THE HELMERICH TRUST SPEAKER
- Award-winning actress
- Alumna of Brown University and The Juilliard School
- Advocate for arts in education and cancer research
Laura Linney is a renowned Broadway, television and movie actress. In addition to being nominated for three Academy Awards and three Tony Awards, Ms. Linney has won four Emmys, two Golden Globes and a SAG Award. She has also been honored for her cancer advocacy work, which was inspired by her father’s death from the disease. As a result of her passion for the arts, Ms. Linney started an arts education program for children at Juilliard.