THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA
LINDA CARDELLINI (Anna Tate-Garcia), one of today's most
versatile actresses, has earned Emmy, Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and Independent
Spirit Award nominations over the course of her prestigious career in both film
Cardellini recently completed production on the new Netflix dark comedy
series "Dead to Me," in which she stars alongside Christina Applegate. The
series launches this summer. Upcoming, she also stars with Matt Dillon, Kyle
MacLachlan and Tom Hardy in the film "Fonzo," writer/director Joseph Tank's Al
Capone biopic, playing Capone's long-suffering wife, Mae.
Last year, Cardellini played the female lead in Peter Farrelly's
Oscar-winning Best Picture "Green Book," with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala
Ali. Among the film's many other accolades, it won the Golden Globe for Best
Picture - Musical or Comedy, was named Best Picture by the National Board of
Review, won the award for Best Ensemble at the Hollywood Film Awards, and the
Vanguard Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival. Also in 2018, she appeared in
Paul Feig's "A Simple Favor," opposite Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively.
In 2015, Cardellini starred opposite Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in the
smash hit comedy, "Daddy's Home," directed by Sean Anders. Two years later, she
reunited with Anders, Ferrell and Wahlberg for the successful sequel, "Daddy's
Home 2," with John Cena, Mel Gibson and John Lithgow joining the cast.
In summer 2015, Cardellini played Laura Barton, the wife of Jeremy Renner's
Clint Barton/Hawkeye, in the massive blockbuster "Avengers: Age of Ultron." That
same year, she co-starred in the film "Welcome to Me," alongside Kristen Wiig,
Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, James Marsden and Wes Bentley. Directed by Shira Piven,
the film was named one of the Top 10 Independent Films of the year by the
National Board Review.
Cardellini previously starred in the independent film "Return," opposite
Michael Shannon and John Slattery, for which she was honored with an Independent
Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead. The film was featured in the
Director's Fortnight section at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and was an
official entry at the 2011 Deauville, London and Palm Springs International Film
Cardellini earlier shared in a SAG Award nomination as a member of the cast
of the groundbreaking 2005 drama "Brokeback Mountain," in which she co-starred
with Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway. Her additional film
credits include her portrayal of Velma in the pair
of popular "Scooby-Doo" films; John Lee Hancock's "The Founder," opposite
Michael Keaton; and Donovan Marsh's thriller "Hunter Killer," with Gerard
Butler, Billy Bob Thornton and Gary Oldman.
On the small screen, Cardellini earned an Emmy Award nomination, for
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, for her provocative portrayal of
Sylvia Rosen, the married mistress of Jon Hamm's Don Draper, in the sixth season
of the widely acclaimed AMC series "Mad Men." Cardellini first came to
prominence on television, starring as academic decathlete Lindsay Weir on the
celebrated NBC series "Freaks and Geeks." She is also well-known for her
portrayal of Nurse Samantha Taggart on NBC's award-winning hit series "ER."
Additionally, Cardellini lends her voice to a diverse group of animated
series, including Megan in Nickelodeon's "Sanjay & Craig," Starla in IFC's "Out
There," and Wendy in Disney's "Gravity Falls."
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from Loyola Marymount University
and completed a summer study program at the National Theatre in London.
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