How tall is Laura Linney?
Wondering, how tall is Laura Linney? This actress stands at 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm). Laura Linney height is average for a female.
Laura Leggett Linney was born on 5 February 1964, New York City, New York, USA. Her father was prominent playwright Romulus Linney, whose own great-grandfather was a congressman from North Carolina. Her mother, Miriam Anderson (Leggett), is a nurse.
Linney’s first substantial big-screen role was as the ex-girlfriend of Richard Gere’s character in Primal Fear (1996). Linney truly came into her own after 2000, starting the decade auspiciously with her widely-praised, arguably flawless performance in You Can Count on Me (2000). Linney won numerous critics’ awards for her role as Sammy, a single mother whose life is complicated by a new boss and the arrival in town of her aimless brother. On the heels of this success came her marvelous turn as Bertha Dorset in The House of Mirth (2000), clearly the best performance in a film of strong performances. Since then, Linney has frequently been offered challenging dramatic roles, and always rises to the occasion, such as in Mystic River (2003).
Still wondering, how tall is Laura Linney? She stands 5’7″ or (170 cm).
Laura Linney Height Comparison
Here is Laura Linney with Marcia Gay Harden who stands 5 feet 4.5 inches (164 cm). As we can see, Laura is taller than Marcia Gay by about 3 inches.