The seventh annual Chancellor's Speaker Series will feature award-winning theatre, film and television actress, Laura Linney.
Laura Linney's respect and gratitude for creative expression is limitless. Born to a prominent NYC playwright and nurse, Golden Globe, SAG, and Emmy award-winning actress Laura Linney began her experiential education in performance art at an early age.
After graduating from The Juilliard School, Linney went on to appear in leading roles across film, television, and theatre. She's performed in a myriad of productions such as the upcoming films Genius and Nocturnal Animals. Other films include Mr. Holmes, Kinsey, You Can Count on Me, Mystic River, Love Actually, and The Truman Show. Notable television credits include the Showtime Series The Big C, the HBO mini-series John Adams, Tales of the City, and Frasier. Prominent Broadway productions include, The Crucible, Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen, Six Degrees of Separation and many more.
Linney has also been honored for her work in cancer advocacy. Having lost family to cancer, she understands the unique physical and emotional damage inflicted on victims and families. She aims to help them find ways to cope, grow, and rebuild so that each one can truly win his or her own fight against cancer.
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