American actress Linda Edna Cardellini is best-known for her performance in the television series as Freaks and Geeks, ER, and Bloodline.
Cardellini guest appeared in the period drama Mad Men, which earned her an Emmy nomination. Currently, she stares in Netflix's Dead to Me along with Christina Applegate, James Marsden, Max Jenkins, Sam McCarthy, Suzy Nakamura, and Diana-Maria Riva.
In the article, we will look at seven exciting facts of Linda Cardellini.
7. Linda Cardellini: Age and Height
Born on June 25, 1975, Cardellini is 44 years old as of now. She stands 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6 m) tall. Though Linda was born in the Redwood City of California, her family has lived in San Francisco for five generations.
Linda attended Loyola Marymount University and graduated with a degree in theatre arts in 1997. She also completed a summer study program at the National Theatre in London. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles.
6. She is of Scottish Descent
Linda is the daughter of Lorraine Hernan, a homemaker, and Wayne David Cardellini, a businessman. She has three older siblings.
Linda's paternal grandfather was of Italian descent while her paternal grandmother had German, English, and Scottish ancestry. Meanwhile, Linda's maternal grandparents were both from Irish immigrant families. As a result of which, Linda is of German, Scottish, Irish, and Italian descent.
5. Nominated in Emmys For Mad Men
The ER actress appeared as Sylvia Rosen in the period drama television series Mad Men.
Sylvia was introduced in the first episode, The Doorway, Part 1, of the sixth season. She is seen as a housewife and mother who visibly displays her Catholicism despite her husband apparently being Jewish.
In 2013, she became nominated for Emmy Awards in the category of an outstanding guest actress in a drama series. Linda last appeared on episode 9, New Business, of season seven.
4. She Voiced Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo
Linda provided her voice for the fictional character, Velma Dinkley, in live-action movies: Scooby-Doo and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. She also voiced Velma in the video game Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.
Velma Dinkley is one of the main characters of the Scooby-Doo franchise and has been portrayed by Lauren Kennedy, Hayley Kiyoko, and Sarah Gilman in the live-action movie.
3. Has a Daughter with Her Boyfriend
Linda Cardellini and her boyfriend Steve Rodriguez welcomed their first child on 2012. The couple has named their daughter Lilah-Rose Rodriguez, who was born on February 29, 2012.
Cardellini has known Rodriguez since she was ten years old. In an interview with the People magazine, she said, “He was 11. He was the new kid at my school. He could do amazing bike tricks, and I was impressed. Not afraid to say it.”
They reconnected at some time around 2010. Shortly after the birth of their daughter, Steve and Cardellini became engaged in June 2013.
Cardellini previously dated her co-star Jason Segel for five years.
2. Her Net Worth is $6 Million
Linda Cardellini has an estimated net worth of $6 million. She has been part of numerous television shows and movies, making a film debut with Good Burger, which grossed $23.7 million against a budget of $8.5 million.
Cardellini has starred on other commercially successful movies as Legally Blonde, Brokeback Mountain, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daddy's Home, Green Book, A Simple Favor, Daddy's Home 2, The Curse of La Llorona, and Avengers: Endgame.
The 44 years old actress has also lent her voice for successful animated series as Scooby-Doo, and it's sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.
Her television credits include Boy Meets World, The Twilight Zone, Bloodline, Mad Men, to name a few. All of her works in television projects and movie has helped Cardellini to amass the net worth of $6 million.
1. She is the Co-Lead of Dead to Me
Cardellini plays as Judy Hale in Netflix's black comedy Dead to Me. It premiered on May 3, 2019, and completed season one, with the second season set to release on May 8, 2020.
Her character, Judy, appears as an outgoing person who befriends Jen Harding in the grief support group. While both become each other's support system, Jen is unaware of the fact that Judy is the reason why she is in the therapy group in the first place.