Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress of film, television, and theater. Linney has won three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has been nominated for the Academy Award three times and once for the BAFTA Award. She has also been nominated three times for a Tony Award in the category of Lead Actress in a Play. She stars in the Showtime original series, The Big C, with Oliver Platt.
In "Ocean's Three and a Half", Glenn Quagmire considers using Carter Pewterschmidt's money to make a movie with B-list stars. He imagines a trailer of Danger in Cincinnati, starring Linney and Jeff Bridges.