Lin Shaye

Lin Shaye

actress, producer, additional crew

Lin Shaye was born on Oct 12, 1943 in USA. Lin Shaye's big-screen debut came with Hester Street directed by Joan Micklin Silver in 1975. Lin Shaye is known for The Quarry directed by Will Byles, Siobhan Williams stars as Laura Kearney and Skyler Gisondo as Max Brinly. Lin Shaye has got 6 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Lin Shaye achieved is Daytime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Lin Shaye plays is Frank and Penelope which will be released on Aug 07, 2022.

Lin attended the University of Michigan, where she was an Art History major, although acting in as many University productions as possible, including "Bye Bye Birdie" and "On The Town". After U of M, she attended Columbia University School of the Arts, and acquired a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting. She stayed in New York upon graduation and worked in numerous off- and off-off- Broadway productions, as well as Lincoln Center and Broadway. She has studied with some of the finest: Uta Hagen, Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg. Lin is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio.

  • Birthday

    Oct 12, 1943
  • Place of Birth

    Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Also known

    Linda "Lin" Shaye

Known For


6 wins & 7 nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Digital Drama Series
Winner - Daytime Emmy
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
Best Supporting Actress
Winner - Chainsaw Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows