Linda Emond is an American stage, film, and television actress who started working in the entertainment field in 1982. During her last semester in college, she was involved in this field, where she played on the stage. Initially, she worked in different theatres in Chicago and eventually came to New York to give her career a more boost. Finally, she appeared in movies and television series.

Her debut TV and film roles are in ‘L.A. Law’ in 1992 and ‘God’s Will’ in 1989, respectively. This actress is also known for her role in the ‘Gossip Girl’ where she played the role of Headmistress Queller. Likewise, she has also won various nominations and awards, especially for her stage plays. Moreover, she is also the nominee of the Tony Award, which she received three times.

Quick Info
Full NameLinda Marie Emond
Birth DateMay 22, 1959
Birth PlaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
PartnerMatte Osian
Height5 feet and 5 inches (165cm/ 1.65m)
Weight62kg (136lbs)
Net Worth 2021$1 million

Linda Emond

Where was Linda Emond born?

Linda Marie Emond was born on May 22, 1959, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Her parent’s name is not disclosed, but her parents are of different roots. She was raised in her hometown in Orange Country, California. Additionally, she is currently 61 years old with a Gemini star sign.

Where did Linda receive her education?

Linda Emond completed her education in various schools like Loara Elementary, Ball Junior High, and Loara High School. Later she enrolled at California State University, Fullerton, where she received a BA degree in Theatre Arts in 1982. Likewise, she completed her Master’s of Fine Arts at the University of Washington, Seattle, at the Professional Actor Training Program. She always showed interest in acting so, she even played on the stage play named ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ as Jean Brodie during her high school days.

What is the distinctive feature of Linda Emond?

Linda Emond holds an American nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she is mixed. Her father is half French-Canadian and has half Polish descent. While her mother has German and English ancestry, with Colonial American roots.

Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 5 inches (165cm/ 1.65m) tall and weighs around 62kg (136lbs). Moreover, she has an average body type with a pair of brown-colored eyes and blonde-colored hair.

Is Emond socially active?

Linda Emond does not have verified social media accounts. Her Twitter account (@LindaEmondNYC) has 1.3 thousand followers, and her Instagram account (@lindaemondnyc) has 409 followers.

Is Linda Emond married?

Linda Emond is unmarried. But she is dating an actor Matte Osian for an extended period. They don’t have any kids to date.

Linda Emond

How did Linda Emond start her career?

Lina Emond initially started her acting role in stage plays. She first played in different theatres in Chicago and then moved to the New York stage, where she performed in the various Off-Broadway plays. To name some of her plays, they are ‘The Winter’s Tale’ in 1990, ‘Nine Armenians’ in 1996, ‘Homebody/Kabul’ in 2001, ‘The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures in 2011, etc. Likewise, she has also received the Tony Award nominations for her work in plays like ‘Life x 3’ in 2003,  ‘Death of a Salesman’ in 2012, and ‘Cabaret’ in 2014.


Linda Emond landed her debut film role in ‘God’s Will’ in 1989, where she played Gwyneth. After this, she appeared in different movies like ‘Pollock’ in 2000, ‘Almost Salinas’ in 2001, ‘City by the Sea’ in 2002, ‘The Dying Gaul’ ‘Dark Water,’ and ‘North Country 2005. Moreover, we could also see in ‘Trade’ in 2006, ‘ Across the Universe’ in 2007, ‘Stop-Loss’ in 2008, and ‘The Missing Person,’ ‘Julie & Julia’ in 2009. This actress has also played the role of Margie in ‘ A Bird of the Air’ in 2011, Dr. Edwina Burke in ‘Oldboy’ in 2013, and Rode Farrell in ‘Jenny’s Wedding’ in 2015. The same year, she also played in ‘3 Generations’ and ‘The Family Fang.’

Similarly, she has also played in ‘Indignation’ and ‘The Land’ in 2016, ‘The Big Sick’ and ‘Song to Song’ in 2017, and ‘The Professor’ in 2018. Her last released movie is ‘Gemini Man’ in 2019, where she played Lassiter. Two of her movies are in post-production named ‘Red, White and Water’ and one untitled project. In all of these movies, she has starred alongside various stars. They are Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Patricia Clarkson, Alexis Bledel, Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt, Johnny Depp, Katherine Heigl, and many more.

TV Shows

Talking about Linda Emond’s tv series, her first TV role came in ‘L.A. Law’ in 1992 and ‘Mann & Machine’ the same year. She then played in an episode of various series. To name a few, they are ‘Reasonable Doubts’ in 1993, ‘Law & Order’ in 1996 and 2000, ‘New York Undercover in 1997, ‘Third Watch’ in 2000, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2002.

Likewise, she also played some roles in the celebrated series like ‘Gossip Girl’ from 2008 to 2009, ‘The Good Wife’ from 2010 to 2012, ‘Elementary’ in 2012, and ‘The Kinck’ in 2015. Linda also appeared in ‘The Blacklist’ as Dr. Adrian Shaw in 2016.  From 2018 to 2019, she starred in 20 episodes of ‘Lodge 49’ as Connie Clark. Furthermore, her last appeared show is ‘The Good Fight’ in 2020. We can also see her in the 2021 series ‘Succession’ as Michelle-Anne Vanderhoven.

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Has Linda Emond won any awards?

Linda Emond has received most of her awards for her plays. She has won two Joseph Jefferson Awards in 1989 and 1990. Likewise, she is also the recipient of the Obie Award and Lucille Lortel Award in 2002. She also won the Outer Critics Circle Award in 2003 for her work in ‘Life x 3.’

What is the Net Worth of Linda Emond?

Linda Emond earns a pretty good amount from her acting career by working in various movies and television series. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021.