Biography

Linda Emond has worked with directors Mike Nichols, Ang Lee, Terrence Malick, Spike Lee, Steven Soderbergh, Sam Mendes, James Schamus, Jason Bateman, Nora Ephron, Julie Taymor, John Turturro, Kimberly Peirce, Niki Caro, Bob Balaban, Simon McBurney, Ed Harris, Peter Berg, Michael Showalter, Nora Fingscheidt, and Hiro Murai.

Recent films include an upcoming A24 film opposite Jennifer Lawrence, as well as The Unforgivable, Gemini Man, The Big Sick, Three Generations, and Song to Song. Other film work includes Indignation, The Family Fang, Jenny’s Wedding, Oldboy, Julie & Julia, opposite Meryl Streep, Stop-Loss, Across the Universe, North Country, and City by the Sea.

On television, Linda can be seen as a series regular opposite Steve Carell on FX’s upcoming The Patient. Other episodic television includes Lodge 49 (series regular), Succession (recurring), The Gilded Age (recurring), Madam Secretary (recurring), The Good Wife/The Good Fight (recurring), The Sopranos, and multiple episodes on all four Law & Order series (recurring)Television film work includes Georgia O’Keeffe, with Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons, A Dog Named Christmas, opposite Bruce Greenwood, and American Experience: John & Abigail Adams, opposite Simon Russell Beale. 

Her Broadway credits include Death of a Salesman opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman, directed by Mike Nichols, Cabaret, directed by Sam Mendes, Life x 3 with John Turturro, Helen Hunt, and Brent Spiner, and 1776 opposite Mr. Spiner.

She frequently works with Tony Kushner, a collaboration that began with his play Homebody/Kabul which spanned five years and three productions. Off-Broadway work includes appearing 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.

For her work on stage, Linda has been nominated for three Tony Awards and received an Obie Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, a Backstage West Garland Award, two Chicago Jeff Awards, and nominations for the Drama Desk, Drama League, LA Drama Critics and LA Ovation Awards.

She lives in New York City.