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Laura Dern

Golden Globe Award winner Laura Dern has proven to be one of the great actresses of her generation showing that she is capable of great depth and range, touching audiences and critics alike with her moving and heartfelt performances. In 2010, in celebration of their family legacy in film and television, Dern, her mother Diane Ladd and father Bruce Dern were awarded with the first ever Family Star Ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Laura Dern received both an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination in 1992 for her performance as in RAMBLING ROSE directed by Martha Coolidge and co-starring her mother, Diane Ladd. This film upholds its place in history as the first time that a mother/daughter team has earned Academy Award nominations for the same project. Dern was recently seen in Dan Rush's EVERYTHING MUST GO and LITTLE FOCKERS. She has worked extensively in television and movies, and appeared in Mike White's YEAR OF THE DOG, David Lynch's INLAND EMPIRE and WILD AT HEART, Todd Robinson's LONELY HEARTS, Don Roos' HAPPY ENDINGS, John Curran's WE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE, JURASSIC PARK and JURASSIC PARK III, Alexander Payne's CITIZEN RUTH, Clint Eastwood's A PERFECT WORLD, amongst others. Dern currently stars in the second season of HBO's Enlightened and also serves as Executive Producer and Co-creator alongside writer and director Mike White.

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Laura Dern Facts

Birth NameLaura Elizabeth Dern
OccupationActress, Director
BirthdayFebruary 10, 1967 (55)
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Laura Dern compared to you?
Awards2009 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie (for Recount)
1993 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a TV Film (for Afterburn)

Selected Filmography

The Founder
99 Homes
Founder, The
Jurassic Park
Big Little Lies: On Set
The Fault In Our Stars
Everything Must Go
Jurassic Park Collection: Jurassic Park
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