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July 13, 2017   0 Comment

Hear hear. It’s 2017 and Laura Dern just got a nomination for her role in Big Little Lies as Supporting Actress. This is so exciting! Thank you very much to my friend AJ to promptly scream this to me in joy as soon as she heard and Vanity Fair for reporting a full list of […]


June 23, 2017   0 Comment

A formidable actress, Laura Dern has been working in Hollywood since age 5. At 13 years old, the daughter of icons Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern became the youngest Miss Golden Globe and soon thereafter earned critical acclaim with her breakout role in Blue Velvet. The 1986 film also marked the first time Dern and […]


June 22, 2017   0 Comment

Many people thought they had “Big Little Lies” pegged after HBO aired the first episode of the limited series in February. Soapy whodunit. Bitchy behavior. Mommy wars. Privileged women. Impossibly gorgeous homes. The series invited those judgments and then proceeded to methodically upend them, delivering a nuanced look at motherhood, domestic abuse and, yes, the […]


June 18, 2017   0 Comment

Laura Dern says narcissism in the acting world “can only last for so long,” and she ​called on the advertising world to change up press events to create a “teachable moment” where actors can discuss causes they are passionate about ​– rather than droning on about themselves. The “Twin Peaks” and “Big Little Lies” star […]


June 2, 2017   0 Comment

“I am so lucky that I was raised by actors, because what I got used to in childhood was the ebb and flow of career,” says Laura Dern. The two-time Oscar nominee has spent her entire life on movie sets; the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, she’s worked in front of the […]


May 28, 2017   0 Comment

Laura Dern is not afraid to catch some air. The Big Little Lies actress, 50, broke down her favorite travel moments for Conde Nast Traveler, and among some stunning locations (Marlon Brando’s private island in French Polynesia) and spectacular treats (the “crazy little baby wild strawberries” at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in the South of France), […]


May 24, 2017   0 Comment

Once again, Annie Leibovitz and Vanity Fair have visited a Star Wars set to bring a first look at brand-new characters and exotic new worlds. In the exclusive photo portfolio above, see Annie Leibovitz’s photographs from the set of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth film in the Star Wars saga coming to theaters […]


May 22, 2017   0 Comment

The Twin Peaks revival is bringing a lot of names — both linked to the original and not — to its titular town. But the new name that’s perhaps bringing the most excitement is Laura Dern. While the reunion of Laura Dern and creator David Lynch’s creative talents is cause for celebration, it’s still not […]


May 20, 2017   0 Comment

The multifaceted veteran actress is both hard to categorize and curiously undercelebrated A bold proclamation, from a May 4, 1986, New York Times headline: “LAURA DERN IS A TEEN-AGER TO TAKE SERIOUSLY.” Then 19 years old, Dern — the willowy, blond daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd — was promoting Smooth Talk, a coming-of-age drama adapted from […]


May 10, 2017   0 Comment

Laura Dern recognizes that there can be a major generational gap between mothers and their daughters that becomes especially apparent when it comes to making their voices heard and giving back. There’s a scene in HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” which Dern says is one of the most interesting of the series, that demonstrates this tension […]


May 10, 2017   0 Comment

Between traveling to space in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, intentionally mispronouncing Reese Witherspoon’s character’s name in Big Little Lies, and an upcoming guest spot in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Laura Dern is having a 2017 for the ages. But her most mysterious — and possibly splashiest — role will come in Showtime’s rapidly approaching Twin […]