Person Details

Birthday: 1964-02-05 01:14:14

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA

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Movie Involvements: 46

TV Involvements: 12


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Ozark
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8

Ozark

(2017) Wendy Byrde
Law & Order
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8

Law & Order

(1990) Martha Bowen
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
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7

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

(2005) Erin Bruner
Sully
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7

Sully

(2016) Lorraine Sullenberger
Mystic River
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8

Mystic River

(2003) Annabeth Markum
Nocturnal Animals
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8

Nocturnal Animals

(2016) Anne Sutton
Primal Fear
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8

Primal Fear

(1996) Janet Venable
The Life of David Gale
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7

The Life of David Gale

(2003) Constance Hallaway

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Wendy Byrde
2020 Hannah Pitt
Sarah
N/A
Herself
Self - Narrator
Rita
2019 Mary Ann Singleton
2018 Herself
2017 Wendy Byrde
Claire Lohman
Sarah
Herself
2016 Anne Sutton
Lorraine Sullenberger
Louise Saunders
Chief Vincent
2015 Mrs. Munro
N/A
2014 Laura Linney (voice)
2013 Sarah Shaw
Doctor Goodman
Narrator (voice)
2012 Daisy
Self
2011 North Pole Computer (voice)
Lila
2010 Cathy Jamison
Nina Hogue
2009 Caroline Gund
Self
2008 Lisa
Abigail Adams
2007 Mrs. X
Self
Kate Burroughs
Wendy Savage
2006 Laura Marshall
Eleanor Green
N/A
Jesse
Claire
Narrator
Maria Jacobsen (voice)
2005 Joan Berkman
Erin Bruner
Doctor Gupta (voice)
2004 Louise Harrington
Clara McMillen
2003 Self
Sarah
Constance Hallaway
N/A
Annabeth Markum
2002 N/A
Connie Mills
Sherry Johnson
2001 Callie
Zelda Fitzgerald
Mary Ann Singleton
Iris Bravard
2000 Samantha Prescott
Bertha Dorset
Lauren Hartman
1999 Melissa Gardner Cobb
Rachel Van Dyke
1998 Mary Ann Singleton
Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill
Hannah Gill
1997 Self
Kate Whitney
1996 Self
Janet Venable
1995 Dr. Karen Ross
1994 Nancy Lambert Newland
1993 Mary Ann Singleton
Charlotte Connor
Mindy (voice)
School Teacher
Randi
Phoebe
Lily Magraw
1992 Young Teacher
1990 Martha Bowen
1988 Narrator (voice)
N/A
1985 N/A
1953 Self
N/A
Self
Mary Ann Singleton
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2010 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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