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Laura Dern        

Actress, Director, Producer & Activist

Laura Dern is an actress, director, producer, and activist. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award and an Oscar.

Born to actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, Dern embarked on an acting career in the 1980s and rose to prominence following her performance in David Lynch's Blue Velvet. Years later, she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her portrayal of the titular orphan in Rambling Rose. She achieved international recognition following her role in the adventure film Jurassic Park, after which she notably guest starred in the "Puppy Episode" of the sitcom Ellen, during which Ellen DeGeneres publicly came out.

After attaining two Golden Globe Awards for her performances as Katherine Harris in the television film Recount and Amy Jellicoe in the comedy-drama series Enlightened, Dern received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Wild. She later starred in the drama series "Big Little Lies", winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her performance, and reunited with David Lynch for the Twin Peaks revival. Dern most recently portrayed supporting roles in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Marriage Story, and Little Women. She won an Oscar Award for her role in Marriage Story.

She is an advocate for lung cancer awareness.


Laura Dern, Kellie Pickler And Valerie Harper Kick Off National Women’s Lung Health Week
The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative is joining forces with Academy Award-nominated actress, Laura Dern, country music star Kellie Pickler, and Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress, Valerie Harper, during National Women’s Lung Health Week (May 10th -16th) to share their voices in an effort to defeat lung cancer in women.
Laura dern: 9 things you should know about the 'jurassic park' actress
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Laura Dern and Ben Harper are officially divorced, according to reports from TMZ . Dern, best known for her roles in "Jurassic Park" and "Enlightene.
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Edie Falco and Laura Dern glam up the red carpet at the 2013 Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday (September 22) in Los Angeles.
Laura Dern, Ben Harper finalize their long-running divorce - Los ...
"Enlightened" star Laura Dern has finalized her long-running divorce from Ben Harper, according to reports out Wednesday. The Grammy-winning musician ...
Laura Dern tells all about 'Enlightened' -
Emmys 2013: Laura Dern was inspired to create Amy Jellicoe, the flawed center of 'Enlightened,' by the Bush-Gore disputed election.

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