Laura Leggett Linney is a popular theater, TV and Film actress of United States of America. She was born on 5th February, 1964 in New York and started her, “The Savages” and “John Adams”.
Laura Linney started her acting career from theater appearing in the role of Tess in the play titled “Six Degrees of Separation”. In 1992, she appeared in her first movie titled “Lorenzo’s Oil” followed by another role in the movie titled “Dave” in the same year.
She appeared in the role of Dr. Karen Ross in 1995 movie titled “Congo”. After 1995, she appeared in a number of movies before getting the major breakthrough of her career in the movie titled “You Can Count on Me”, which brought her in the limelight and won her many nominations and awards.
In 2001, she appeared in “Wild Iris” in an Emmy Award-wining role followed by appearing in another highly successful movie title “Kensey”, which helped her establish her credentials as a brilliant actress, capable to adapt to different roles with majestic ease.
Laura Linney started her career with minor roles but with dedication and hard work became one of the finest leading actresses. She earned Blockbuster Entertainment Award for best supporting actress for her role in “Truman Show” in 1998.
In 2000, she won her maiden Academy Award nomination along with Screen Actors Guild Award in the category for best actress for the movie titled “You Can Count on Me”.
In 2004, she won her second Academy Award nomination for her role in “Kensey” followed by a Golden Globe nomination for the movie “The Squid and the Whale”. In 2007, she won her third Academy Award nomination for her role of Wendy Savage in “The Savages”.
Top Ten Movies of Laura Linney
⦁ Tales of the City
⦁ You Can Count on Me
⦁ The Truman Show
⦁ Mystic River
⦁ The Squid and the Whale
⦁ The Savages
⦁ John Adams