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Laura Linney Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Laura Leggett Linney

Nick Name


Laura Linney
Actress Laura Linney

Sun Sign


Born Place

New York, USA




Laura has studied at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield.

After graduating, she went to Northwestern University from where she moved to the Brown University for a Bachelor degree for acting.

She then attended Juilliard School, where she was honored with the degree of Doctor of Fine Arts in 2009.


Actress, singer


  • Father – Romulus Zachariah Linney IV (Playwright and Professor)
  • Mother – Miriam Anderson “Ann” Perse (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Unknown
  • Others – Susan (Half-Sister)


Linney is signed to Brillstein Entertainment Partners.




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


125 lbs or 57 kg

Boyfriend / Spouse

Laura Linney dated –

  • David Adkins (1995 – 2000) – In 1995, Laura got married to actor David Adkins. Their marriage lasted for 5 years before they got divorced in 2000.
  • Eric Stoltz (1999-2000) – Laura started dating American actor Eric Stoltz in 1999. They dated for almost 2 years before breaking up in 2000.
  • Marc Schauer (2007 – Present) – On May 2, 2009, Linney got married to the American estate agent Marc Schauer. Laura and Marc have one son, Bennett, born on January 8, 2014.

Laura and Marc
Actress Laura Linney and Marc Schauer at the 80th Annual Academy Awards

Race / Ethnicity


Laura has English, Scottish, German and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Light Blue

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Blonde hair
  • Blue eyes


35-26-34 in or 89-66-86 cm

Dress Size

6-8 (US)

Bra Size


Shoe Size

7 (US) or 4.5 (UK) or 38 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Laura hasn’t signed any endorsement contract till now.


Linney’s religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

Her acts in the movies Mystic River (2003), Kinsey (2004), Truman Show (1998) and others.

Laura and Liam
Actress Laura Linney and actor Liam Neeson

First Film

Linney first appeared in the movie Lorenzo’s Oil in 1992, in which she played the role of a young teacher.

First TV Show

In 1993, she played the character of Mary Ann Singleton in the TV miniseries Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City.

Personal Trainer

Laura did not exercise before, but after her motherhood, she started exercising for a fit body.

“I work out with a trainer twice a week and go once or twice on my own. She has me doing balance exercises and weight-bearing stuff. It’s strengthening large muscle groups, making sure I balance myself correctly.”


– she said.

Laura Linney Favorite Things

  • Movie – Truly, Madly, Deeply
  • Candy – Lion Bar
  • ActorHugh Grant
Source –

Laura Leggett Linney
Actress Laura Linney

Laura Linney Facts

  1. She named her Labrador after the Italian actress Eleonora Duse.
  2. Linney grew up in a small apartment with her mother.
  3. For her role in the movie Kinsey (2004), Laura gained 20 pounds.
  4. For her acts as Thea Elvsted in the theater drama Hedda Gabler, Linney was honored with the award Joe A. Callaway for Best Performance in a Classic Drama.
  5. She attended the wedding of Benjamin Walker and Mamie Gummer on July 16, 2011.
  6. For her role as Cathy Jamison in the series The Big C, Laura received the Golden Globe and the Emmy Award.
  7. You can follow Laura on her Twitter.

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