Lin Shaye

Lin Shaye Movies and TV Shows

Lin attended the University of Michigan, where she was an Art History major, although acting in as many University productions as possible, including "Bye Bye Birdie" and "On The Town". After U of M, she attended Columbia University School of the Arts, and acquired a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting. She stayed in New York upon graduation and worked in numerous off- and off-off- Broadway productions, as well as Lincoln Center and Broadway. She has studied with some of the finest: Uta Hagen, Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg. Lin is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio.

Personal info

  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 10/12/1943 (80 years old)
  • Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • nationality: American
  • Net worth: $3,000,000
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Insidious: The Red Door
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 68%
role:
Elise Rainier
2023

Horror

5.5
68%
2022

Crime

Horror

Thriller

5.2
73%
2021

Crime

Thriller

3.8
63%
The Call
IMDB 4.2
TMDB 56%
role:
Edith Cranston
2020

Horror

Thriller

4.2
56%
2020

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

4.9
66%
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Dreamkatcher
IMDB 3.8
TMDB 55%
role:
Executive Producer & 1 more
2020

Horror

Thriller

3.8
55%
Darkness Falls
IMDB 4.6
TMDB 58%
role:
Angela Anderson
2020

Crime

Drama

Thriller

4.6
58%
The Grudge
IMDB 4.4
TMDB 56%
role:
Faith Matheson
2020

Horror

Mystery

4.4
56%
Gothic Harvest
IMDB 3.5
TMDB 40%
role:
Griselda
2019

Horror

3.5
40%
Ambition
IMDB 4.0
TMDB 50%
role:
Lady Bum
2019

Thriller

4.0
50%
Get Gone
IMDB 2.7
TMDB 37%
role:
Mama
2019

Horror

2.7
37%
Room for Rent
IMDB 5.3
TMDB 66%
role:
Co-Producer & 1 more
2019

Horror

Thriller

5.3
66%
The Final Wish
IMDB 4.3
TMDB 52%
role:
Kate Hammond
2019

Horror

4.3
52%
Insidious: The Last Key
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 63%
role:
Elise Rainier
2018

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

5.7
63%
All About the Money
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 57%
role:
Mrs. Womack
2017

Action

Adventure

Comedy

5.2
57%
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2017

Drama

Mystery

6.1
62%
The Black Room
IMDB 3.4
TMDB 37%
role:
Miss Black
2017

Comedy

Horror

3.4
37%
Mountain Top
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 73%
role:
Muriel Miller
2017

Drama

Family

Mystery

7.2
73%
Abattoir
IMDB 4.5
TMDB 43%
role:
Allie
2016

Horror

Thriller

4.5
43%
Ouija: Origin of Evil
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 61%
role:
Paulina Zander
2016

Horror

Thriller

6.2
61%
2016

Horror

4.8
57%
2016

Drama

Horror

Thriller

5.1
52%
Tales of Halloween
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 57%
role:
Lynn's Mother
2015

Drama

Horror

Thriller

5.5
57%
Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 46%
role:
Helen Keller
Not available
2015

Action

Comedy

Horror

5.5
46%
Not available
Insidious: Chapter 3
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 63%
role:
Elise Rainier
2015

Drama

Horror

Thriller

6.1
63%
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Grace
IMDB 4.6
TMDB 49%
role:
Helen
2014

Horror

Thriller

4.6
49%
Ouija
IMDB 4.5
TMDB 51%
role:
Paulina Zander
2014

Horror

4.5
51%
Lost Time
IMDB 2.9
TMDB 33%
role:
Mysterious Woman
2014

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

2.9
33%
The Signal
IMDB 6.0
TMDB 60%
role:
Mirabelle
2014

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.0
60%
Big Ass Spider!
IMDB 5.3
TMDB 56%
role:
Mrs. Jefferson
2013

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.3
56%
Insidious: Chapter 2
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 67%
role:
Elise Rainier
2013

Horror

Thriller

6.5
67%
Crazy Kind of Love
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 57%
role:
Denise Mack
2013

Comedy

Drama

Romance

5.8
57%
Noobz
IMDB 4.7
TMDB 62%
role:
Mrs. Theodore
2013

Adventure

Comedy

4.7
62%
2012

Comedy

Drama

Romance

TV Movie

6.5
59%
FDR: American Badass!
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 52%
role:
Eleanor Roosevelt
2012

Comedy

5.2
52%
Jewtopia
IMDB 4.5
TMDB 47%
role:
Dr. Sutton
2012

Comedy

Romance

4.5
47%
The Three Stooges
IMDB 5.1
TMDB 57%
role:
Nurse Crotchet
2012

Comedy

5.1
57%
Rosewood Lane
IMDB 4.6
TMDB 49%
role:
Mrs. Hawthorne
2011

Horror

Thriller

4.6
49%
Chillerama
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 56%
role:
Baglady / Nurse Maleva
2011

