Laura Dern Overview

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Born: February 10, 1967

Laura Dern was bitten by the acting bug as a child, when she played bit parts in her parents' (actors Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern) movies. Initially discouraged by them from becoming involved in the profession, acting was Dern's childhood goal, and after her parents divorced, she made her film debut at the age of six in White Lightning (1973). The following year, Laura played a bit part in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. She got her first major role in 1980, playing... See All

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