Laura Linney is a famous American actor and singer. She rose to fame in the late seventies and eighties, playing different characters in a variety of television shows and movies. She has also been nominated several times for an Academy Award for her performances in such films as The Seven-Year-Old Man and It’s a Wonderful Life. She has also won several other awards for her acting prowess.
Laura Linney was born in Burbank, California on February 5th, 1945. Her mother, Anna Linney, was a bright and talented dancer. Laura’s father, Vincent Linney, was a contractor. Laura grew up in Southern California, where she was always surrounded by people who were like her. When she was younger, Laura would watch her parents play golf and listen to their adventures in life.
Laura Linney grew up in Southern California, where she attended Pacific University. She then went on to have a great success in a Broadway play acting, but did not pursue this further. She then moved to New York City, where she starred in numerous films. She had a role in the hit movie Casablanca, which was critically acclaimed, as well as appearing in other successful films such as On the Waterfront, Swing Vote, Pretty Woman, Grease, Trading Places, and Jaws. Her later acting career was centered on shows such as ER, ERK, Charmaine, and Dazed and Confused. Later on, she appeared in the television drama Band of Brothers, M.A.S.H., and The Firm.
Laura Linney has additionally acted in some movies that have been produced in the United States, such as Raise It, Walk of Life, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. She also had a role in the motion picture Edward Scissorhands, as well as the television series Seinfeld. Laura Linney’s most famous role to date would be her turn in the award winning Broadway play A Raisin in New York. This play showcased Laura Linney’s amazing skill to play the faker, with masterful ease.
Laura Linney Measurements
|6 inches (91 cm)
|5′ 8″/ 1.73 m
|57 Kg/ 125 lbs
Laura Linney has also been nominated three times for Emmys, most notably for her memorable performance as the protagonist of the long-running sitcom Frasier. She previously had an impressive performance on Broadway in the play Everybody Loves Raymond. However, it was this role that catapulted her to stardom status. In fact, whenever you watch any of the Frasier episodes, you will notice a consistent gleam in her eye, as well as a mischievous twinkle in her eye. As a result, many people have come to consider Laura Linney to be one of the best actors of all time.
Her notable roles in the past have all been memorable, whether it was her small role in Dinner for One or her dominant role as the ditzy secretary in the hit sitcom Seinfeld. Now, she gets to shine on Broadway in her latest role as Linnet, the spunky and lovable character from the hit Broadway musical Six Degrees. If anything, we can only hope that Laura Linney continues to stretch her acting muscles and work her way into even greater films and TV roles. As the decades come to a close, we can only hope that Laura Linney continues to live up to the wonderful legacy she has left for us all to enjoy.