Gender: Female

Linda Emond's upcoming films include Jenny's Wedding and Untitled Terrence Malick Project. Other film work includes Spike Lee’s Oldboy, Julie & Julia (in which she plays "Simone 'Simca' Beck" opposite Meryl Streep), A Bird of the Air, The Missing Person, Stop-Loss, Trade, Across the Universe, North Country, Dark Water, The Dying Gaul, and City by the Sea with directors Nora Ephron, Julie Taymor, Kimberly Peirce, Niki Caro, Bob Balaban, Michael Caton-Jones, Ed Harris, Craig Lucas, Noah Buschel, Peter Berg, and Walter Salles. Television film work includes “Georgia O'Keeffe” (with Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons), Hallmark Hall of Fame's “A Dog Named Christmas” (opposite Bruce Greenwood) and “American Experience: John & Abigail Adams” (opposite Simon Russell Beale). Episodic work includes “The Good Wife” (recurring), “Elementary” (recurring), “Unforgettable”, “The Sopranos”, “Gossip Girl”, and multiple episodes on all four “Law & Orders”. For her work on stage, Linda has been nominated for two Tony Awards, received an Obie Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, a Backstage West Garland Award, multiple Chicago Jeff Awards, and nominations for the Drama Desk, Drama League, LA Drama Critics and LA Ovation Awards. On Broadway, she recently appeared in Death of a Salesman (opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield, directed by Mike Nichols), Life x 3 (with John Turturro, Helen Hunt, and Brent Spiner), and in 1776 (opposite Mr. Spiner and Pat Hingle). Off-Broadway, she appeared opposite Al Pacino in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, and in the premieres of pieces by Craig Lucas, Yasmina Reza, Kander and Ebb, A. R. Gurney, Peter Hedges, and Tony Kushner. Her work as "The Homebody" in Mr. Kushner's Homebody/Kabul spanned five years and three productions. In 2011 she premiered his latest piece: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures in the role of “Empty”, which was written for her. She resides in New York City.

Linda Emond Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Linda Emond, Cabaret
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Linda Emond, The Intelligent Homosexuals Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Linda Emond, Death of a Salesman
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Linda Emond, Life (x) 3
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Linda Emond, Life (x) 3
 
Obie Awards - 2002 - Performance
Linda Emond, Homebody/Kabul
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Linda Emond, Homebody/Kabul