Creator: Laura Linney
Laura Linney (b. February 5, 1964). is an American actress with a long list of acting credits, as well as awards and nominations.
- Dave (1993)
- Congo (1995)
- Primal Fear (1996)
- Absolute Power (1997)
- The Truman Show (1998)
- The Life of David Gale (2003)
- Mystic River (2003)
- Love Actually (2003)
- Kinsey (2004)
- The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
- The Squid And The Whale (2005)
- Man of the Year (2006)
- The Nanny Diaries (2007)
- John Adams (2008)
- The Big C (2010-2013)
- Arthur Christmas (2011)
- Hyde Park On Hudson (2012)
- The Fifth Estate (2013)
Some tropes associated with her include:
- Alliterative Name
- Costume Porn : She gets some elaborate ones in John Adams.
- Dyeing for Your Art : Linney's hair colour varies depending on the role, and she has changed her weight for other roles.
- Hahvahd Yahd In My Cah : She affects a thick Boston accent for Mystic River. ("Whaht waif would dooo thaht?")
- Ivy League: She graduated from Brown University and attended Juilliard.
- Ugly Guy, Hot Wife : Certainly invoked in her role as Mrs. X in The Nanny Diaries.