Let's keep this short and sweet: We love Laura Dern.
Because, really now, what's not to love? She's the daughter of Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, she's an indie darling who can carry dramatic weight while remaining light and airy, and she was in "Jurassic Park." Enough said.
But in case you need a few more reasons as "Jurassic Park 3D" hits theaters, here are nine things we love about Laura Dern.