Comedy

Horror

5.6
56%
2011

Comedy

6.1
59%
Insidious
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 69%
role:
Elise Rainier
2011

Horror

Thriller

6.8
69%
2011

Comedy

Romance

6.8
65%
2010

Comedy

Horror

3.1
40%
2010

Drama

5.3
58%
2010

Documentary

8.6
80%
2010

Crime

Drama

Thriller

3.6
50%
2009

Horror

3.9
41%
My Sister's Keeper
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 74%
role:
Nurse Adele
2009

Drama

7.3
74%
Doggie Heaven (Woof!)
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 58%
role:
Woman & 1 more
Not available
2008

Comedy

6.2
58%
Not available
Asylum
IMDB 4.0
TMDB 41%
role:
String's Mother
2008

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

4.0
41%
Killer Pad
IMDB 4.0
TMDB 47%
role:
Marge
2008

Comedy

Horror

4.0
47%
Pledge This!
IMDB 1.7
TMDB 30%
role:
Miss Prin
2006

Comedy

1.7
30%
2006

Action

Crime

Thriller

5.5
54%
Barely Legal
IMDB 4.7
TMDB 62%
role:
Tequila
2005

Comedy

4.7
62%
2001 Maniacs
IMDB 5.3
TMDB 53%
role:
Granny Boone
2005

Comedy

Horror

5.3
53%
Cellular
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Exotic Car Driver
2004

Action

Thriller

6.5
64%
A Cinderella Story
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 65%
role:
Mrs. Wells
2004

Comedy

5.9
65%
Who's Your Daddy?
IMDB 4.7
TMDB 50%
role:
Ms. Harding
2004

Comedy

4.7
50%
Stuck on You
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 53%
role:
Makeup Babe
2003

Comedy

5.8
53%
Dead End
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Laura Harrington
2003

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

6.5
64%
Boat Trip
IMDB 4.9
TMDB 53%
role:
Sonya the Coach
2002

Comedy

4.9
53%
Contagion
IMDB 4.1
TMDB 34%
role:
Laura Crowley
Not available
2002

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

4.1
34%
Not available
Say It Isn't So
IMDB 5.0
TMDB 48%
role:
Nurse Bautista
2001

Comedy

Romance

5.0
48%
Me, Myself & Irene
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 66%
role:
Mrs. Caleron
2000

Comedy

6.6
66%
Detroit Rock City
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 67%
role:
Mrs. Bruce
1999

Comedy

Music

6.8
67%
1998

Comedy

Romance

7.1
66%
Last Man Standing
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 63%
role:
The Madame
1996

Action

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

6.4
63%
Kingpin
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 65%
role:
Landlady
1996

Comedy

6.9
65%
Project: ALF
IMDB 5.4
TMDB 59%
role:
Waitress
1996

Comedy

Family

TV Movie

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.4
59%
Dumb and Dumber
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 66%
role:
Mrs. Neugeboren
1994

Comedy

7.3
66%
New Nightmare
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 64%
role:
Nurse with Pills
1994

Horror

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
64%
Corrina, Corrina
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 67%
role:
Repeat Nanny
1994

Comedy

Drama

Family

Romance

6.6
67%
1993

Action

Comedy

Crime

6.2
60%
Pump Up the Volume
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
PTA Parent 3
1990

Drama

Music

7.2
71%
Critters 2
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 60%
role:
Sally
1988

Comedy

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.5
60%
The Hidden
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 70%
role:
Carol Miller
1987

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.0
70%
Extreme Prejudice
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 61%
role:
Employment Office Clerk
1987

Action

Crime

Drama

Thriller

Western

6.6
61%
The Running Man
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 65%
role:
Propaganda Officer
1987

Action

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.6
65%
Critters
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 64%
role:
Sally
1986

Action

Comedy

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.1
64%
Brewster's Millions
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 66%
role:
Journalist at Rally
1985

Comedy

6.5
66%
1984

Horror

7.4
73%
Alone in the Dark
IMDB 6.0
TMDB 60%
role:
Receptionist at Haven
1982

Horror

Thriller

6.0
60%
1980

Action

Crime

Western

6.9
66%
Goin' South
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 58%
role:
Parasol Lady
1978

Comedy

Western

6.2
58%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Lin Shaye are, for example, Frank and Penelope, Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman and Max Reload and the Nether Blasters.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Prime Video, Amazon and iTunes.
The best StreamHint ratings are A Nightmare on Elm Street (7.4), My Sister's Keeper (7.4) and Mountain Top (7.3).
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