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An American actress, film director and producer. Dern has acted in such films as Smooth Talk (1985), Blue Velvet (1986), Fat Man and Little Boy (1988), Wild at Heart (1990), Jurassic Park (1993) and October Sky (1999). She has won awards for her performance in the 1991 film Rambling Rose, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her portrayal of Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris in the film Recount (2008).

MOVIE CREDITS:
1993: Dr. Ellie Sattler - Jurassic Park
2001: Dr. Ellie Sattler - Jurassic Park III
1990: Lula Fortune - Wild at Heart
1986: Sandy Williams - Blue Velvet
2006: Rene - Lonely Hearts
2006: Nikki Grace / Susan Blue - Inland Empire
2000: Peggy - Dr. T & the Women
1973: Sharon Ann, Maggie's daughter - White Lightning
2001: Jean Noble - Novocaine
1985: Diana Adams - Mask
2004: Terry Linden - We Don't Live Here Anymore
1984: Diane - Teachers
1991: Rose - Rambling Rose
1993: Sally Gerber - A Perfect World
2001: Ruby Montgomery - Daddy and Them
1982: Jessica McNeil - Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
2005: Dortha Schaefer - The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
1985: Connie Wyatt - Smooth Talk
1989: Kathleen Robinson - Fat Man and Little Boy
1999: Miss Riley - October Sky
2007: Bret - Year of the Dog
1996: Ruth Stoops - Citizen Ruth
2008: Katherine Harris - Recount
1988: Claire Clairmont - Haunted Summer
2005: Pam - Happy Endings
1990: Heartbroken Woman - Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted
1983: Tina - Grizzly II: The Concert
2011: Delilah - Everything Must Go
2010: Prudence - Little Fockers
1996: Vicki Weaver - The Siege at Ruby Ridge
2012: Helen - The Master
2017: Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
2017: Laura Lonowski - Downsizing
1995: Helen McNulty - Down Came a Blackbird
2002: Herself - Searching for Debra Winger
2002: Herself - Mysteries of Love
1998: Wanda LeFauve - The Baby Dance
2008: Theresa - The Monday Before Thanksgiving
1992: Janet Harduvel - Afterburn
1999: Berry Thompson - A Season for Miracles
2001: Sister Pauline Quinn - Within These Walls
2014: Frannie Lancaster - The Fault in Our Stars
2014: Bobbi Grey - Wild
2001: Gertrude 'Gert' Hart - Focus
2014: Bev Ladouceur - When the Game Stands Tall
2001: Randy Carpenter - I Am Sam
2015: Annie - Bravetown
Untitled Laura Dern/Judd Apatow Project
2017: Ethel Kroc - The Founder
2017: Pippi - Wilson
2014: Lynn Nash - 99 Homes
1984: Crissy - The Three Wishes of Billy Grier
1988: No Frank in Lumberton
2016: Laura Wells - Certain Women
2018: Jennifer Fox - The Tale
2011: Herself - The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story
1974: Girl Eating Ice Cream Cone (uncredited) - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
2014: Woman on Bench - 9 Kisses
2002: Linda Peeno - Damaged Care
2013: Helen Sullivan - The Master: Back Beyond
2009: Teresa - Tenderness
2019: Laura Albert - J.T. LeRoy
2017: Doctor - The Black Ghiandola
2017: Herself - The Words That Built America
2017: Clementine - The Good Time Girls
2017: Herself - Spielberg
2019: Elizabeth Gilbert - Trial by Fire
2017: Herself - Bobbi Jene
Nora Fanshaw - Untitled Noah Baumbach Project
2017: Herself - A Bloody Finger in Your Mouth
2017: Herself - The Man with the Gray Elevated Hair
2017: Herself - The Number of Completion
1980: Debbie - Foxes
2013: Herself - Trespassing Bergman
2011: Cafe Patron - Fight for Your Right Revisited
2016: Herself - Blue Velvet Revisited
2018: Herself - The Director and The Jedi
2019: Grace Coxman - Cold Pursuit
2019: Margaret "Marmee" March - Little Women
Nancy Bottoms - Breaking News in Yuba County
1996: Narrator - Bastard Out of Carolina

TV CREDITS:
1997: King of the Hill
1982: Narrator - Nature
2003: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
1999: The West Wing
1993: Guest Caller - June - Frasier
1951: Hallmark Hall of Fame
1993: Fallen Angels
1953: The Academy Awards
2011: Amy Jellicoe - Enlightened
1953: Laura Dern - The Academy Awards
2017: Renata Klein - Big Little Lies
2015: Sue Murphy (voice) - F is for Family
1994: Ellen
1990: Diane Evans - Twin Peaks