The daughter of Hollywood actors Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern, Laura Dern made
her film debut starring in one of her mother's films, "White Lightning." By the time she was Miss Golden
Globe in 1982, she already had a few ... moremore movies under her belt. Her star
continued to rise with roles in two David Lynch films, "Blue Velvet" and "Wild at Heart," before she was nominated for both an
Academy Award and a Golden Globe for playing the title role in "Rambling Rose," of which her mother also starred in a
Globe-nominated role. She is probably best known for her performances in the
popular "Jurassic Park" franchise.