Like her, Brooke Shields’ best friend, Laura Linney, is a prominent actress. Linney is the daughter of a prominent playwright and professor.
Actress Brooke Shields opened up about her highs and lows in her revealing documentary, Pretty Baby.
She recalled her first kiss at eleven and alleged sexual assault. The star has also disclosed her friendship with actress Laura Linney. They are childhood besties.
The Bule Lagoon star shared a sweet throwback picture on her social media. Here is the detail about the two stars’ friendship.
Pretty Baby: Who Is Brooke Shields Best Friend Laura Linney?
Brooke Shields’ childhood best friend, Laura Linney, is also a prominent actress. She has won several prestigious awards, including 4 Primetime Emmy Awards and 2 Golden Globe Awards.
The three-time Academy Awards nominee began her career in 1990. Since then, she has starred in numerous television series and movies.
Linney is best known for her role in The Big C, The Savages, Kinsey, You Can Count On Me, and Ozark. Laura has a total of 75 acting credits. She also has three producing credits. In addition, she has also marked her name as a director.
Her role in The Big C won her four Emmy awards
Brooke Shields And Laura Linney Relationship/Friendship
The Suddenly Susan actress took a trip down memory lane. She disclosed her bond with actress Laura Linney from their early years in a throwback photo posted on Instagram on 7 February 2020.
In the adorable photo, a young Shields can be seen sitting next to Linney.
While Laura is dressed in a white top and vibrant bottoms, Brooke is wearing a dark T-shirt and denim. They are sitting on what appears to be a swing. The two girls pose with their backs to one another and smile.
Shields wrote the image “went way back into the archives for this one #tbt with @itsmelauralinney,” tagging the Ozark star.
Shields’ post popped up just a day after Laura Linney celebrated her 56th birthday. Several people were amazed to see two prominent personalities having so long history.
The post amassed over 34K likes and hundreds of comments, where people – including renowned actors and actresses – praised their bond and cuteness.
“This may be the sweetest picture I have ever seen, “Mariska Hargitay wrote. Actress Ali Wentworth praised Brooke, saying, “you were cute.”
Likewise, Marla Maples said, “too cute! Just like now?”
Brooke Shields began her modeling career when she was 11. So, she must have been in her modeling career when the picture was taken.
At 12, Shields would secure her first significant film role as a child prostitute in Pretty Baby. Only two years later, when she was barely 14, the New Yorker’s well-known Calvin Klein advertisements debuted.
Laura Linney Family – Daughter Of Renowned Playwright And Professor
Brooke Shields’ childhood best friend, Laura Linney, was born in Manhattan, New York City, on 5 February 1964. She is the daughter of Miriam Anderson and Romulus Zachariah Linney IV.
Laura’s mother worked as a nurse at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. On the other hand, her father was a well-known playwright and professor.
The Big C star once spent summers with her dad in New Hampshire and fell in love with stage work.
Soon after, Laura worked with the local theatre group. The Republican U.S. congressman Romulus Zachariah Linney is her grandfather. She has a half-sister – Susan.
Laura Linney is married to a drug and alcohol counselor Marc Schauer. They tied the knot in May 2009 and have a son.