Dern, Laura: Actress–Cumulative Advantage

Laura Dern, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, is an accomplished American film and television actress, honored with numerous accolades.

Born in 1967, she began her career as a child actress in some high-profile movies, such as Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore in 1974. Her mother appeared in that movie, for which she was nominated for the best Supporting Actress Oscar.

Dern’s competitive honors include two Academy Award nominations, one Primetime Emmy Award win from six nominations, and four Golden Globe Award wins from six nominations.

Oscar Nominations: 2

1991: Best Actress, Rambling Rose; the winner was Jodie Foster

2014: Best Supporting Actress, Wild

 

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