Laura Linney

Laura Linney

Laura Linney  American Actress


Who is is she dating right now?

Laura Linney and Marc Schauer are married.


Laura Linney was previously married to David Adkins (1995 - 2000).

She has been in a relationship with Eric Stoltz (2000).


Laura Linney is a 52 year old American Actress. Born Laura Legett Linney on 5th February, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA and educated at Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, MA (1982), she is famous for Meryl on The Truman Show in a career that spans 1992–present and 1990–present. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Laura Linney has been in 10 on-screen matchups, including Gabriel Byrne in Jindabyne (2006), Jim Carrey in The Truman Show (1998), Kelsey Grammer in Frasier (1993), Jeff Daniels in The Squid and the Whale (2005) and Oliver Platt in The Big C (2010).

Laura Linney is a member of the following lists: Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Primetime Emmy Award winners, Actresses from New York City and 21st-century American actresses.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 9 years, 3 months 7 years, 2 months 5 years
Dating1 17 years, 10 months - -
Total3 17 years, 10 months 10 years, 4 months 5 years


First Name Laura
Middle Name Legett
Last Name Linney
Full Name at Birth Laura Legett Linney
Age 52 years
Birthday 5th February, 1964
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Weight 125lbs (57 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, MA (1982)
University BFA Theater Arts, Brown University (1986), Juilliard School (1989)
Occupation Text Actress, Producer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Meryl on The Truman Show
Year(s) Active 1992–present, 1990–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Bust (inches) 35
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 26
Hips (inches) 34
Clothes Size 8
Shoe Size 7
Official Websites,,
Father Romulus Linney
Sister Susan Linney
Friend Armistead Maupin
Pets Eleonora Duse (dog)
Favorite People Meryl Streep

Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award nominee and three-time Tony Award nominee, she won her first Emmy Award in 2002 for Wild Iris (2001), and had subsequent wins for Frasier (2003–04) and John Adams (2008). From 2010–13, she starred in the Showtime series The Big C, which won her a fourth Emmy in 2013. She is also a two-time Golden Globe Award winner.

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Partner Comparison

Laura Linney52 AquariusActress
Marc Schauer-Spouse
Eric Stoltz55 LibraActor
David Adkins53Actor


BennettMale8th January, 20142 years old


Genius2016Louise SaundersMovie
Sully2016Lorraine SullenbergerMovie
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows2016Rebecca VincentMovie
Mr. Holmes2015Mrs. MunroMovie
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015JillTV Show
The Fifth Estate2013Sarah ShawMovie
Hyde Park on Hudson2012DaisyMovie
Aimee Mann: Charmer2012Robot Aimee MannMovie
The Details2011LilaMovie
Arthur Christmas2011North Pole ComputerMovie
Sympathy for Delicious2010Nina HogueMovie
Morning2010Doctor GoodmanMovie
The Big C2010Cathy JamisonTV Show
The City of Your Final Destination2009CarolineMovie
The Other Man2008LisaMovie
John Adams2008Abigail AdamsTV Show
Breach2007Kate BurroughsMovie
The Nanny Diaries2007Mrs. XMovie
The Savages2007Wendy SavageMovie
Driving Lessons2006LauraMovie
Man of the Year2006Eleanor GreenMovie
The Hottest State2006JesseMovie
The Exorcism of Emily Rose2005Erin BrunerMovie
The Squid and the Whale2005Joan BerkmanMovie
American Dad!2005Doctor GuptaTV Show
Kinsey2004Clara McMillenMovie
P.S.2004Louise HarringtonMovie
Love Actually2003SarahMovie
Mystic River2003Annabeth MarkumMovie
The Life of David Gale2003Constance HarrawayMovie
The Laramie Project2002Sherry JohnsonTV Movie
The Mothman Prophecies2002Connie MillsMovie
Further Tales of the City2001Mary Ann SingletonTV Show
Wild Iris2001Iris BravardTV Movie
The House of Mirth2000Bertha DorsetMovie
You Can Count on Me2000Samantha 'Sammy' PrescottMovie
Running Mates2000Lauren HartmanTV Movie
Lush1999Rachel Van DykeMovie
Love Letters1999Melissa Gardner CobbTV Movie
The Truman Show1998Meryl BurbankMovie
More Tales of the City1998Mary Ann SingletonTV Show
Absolute Power1997Kate WhitneyMovie
King of the Hill1997MarleneTV Show
Primal Fear1996Janet VenableMovie
Congo1995Dr. Karen RossMovie
A Simple Twist of Fate1994Nancy Lambert NewlandMovie
Searching for Bobby Fischer1993School TeacherMovie
Blind Spot1993PhoebeTV Movie
Class of '611993Lily MagrawTV Movie
Tales of the City1993Mary Ann SingletonTV Show
Frasier1993CharlotteTV Show
Lorenzo's Oil1992Young TeacherMovie
Law & Order1990Martha BowenTV Show
American Experience1988NarratorTV Show
Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud1985ExtraShort Film
American Masters1985Zelda FitzgeraldTV Show
The DinnerClaireMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (9)

GgglGrlAug 26, 2011

I thought she and Stoltz were so cute together. Wish her all the best

madhatternineApr 1, 2011

i love the big c!!!

beth rossAug 31, 2010

I have seen most of your movies and wish i could see the new broadway play-she is incredible-so very talented-ever since John Adams i have been a huge fan-i watch The Big C every time televixed-I am too old to have an idle but you are such a beautiful actresss and appreciate your being and your work-God continue to Blessyou and keep youu in His Awesome Presence-always Beth ross

martinreallyMay 2, 2009

The reason I don`t like this actress Laura Linly is,I find her acting mode to be far too selfy orientated, in other words if her charactors were like your neighbour or something, she even if not an actress seems a total snob for reall no credible reason, if such a prerequisite exists which in my world ,does not. Thank goodness I`m me.

EllenParsonsOct 27, 2008

great actress!!!

maxAug 16, 2007

Laura and Marc Schauer just got engaged, its 8/14 today

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