Linda Cardellini is an American actress. She is known for playing Lindsay Weir on Freaks and Geeks, Samantha Taggart on ER and Meg Rayburn on Bloodline. She received an Emmy Award nomination for her portrayal of Sylvia Rosen on Mad Men. Cardellini is also known for her portrayals of Velma Dinkley in the live-action Scooby-Doo! film series, Cassie in Brokeback Mountain, Laura Barton in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Dolores in Green Book. She received an Independent Spirit nomination for her performance in the film Return.
Linda Edna Cardellini
Actress, Voice Artist
Birthday / Date of Birth
Linda Cardellini was born on June 25, 1975 in Redwood City, California, United States.
She is currently 43 years old.
Linda has English, Irish, Italian and German ancestry.
Cardellini attended Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California and graduated in 1993. After finishing high school Linda started searching for TV / film roles in Los Angeles but after couple of years, she resumed her education at the Loyola Marymount University‘s College of Communication and Fine Arts to receive a degree in theatre arts in 2000. Linda has also attended drama lessons and was a part of several school productions.
- Father – Wayne David Cardellini (Businessman)
- Mother – Lorraine Cardellini (nee Hernan) (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Linda has three older siblings.
Boyfriend / Spouse
Linda Cardellini dated –
- Jason Segel (2001 – 2007) – Cardellini met actor Jason Segel on the set of TV series Freaks and Geeks (1999 – 2000). The actors commenced dating in March 2001 and remained in a relationship for nearly 6 years. They parted ways in January 2007.
- Justin Rogina (2008) – Linda dated Justin Rogina for a period of three months in 2008.
- Steven Rodriguez (2009-Present) – Cardellini started dating Steven Rodriguez in 2009. After 4 years of being in a relationship, the couple got engaged in June 2013. They have one child Lilah Rose (born – February 29, 2012).
- In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 160 cm
- In meters – 1.6 m
- In Kilograms – 59 kg
- In Pounds – 130 lbs
- Measurements – 37-26-36
- Bust – 37 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
Linda Cardellini earned widespread acclaim and praise for her starring roles in movies such as The Prince and the Surfer (1999), The Unsaid (2001), Scooby-Doo (2002), American Gun (2005), Kill the Irishman (2011), Return (2011), Super (2011), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Daddy’s Home film series.
Linda Cardellini made her feature film debut as Heather in Brian Robbins’ comedy film Good Burger in 1997.
Cardellini made her first television debut via the science fiction TV series Bone Chillers in 1996. She played the role of Sarah in a total of 13 episodes.
Linda hasn’t signed any endorsement contract yet.
Awards & Nominations
|2005||Gotham Awards||Best Ensemble Cast||Brokeback Mountain||Nominated|
|2006||Screen Actors Guild||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Brokeback Mountain||Nominated|
|2009||TV Land Awards||Icon||ER||Won|
|2013||Independent Spirit Awards||Best Female Lead||Return||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series||Mad Men||Nominated|
Linda Cardellini Favorites
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Linda Cardellini Net worth
Linda Cardellini has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Linda Cardellini
- Her last name means “goldfinches” in Italian.
- She developed interest in acting at a very young age after performing in school productions and community theater.
- She won fireplace in a 1994 episode of the American game show The Price Is Right.
- Cardellini received her first Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Guest Actress in A Drama Series” for her role in the critically acclaimed AMC series, Mad Men.
- She took martial arts classes at a young age.
- She was ranked #93 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the Word” list in 2006.
- In 2009, Cardellini won the TV Land Awards for her work in the TV show ER.
- In 2011, she received an Independent Spirit nomination for her performance in Return.
- In August 2018, Cardellini was cast to co-star with Christina Applegate in Netflix’s dark comedy series Dead to Me. Applegate, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Jessica Elbaum will be credited as executive producers of the series.