Lin Shaye

United States

Lin Shaye Bio

Who is Lin Shaye

Lin Shaye is a successful American actress, whose film credits include Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary, A Cinderella Story, Ouija, Alne in Dark, and Tales of Halloween.

Early Life (Childhood)

She is the daughter of Dorothy, a homemaker, and Max Mendle Shaye, a painter and supermarket owner. She learned acting at the University of Michigan before she moved to New York to appear in Off-Broadway productions.

Interesting Facts

She made her $2 million fortune with Ouija & Big Ass Spider!. She has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand.

Personal Life

She married twice. Her first husband died in 1968. She then married an American actor Clayton Landey in 1996, with whom she appeared in 2002's Wish You Were Dead. The couple separated in 2003. They together have a child, Lee J. Pandey.


Numerous awards and rewards have honored her which including Fright Meter Awards, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, and the Breckenridge Festival of Film award.


To date, she has not been the part of any rumor or controversy.