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Laura Dern

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Laura Dern

American actress, film director and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1967.

Countries: United States (72%), (12%), United Kingdom (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Rambling Rose (film), Ben Harper, David Lynch

Linked to: Toronto Film Critics Association, YouTube, Washington Post Company

 

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Laura Dern was born in 1967 add something


1981

Debbie Rochon - In 1981, alerted to an open casting call by a fellow homeless youth, Rochon attended and was cast as a rock concert extra in "Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains" starring Diane Lane, Laura Dern and Ray Winstone

 

Vancouver Forum - The Forum was used as a rock venue for shooting of the movie Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains, a 1981 film about three teenage girls, played by Diane Lane, Laura Dern and Marin Kanter, who start a punk band


1984

Les Dudek - Dudek wrote and performed some of the music for the 1984 movie "Mask" starring Cher, Sam Elliott, Eric Stoltz, and Laura Dern


1985

Between 1985 and 1990, Dern gained critical acclaim for roles in "Mask", "Blue Velvet" and "Wild at Heart" add something

 

Labyrinth (film) - Monthly auditions were held in the U.S until January 1985, and Jane Krakowski, Yasmine Bleeth, Sarah Jessica Parker, Marisa Tomei, Laura Dern, Ally_Sheedy, Maddie Corman, and Mia Sara all auditioned for the role


 

She has won awards for her performance in the 1991 film "Rambling Rose", for which she was nominated for an Academy award for Best Actress add something

 

Renny Harlin - He achieved critical acclaim the following year, 1991, when he produced "Rambling Rose", through his own recently formed Midnight Sun Pictures, for director Martha Coolidge which won him the Best Feature award at the 1992 Independent Spirit Awards and got his star and partner Laura Dern a Best Actress Oscar nomination at the 1992 Academy Awards

 

Rambling Rose (film) - "'Rambling Rose"' is a 1991 American drama film set in Georgia during the Great Depression starring Laura Dern and Robert Duvall in leading roles with Lukas Haas, John Heard and Diane Ladd in supporting roles


 

In 1992, Dern and her mother became the first mother and daughter to be nominated for an Academy award for acting in the same film in "Rambling Rose" add something


1993

Dern starred as Dr. Ellie Sattler in Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster "Jurassic Park" add something

 

Michael Crichton - The film, directed by Spielberg, was eventually released in 1993, starring Sam Neill as Dr. Alan Grant, Laura Dern as Dr. Ellie Sattler, Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm , and Richard Attenborough, as John Hammond, the billionaire CEO, of InGen


1996

She starred as Ruth in the 1996 satire "Citizen Ruth," the directorial debut of Alexander Payne add something


1997

In 1997, Dern was featured in Widespread Panic's music video for their song, "Aunt Avis", which was directed by Dern's boyfriend and future fiancé, Billy Bob Thornton add something

 

She guest-starred on "The West Wing", as a voice on "King of the Hill" and as a lesbian who coaxes Ellen DeGeneres out of the closet in the famous 1997 "The Puppy Episode" of the television series "Ellen" add something

 

Billy Bob Thornton - Thornton was engaged to be married to actress Laura Dern, whom he dated from 1997 to 1999, but in 2000, he married actress Angelina Jolie, with whom he starred in "Pushing Tin"


1998

In 1998, Dern co-starred in Jodie Foster's film "The Baby Dance" add something


1999

While dating Thornton in 1999, she was cast as his love interest in his film "Daddy and Them", which includes Diane Ladd add something


2000

Ben Harper - Harper began dating actress Laura Dern after they met at one of his concerts in fall 2000


2002

She starred in the 2002 film "Damaged Care" and the 2004 film "We Don't Live Here Anymore" add something


2005

Dern was part of the ensemble dramedy "Happy Endings" in 2005, and she appeared in the 2006 film "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio" add something

 

She married musician Ben Harper on December 23, 2005, after dating him for five years add something

 

Happy Endings (film) - "'Happy Endings"' is a 2005 American film written and directed by Don Roos and starring Tom Arnold, Jesse Bradford, Bobby Cannavale, Steve Coogan, Laura Dern, Maggie_Gyllenhaal, Lisa Kudrow and Jason Ritter


