Laura Dern

Laura Dern is an American actress.

She is the recipient of four Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards.

Dern began a full-time acting career in the 1980s with roles in the dramas Foxes (1980) and Mask (1985). She went on to collaborate with David Lynch in several films, including Blue Velvet (1986) and Wild at Heart (1990).

Laura Dern is an American actress.

She is the recipient of four Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards.

Dern began a full-time acting career in the 1980s with roles in the dramas Foxes (1980) and Mask (1985). She went on to collaborate with David Lynch in several films, including Blue Velvet (1986) and Wild at Heart (1990).

Dern received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for playing the titular orphan in Rambling Rose (1991) and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for the 1992 film Afterburn.

She established herself as a Hollywood leading lady with a starring role in the adventure film Jurassic Park (1993). Following roles in such films as Citizen Ruth (1996), October Sky (1999), and I Am Sam (2001), Dern won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for portraying Katherine Harris in the television film Recount (2008), and the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series for her role as Amy Jellicoe in the HBO series Enlightened (2011–2013).

Dern continued to take on supporting roles in several successful films, including The Master (2012), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the biopic Wild (2014).

Dern won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and received another Golden Globe for her role as Renata Klein in the HBO series Big Little Lies (2017–present).

Dern has received a 2018 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role as Jennifer in the HBO film The Tale.

 

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Awards & Nominations

8 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2020
  • Nominee
  • Laura Dern, as Renata Klein
  • Big Little Lies
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Blossom Films, Hello Sunshine, David E. Kelley Productions and crazyrose Productions
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Laura Dern, as Jennifer
  • The Tale
  • HBO
  • HBO Films in association with Gamechanger Films, A Luminous Mind, Untitled Entertainment, Blackbird, One Two Films
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie - 2017
  • Winner
  • Laura Dern, as Renata Klein
  • Big Little Lies
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with David E. Kelley Productions, Pacific Standard and Blossom Films
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Laura Dern, as Amy
  • Enlightened
  • HBO
  • Ripcord Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2008
  • Nominee
  • Laura Dern, as Katherine Harris
  • Recount
  • HBO
  • Spring Creek/Mirage Productions in association with Trigger Street Productions, Everyman Pictures and HBO Films
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 1997
  • Nominee
  • Laura Dern, as Susan Richmond
  • Ellen
  • ABC
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 1994
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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz present at the 69th Emmy Awards.
The cast of Big Little Lies and John Lithgow on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards.
Laura Dern accepts an award at the 69th Emmy Awards.
Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz on stage at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and Zoe Kravitz present an award at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
Laura Dern accepts her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
Laura Dern on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
Laura Dern on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
Laura Dern and Jane Fonda at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
Laura Dern, Jane Fonda, Dan Bucatinsky and Christina Hendricks at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
Dan Bucatinsky and Laura Dern at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
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Laura Dern on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz present at the 69th Emmy Awards.
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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz present at the 69th Emmy Awards.

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The cast of Big Little Lies and John Lithgow on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards.
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The cast of Big Little Lies and John Lithgow on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards. 

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Laura Dern accepts an award at the 69th Emmy Awards.
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Laura Dern accepts an award at the 69th Emmy Awards. 


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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz on stage at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz on stage at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and Zoe Kravitz present an award at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and Zoe Kravitz present an award at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Laura Dern accepts her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
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Laura Dern accepts her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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David Rubin and Laura Dern at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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David Rubin, Matt Lander, Bernard Kelsey, and Laura Dern at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Laura Dern on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
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Laura Dern on the Red Carpet at the 65th Emmys
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Laura Dern and Jane Fonda at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
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Laura Dern, Jane Fonda, Dan Bucatinsky and Christina Hendricks at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
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Dan Bucatinsky and Laura Dern at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
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