Laura Dern is an American actress, director, and producer born in the beautiful land of Los Angeles situated in California. We can say she has it in her genes; she was born to
Diane Ladd and
Bruce Dern, both of them being the ace actors to the Hollywood. She is also associated with George Dern and Archibald MacLeish as her great-grandfather and great-great-uncle respectively. Audiences were glad to see her charming performance for the first time in her mother’s feature film called White Lightning in the year 1973 and later, in the small role Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore in the year 1974. She carries the distinction youngest receiver of the MISS Golden Globe. Her much talked about romances with celebrities such as
Nicolas Cage, Billy Bob, and others are still considered as high profile. She met Ben Harper at one of his concerts in the year 2000, and they both found love. The couple got married in 2005 in their residence at Los Angeles. They have two children Ellery Walker and Jaya. She was also the stepmother of her husband’s two children Charles and Harris.
The couple sadly filed the divorce in 2010. After some on and off they got separated in 2013. She actively participated in the charities which was supporting child health and creating awareness about the various toxic substances that can prove fatal to their health. She even made her hands in support of Down syndrome awareness, and this made the cover story for the leading magazine ABILITY Magazine. She openly raised her support toward Barack Obama and his party in front of her friends and colleagues during the ceremony of 66th Golden Globe Award. She bagged nominations for Academy Awards for the best actress in the movie Rambling Rose (1991) and best supporting actress for the movie The Wild in the year 2014. Her other films include Mask and Smooth Talk both in the year 1985 and in the next year Blue Velvet. We again saw her in the movies Wild at Heart in the year 1990 and the famous Jurassic Park of 1993. The latest includes
The Master in the year 2012 and her upcoming movie Star Wars Episode VIII in 2017.
She bagged the Golden Globe thrice in her career for Afterburn in the year 1992 and her role in and as Katherine Harris (2008). She went to win the same award for unique musical comedy series in 2012 called Enlightened.