Lin Shaye

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Linda Shaye is an American theater, film, and television actress and comedienne In a career spanning over forty years, she has appeared in over ninety feature films and is regarded as a scream queen due to her roles in various horror franchises or films including A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters, Insidious, Dead End, 2001 Maniacs and its sequel... read more

Linda Shaye is an American theater, film, and television actress and comedienne In a career spanning over forty years, she has appeared in over ninety feature films and is regarded as a scream queen due to her roles in various horror franchises or films including A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters, Insidious, Dead End, 2001 Maniacs and its sequel 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams, Alone in the Dark, Amityville: A New Generation, Tales of Halloween, Abattoir, Ouija, and its prequel Ouija: Origin of Evil. Shaye is also known for her comedic roles in many films by the Farrelly brothers, including Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin, and There's Something About Mary.

Birth Name

Linda Shaye

Born

Tuesday, 12 October 1943

Actress Filmography

Max Reload and the Nether Blasters Mrs. Wylder 2021
Dreamkatcher Ruth 2020
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Dottie Minter 2020
Darkness Falls Kate 2020
Get Gone Mama / Mama Maxwell 2020
The Grudge Faith Matheson 2020
Ambition Lady Bum 2019
Room for Rent Joyce 2019
The Final Wish Kate Hammond 2019
Gothic Harvest Griselda 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Max Reload and the Nether Blasters Mrs. Wylder 2021
Dreamkatcher Ruth 2020
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Dottie Minter 2020
Darkness Falls Kate 2020
Get Gone Mama / Mama Maxwell 2020
The Grudge Faith Matheson 2020
Ambition Lady Bum 2019
Room for Rent Joyce 2019
The Final Wish Kate Hammond 2019
Gothic Harvest Griselda 2019
Herbert West: Reanimator Meredith 2018
Eli Roth's History of Horror Self 2018
Director's Cut Captain Wheeler 2018
Los Angeles Overnight Cousins 2018
Insidious: The Last Key Elise Rainier 2018
All About the Money Mrs. Womack 2017
Buster's Mal Heart Pauline 2017
Grow House Mrs. Gilliam 2017
Mountain Top Muriel Miller 2017
Grip and Electric Glenda 2016
The Black Room Miss Black 2016
Ouija: Origin of Evil Lina Zander (2013) 2016
Jack Goes Home Teresa 2016
The Midnight Man Anna Luster 2016
Abattoir Allie 2016
American Gothic Lila 2016
Still The King Ruthie 2016
Texas Heart Mrs. Smith 2016
Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves Helen Keller 2015
Tales Of Halloween Lynn's Mother (segment "Grim Grinning Ghost") 2015
Insidious: Chapter 3 Elise Rainier 2015
Don Quixote The Grand Lady 2015
Ouija Paulina Zander 2014
Grace: The Possession Helen 2014
Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight Mrs. Abramson 2014
Lost Time Mysterious Woman 2014
The Signal Mirabelle 2014
All American Christmas Carol Barbara Belnap 2013
Insidious: Chapter 2 Elise Rainier 2013
Crazy Kind Of Love Denise Mack 2013
Big Ass Spider! Mrs. Jefferson 2013
Noobz Mrs. Theodore 2013
Kroll Show 2013
Eastsiders Diane 2012
Life's an Itch Gloria 2012
Matchmaker Santa Debbie 2012
FDR: American Badass! Eleanor Roosevelt 2012
3 Days Of Normal May 2012
Jewtopia Dr. Sutton 2012
The Three Stooges Nurse Crotchet 2012
Losing Control Dolores 2012
Rosewood Lane Mrs. Hawthorne 2012
Sedona Claire 2012
Chillerama Nurse Maleva (segments "Wadzilla" and "I Was a Teenage Werebear") 2011
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Dody 2011
I Was a Teenage Werebear Nurse Maleva 2011
Insidious Elise Rainier 2011
Take Me Home Jill 2011
Goldberg - P.I. Violet 2011
Farewell Mr. Kringle Zelda 2010
Black Limousine Mrs. Harris 2010
Sex Tax: Based on a True Story Lydia Friedman 2010
Next Stop Murder Detective Reeson 2010
The Accidental Death of Joey by Sue Mrs. Rawlings 2010
2001 Maniacs: Field Of Screams Granny Boone 2010
