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Laura Dern


Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for several years as a result. Her parents' background ... See full bio »

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Congratulations to Laura Dern, who won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie at the 2017 Emmy Awards for her role in "Big Little Lies." Check our Emmys Guide for the full list of winners, videos, and more.

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jurassic Park
(1993)
The Fault in Our Stars
(2014)
Wild
Wild Bobbi
(2014)
Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet Sandy Williams
(1986)

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 2018 The Tale (post-production)
Jennifer
 2018 Trial by Fire (pre-production)
Elizabeth Gilbert
  JT Leroy (post-production)
Laura Albert
 2017/I Wilson
Pippi
 2015/I Bravetown
Annie
 2014/I Wild
Bobbi
 2009 Tenderness
Aunt Teresa
 2006 Lonely Hearts
Rene Fodie
 2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Dortha Schaefer
 2001/I Focus
Gertrude Hart
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
Narrator (voice)
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
Kathleen Robinson
 1985 Smooth Talk
Connie
 1985 Mask
Diana
 1984 Teachers
Diane
 1980 Foxes
Debbie
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Girl Eating Ice Cream Cone (uncredited)
 1973 White Lightning
Sharon Anne, Maggie's Daughter (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Print ads for The GAP clothing retailer (1989).

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2011) Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) was watching Martin Scorsese work. And that was a big influence on me, and that was the summer I really became in love with the idea of acting. He asked me to be in this scene where I ate an ice cream cone, they asked what flavor I liked, I said, "Banana, one scoop on a cone." And the scene is very long, because it's this climactic scene between Kris ... See more »

Trivia:

Originally cast in a supporting role in Rebel in the Rye (2017), however she dropped out due to scheduling conflicts and Hope Davis replaced her. See more »

Trademark:

Her long legs See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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