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Laura Dern Biography, Age, Ex-husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 11, 2020

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Short Biography

Laura Dern was born on 10-02-1967 in Los Angeles in the state of California, United States. She is an American Film Actress, Film Director, Film Producer, Television Actress & Voice Artist.

Laura Dern Complete Bio & Career

Laura Dern was born in a family of actors and hence decided to become an actress from a very young age. She started her career as a child actress and started playing lead roles in the decade of the 1980s. She came to limelight following her performance in the movie titled Blue Velvet in the year 1986. She received her maiden Academy Award nomination for her performance in the film Rambling Rose in 1991. She gave biggest hit of her career then in Jurassic Park in the year 1993. 
She went on to win Golden Globe Awards for her performance in television film Recount and series titled Enlightened. She gain received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in the film Wild in the year 2014. She has off late played supporting roles in films such as Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Trial by Fire, JT LeRoy, and Little Women. After missing out twice on Academy Award, she finally won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film Marriage Story in 2019. She has thus far received 5 Golden Globe Awards, an Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. 
In addition to acting, she is also associated with a lot of charitable organizations. She is also an activist and has advocated for Down syndrome awareness in the past. She has regularly raised her voice for women rights and gender pay parity.

Laura Dern Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Bruce Dern (Actor) and Diane Ladd (Actress). She was married to musician Ben Harper from 2005 to 2013. The couple together has a son named Ellery Walker and a daughter named Jaya Harper

Life's Important Dates Of Laura Dern

Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 25
Hip Size 33
Body Figure 34-25-33
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Info

Home Town Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, U.S.
School The Buckley School, Sherman Oaks, California
College Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Qualification College Dropout
Hobbies Travelling and Reading
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film - White Lightning (1973)
TV - Shannon (1981)
Best Movies Mask (1985), Smooth Talk (1985), Blue Velvet (1986), Jurassic Park (1993), and Marriage Story (2019) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Pink
Favorite Player Steffi Graf
Favorite Sport Tennis
Favorite Politician Barack Obama
Favorite Actor Tom Cruise
Favorite Film Director Steven Spielberg
Favorite Movie The Elephant (1980)
Favorite Place London

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Laura Dern

  • Her Great-Grandfather George Dern was the former Utah governor and Secretary of War.
  • She used to often become a target of teasing by her classmates because of her height and huge feet.
  • She was once engaged to Billy Bob Thornton.
  • At the age of 7, while doing a passing appearance in Martin Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974), she ate 26 ice cream cones for 26 takes.
  • The older sister of Laura, who was born in 1961, drowned at the age 18 months, years before Laura was born.
  • Her looks resemble with the former tennis player Steffi Graf.

Laura Dern Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

55 years, 9months, 18 days old age Laura Dern will turn 56 on 10 February, 2023. Only 2 months, 12 days, 5 hours,3 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Laura Dern has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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