Lin Shaye - Famous Actor

Lin Shaye Net Worth


Lin Shaye, a Famous American actress, has established herself in the entertainment industry with her impeccable acting skills. With a net worth of $3 million, she is known for her appearances in several Farrelly Brothers comedies and starring in the Insidious film franchise.

Key facts:

  • Lin Shaye is an American actress with a career spanning over four decades.
  • She has appeared in dozens of notable film and television productions, including the Insidious franchise and several Farrelly Brothers comedies.
  • Shaye studied acting at the University of Michigan and appeared in many Off Broadway productions in New York City before moving to Los Angeles, California in 1977 to continue her acting career.
  • With 180 acting credits to her name, Shaye has starred in numerous popular movies including A Nightmare on Elm Street, There's Something About Mary, Snakes on a Plane and The Three Stooges.
  • In 2012, Lin Shaye won a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress in a horror film.

Basic Information About Lin Shaye

Full NameLin Shaye
CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
Net worth$3,000,000
Date of birth1943-10-12 (80 years old)
Place of birthDetroit
NationalityUnited States of America
EducationUniversity of Michigan
Curiosities and TrademarksOften plays a chain smoker
Horror film roles
Characters who are possessed by an evil force
FatherMax Mendle Shaye
SiblingsRobert Shaye
SpouseClayton Landey - (1 JanuaryΒ 1988 - 2003)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
7 July - Marshall Rubinoff (? - Β 1968)Β (his death)
KidsLee J. Landey
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Instagram β†—οΈŽ Twitter β†—οΈŽ Facebook β†—οΈŽ Imdb

What Movie Awards did Lin Shaye win?


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Lin Shaye awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Saturn Award - Best Supporting ActressNomineeInsidious2012
Chainsaw Award - Best Supporting ActressWinnerInsidious2012
Fright Meter Award - Best ActressNomineeInsidious: Chapter 32015
Chainsaw Award - Best Supporting ActressNomineeDead End2005
Best Actress - WinnerDead End2004
Daytime Emmy - Outstanding Guest Performer in a Digital Drama SeriesWinnerEastsiders2020

Lin Shaye roles

Movie / Series Role
A Cinderella StoryMrs. Wells
InsidiousElise Rainier
Insidious: Chapter 3Elise Rainier
Insidious: Chapter 2Elise Rainier
Insidious: The Last KeyElise Rainier
Dumb and DumberMrs. Neugeboren
The Running ManPropaganda Officer
A Nightmare on Elm StreetTeacher
The Three StoogesNurse Crotchet
There's Something About MaryMagda
The GrudgeFaith Matheson
The SignalMirabelle
Me, Myself & IreneMrs. Caleron (scenes deleted)
Detroit Rock CityMrs. Bruce
My Sister's KeeperNurse Adele
Snakes on a PlaneGrace
CellularExotic Car Driver
OuijaPaulina Zander
Ouija: Origin of EvilLina Zander (2013)
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met LloydMargie
Wes Craven's New NightmareNurse with Pills
Goin' SouthParasol Lady
The Long RidersKate
Loaded Weapon 1Witness
A Good Old Fashioned OrgyDody
Critters 2Sal
The CallEdith Cranston
Anderson FallsAngela Anderson
Pump Up the VolumePTA Parent #3
The HiddenCarol Miller
Last Man StandingThe Madame
Stuck on YouMakeup Babe
Brewster's MillionsJournalist at Rally
Buster's Mal HeartPauline
Corrina, CorrinaRepeat Nanny
Dead EndLaura Harrington
Tales of HalloweenLynn's Mother (segment "Grim Grinning Ghost")
Critters 3Sal (archive footage)
Boat TripSonya the Coach
Alone in the DarkReceptionist at Haven
Made in HollywoodSelf 3 episodes, 2013-2017
ERMargaret 1 episode, 2009
FrasierAnne 1 episode, 1996
My So-Called LifeParent #2 1 episode, 1994
BeckerMrs. Cooper 1 episode, 1998
Penny Dreadful: City of AngelsDottie Minter 6 episodes, 2020
My Name Is EarlPaul's Mom 1 episode, 2006

Lin Shaye's Quotes

  • I may be the only actress in Hollywood who won't need a face lift, because when I take off my makeup, I look so great compared to my characters!

Lin Shaye's photos

Interesting Facts about Lin Shaye

  1. Younger sister of New Line Cinema founder & CEO Robert Shaye.
  2. Is the only actor to appear in both Dumb and Dumber (1994) and the prequel Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003).
  3. Has a son Lee J. Landey (born 1989).
  4. A lifetime member of the Actors Studio.
  5. Aunt of Katja Shaye and Juno Shaye.
  6. Her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and her paternal grandparents were Romanian Jews.
  7. 2015: Named the Godmother of Horror by Wizard World Comic Con.
  8. In the beginning of Insidious: Chapter 2, Lindsay Seim portrays a younger version of Elise Rainier, Lin Shaye's character in the Insidious films. Because Lin has such a distinct voice, she was dubbed over Lindsay's. You don't hear Lindsay 's voice at all in that movie.

Additional information of Lin Shaye

Lucky Number3
Lucky StonePeridot
Lucky ColorBlue
Best Match for MarriageGemini
DivorceClayton Landey
Eye ColorLight brown
Hair ColorBlonde

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