Laura Linney

Season 15 | AIRED: Jan 12 7/6c

Laura Linney's career is the kind that actors dream of having. She continues to take on challenging and interesting roles in award winning films, has been in countless Oscar nominated films, received prestigious acting accolades, and has become one of the most sought after women in film, television, and stage. Linney, a graduate of Brown and a former Julliard acting student, has received raves for her performances in plays such as "Hedda Gabler" and "Six Degrees of Separation." Her most notable movie roles have been in critically acclaimed films, "You Can Count On Me," "The Squid and the Whale," "Mystic River," "Kinsey," "The Truman Show," and "The Savages." She's garnered three Oscar nominations this decade and recently picked up a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Abigail Adams in the HBO miniseries, "John Adams."