Birth Date: June 25, 1975 / Age: 42
Birth Place: Redwood City, California, USA
Biography: Linda Edna Cardellini (born June 25, 1975), is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her roles on Freaks and Geeks and ER; she also played Velma in two live-action Scooby-Doo movies.
Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California. She graduated from nearby Mountain View's St. Francis High School in 1993, and attended Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication & Fine Arts.
Cardellini's big break (ignoring a prize-winning appearance as a contestant on The Price is Right) was the lead in Bone Chillers (1996), an ABC children's show. She was also the voice of the heroine in the role-playing video game Gladius.