Fast Facts

  • Named after Julie Christie's character in Doctor Zhivago.
  • Grew up in Chicago, where she wrote and performed in local theater productions.
  • Was diagnosed with dyslexia as a youth.
  • Had a small part in 1986's Ferris Bueller's Day Off, but her scene was edited out.
  • Moved to Los Angeles the day after her high-school graduation in 1988.
  • Auditioned for the title role on Ally McBeal, but lost out to Calista Flockhart.
  • Bought a Beverly Hills home that was originally servants' quarters at Pickfair, an estate owned by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.
  • Replaced Famke Janssen in the role of the villainous Serleena in 2002's Men in Black II.
  • Supports AIDS charities and once posed nude for the picture book 4 Inches, which benefited the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

Awards

  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Sally Boyle — Mother
  • John Patrick Dee — Ex-husband
  • Jack Nicholson — Ex-significant Other
  • Donald Ray Thomas — Husband

Details

  • Birth Name: Lara Flynn Boyle
  • Birth Place: Davenport, IA
  • Birthday: March 24, 1970, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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