Lynn Carlin

Lynn Carlin

About Lynn Carlin

Lynn Carlin (born Mary Lynn Reynolds; January 31, 1938, Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the movie Faces. Her father, Larry Reynolds, was a Hollywood business manager in the 1930s. Carlin made her stage debut in Clare Booth Luce's The Women at the Laguna Beach Playhouse. Carlin, a secretary turned actress, earned her only Academy Award nomination in 1968 for her first feature role, as John Marley's suicidal wife, Maria, in John Cassavetes' Faces (1968). She subsequently played wives and mothers before retiring in 1987. She next appeared in ...tick...tick...

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