Laura Linney Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th March 2012

Fact: Meryl Streep's actress daughter Mamie Gummer has landed a guest appearance on Laura Linney's hit U.S. drama The Big C. The show's third season begins airing in April (12).

31st January 2012

Fact: Susan Sarandon is joining Laura Linney's TV cancer drama The Big C in a recurring role.

9th December 2010

Fact: Actresses Laura Linney and Christina Ricci will bow out of Broadway next month (Jan11) when the curtain falls for the final time on their drama TIME STANDS STILL. The Tony-nominated play will end its second New York run on 30 January (11).

17th August 2010

Quote: "I feel like I'm getting better looking as I get older. It's true." Laura Linney likes her looks as she ages.

17th August 2010

Quote: "We're not going under the knife, we're not going to do Botox. We're both very committed to approaching life gracefully." Actress Laura Linney on the pact she's has agreed with pal Jeanne Tripplehorn.

16th August 2010

Quote: "I'm a real tart. I've been naked in a lot of movies. I feel that the nudity in some way will add to the story or the understanding of the character, I'll do it." Actress Laura Linney has no qualms about baring all onscreen.

9th August 2010

Quote: "I have a hard time watching myself. I usually walk out and come back in." Emmy-winning actress Laura Linney doesn't like to sit through her own screenings.

29th July 2010

Fact: PRECIOUS star Gabourey Sidibe has been unveiled as the latest cast addition to Laura Linney's new TV drama THE BIG C. The Oscar nominee will play an outspoken student on the forthcoming U.S. series, about a teacher who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Liam Neeson is also set to make an appearance on the programme.

27th July 2010

Fact: Liam Neeson is reuniting with his KINSEY co-star Laura Linney this summer (10) - the Schindler's List actor will make a guest appearance in her new TV show The Big C. The series, about a teacher who is given a terminal cancer diagnosis, premieres in the U.S. on 16 August (10).

9th March 2010

Fact: PRECIOUS star Gabourey Sidibe will play a student in Laura Linney's new cable comedy THE BIG C. Linney will play a teacher who turns her life around after she's diagnosed with cancer.

23rd September 2009

Fact: Laura Linney is to reteam with her KINSEY director Bill Condon for a new TV drama, called THE C WORD. Oscar winner Condon will direct the actress in the series, about a wife and mother diagnosed with terminal cancer. Linney is a co-writer on the project.

14th May 2009

Fact: Doctor Who star David Tennant has landed a job on U.S. TV. The Scottish actor will follow in the footsteps of Laura Linney and Alan Cumming by starring in long-running TV anthology MASTERPIECE CONTEMPORARY this autumn (09).

10th December 2008

Fact: Sex And The City actress Cynthia Nixon and Love Actually star Laura Linney have been honoured for their contributions to the acting industry. The stars were handed their accolades at the 28th Annual Muse Awards for Vision and Achievement in New York on Tuesday (09Dec08).

22nd October 2008

Fact: Actresses Laura Linney and Kyra Sedgwick will be among the honorees at the New York Women in Film and Television's 28th annual Muse Awards when the prizes are handed out at a luncheon on 9 December (08).

18th October 2006

Fact: Movie star Laura Linney has passed on details about her hair stylist to Megan Mullally after learning the former WILL + GRACE star tapes her TV appearances in an effort to copy her bob.

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