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Laura Linney

Laura Linney
Personal information
Birth nameLaura Leggett Linney
Birth dateFebruary 5, 1964(age 52)
Place of birthNew York, New York, United States
NationalityAmerican
EducationBachelor of Arts
Alma materBrown University
OccupationActress
Years active1992 present
Television programmeJohn Adams
The Big C
SpouseDavid Adkins (1995 2000; divorced)
Marc Schauer (2009 present)
ParentsRomulus Linney (deceased)
Miriam Perse (née Leggett)
RelativesRomulus Zachariah Linney (great-great-grandfather)

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Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress of film, television, and theatre. Linney has won three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has been nominated for three times for an Academy Award and once for a BAFTA Award. She has also been nominated three times for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play.

She received a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of a suburban woman diagnosed with terminal cancer in The Big C.


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