Los Angeles, California, United States
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Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart and Jurassic Park
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Laura Elizabeth Dern (born February 10, 1967) is an American actress, film director and producer. Dern has acted in such films as Smooth Talk (1985), Blue Velvet (1986), Fat Man and Little Boy (1988), Wild at Heart (1990), Jurassic Park (1993 plus sequels) and October Sky (1999). She received critical acclaim for her performance in the 1991 film Rambling Rose, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her portrayal of Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris in the film Recount (2008).
Dern is known as an outspoken activist and supporter of many charitable causes, such as Healthy Child Healthy World, which aims to raise awareness about toxic substances that can affect a child`s health. She has been acknowledged with several awards from the independent film industry including the Sundance Institute and was the subject of an aggressive media campaign by David Lynch to win her an Academy Award nomination for her work in Inland Empire. 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. She is quoted as saying, "I will cherish this as a reminder of the extraordinary, incredible outpouring of people who demanded their voice be heard in this last election so we can look forward to amazing change in this country. Thank you so much!" Dern had high-profile romances with Kyle MacLachlan, Nicolas Cage, Renny Harlin, Jeff Goldblum, and Billy Bob Thornton (who ended their relationship abruptly by marrying Angelina Jolie). She married musician Ben Harper on December 23, 2005, after dating him for five years. They have two children together, son Ellery Walker (b. 21 August 2001) and daughter Jaya (b. 28 November 2004).
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Laura Elizabeth Dern
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Laura Elizabeth Dern-Harper (born February 10, 1967) is an American actress. For her performance in the 1991 film Rambling Rose, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, while for her performance in the 2014 film Wild, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other film roles include Mask (1985), Smooth Talk (1985), Blue Velvet (1986), Wild at Heart (1990), Jurassic Park (1993), Citizen Ruth (1996), October Sky (1999), I Am Sam (2001), Inland Empire (2006), The Master (2012), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), and Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017).
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox
Actress, Director, Producer, Writer
The Buckley School, Sherman Oaks, CA
Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Print ads for The GAP clothing retailer (1989).
The Elephant Man (1980)
Pema Chodron’s Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change
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Common and Laura Dern have been dating since Jan 2016.
Laura Dern was previously married to Ben Harper (2000 - 2010).
She has also been in relationships with Billy Bob Thornton (1997 - 2000), Jeff Goldblum (1995 - 1997), Vincent Spano (1992), Renny Harlin (1991), Kyle MacLachlan (1985 - 1989) and Treat Williams (1984 - 1985).
Laura Dern has 2 children, Ellery Walker (14) and Jaya (11).
Laura Dern is a 49 year old American Actress. Born Laura Elizabeth Dern on 10th February, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, United States and educated at The Buckley School, Sherman Oaks, CA, she is famous for Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart and Jurassic Park in a career that spans 1973–present. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Laura Dern has been in 12 on-screen matchups, notably with Eric Stoltz in Mask (1985), Jim Caviezel in When the Game Stands Tall (2014), Kyle MacLachlan in Blue Velvet (1986), Lukas Haas in Rambling Rose (1991) and Philip Anglim in Haunted Summer (1988).
Laura Dern is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Los Angeles, California,
21st-century American actresses and
20th-century American actresses.
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