Laura Elizabeth Dern (born in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 1967) daughter of actors Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern, starred in Rambling Rose (1991) by Martha Coolidge, Citizen Ruth (1996) by Alexander Payne, she acted with Nicolas Cage in Wild at Heart (1990) by David Lynch, with Sam Neil in Jurassic Park (1993) by Steven Spielberg. She played the mother in The Fault in Our Stars (2014) with Shailene Woodley and Wild (2014) with Reese Witherspoon, the wife in 99 Homes (2014) with Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon. On television she starred in the TV movies Afterburn (1992), The Baby Dance (1998), Recount (2008), and the comedy series Enlightened (2011-2013). She acted with Kristen Stewart and Michelle Williams in Certain Women (2016) by Kelly Reichardt, played Michael Keaton’s wife in The Founder (2016) by John Lee Hancock. Dern acted in the TV series Big Little Lies (2017-2019) directed by Jean-Marc Vallée from the 2014 novel by Liane Moriarty, in the TV movie The Tale (2018) written and directed by Jennifer Fox, she played Resistance Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) written and directed by Rian Johnson. Dern played a lawyer in Marriage Story (2019) by Noah Baumbach, the mother in Little Women (2019) directed by Greta Gerwig from the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott.