Facts of Lin Shaye

Date of Birth : 1943-10-12
Age : 76 years old
Family Name : Linda Shaye
Birth Place : Detroit, Michigan, USA
Birth Sign : Libra
Height : 5 Feet 1 Inch
Nationality : American
Ethnicity : White
Net Worth : $800 thousand
Hair Color : Blonde
Eye Color : Brown

Short Statistics of Lin Shaye

Is Lin Shaye married? Divorced
How many children does Lin Shaye have? 1 Childrens
Who is Lin Shaye spouse/partner? Clayton Landey
Is Lin Shaye Dating Someone? Clayton Landey
Is Lin Shaye LGBTQ?

Who is Lin Shaye?

Lin Shaye is an American film actress and television actress. She has been in the entertainment industry for over forty years; she has done more ninety feature films. Shaye is also known as a scream queen due to her roles in various horror sci-fi thriller films. Lin is also famous for her comedic roles in the movie including Dumb and Dumber; There’s Something About Mary, A Cinderella Story, Ouija, and Insidious films.

Lin Shaye: Birthday, Family, Facts

Lin was born in Detroit, Michigan, the US in the year 1943. Her birthday falls on October 12; she is currently 76 years old. Shaye holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her birth sign is Libra.

Linda Shaye is the daughter of Dorothy nee Katz and Max Mendle Shaye. Her mother Dorothy was a housewife and her father Max was a painter and supermarket owner. She has a brother named Robert Shaye who is a film executive. Shaye’s family is Jewish, and her mom was born in Russia.

Lin attended the University of Michigan and studied acting before moving to NY to work in Off-Broadway productions. Later in 1977, she moved to LA to pursue her acting career.

Lin Shaye: Early Profession and Career

Lin made her film debut in the year 1975, with a small role in Hester Street. She did small parts in several films and television shows. From the year 1980 to 1996, Shaye has starred in four films by director Walter Hill. To name a few of her works are The Long Riders, Brewster’s Millions, Extreme Prejudice, and Last Man Standing. In 1994, Shaye starred in the comedy role as Mrs. Nuegeboren in the Farrelly Brothers’ Dumb and Dumber. The film was a commercially big success and developed a cult following in the years since its release.

In 2003, Lin played the role of Sonya alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. and Horatio Sanz in Boat Trip. She has been a part of many hit movies including Dead End, The Hillside Strangler, Maniacs, Snakes on a Plane, Under the Gun, Midnight Snack, Time upon a Once to name a few. In 2011, Shaye played a supporting role in the horror movie Insidious. The film received positive response and grosses a total of $97,007,150 worldwide box office collection. She got nominated in several categories of awards including  Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Fright Meter Award, and a Saturn Award.

Lin Shaye: Net Worth and Salary

Lin has been in the show business for over 40 years and is a part of over 90 movies. It’s confirmed that she has made a hefty amount of money and fortunes to date through her career. As of January 2019, her total amount of net worth is $800 thousand.

Lin Shaye: Married, Husband, Kids

Lin has married twice. Her first husband died in 1968 due to some health problems. After some years, she found her love Clayton Landey who is an American actor. The pair got married soon after. Their married life was having some difficulties, so the couple called off their marriage and divorced in 2003.

Lin Shaye and Clayton Landey have a son together; his name is Lee J. Landey.

Lin Shaye: Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Lin is decently tall, her height measures 5 Feet and 1 Inch, and she weighs about 58 kgs. She has light brown eyes and grey blonde hair.

Social Media Profiles

Lin is active on Social Media. She uses Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with 15.4k followers on Instagram, 6k followers on Twitter and 7k followers on Facebook as of March 2019.