Laura LinneyOscar Nominee Verified
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Laura was born under the official name Linney, Laura Leggett on February 5th, 1964. She has been a credited actor since the 1995 film Congo.
Laura Linney is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in four films including the 2008 drama film The Other Man as the character Lisa, the 2005 crime movie The Exorcism of Emily Rose playing Erin Bruner and the 2000 drama release You Can Count on Me cast as Samantha 'Sammy' Prescott.
Laura has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in thirteen films including: the 2015 crime film Mr. Holmes as the character Mrs. Munro, the 2007 comedy movie The Nanny Diaries playing Mrs. X and the 2006 comedy release Man of the Year cast as Eleanor Green.
Laura Linney has earned salaries up to $10,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 1998 drama film The Truman Show, which brought in $126,000,000 at the box office.
Laura is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least two magazines, captured in more than six pictorials, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in eleven magazine articles.
As an actor Laura Linney has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. Her first nomination was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Samantha 'Sammy' Prescott in the 2000 film You Can Count on Me. Laura Linney was also nominated for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Clara McMillen in the 2004 movie Kinsey and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Wendy Savage in the 2007 movie The Savages .