Laura Dern | Biography

Posted On: 08 Jul, 2014

Laura Dern | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth February 10, 1967
Age 54 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Husband/Spouse Ben Harper(Divorced)
Boyfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Not Now
Body Measurements 34-25-33 inches
Net Worth $12 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 10 inches
Weight 61 kg
Children/Kids Ellery Walker Harper, Jaya Harper

Born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Laura Elizabeth Den is an American actress, film director and producer. She is popular for her roles in Blue Velvet, Fat Man and Little Boy, Wild at Heart, The Baby Dance, October Sky, Jurrasic Park and I Am Sam.

Den was born to father Bruce Dern and mother Diane Ladd. Both of her parents were actor. She had her debut role in her mother's film White Lightning in 1973. In 1984, Dern started working with acting coach Sandra Seacat. She was also the youngest winner of Miss Golden Globe in 1982. In 1980, Dern appeared in the Adrian Lyne's Foxes, starring Jodie Foster. In 1984, she appeared in the Television movie like The Three Wishes of Billy Grier and Teachers. In 1985, Den appeared as Diane Adams in Mask and Connie Wyatt in Smooth Talk.

In 1988, Laura was seen as Claire Clairmont in the movie Haunted Summer. She was also the one to play Dr. Ellie Sattler in Jurrassic Park. Den starred in 1996’s film Citizen Ruth as Ruth Stoops in 1996. In the same year, she also appeared in a television movie The Siege at Ruby Ridge as Vicki Weaver. She appeared as Wanda LeFauve in the television movie The Baby Dance.  In the following year, she starred in the television movie A Season of Miracles.

Laura’s voice was also featured in 2002’s movie Goose. Other movies played by her includes Rambling Rose, A perfect World, Bastard Out of Carolina, October Sky, Dr T. & the Women, Daddy and Them, Novocaine, Focus, Happy Endings, Lonely Hearts, Inland Empire, Year of the Dog, Recount, Tenderness, and Little Fockers. Currently, she has appeared in movies like The Master and The Fault in our Stars. She has also been filming many movies like When the Game Stands tall, Wild, 99 Homes, Strings, and mother’s Day.

Apart from these movies, Dern has also done many television series. She has appeared as Rebecca in Nightmare Classics in 1989. In 1993, she starred as Annie Ainsley in Fallen Angels. Her voice was also featured in the Frasier, King of the Hill (Joust Like a Woman) and King of the Hill (Patch Bommhauer) in the year 1995, 2002 and 2003 respectively. She had a recurring role in the television series Enlightened, where she appeared as Amy Jellicoe from year 2011 to 2013.

Dern has already been nominated for an Academy Award for Best actress and was awarded for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting actress for her role in television series Recount in year 2008. In the year 2011, she has won the Golden Globe Award for Best actress. She has also directed a television series named Call Me Crazy: A Five Film.

Laura has an appealing personality with perfect body measurements and attractive height. She is 5 feet 10 inches tall. Dern looks hot in whatever she puts on. She is slim, beautiful and charming with perfect long legs. She has reached 47 years old in her age now. She has also gone through a minor plastic surgery as mentioned in some of the site.

Regarding her personal life, Dern has been married to Ben Harper after dating him for five years. The couples have two kids, a son and a daughter. Dern is also the mother of the two step children from   first marriage of her husband. Later in 2010, the couples filed for a divorce.

Her short biography can also be accessed via wiki and IMDb. Other information about him can also be accessed through his personal as well as official sites. Like other celebrities, she can also be followed in twitter and Instagram as well as like her page in Facebook to get her latest updates.