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This article is about Laura Linney (Voice Actress). You may be looking for the fictional character, Laura Linney.

Laura Leggett Linney is an American actress and singer.

She played an exaggerated version of Herself in BoJack Horseman.

Personal Life

Linney was born in Manhattan. Her mother Miriam Anderson "Ann" Perse (née Leggett) was a nurse at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and her father Romulus Zachariah Linney IV (1930–2011) was a playwright and professor. Linney's paternal great-great-grandfather was Republican U.S. Congressman Romulus Zachariah Linney. She has a half-sister named Susan from her father's second marriage.

Linney is a 1982 graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School, an elite preparatory school in New England for which she currently serves as the chair of the Arts Advisory Council. She then attended Northwestern University before transferring to Brown University, where she studied acting with Jim Barnhill and John Emigh and served on the board of Production Workshop, the university's student theater group.

During her senior year at Brown, she performed in one of her father's plays as Lady Ada Lovelace in production of Childe Byron, a drama in which poet Lord Byron mends a taut, distant relationship with his daughter Ada.

Linney graduated from Brown in 1986. She went on to study acting at the Juilliard School as a member of Group 19 (1986–90), which also included Jeanne Tripplehorn. In 2003, Linney received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A.) degree from Brown. She received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Juilliard when she delivered the school's commencement address in 2009.

BoJack Horseman

Linney voiced Herself in Netflix's BoJack Horseman.

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