Quick Facts of Laura Linney

  • Full NameLaura Linney
  • Date of Birth05 February, 1964
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace Manhattan, New York City, U.S
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildSlim
  • Spouse David Adkins
  • Height5 Feet 7 Inch
  • Weight57 Kg
  • Education Brown University
  • Online PresenceWikipedia, twitter,facebook
  • ChildrenBennett Armistead Schauer
  • Net Worth$7 Millon
Laura Linney

Short Description of Laura Linney

Laura Linney is one of the most talented actress. She has been nominated for the Tony Award four times and Academy Award three times.Laura Linney won the Emmy Award in 2002 for her notable performance in the movie named Wild Iris. she is an American, belonging to the White-American ethnicity.Her birth sign is Aquarius.

Early Life & Education

Linney was born on February 5, 1964, in Manhattan, New York City, U.S as Laura Leggett Linney. Her parents are Miriam Anderson “Ann” Perse and Romulus Zachariah Linney IV.Linney’s mother was work as a nurse at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and her father was a generally recognized playwright and professor. Her paternal great-grandfather, Romulus Zachariah Linney was Republican U.S. Congressman.

Linney studied Northfield Mount Hermon School, an elite preparatory school established in New England. She graduated from the same school in 1986. Linney went to the Northwestern University and next transferred to the Brown University. Linney is living with her mother in a modest bedroom apartment. She has a half-sister Susan from her father’s second marriage.


Linney began her career at first from the minor roles 1990s movies. Her well-known roles involve Lorenzo’s Oil and Dave. She rose to prominence appearing in the public mini-series, Tales of the City in 1993. Linney appeared in many different Broadway stage performances in her career. Her appearances involve Hedda Gabler, for which she won Joe A.

Laura Linney appeared in many television appearances. She highlighted in the television adaptations of series named Tales of the City in 1993, 1998, and 2001 by Armistead Maupin. Also, she involved in the recurring appearances television series, Fraiser in early 2004. She got Callaway Award in 1994. Similarly, she took a nomination for a Best Actress Tony Award in March 2002, for her important role in the Broadway production of the fictional narrative, The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

Personal Life

She is married to David Adkins, an American actor, and playwright in 1995. The couple stays in their relationship for almost five years. Their relationship stopped from divorce in 2000. She has a child from her second marriage.

Linney survived without any relationship for a few years. then She met Marc Schauer, is a real estate agent from Telluride, Colorado. They engaged in 2007. They finally married on May 2, 2009. Linney gave birth to a son named Bennett Armistead Schauer on January 8, 2014. She currently resides with her husband and children. But, the family is living a happily married life together.

Body Statistics (Height & Weight) and Net Worth

Linney stands 5 feet 7 inches height and 57 kg weight. She has prepared a perfect body physique. She has large earnings from her acting career, Her estimated net worth is $7 Million as per sources. Linney has active on social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter and so on.

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