Ten fun facts about Laura Linney

Fact 1
Laura studied acting at Brown University, where she also served on the board of the university’s student theatre group, Production Workshop.

Fact 2
Following her graduation from Brown University, she went on to study at the renowned Julliard School.

Fact 3
Laura’s career began with a few minor film roles in the 1990s, including the role of Randi in the 1993 film Dave.

Fact 4
Her breakthrough came when she played the role of the wife of Jim Carrey’s character in the 1998 film The Truman Show.

Fact 5
Laura was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2000 for her performance in the film You Can Count On Me.

Fact 6
In 2004, Laura played the role of the title character’s wife in the film Kinsey, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Fact 7
Laura has also received awards for her television performances, and received her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her role in Wild Iris.

Fact 8
Her second Emmy Award came soon after in 2004 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Frasier Crane’s love interest in the hit television series Frasier.

Fact 9
Laura also has an impressive set of credits for her work in theatre, and she won the Joe A. Callaway Award in 1994 for her part in Hedda Gabler.

Fact 10
From March 2002 to June 2002, she performed on Broadway in The Crucible, receiving a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress for her performance.

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Short about Laura Linney
Is an American film, theatre and television actress who was born on 5 February 1964.