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.

Kirstie Alley English Actress

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley is a US based actress. She is a versatile actress seen in comedy as well as serious roles. But she is more famous in the show biz as a comedian. She is also a spokesmodel. She was born in the city of Wichita, Kansas which is situated in the United States. Her father Robert Deal Alley is a business man who owned a lumber company while her mother Lillian Mickie is a home-maker. The actress is the sibling of sister Collete and Brother Craig. She has done her education from Wichita Southeast High School and Kansas State University respectively. She is an interior designer by qualification and is known to follow Scientology. We have witnessed her presence on game shows like Match Game (1979) and Password Plus (1980). She was the winner of the game show Match Game and won 6000 dollars. Later, in 1980, her father and mother met with an accident which killed her mother while her father recovered from grievous injuries. Alley married her high school sweetheart in the year 1970 but the marriage unfortunately only could last seven years. The reason for their separation was their different choice of career. After this, Alley found like-mindedness and love with Parker Stevenson, and they got married in the year 1983. The couple is fortunate parents of two children William and Lillie. They both got divorced in the year 1997 and then shared custody of both the children. Alley made her debut in the year 1982 with the movie called Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Alley portrayed the character of Saavik. Later she replaced Shelley Long in the popular series Cheers and retained her place till the final season of the series. She also made it cast with John Travolta in Look Who’s Talking (1989). The movie was a success, and the makers thought of making the sequel to it. Though her very first series did not get her any award, she managed to bag on for the third one. She holds the distinction of having the star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star was awarded to her for her contribution to motion pictures. Alley was a show producer and also portrayed the lead in the series Veronica's Closet. She gathered more fame as the spokesperson for Pier One (2000-2004) and Jenny Craig (2005-2008). Audiences loved and appreciated her on the reality TV show called Dancing with the Stars as a contestant. She displayed her fabulous dancing skills and ended up in the second position. She again participated in the 15th season of the show but, unfortunately, ended up eliminated as the seventh couple from the show. When Alley found herself in addiction of drugs, she found the solution to it in following Scientology (1979) though she was a Methodist. Her decision helped her, and she was free from the addiction. The actress still follows the religion.

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Laura Linney

Laura Linney is an American actress born and brought up in Manhattan. Her mother was a nurse, and father Romulus Zachariah Linney IV is known to be an acclaimed playwright and professor. She even has nexus with Romulus Zachariah Linney; he is her great-great-grandfather. She did not spend her life lavishly. Instead, she lived with her mother and her half-sister named Susan, from her father, in a one bedroom apartment. She is an alumnus of Northfield Mount Hermon School of 1982 and reportedly is the chairperson of Arts Advisory Council in the same institution. She later attended Northwestern University and Brown University. She pursued acting at Brown University with popular names such as John Emigh. She managed a production workshop associated with the university theater group. In the senior year, Linney chose to play a role written by his father. After this, she made her way to Juilliard School to learn to act and was adorned with a doctorate in fine arts from the College. The actress got married to David Adkins in 1995, but unfortunately, they got divorced in 2000. In 2007, the actress found her match and got engaged with Marc Schauer, a real estate agent. They eventually got married in the year 2009. She gave birth to a boy named Bennett in the year 2014. The actress got nominated for the Academy Awards and Tony Awards thrice. She managed to receive her first ever Emmy Award for the movie Wild Iris (2001) in the year 2002. And later, for two subsequent years, she bagged awards for Frasier and John Adams. She then made it to star in the popular Showtime television series called Big C which bagged her next award. Her career profile stands out with winning two Golden Globe awards. Audiences gave overwhelming response for her debut on the television screen. We saw her depicting a struggle to become something in the series General Hospital, a venture of ABC. She portrayed the character of Mary Ann Singleton in the series inspired from Tales of the City books by Armistead Maupin. Later in 1994, she was seen in one of the episode of Law and Order as Martha Bowen. She also managed the job of producer for the popular series Big C. She even acted in the series. She was even seen hosting the television Masterpiece Classic in the year 2009. Her movies include Primal Fear, The Truman Show, Mystic River, Love Actually, The Squid and the Whale. She got nominations for the popular movies such as You Cannot Count on Me, Kinsey and The Savages.

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Laura Linney English Actress