The 22nd Annual Webby Awards is pleased to honor Laura Linney as Webby Best Actress for her spellbinding work in the role of Wendy in the Netflix original series Ozark.
As a longtime favorite star of stage and screen, when Laura Linney signs on to a lead role in a streaming series on Netflix people take notice. As they should. Her brilliant and complex portrayal of Wendy makes the show a must-watch. What’s more, her starpower and exceptional work lend further credibility to streaming platforms as the new frontier for dark, complex, contemporary series; and for exciting new roles for women.
For bringing her talents to the Internet with her exceptional work in Ozark, one of the most binge-watched and talked-about new streaming series this year, and for helping to expand the streaming canon with exciting, original content, it is our pleasure to honor Laura Linney as this year’s Webby Best Actress.
Honoring great performances that have redefined the online space, delivering an outstanding performance in a leading role for a digital series or film.