Laura Linney husband and son Bennett Armistead Schauer

Laura Linney is an American Actress and singer who has won multiple awards. Her son Bennett Armistead Schauer was born on January 8, 2014.

Laura was married to David Adkins from 1995 until 2000 before the couple got divorced. David is an American actor and a playwright, who is also a retired teacher.

Laura Linney

Bennett Armistead Schauer

NameBennett Armistead Schauer
BirthJanuary 8, 2014
FatherMarc Schauer
MotherLaura Linney

Bennett Armistead Schauer is the only children of Laura Linney. He was born on January 28, 2014. Bennett is important in Laura’s life because he was born late in his life. Laura was 49 years old when he was born. Laura has admitted in an interview with The Guardian that her life has been wonderful after the birth of Bennett. She has admitted that becoming mother late in her life has been a wonderful experience for her.

Bennett’s father Marc Schauer is an estate agent. He was married to Laura in 2009, five years after they met in a film festival back in 2004.

Laura says that her life has completely changed for good after having Bennett in later in her life despite trying for a long time. Since Laura was born in the New York and her permanent resident is on Brooklyn, she has a clause in the contract with Ozark which helps her to see her son very often.

According to the clause, she gets four days off after seven days of work which gives her ample amount of time in order to see her son in Brooklyn.

Laura Linney Husband

Laura was first married to an American actor David Adkins back in 1995 when she was 31 years old. The couple got divorced five years after their marriage in 2000.

Her life turned when Laura first met her current husband back in 2004 in a film festival. Her husband Marc Schauer is a real estate agent. The couple married in 2009, five years after they first met. Laura was 45 years old when she got married for the second time in her life. Laura Linney’s husband Marc has been very much supportive in her career, she says.

Since Laura was married in old age, it was very much difficult to become a mother. After trying for a long time, Laura became a mother in 2014, five years after her second marriage. She was 50 years old when Bennett Armistead Schauer was born. The couple kept Bennett’s arrival secret and the fans knew it only a long time after.

Laura later revealed that she did not want others to know of her pregnancy for some specific reasons. Since she was old at the age of 50 during her pregnancy, she wanted to confirm that the child actually arrived, was safe and healthy before she would let others know about her being a mother. Laura never practically put on any additional efforts in order to hide her pregnancy, however, no one never noticed.

Laura Linney


Laura was born

Laura was born on February 5, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City in the United States of America.


Married to David Adkins

Linney married David Adkins in 1995.


Divorced David Adkins

The couple divorced in 2000, five years after their marriage.


Met Marc Schauer

Met Marc for the first time.


Married Marc Schauer

The couple got married in 2009


Bennett Armistead was born

Bennett Armistead Schauer was born on January 28, 2014, five years after their marriage. Linney was 50 years old when he was born.

Laura Linney and Bennett Armistead Schauer facts

Laura Linney was born in Manhattan. Her mother’s name is Miriam Andersen who was a nurse. Meanwhile her father Romulus Zachariah was a professor and a playwright who passed away in 2011. This means Bennett never got an opportunity to see his grandfather Romulus.

Linney was graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School in 1982. She attended Northwest and later transferred to Brown University. Brown University was the place where she learned acting with Jim Barnhill and John Emigh.

As mentioned earlier, Laura has married twice in her life. First, she married David Adkins in 1995. Her marriage lasted only for five years after the couple got divorced in 2000. They did not have any child together during their five years long marriage. She did not have any son or daughter from her first marriage with David.

`Later she was married to Marc Schauer. The couple first met in 2004, before they got married five years later on May 2009. Despite trying, she could only give birth to Bennett Armistead Schauer on January 2014. This was almost five years after she was married to Marc.

Laura’s career began in 1990 when she got a few minor roles. One of the notable role during her early career is the role of Randi in the 1993 movie Dave. She was widely popular back in 1998 when she played Jim Carrey’s wife in the movie Truman Show.

She was even nominated for an Academy award in 2000 for her acting in the movie You can Count on me.

Bennett Armistead Schauer

Bennett is seen in the above picture. The picture is from March 2015 when he was only just more than one year old. His recent pictures are not available.

Marc Schauer

Laura is with her husband Marc in the above picture.

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