Biography Of Laura Linney
Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress of film, television, and theatre. Linney has won three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has been nominated for the Academy Award three times and once for the BAFTA Award. Linney was born in
Laura Linney Wins 'GLOBE' for JOHN ADAMS Role
Laura Linney had been in movies and TV since 1992, most notably in Tales of the City and as the put upon ‘wife’ in The Truman Show. Slowly but surely she began to make her mark, breaking through with You Can Count on Me, which earned her first Oscar nod.
It was shortly after receiving her first Oscar nod she performed her first nude scene, playing the object of an artist’s desire in Rob Morrow’s – that's right, Northern Exposure’s Fleischman – directorial debut, Maze. With Rotten Tomatoes killing it and a total domestic gross of $26,041, one wonders what the impact of her nude debut could possibly have been on the film.
Celebrated for her great dramatic performances in both film and theater (most recently the Broadway revival of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"), Linney continues to be an actress that surprises.