Lin Shaye is an American actress who is well known for starring in films Dumb and Dumber. There’s Something About Mary, Grudge, A Nightmare on Elm Street.
She was born on October 12, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan, USA to mother Dorothy Shaye, a homemaker and father Max Mendle Shaye. A painter and supermarket owner.
Lin has a sibling, older brother Robert Shaye who is a film executive.
She joined the University of Michigan to study acting and moved to New York to appear in Off-Broadway productions in 1977.
Moreover, Shaye started her professional career as an actress in 1971 from the movie Hester Street followed by small roles in films The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (1979), The Long Riders (1980), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Critters (1986), Pump Up the Volume (1990).
She appeared in Eight Is Enough (1977), Who’s the Boss? (1987), Sisters (1993).
Therefore, her other notable appearances include in Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993), Dumb & Dumber (1994), Kingpin (1996), There’s Something About Mary (1998), Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003), Dead End (2003), Driftwood (2006), Insidious (2011), Ouija (2014), The Grudge (2020), among many others.
In TV series Lin Shaye has had roles in Dirty Sexy Money (2007), Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (2015), Grip and Electric (2016).
For her remarkable performance.However, she won the Method Fest Independent Film Festival (2002), Fangoria Chainsaw Awards (2012), right Meter Awards (2011, 2014, 2016), etc.
She has an estimated net worth of around $800k and she has accumulated that sum of money from her professional career.
Lin is supposed to be currently single. Therefore,She married her boyfriend Marshall Rubinoff, a writer and musician. The couple was together until his death on 7 July 1968 at the age of 24.
After that, she married actor Clayton Landey, on 1 January 1988. The couple welcomed one child together, son Lee J. Landey in 1989. However, this relationship too did not last and they divorced in 2003.
She has a height of 5 ft. 3 inches and weighs 58 kg. Also, Lin has blue eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurements are 35-27-35 inches and her bra size is 35B.
She has 20k followers on Instagram, about 7.3k followers on Twitter, and around 8.3k followers on Facebook.