Lee J Landey: Facts About Lin Shaye’s Son

Lee J Landey

Lee J. Landey is the son of an American film, television, and theatre actress Lin Shaye, and American actor Clayton Landey.Lee J. Landey was born in the year 1989 and is 33 years old as of 2022. Lee J Landey’s mother had a career spanning over forty years and is mostly famous for her starring role as Elise Rainier in the Insidious film series (2010–2018), and as Magda in There’s Something About Mary.

Lee J Landey: Bio Summary

NameLee J Landey
Famous asLin Shaye’s Son
ParentsClayton Landey, Lin Shaye
UncleRobert Shaye
GrandparentsDorothy, Max Mendle Shaye

Lee J Landey’s maternal grandparents were Dorothy, a homemaker, and Max Mendle Shaye, a painter and supermarket owner affiliated with the Grosse Point Quality Food Co. in Detroit. His uncle was Robert Shaye a movie executive who was the brother of his mother,Lin.

Lee J. Landey’s parents Clayton and Lin got married in 1988 but got divorced in 2003. They had a child, Lee J Landey.

Lee J Landey;s mother was married twice. Previously she married her first husband Marshall Rubinoff who was a writer and musician but unfortunately, Marshall Rubinoff died at the age of 24 years in the year 1968.

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Lee Landey’s mom was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 12, 1943, and enrolled in the University of Michigan to study acting and later relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. She also appear in Off-Broadway productions when she moved to New York.

Lee J Landey’s mother has appeared in more than a hundred feature films and made her film debut with a tiny role in Hester Street, followed by small roles in several movies and television shows. She is regarded as a scream queen for her roles in horror films such as Alone in the Dark, Room for Rent, The Grudge, Tales of Halloween, Abattoir, The Final Wish, and others.

She is popular for her comedic roles in films by the Farrelly brothers, like Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin There’s Something About Mary, Me, Myself & Irene, Stuck on You, and The Three Stooges. She was successful for her comedy role of Mrs. Nuegeboren in the Farrelly Brothers’ Dumb and Dumber, released on December 16, 1994.

Lee Landey’s mother won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Digital Drama Series for her guest role on the dark comedy web series EastSiders in 2020.

Lee J Landey’s father was born on March 24, 1951, in New York City, New York, U.S.He is a professional performer, mime, actor, director, producer, writer, and teacher for over 45 years and played James Westmont in the TV series Knots Landing. He was a guest-starred in the initial season of Tales and starred in the film Down 4 Whatever for TV One.

He has also starred as Roger Barrow in the first season of 1st & Ten, the first scripted half-hour comedy original series on HBO, and had recurring roles in ten other TV series including 3 seasons as attorney James Westmont on Knots Landing and 1 year as the evil Gregory on Days of Our Lives.

He also made an appearance in over forty theatrical productions in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Dallas.

Clayton Landey also trains a BA in Drama from the University of Houston a year with Darryl Hickman and Masters classes with Stella Adler and Marlon Brando and also teaches Scene Study For The Working Actor and Get Out of Your Head at the Alliance Theatre.

The father of Lee J Landey received a Drama-Logue Award, an LA Weekly Award, a Maddy, a Garland Award, and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nomination for his performance as Luther Adler in the critically acclaimed production of Names at the Matrix Theater in Los Angeles and also received a Drama-Logue for producing the multi-award winning Andrea’s Got Two Boyfriends.

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