Linda Cardellini

Biography: Linda Edna Cardellini was born on June 25, 1975, in Redwood City, California, to Wayne David Cardellini and Lorraine Hernan. She graduated from nearby Mountain View's St. Francis High School in 1993, and attended Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication & Fine Arts, graduating in 2001 with a degree in theatre.

Cardellini got her start in television as the lead in Bone Chillers (1996), an ABC children's show. She may be best known for her roles as high school student Lindsay Weir on the television series Freaks and Geeks and nurse Samantha Taggart on NBC's ER. She played Velma in two live-action Scooby-Doo! movies, which were released in 2002 and 2004, respectively. In 2005 she played a supporting role in Ang Lee's critically acclaimed Brokeback Mountain, and also appeared in the socially conscious American Gun. In 2006 she starred with Allen Covert in the lighthearted Grandma's Boy.

Linda Cardellini's Scores

Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 87 Brokeback Mountain
Lowest Metascore: 27 Dead Man on Campus
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 16
  2. Negative: 4 out of 16
16 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
87 Brokeback Mountain Dec 9, 2005 Cassie / Cassie 6.5
69 Welcome to Me May 1, 2015 Gina / Gina / Gina Selway 6.5
66 Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Cast / Laura / Laura Barton 7.1
66 The Founder Jan 20, 2017 Joan Smith / Joan Smith 7.4
63 Return Feb 3, 2012 Kelli 7.6
59 Legally Blonde Jul 13, 2001 Chutney 6.8
50 Super Apr 1, 2011 Pet Store Employee 8.1
50 Kill the Irishman Mar 11, 2011 Joan Madigan 6.7
48 American Gun Mar 22, 2006 Mary Ann Wilk 6.4
46 Austin Found Jul 7, 2017 Leanne / Leanne Wilson / Leanne Wilson 10
42 Daddy's Home Dec 25, 2015 Cast / Sarah / Sara / Sarah 7.8
41 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood May 6, 2005 Natalie Coolidge 6.6
35 Scooby-Doo Jun 14, 2002 Velma 5.5
34 Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Mar 26, 2004 Velma 5.4
33 Grandma's Boy Jan 6, 2006 Samantha 7.2
27 Dead Man on Campus Aug 21, 1998 Kelly 8.5