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LAURA DERN has received two Academy Award nominations, four Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award in addition to six nominations proving herself to be a power woman in entertainment. In addition, out of appreciation and respect for the extraordinary gift the Dern family has brought to the big and small screen, The Hollywood Entertainment Museum honored Bruce, Diane and Laura with the Hollywood Legacy Award. In 2016, she was also selected to serve on The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors. Dern recently wrapped production on the second season of Big Little Lies, and is currently working on Greta Gerwig's production of Little Women. for Sony. It was recently announced that Dern will star in and produce The Dolls, a limited series for HBO, alongside Issa Rae. Upcoming, Dern will star opposite Allison Janney in Tate Taylor's comedy Breaking News in Yuba County. In 2018, Dern completed JT LeRoy and Ed Zwick's Trial by Fire.

Additional film credits include the upcoming COLD PURSUIT, Star Wars: Episode VIII, Wilson, The Founder, Certain Woman, Wild for which she earned her second Academy Award nomination for, 99 Homes, The Fault in our Stars, The Master, Everything Must Go, Little Fockers, Year of the Dog, Inland Empire, Lonely Hearts, Happy Endings, We Don't Live Here Anymore, I Am Sam, Novocaine, Focus, Citizen Ruth, Jurassic Park, A Perfect World, Rambling Rose (Academy Award Nomination), Smooth Talk, Mask, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Dr. T and the Women, October Sky, Fat Man and Little Boy, Haunted Summer, Teachers, Foxes and Ladies and Gentleman, The Fabulous Stains.

On the small screen, she was most recently seen starring in HBO's The Tale, which earned Dern a Golden Globe nomination and her seventh Emmy nomination, and on Big Little Lies which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for her role as Renata. Additional television credits include: Enlightened, Recount, Damaged Care, Within These Walls, Daddy and Them, The Baby Dance, Afterburn, Fallen Angels, and Down Came a Blackbird. In 1997 Dern was nominated for an Emmy Award and won an American Comedy Award for her guest-starring role in the controversial Puppy Episode of the ABC comedy, Ellen.

In addition to her extensive film and television credits, Dern has been prolific in her producing career. In 2017 she established Jaywalker Pictures, a Los Angeles-based production company founded with partner Jayme Lemons with emphasis on great storytelling in film and television. They have a first look TV Deal with Platform One Media which they have an hour long series Mr. and Mrs. American Pie in development. Among the projects in development are the films Candy & Mel, which they are producing alongside Ron Yerxa and Albert Berger. Candy & Mel is based on the true story of an outrageous and sensational murder trial that gripped the nation. The Dog of the South, written by Graham Gordy and Jay Jennings, based on the novel by Charles Portis; and a half-hour comedy from writers Arabella Anderson and Wendy West, based on Anderson's life growing up homeless, producing alongside Sarah Condon and Alon Aranya. Jaywalker Pictures is represented by CAA.


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