The gorgeous and equally talented Linda Edna Cardellini is amongst the prominent actress of Hollywood. This glamorous actress is widely recognized for portrayals of Lindsay Weir on Freaks and Geeks, Samantha Taggart on ER, Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo and Sylvia Rosen in AMC drama series Mad Men. In June 25, 1975, she was born to Lorraine, a homemaker and Wayne David Cardellini who happens to be a businessman.
She has other four elder siblings in the family. This stunning actress belongs to Irish and Italian ethnicity. She started performing in school plays from the age of 10 which noticeably illustrated her strong preference towards acting from beginning. She completed her graduation St Francis High School located within her hometown back in 1993. Following to it, she joined Loyala Marymount University from where she completed her graduation receiving degree in theatre arts. As she had that acting bug within her that made her enroll to acting classes and later shifted to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams in acting line.
Cardellini had spent more than a decade in this industry and has certainly placed herself in the zone of A -list actress of time. But as like other strugglers, she had to face many hurdles to achieve the main goal. She had to hop from one production house to another seeking for the chance. Fortunately, she landed to her first role in ABC’s children’s series Bone Chillers as Sarah back in 1996. Her much awaited success came with the NBC series Freaks and Geeks. The role of honor student Lindsay Weir was well executed by her. Her role was appreciated by all which instantly propelled her to eminence. Her next portrayal of Velma Dinkley in Scooby Doo, filmy version adapted from the cartoon made a great impact on her rising career as well as in people’s mind. None in the industry could be imagine playing this role beside her. She was the perfect choice and did the full justice with the role. Kids enjoyed her role in the movie. With the impressive positive response, she continued with her role in Scooby doo 2: Monster Unleashed. Her other notables roles in movies like “Strange land”, “Goodburger”, Legally Blonde, Brokeback Mountain, Grandma’s Boy and Return led required support to up build her stature. She also appeared in television drama series like ER and Mad Men which caught sight of many viewers around the world. She receives $ 2million as her net worth.
Enlightening to her personal life, Cardellini was emotionally linked with her co-star of Freaks and Geeks Jason Segal. The two were in a committed relationship for long. But as the show ended up, their relation also stopped with a break up. Later Cardellini announced that she will be welcoming her first baby with her boyfriend Steven Rodriguez and time back in 2012; she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. After this prestigious moment for both of them, the couples decided to get engaged. Shorty within a year the engagement ceremony was held customarily. She is enjoying happy feet with her complete family at the moment.
Though her characterization of Velma had very simple demeanor, but looking to her portrayals in other movies, she can be considered as one of the hot chic in the industry at times. She gets involve in the character so much that her character turns out to be her actual personality for that instance. This thing defines her true versatility. Not only in movies but her charm rolls out off- screen too. With the height of 5’3” tall, she’s got marvelously sexy body measurements of 32-23-33 inches.
She has been nominated in Emmy Awards in category for Outstanding Guest Actress in Drama Series.
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