Laura Dern has been acting since the ripe age of 15, when she landed her first acting gig in Mask. Since then, she’s gone on to star in a number of hits, including Jurassic Park, Wild, and Big Little Lies. But refreshingly, and almost shockingly, Laura has somehow managed to stay humble—even after growing up with two successful actor parents (Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern, ICYMI).
She told Into The Gloss that they showed her that being an actor was a “practical craft” and that “you worked hard and you went to work like other people went to work.” Another practical piece of advice she learned from her mom: “when we buy something, we are investing in that company and we should want it to succeed and live up to our values,” she told Shape.
Laura practices this rule in all aspects of her life,