Laura Elizabeth Dern was born on the 10th of February 1967. She is an American actress who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Rambling Rose (1991), Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Wild (2014). Her other notable film roles include Mask (1985), Smooth Talk (1985), Blue Velvet (1986), Wild at Heart (1990), Jurassic Park (1993), Citizen Ruth (1996), October Sky (1999), I Am Sam (2001), Inland Empire (2006), The Master (2012), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress â Miniseries or Television Film for the 1992 film Afterburn, and also guest starred in the 1997 "Puppy Episode" of the sitcom Ellen. She went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her role in the 2008 TV film Recount, and the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series for her role in HBO's Enlightened (2011â13).