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Creator / Laura Dern

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"I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people."

Laura Elizabeth Dern (born February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, California) is an Oscar-winning American actress, director and producer.

She's best known for playing Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park (1993) and for being something of a muse for David Lynch — she has appeared in Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Inland Empire, and Twin Peaks — and Alexander Payne (Citizen Ruth and Downsizing). She also helped produce the 2020 documentary film The Way I See It.

She is the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. (A 7-year-old Laura can be seen as an extra in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, which starred her mother.)

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Tropes related to her career:

  • Creator Backlash: Her appearance in the low-budget horror film Grizzly II in the mid-1980s because she was young and needed the money. Just saying the film's title is good enough to get a priceless reaction out of her.