Laura spent most of her childhood abroad, living in Thailand, Germany, and Australia, returning to the US for high school and college before later living briefly in Venezuela, Ireland, and Northern Ireland. Not only to be found onstage, she spent several years working backstage as part of the crew for The Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington DC. A published author, in her spare time Laura enjoys writing as well as designing her own cross stitch patterns which she makes and sells online.
First appearing on stage in the third grade, Laura's theatrical training began with The Canberra Youth Theater in Australia. She then continued her globe-trotting studies at the renowned Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland and Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland before getting a BA in Theatre Performance from the University of Pittsburgh. While these gave her a well-rounded acting background, her favorite classes were those on stage combat, both armed and unarmed. She also has an extensive background in improv, training not only with these schools but also with Groundlings, ComedySportz, and the Cat Venom Improv troupe. She never stops learning and still continues her studies with various acting schools in L.A.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 2013, Laura has appeared in several films and TV shows, where she is frequently cast as the villain, as well as several commercials, where she is usually playing the wholesome young mom. Her most recent achievement is completing her True Crime Trifecta, having now played the murder victim, murderer, and detective who investigates the murder on different true crime shows.
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