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 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
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,
Citizen Ruth, Jurassic Park, A Perfect World, Rambling Rose (Academy Award
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.
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
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
Condon and Alon Aranya. Jaywalker Pictures is represented by CAA.
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