Linda Emond

Linda Emond

Highest Rated: 83% The Family Fang (2015)

Lowest Rated: 10% The Professor (2018)

Birthday: May 22, 1959

Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

Born in New Jersey, and raised in Southern California, Linda Emond graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 1982, with a BA in Theatre Arts. She finished her education at the University of Washington, Seattle, where she earned an MFA through the acting program. Emond's first professional experience came on stages in Seattle, followed by a critically successful run on Chicago's boards, then on to Broadway. Between performances on stage, Emond also began to make a mark for herself in supporting roles on screen, with the inevitable roles on "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010), as well as "The Sopranos" (HBO, 1999-2007) and in films like "Pollock" (2000). Emond originated the role of Homebody in Tony Kushner's 2002 play "Homebody/Kabul," earning an Obie Award for her performance. In 2003, Emond earned her first Tony nomination, for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her role in "Life x3." The next year she premiered in her highest profile role up to that time, a recurring role over multiple seasons on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-) playing Dr. Emily Sopher, a professor of neurobiology and occasional expert witness. She was nominated again for Tonys in 2012, for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her role in "Death of a Salesman" with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield, and in 2014, for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in "Cabaret." In 2018, Emond was set for her first series regular role on the new comedy "Lodge 49" (AMC, 2018-).

Highest rated movies




26% 83% Gemini Man Janet Lassiter (Character) $48.5M 2019
10% 77% The Professor Barbara (Character) - 2018
44% 37% Song to Song BV's Mother Judy (Character) $421.9K 2017
70% 61% The Land Momma (Character) $18K 2016
81% 74% Indignation Esther Messner (Character) $3.4M 2016
25% 34% Jenny's Wedding Rose (Character) $2.3K 2015
83% 47% The Family Fang Miss Delano (Character) $240.1K 2015
32% 44% About Ray Frances (Character) $66.4K 2015
39% 37% Oldboy Edwina Burke (Character) $2.2M 2013
30% 58% A Bird of the Air Margie (Character) $10.2K 2011
65% 44% The Missing Person Megan Fullmer (Character) $17.6K 2009
No Score Yet 44% Georgia O'Keeffe Beck Strand (Character) - 2009
77% 70% Julie & Julia Simone Beck (Character) $94.1M 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Dog Named Christmas Mary Ann McCray (Character) - 2009
65% 26% Stop-Loss Ida (Character) $10.9M 2008
34% 74% Trade Patty Sheridan (Character) $214.2K 2007
50% 52% The Dying Gaul Dr. Marta Foss (Character) $342.3K 2005
47% 28% Dark Water Edith Levine (Character) $25.5M 2005
69% 76% North Country Leslie Conlin (Character) $18.3M 2005
No Score Yet 57% A Gentleman's Game Meredith Price (Character) - 2001
20% No Score Yet Almost Salinas Nina Ellington (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 33% I Can Make You Love Me Penny (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet God's Will Gwyneth (Character) - 1989


No Score Yet 78% Madam Secretary Carol Jackson (Guest Star) 2018-2019 2015-2016
93% 88% Lodge 49 Connie (Character) 2018-2019
65% 91% BrainDead Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
95% 89% Elementary Dr. Candace ReedClifton Duncan... Uniform 1 (Guest Star) 2013
93% 91% The Good Wife Judge Leora Kuhn (Guest Star) 2010-2012
No Score Yet 69% Unforgettable Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Emily Sopher (Guest Star) 2009 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2005 2000 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Third Watch Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wonderland Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
92% 98% The Sopranos Dahlia (Guest Star) 2000


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