2006

In 2006, David Lynch and Dern reunited for "Inland Empire" and, in 2006, Dern had a supporting role in "Lonely Hearts" add something

 

Ben Harper - Though uncredited, he appears briefly in the 2006 David Lynch film "Inland Empire", alongside his wife Laura Dern

 

Jurassic World - In December 2006, Laura Dern said she was open to the possibility of reprising her role as Ellie Sattler, but had not been contacted about appearing in the film


2007

Mike White, known for writing "School of Rock" and "The Good Girl", hired Dern for his directorial debut in 2007, the comedy titled "Year of the Dog" and starring Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly and Peter Sarsgaard add something

 

On the April 24, 2007 airing of DeGeneres' talk show, Dern revealed she did not work for more than a year following her appearance in that episode because of resulting backlash, but nevertheless called it an "extraordinary experience and opportunity add something


 

In 2008 Dern starred in "Recount" for which she won a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film add something

 

Katherine Harris - Katherine Harris was the subject of some popular skits on "Saturday Night Live", in which she was played by Ana Gasteyer; she was portrayed by actress Laura Dern in the 2008 film "Recount", which won Dern a Golden Globe for the role


2009

Since then, Dern was seen in the independent 2009 drama "Tenderness" and, in 2010, she appeared in "Little Fockers", playing an advanced school principal who dated Owen Wilson's character Kevin Rawley add something

 

During the 66th Golden Globe awards, on January 11, 2009, Dern expressed support for the incoming administration of Barack Obama during her acceptance speech for the Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her work on the film "Recount" add something


2010

Dern's husband, Ben Harper, filed for divorce on October 8, 2010 in California, citing irreconcilable differences add something

 

On November 1, 2010, she received the 2,420th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame add something


2011

In October, 2011, Dern starred in a new HBO television series called "Enlightened" add something


2012

Dern appeared in Paul Thomas Anderson's 2012 film "The Master", along with Amy Adams and Philip Seymour Hoffman add something

 

On February 7, 2012, after they were spotted together at the Golden Globes, it was reported that Harper and Dern had reconciled add something

 

On July 6, 2012, Dern filed papers reactivating the dormant divorce add something


2013

The divorce was finalized in September 2013 add something


2014

In 2014 Dern made a return to film work, appearing in "The Fault in Our Stars", "When the Game Stands Tall", "99 Homes", and "Wild" add something

 

The Fault in Our Stars (film) - On July 23, Laura Dern joined the cast as Hazel's mother Frannie Lancaster, and Nat Wolff as Issac, August 2014 us' best friend


2016

On February 15, 2016, it was announced that Dern would appear in "Star Wars Episode VIII" add something

 

Star Wars: Episode VIII - In February 2016, with the start of filming, it was confirmed that del Toro was cast, while revealed that Laura Dern and Kelly Marie Tran had been cast in unspecified roles


2017

A six-time Emmy nominee, she won the 2017 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Renata Klein in the HBO miniseries "Big Little Lies" add something

 

She is known for her collaborations with filmmaker David Lynch, having appeared in four of his films and the 2017 "Twin Peaks" revival add something

 

Baron Davis - In late 2017 Davis was spotted on several dates with actress Laura Dern

 

Jurassic Park - In March 2017, Laura Dern commented, "As I said to the people who are making the new series, 'If you guys make a last one, you gotta let Ellie Sattler come back


 

In 2018, she brought activist Mónica_Ramírez to the 75th Golden Globe awards as a guest add something

 

The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2018 and later on HBO on May 26th, 2018 add something

 

In August 2018, Dern was casted in an undisclosed role in Greta Gerwig's film adaptation of "Little Women" which will star Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Meryl Streep, and Timothée Chalamet add something

 

Chris Cooper (actor) - In late-September 2018, Cooper was casted in an undisclosed role in Greta Gerwig's film adaptation of "Little Women" with an ensemble cast featuring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, and Laura Dern