Laura Linney Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height


Laura Linney is an American actress who is presently starred in Netflix series.

Relationship Facts of Laura Linney

  • Laura Linney is married to Marc Schauer.
  • Laura Linney married on May 02, 2009.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 219 days 💑
  • She is mother of One (Bennett Armistead Schauer).
  • Laura Linney is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Laura Linney was previously married to actor David Adkins. They were married for five years from 2 September 1995 to 2000.

In 2000, she was involved in a brief relationship with American actor Eric Stoltz.

Currently, Linney is a married woman. She is married to American estate agent Marc Schauer. The pair married on 2 May 2009. They have a son together: Bennett Armistead Schauer who was born in 2014.

Furthermore, their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Laura Linney?

Laura Linney is an American actress and singer. People mostly know her for her appearance in movies and television series like ‘The Truman Show’, ‘The Big C’, ‘Ozark’, ‘Time Stands Still’, and ‘The Squid and the Whale’ among others.

Laura Linney: Early Life, Childhood, Education

Linney was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York as Laura Leggett Linney on February 5, 1964. She was born to parents Miriam Anderson “Ann” Perse and Romulus Zachariah Linney IV. Her father was a playwright and professor while her mother was a nurse at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Laura also has a half-sister named Susan. Additionally, she became interested in the world of acting in her childhood years. Linney is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Irish, Scottish, and German.

Talking about her education, Linney graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School in 1982. In addition, she also attended Northwestern University and Brown University. Eventually, she studied acting at the Juilliard School.

Laura Linney: Career, Profession

Laura Linney initially appeared in several plays. She had a minor role in the movie ‘Lorenzo’s Oil’ in 1992. Additionally, in 1993, she had roles in ‘Class of ’61’, ‘Blind Spot’, ‘Dave’, ‘Searching for Bobby Fischer’, and ‘Tales of the City.’ Laura appeared as Nancy Lambert Newland in the movie ‘A Simple Twist of Fate.’

In the same year, she also had the role of Martha Bowen in another TV series ‘Law & Order.’ Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 65 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Linney has appeared in are ‘Sink Sank Sunk’, ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’, ‘The Dinner’, ‘Nocturnal Animals’, ‘Sully’, ‘Inside Amy Schumer’, ‘Mr. Holmes’, ‘The Fifth Estate’, ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’, ‘The Details’, ‘Sympathy for Delicious’, ‘The City of Your Final Destination’, ‘John Adams’, ‘The Nanny Diaries’, ‘The Savages’, ‘The Hottest State’, ‘American Dad!’, among others.


Linney has garnered three Academy Award nominations. Additionally, she has won the Golden Globe Awards two times. In 2013, she won the Primetime Emmy Award. Furthermore, she has won the BSFC Award, DFWFCA Award, Icon Award, FFCC Award, Glitter Award, and Gold Derby TV Award among others.

Laura Linney: Salary, Net Worth

Linney has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $7 million at present.

Laura Linney: Rumors, Controversies

Several of the movies that Linney has appeared in have been termed controversial. At present, there are no rumors concerning her life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Laura Linney has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). Additionally, she weighs around 125 lbs or 57 kg. She has a body measurement of 35-26-34 inches or 89-66-86 cm.

Furthermore, her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue. Her shoe size is 7 (US) or 4.5 (UK).

Social Media

Linney is not active over social media. She does not have her official Twitter and Facebook accounts. However, she has an Instagram account with over 152k followers.


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