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Actor

Laura
Linney

Laura Linney has been nominated three times for the Academy Award, three times for the Tony Award, once for a BAFTA Award and six times for the Golden Globe. She has won one SAG Award, one National Board of Review Award, two Golden Globes and four Emmy Awards. She holds two honorary doctorates from her alma maters, Brown University and The Juilliard School. Her film work includes You Can Count on Me, Kinsey, The Savages, The Fifth Estate, Hyde Park on Hudson, The Squid and the Whale, Mystic River, Absolute Power, The Truman Show, Primal Fear, The Mothman Prophecies, Love Actually, P.S., The House of Mirth, The Details, Congo and the upcoming Mr. Holmes and John Logan’s Genius. She starred and produced the Showtime series The Big C for which she won several awards, as she did for her portrayal of Abigail Adams in the HBO miniseries John Adams. Early in her career she starred in Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City series, a job for which she continues to be most grateful and proud. She appeared as Kelsey Grammer’s final girlfriend in the last six episodes of Frasier, was directed by Stanley Donen in Love Letters, and starred opposite Joanne Woodward in Blind Spot. Notable Broadway productions include Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen, and The Crucible opposite Liam Neeson. Other plays include Six Degrees of Separation, Honour, Uncle Vanya, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Holiday and The Seagull.