Linda May

Inside Biography

Linda May is a van-dwelling modern-day nomad who became popular when writer W.W. Norton made her and many other nomad's stories into the book named Nomadland. Her life changed forever when she met investigative journalist Jessica Bruder in 2013 and shared her story. Later, it became a film, and she was also the cast member alongside Frances McDormand and David Strathairn, released in 2020. Chloé Zhao's directorial venture was able to earn six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Director. May was also one of the attendees of the 93rd Oscars.


Linda May was born in the United States of America. She was born in 1950. Linda holds American citizenship and belongs to White-American ethnic background. May follows Christianity and ages 71 years. 

Appearance In Nomadland 

American now-actress Linda May debuted in the movie Nomadland in 2020. May portrayed herself as a roaming grandma who dreams of constructing an Earthship where she may settle permanently. She's one of the numerous homeless characters in the film who have chosen to leave a louder way of life behind in pursuit of something more financially and environmentally sustainable, either by choice or compulsion. 

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As mentioned earlier, in the movie Nomadland, she shared the screen with actors like Gay DeForest and Frances McDormand. Recently in 2021, Linda appeared in the movie The 93rd Oscars.   

Few Facts Of Linda May

  1. The Nomadland's actress relationship hasn't been revealed yet.  She is highly discreet, and almost nothing is revealed about her life. 
  2. She is active on Instagram under the username @officiallindamay, which has more than 2 thousand followers. 
  3. May helped writer W.W. Norton write a book about their story, which became one of the year's bests. It was called "brilliant, haunting, devastating, and revelatory."
  4. She, along with many others, became a nomad after losing everything in the Great Recession. However, her main reason was the devastating loss of her husband.
  5. She calls meeting with journalist Jessica Bruder in 2013 serendipitous.
  6. May is a big dog lover and has recused many over the years.
  7. Her hunting story became an inspiration to many others.

by ab-sakar, 29 Aug, 2021

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