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Full NameLaura Linney
First NameLaura
Last NameLinney
Birth NameLaura Leggett Linney
Birth CityManhattan, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameRomulus Linney
Father ProfessionPlaywright and Professor
Mother NameMiriam Anderson Perse
Mother ProfessionNurse
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMarc Schauer
Relation WithDavid Adkins (ex-husband)
No Of Children1
AwardsGolden Globe Awards,Emmy Awards
SibilingsSusan Linney
FilmographyKinsey,The Savages,The Big C,Wild Iris,Love Actually,Primal Fear,Yhe Nanny Diaries,Frasier,Ozark
EducationNorthfield Mount Hermon School, Northwestern University, Brown University, and Juilliard School
Height170 cm
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthFebruary 5,1964
Age56 years
Married DateMay 2,2009

Laura Linney is an American actor best known for playing the role of Sammy in the 2000 film; You Can Count on Me. Similarly, in 2004, she grabbed the limelight after appearing in Kinsey, The Savages, and The Big C.     

Some of Laura's other notable acting credits include films and television series such as Wild Iris, Love Actually, Primal Fear, The Nanny Diaries, Frasier, and Ozark, to name a few.   

What Is The Net Worth Of Laura Linney?

The actress Laura has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2020. The primary source of her income is her films and television series appearances. On the other hand, she also collects a few sums from her endorsements deals, television commercials, sponsorship, and advertisements.    

In 2000, Linney received a salary of $10,000 from the film You Can Count on Me. After that, in 2017 and 2018, she earned $300,000 from the Netflix series, Ozark.

Started Acting With Theater

55-year-old star Laura began her acting career with theatre. Her famous stage credits on Broadway is Hedda Gabler. For the play, she even won the Joe A. Callaway Award.

Similarly, Linney's other theater credits include the plays and broadway like The Crucible, Sight Unseen, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Time Stands Still, and The Little Foxes

Additionally, in 2001, the actress played the role of Iris Bravard in the TV film Wild Iris with Gena Rowlands, Emile Hirsch, Fred Ward, Lee Tergesen, Miguel Sandoval, and Scott Gibson. Her dedication to playing the character paid off after she won the Emmy Award

You Can Count on Me actress Laura Linney
You Can Count on Me actress Laura Linney

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The multi-talented star also appeared in the sitcom, Frasier, which starred Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin, John Mahoney, and Dan Butler. Also, she acted in mini-series John Adams in 2008. 

Likewise, from 2010 to 2013, Frasier actress starred on the television series, The Big C. Since 2017, she is famous as Wendy Byrde in the Netflix series Ozark where she starred alongside Jason Bateman, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Julia Garner, Jordana Spiro, Jason Butler Harner, Esai Morales, Peter Mullan, Lisa Emery, and Charlie Tahan

Furthermore, The Big C star also featured in movies and TV shows such as Genius, Nocturnal Animals, The Truman Show, Mr. Holmes, Sully, Tales of the City, Masterpiece Classic, and many more. Laura has completed shooting for the upcoming British-American film The Roads Not Taken, which is scheduled to be released on March 13, 2020. 

Raised By Single Mother

Laura Linney was born Laura Leggett Linney on February 5, 1964, in Manhattan, New York, United States. Her father, Romulus Linney, was a playwright and professor while her mother, Miriam Anderson Perse, was a nurse at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.    

Laura Linney and her mother, Miriam Anderson Perse
Laura Linney and her mother, Miriam Anderson Perse

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Laura's parents separated when she was quite young and spent her childhood living with her mom in a small one-bedroom apartment. She has a half-sibling, Susan Linney from her dad's other marriage

Ozark star attended Northfield Mount Hermon School and graduated in 1982. Then, she went to Northwestern University and later transferred to Brown University. She also studied acting at The Juilliard School.        

Shares A Child With Real Estate Agent Husband

Laura married Marc Schauer on May 2, 2009. Her husband is a real estate agent by profession. As of January 2020, the couple lives a lavish lifestyle with their child, Bennett Armistead Schauer, in Salisbury, Connecticut (CT), US.     

Laura Linney and her husband, Marc Schauer
Laura Linney and her husband, Marc Schauer

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Before this, Emmy Award-winning actress exchanged the wedding vows with David Adkins on September 2, 1995. The duo divorced in 2000. 

One Of The Supporters Of Stand Up To Cancer

Nocturnal Animals actor Laura supports a non-profit organization show Stand Up To Cancer. The organization raises money for cancer researches and scientists in order to come together and aims for their common goal i.e., the cure for cancer. 

The celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Kobe Bryant, and Lady Gaga also donate this organization. 

Stand Up To Cancer Supporter Laura Linney
Stand Up To Cancer Supporter Laura Linney

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Additionally, Linney also donates to charities such as American Foundation for AIDS Research, Dress for Success, Clothes Off Our Back, Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Declare Yourself.

The stars like Ellen DeGeneres, Eva Longoria, BeyoncĂ©, Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson are also supporters of the above foundation. 

Social Media Profile

The acting sensation Laura has 1,156 followers on Twitter as of January 2020. Similarly, she has 52.7K followers on Instagram. 

According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, Linney earns between $214.5 to $357.5 per sponsor post with an engagement rate of 3.99%.  

Updated On Fri Jan 31 2020 Published On Fri Jan 31 2020 By Mikshya