie Genius Louise Saunders 2016-06-10
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Chief Vincent 2016-06-01
Movie Sully Lorraine Sullenberger 2016-09-07
Movie Nocturnal Animals Anne Sutton 2016-11-04
Movie Mr. Holmes Mrs. Munro 2015-06-19
Series BoJack Horseman Laura Linney (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Movie Morning Doctor Goodman 2013-09-27
Movie The Fifth Estate Sarah Shaw 2013-10-11
Series Finding Your Roots Self 2012-03-24
Movie Hyde Park on Hudson Daisy 2012-12-07
Movie The Details Lila 2011-01-01
Movie Sympathy for Delicious Nina Hogue 2011-04-29
Movie Arthur Christmas North Pole Computer (voice) 2011-11-10
Series The Big C Cathy Jamison 2010-08-16
Movie The City of Your Final Destination Caroline Gund 2009-03-21
Series John Adams Abigail Adams 2008-03-16
Movie The Other Man Lisa 2008-12-25
Movie The Savages Wendy Savage 2007-01-19
Movie Breach Kate Burroughs 2007-02-12
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Movie The Nanny Diaries Mrs. X 2007-08-24
Movie American Experience: Annie Oakley Narrator 2006-05-08
Movie The Armenian Genocide Maria Jacobsen (voice) 2006-04-17
Movie Jindabyne Claire 2006-07-20
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Driving Lessons Laura Marshall 2006-10-13
Movie Man of the Year Eleanor Green 2006-10-09
Movie The Hottest State Jesse 2006-09-02
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie The Exorcism of Emily Rose Erin Bruner 2005-09-09
Movie The Squid and the Whale Joan Berkman 2005-10-05
Movie Kinsey Clara McMillen 2004-09-04
Movie P.S. Louise Harrington 2004-10-15
Movie Mystic River Annabeth Markum 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Love Actually Sarah 2003-09-07
Movie The Life of David Gale Constance Hallaway 2003-02-21
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Movie The Mothman Prophecies Connie Mills 2002-01-25
Movie The Laramie Project Sherry Johnson 2002-01-10
Series RI:SE Unknown 2002-04-29
Movie Wild Iris Iris Bravard 2001-01-01
Series Further Tales of the City Mary Ann Singleton 2001-05-06
Movie F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams Zelda Fitzgerald 2001-10-14
Movie Running Mates Lauren Hartman 2000-08-13
Movie The House of Mirth Bertha Dorset 2000-09-23
Movie Maze Callie 2000-10-10
Movie You Can Count on Me Samantha Prescott 2000-11-17
Movie Lush Rachel Van Dyke 1999-01-01
Movie Love Letters Melissa Gardner Cobb 1999-05-12
Movie TruTalk Hannah Gill 1998-01-01
Series More Tales of the City Mary Ann Singleton 1998-06-07
Movie The Truman Show Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill 1998-06-04
Movie Absolute Power Kate Whitney 1997-02-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Primal Fear Janet Venable 1996-03-06
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Congo Dr. Karen Ross 1995-06-09
Movie A Simple Twist of Fate Nancy Lambert Newland 1994-09-02
Movie Dave Randi 1993-05-07
Movie Blind Spot Phoebe 1993-05-02
Movie Class of '61 Lily Magraw 1993-04-12
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer School Teacher 1993-08-13
Series Frasier Charlotte Connor 1993-09-16
Series Tales of the City Mary Ann Singleton 1993-09-28
Movie Lorenzo's Oil Young Teacher 1992-12-30
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series American Experience Narrator (voice) 1988-10-04
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud 1985-01-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18