Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress of film, television, and theatre. Linney has won three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has been nominated three times for an Academy Award and once for a BAFTA Award. She has also been nominated three times for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play. She received a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of a suburban woman diagnosed with terminal cancer in The Big C.
Martha Fiennes (née Wykeham-Fiennes; born 5 February 1964) is a British film director, writer and producer. An award-winning director, Fiennes is best known for her films Onegin (1999) (which starred her elder brother, Ralph) and Chromophobia (2005).
Michael Andrew “Duff” McKagan (born February 5, 1964) is an American musician and writer. He is best known for his twelve-year tenure as the bassist of the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses.
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