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READ: Laura Dern wants IMDB to correct her age


Laura Dern now claims that she's only 45 years old...NOT 47.

She claims she was born on Feb.10th 1969...NOT on Feb.10th 1967
(IMDB and Wiki date).

Then she would have been only 23 years old in "Jurassic Park"...
Ms.Dern, with all due respect, I really don't buy that.


Somebody is lying here and it might not be IMDB...

Does anyone have links to some reliable proof-of-age for Ms. Dern ?


Laura Dern on ‘Wild,’ ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ and IMDb Lying About Her Age

VARIETY, October 13, 2014

Did you think you were too young to play Reese Witherspoon’s mom in “Wild”?
Dern: We all did, which was really good news for my ego. We’re six years apart. Don’t check IMDb, because they are wrong about my age, and I think they are probably wrong about hers too. It’s so insane that everybody goes by IMDb.

By how many years are they off?
Dern: Only by two, but it means a lot. They have that I’m 47. I’m going to be 46, people. I’m really pissed. We’ve got to change that. But anyway, I’m even closer to Reese’s age than people might think if they read IMDb.

http://variety.com/2014/film/news/laura-dern-wild-the-fault-in-our-sta rs-1201328706/

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I read this interview and this really surprised me was the extent of not whether to believe it. She looks much older in Jurassic Park.

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She might have always been mature looking, but she's not that old of a girl.

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She's completely full of crap. If she was born in 1969, she would have just been turning 10 when she was shooting Foxes. She's claimed in the past she was 14 then and lied and said she was 17 but they found out and wouldn't cast her in one of the main roles but gave her a smaller role. If you look at her in Foxes, she's already got the figure of a teenager. She also had a very public relationship with Kyle Maclachlan during and after Blue Velvet which, if she was born in 69 would have meant she was underage.

I found a People Magazine interview with her from early 1985 where they cite her as being 18, so I guess this has been a 30 year habit of people lying about her age.

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20090553,00.html

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Her mother has been lying about her age for about 30 years. Admittedly Diane Ladd was not born in 1932 but 1935 (public records show). Ladd claims she was born in 1942 and moved to New York when she was 16. It seems her daughter is following this also. Who cares at the end of the day, people will go out of their way and make judgments on you and your age. Why make such an effort to hide this?

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People Magazine 1985 claims she was born in 1967. She claims herself she was 7 when she was on the ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE set. She was born in 1967.

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20090553,00.html.

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Wouldn't it be 1970 if she said that she and Witherspoon are only six years apart? But yeah, I don't buy it. There's no way she's, what, 15 when she made Blue Velvet. What's the point of lying when you have famous parents? Still love her.

It's an ordinary high school day. Except that it's not.

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Most sources/interviews say 1967, and I believe that one. She would've been about seven in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, and she appears that age in the brief shot.

Let's say no to homophonia. We all sound the same inside.

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Did you think you were too young to play Reese Witherspoon’s mom in “Wild”?
Dern: We all did, which was really good news for my ego. We’re six years apart. Don’t check IMDb, because they are wrong about my age, and I think they are probably wrong about hers too. It’s so insane that everybody goes by IMDb.

By how many years are they off?
Dern: Only by two, but it means a lot. They have that I’m 47. I’m going to be 46, people. I’m really pissed. We’ve got to change that. But anyway, I’m even closer to Reese’s age than people might think if they read IMDb.


2 years? that is really nothing. making such a big deal about it kind of makes her look desperate. that is not flattering at any age.

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