Laura Dern is a veteran American actress who is renowned for playing numerous popular characters in several Hollywood super hit movies.
Laura Dern comes from a family where her parents were actors too. Laura Dern began her acting career as an actress when she was a teenager and appeared in several productions alongside her mother. After having established herself as a talented artist on-screen, Laura Dern was cast in several super hit movie in the 1980s which increased her popularity even further.
Laura Dern is know to be cast by popular Hollywood director David Lynch and has won several prestigious acting awards and numerous award nominations as well.
About Laura Dern
|Real Name||Laura Elizabeth Dern|
|Date of Birth||10th February 1967|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles (California)|
|Education||Graduated from High School|
|Height||5 ft 10"
(178 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Net Worth||INR 85,00,00,000
(USD 12 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
White Lightning (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Foxes (1980), Ladies and Gentleman, The Fabulous Stains (1982), Teachers (!984), Mask (1985), Blue Velvet (1986), Grizzly II: The Predator (1987), Haunted Summer (1988), Fat Man and Little Boy (1989), Wild At Heart (1990), Rambling Rose (1991), Jurassic Park (1993), Citizen Ruth (1996) October Sky (1999), Dr. T and the Women (2000), Jurassic Park III (2001), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), Happy Endings (2005), Lonely Hearts (2006), Year of the Dog (2007), Tenderness (2009), Little Fockers (2010), The Master (2012), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Bravetown (2015), Certain Women (2016), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Trial by Fire (2018)
Happy Endings (1983), The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984), Nightmare Classics - "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1989), Afterburn (1992), Fallen Angels - "Murder, Obliquely" (1993), Down Came a Blackbird (1995), The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996), Ellen (1997), The Baby Dance (1998), Within These Walls (2001), Damaged Care (also Co-Producer - 2002), Recount (2008), Enlightened (2011-2013), The Mindy Project - "Best Man" (2015), Big Little Lies (2017-present) Twin Peaks (2017)
|First Movie||White Lightning (1973)|
|Hobbies||Loves horse-riding, social work and acting|
Laura Dern is one of the most successful American actresses from the Hollywood movie industry. Laura Dern started her career at a fairly young age and soon appeared in television roles before making her Hollywood debut in the 1980s. Laura Dern has proven her acting skills in various award-winning roles in several box office super hits from Hollywood.
Laura Dern’s age is around 56 years, as Laura Dern was born on the 10th February, 1967 in Los Angeles, California. Laura Dern’s height is around 5 ft 10 inches (178 cm). Laura Dern’s weight is around 70 kg (154 lbs). Laura Dern’s hobbies include doing social work and horse-riding in her spare time while Laura Dern’s passion is acting.
Laura Dern’s father is Bruce Dern, the popular American actor. Laura Dern’s mother is Diane Ladd, a popular American actress. Laura Dern is the only child to her parents and hence Laura Dern does not have any siblings. Laura Dern’s relationship status is currently divorced and single. Laura Dern’s ex-husband is Ben Harper, a popular American musician and singer with whom she was married from December of 2005 to their divorce in September of 2013. Laura Dern and her ex-husband Ben Harper have two children from their marriage. Laura Dern’s children include Laura Dern’s son Ellery Walker and Laura Dern’s daughter Jaya Harper-Dern.
Thanks to her long career in Hollywood as a successful actress Laura Dern’s net worth is estimated around INR 85 crores (USD 12 Million).
Talking about Laura Dern’s success, Laura Dern is the recipient of several acting accolades and she has also had numerous award nominations to her credit till date.
The list of Laura Dern’s award-wins include winning the:
- 2 Montreal World Film Festival Awards – The Best Actress Award for her role in ‘Rambling Rose’ (1991) and another Best Actress Award for her performance in ‘Citizen Ruth’ (1996)
- 4 Golden Globe Awards – Best Actress – Miniseries of Television Film Award for her role in ‘Afterburn’ (1993), Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Award for her role in ‘Recount’ (2009), Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Award for her role in ‘Enlightened’ (2012) and Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Award for her role in ‘Big Little Lies’ (2018)
- 1 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her performance in ‘Big Little Lies’ (2017)
- 1 Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ (2004)
- 1 Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s New Generation Award for her roles in ‘Mask’ (1985) and ‘Smooth Talk’ (1985)
Apart from winning these 9 prestigious acting awards Laura Dern was also honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. Apart from these wins, Laura Dern has also had over 30 award nominations in her career as a Hollywood and TV actress.
Interesting Facts About Laura Dern
- Laura Dern’s acting idols are Lucille Ball, Barbara Stanwyck and Katherine Hepburn.
- Laura Dern and her mother Diane Ladd created Oscar history by becoming the first mother-daughter duo to be nominated for an Academy Award for the same movie – ‘Rambling Rose’ (1991).
- Laura Dern and her mother have appeared in 4 movies as on-screen mother and daughter.
- Laura Dern was initially discouraged by her actor parents to pursue a career in acting but she went and contacted an agent without their knowledge when she was around 12 years old.
- Laura Dern’s passions also include horse-riding.