Lynnie Greene
Lynnie Greene

Lynnie Greene in promo photo for the 1977-78 CBS-TV sitcom series "On Our Own". She plays the recurring part of a younger Dorothy Zbornak in "flashback" sequences on "The Golden Girls".

Vital information
Birthname: Laura Lyn Greene
Born: (1954-05-21) May 21, 1954 (age 63)
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Career information
Actress, screenwriter, television director/producer
Family/Personal information
Series connection
Appeared on/Involved with: The Golden Girls
Characer/appeared as: Young Dorothy Zbornak

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


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 series 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. }


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. She was most recently a co-executive producer on Showtime's Masters of Sex and is currently a co-executive Producer on the new HBO series, Open, created by Ryan Murphy.


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