Laura Lyn "Lynnie" Greene, also known as Lyn Greene (born May 21, 1954) is an actress, writer, director and producer in the television industry.

Lynnie Greene
Laura Lyn Greene

(1954-05-21) May 21, 1954 (age 65)
Other namesLyn Greene
EducationJuilliard School
OccupationActress, writer, television director and producer


The 5'10" Greene grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. In 1977 she co-starred with another newcomer, Bess Armstrong, in the short-lived CBS comedy On Our Own. She played a recurring role in The Golden Girls (during flashbacks, as a younger version of Bea Arthur's character, Dorothy Zbornak).

She originated the role of Emma Goldman in the original off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins in 1990-91, as well as recreating the role of Comrade Charlotte in the 1987 reworking of Kander & Ebb's Flora the Red Menace.[citation needed]


Greene was previously a writer and an executive producer on the series Nip/Tuck, BOSS and the ABC series Scoundrels, which is a remake of the New Zealand television series Outrageous Fortune.[citation needed] She was also a co-executive producer on Showtime's Masters of Sex. Greene most recently served as an executive producer on the Amazon mini-series The Interestings, based on Meg Wolitzer's novel of the same name.