Small Town Saturday Night Phyllis Ryan 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Herself - 'Teacher' 2010
Pickin' & Grinnin' Bonnie Johnson 2010
The Penthouse Frances 2010
Killer by Nature Leona 2010
Dark Moon Rising Sunny 2009
American Cowslip Lou Anne 2009
My Sister's Keeper Nurse Adele 2009
Stuntmen Bumble Jackson 2009
Doggie Heaven Woman 2008
Starz Inside: In the Gutter Herself 2008
Chronic Town Nurse 2008
Asylum String's Mother 2008
Killer Pad Marge 2008
Dirty Sexy Money Leslie Donovan 2007
Private Practice Mrs. Taylor 2007
Chasing Robert Martha the Bookie 2007
The Election The Wife 2007
Homo Erectus Museum Guide 2007
Kush Susan 2007
On the Lot Neighbor - 'Time Upon a Once' 2007
Confessions of an Action Star Samantha Jones 2007
Pledge This! Miss Prin 2006
Driftwood Nancy Forrester 2006
Down the P.C.H. Wendy O'Hara 2006
Surf School Larry's Mom 2006
Snakes on a Plane Grace 2006
Hood of Horror Clara 2006
The Almost Guys Repo Boss 2006
Vegas, Baby Cassandra 2006
Hate Crime Kathleen Slansky 2006
Jesus, Mary and Joey Lulu 2006
Unbeatable Harold Jeannie 2006
Hoboken Hollow Mrs. Brodrick 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
My Name is Earl Paul's Mom 2005
Barely Legal Tequila 2005
2001 Maniacs Granny Boone 2005
Drop Dead Sexy Ma Muzzy 2005
Born Killers Willow 2005
The Hillside Strangler Jenny Buono 2004
Cellular Exotic Car Driver 2004
A Cinderella Story Mrs. Wells 2004
Cross Bronx Barbara Green 2004
Who's Your Daddy? Betsy Harding 2004
Stuck on You Makeup Babe 2003
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Magda (archive footage) 2003
Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Margie 2003
ManFast Marge 2003
Dead End Laura Harrington 2003
Boat Trip Sonya the Coach 2002
Man of the Year Flora 2002
Contagion Laura Crowley 2002
Wish You Were Dead Jinny Macintosh 2001
Crossing Jordan Leather Lauren 2001
Say It Isn't So Nurse Bautista 2001
Attention Shoppers Libby 2000
Me, Myself & Irene Mrs. Caleron (scenes deleted) 2000
Detroit Rock City Mrs. Bruce 1999
Becker Mrs. Cooper 1998
Living Out Loud Lisa's Nurse 1998
There's Something About Mary Magda 1998
Perversions of Science Nurse 1997
Trading Favors Darla 1997
Last Man Standing The Madame 1996
Arli$$ 1996
Kingpin Landlady 1996
Project: Alf Waitress 1996
Trial by Fire Phyllis Cardell 1995
The Nature of the Beast Carol Powell 1995
Sketch Artist II: Hands That See Bonnie 1995
Dumb And Dumber Mrs. Neugeboren 1994
Wes Craven's New Nightmare Nurse with Pills 1994
ER Margaret 1994
Corrina, Corrina Repeat Nanny 1994
My So-Called Life Parent #2 1994
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues Rubber Rose Maid 1994
Brain Smasher... A Love Story Makeup Artist 1993
Frasier Anne 1993
The Hidden II Carol Miller (archive footage) 1993
Amityville: A New Generation Nurse Turner 1993
Three of Hearts Operator 1993
The Temp Rosemary 1993
Loaded Weapon 1 Witness 1993
Roadside Prophets Celeste 1992
Critters 3 Sal (archive footage) 1991
Sisters Nightmare Host #2 1991
Book Of Love Mrs. Flynn 1990
Pump Up The Volume PTA Parent #3 1990
Life Goes On Parent #2 1989
Lucky Stiff Bratty Kid's Mom 1988
Critters 2 Sal 1988
The Running Man Propaganda Officer 1987
The Hidden Carol Miller 1987
Slam Dance Librarian 1987
My Demon Lover Anemic Counter Girl 1987
Extreme Prejudice Employment Office Clerk 1987
Stillwatch 1987
Critters Sally 1986
The Twilight Zone Kate Simmons 1985
Brewster's Millions Journalist at Rally 1985
A Nightmare on Elm Street Teacher 1984
Who's the Boss? Mrs. Padnick 1984
Highway to Heaven Lila Barnes 1984
Summer Fantasy Woman on Beach 1984
Alone in the Dark Receptionist at Haven 1982
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again Nurse with Telegram 1982
Falcon Crest Smoking Female Prisoner 1981
Cagney & Lacey Secretary 1981
A Cry for Love 1980
The Long Riders Kate 1980
Goin' South Parasol Lady 1978
Eight Is Enough 1977
Hester Street Whore 1975

Producer Filmography

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