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Laura Linney

Laura Linney

Award-Winning Theatre, Film & Television Actress

A Forgotten Profession: Reconsidering the Arts as Essential for Success. Linney speaks about the importance of infusing creativity into all aspects of our lives, both for those in the corporate space and for students.

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Laura Linney’s respect and gratitude for creative expression is limitless. Born to a prominent NYC playwright and nurse, Golden Globe, SAG, and Emmy award-winning actress Laura Linney began her experiential education in performance art at an early age.

After graduating from The Juilliard School, Linney went on to appear in leading roles across film, television, and theatre. She’s performed in a myriad of productions such as the films Genius and Nocturnal Animals. Other films include Mr. HolmesKinseyYou Can Count on MeMystic RiverLove Actually, and The Truman Show.

Currently, Linney can be seen as Wendy Byrde in the Netlfix original series Ozark, a performance which has garnered her both Emmy and SAG Award nominations.

Other notable television credits include the Showtime Series The Big C, the HBO mini-series John AdamsTales of the City, and Frasier. Prominent Broadway productions include The CrucibleTime Stands StillSight UnseenSix Degrees of Separation and many more.

Linney has also been honored for her work in cancer advocacy. Having lost family to cancer, she understands the unique physical and emotional damage inflicted on victims and families. She aims to help them find ways to cope, grow, and rebuild so that each one can truly win his or her own fight against cancer.

Laura Linney has been nominated three times for the Academy Award, three times for the Tony Award, once for a BAFTA Award, and five times for the Golden Globe. She has won one SAG Award, one National Board of Review Award, two Golden Globes and four Emmy Awards. She holds two honorary Doctorates from her alma maters, Brown University and The Juilliard School.

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    A Forgotten Profession: Reconsidering the Arts as Essential for Success

    A Master Class with Laura Linney

    The Big C: Easing the Pain of Cancer and Finding Beauty in Tragedy

    Women in Film: Navigating a Male-Dominated Industry

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