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Laura Dern
Laura dern
Full Name
Laura Elizabeth Dern
Born
February 10, 1967
Occupation
Actress, director, producer
Years Active
1973–present

Laura Dern is an American actress, film director, and producer. She is well known for her role Dr. Ellie Sattler in the film Jurassic Park, which she latter reprised in Jurassic Park III.

She has won awards for her performance in the 1991 film Rambling Rose, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her portrayal of Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris in the film Recount (2008). From 2011 to 2013, Dern starred as Amy Jellicoe in HBO’s Enlightened. For this role, she won the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.