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Who Is The Most Famous Laura In The World?

Updated November 5, 2020 80 votes 42 voters 37.1k views89 items

List RulesVote up all of the Lauras you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Laura can you think of? The famous Lauras below have many different professions, including notable actors named Laura, famous athletes named Laura, and even musicians named Laura.

Laura Linney is certainly one of the most famous Lauras on this list. One of the actresses named Laura, she is best known for playing Wendy in the series Ozark. She also appeared in such films as The Squid and the Whale, The Savages, and Kinsey.

Another of the famous people with the first name Laura is Laura Dern. She has collaborated with David Lynch on several projects including Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, and Twin Peaks: The Return. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2020 for her role in Marriage Story. Country singer Laura Elena is another celebrity Laura. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous women named Laura? Just add them to the list!

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    Laura Ingraham


    BirthplaceGlastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

    Laura Anne Ingraham (born June 19, 1963) is an American conservative television host. Ingraham formerly hosted the nationally syndicated radio show The Laura Ingraham Show for nearly two decades, is...  more

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    Laura Innes


    BirthplacePontiac, Michigan, USA

    Laura Elizabeth Innes (born August 16, 1957) is an American actress and television director. She starred as Dr. Kerry Weaver in the NBC medical drama ER from 1995 to 2007 and reprised her role from...  more
  • 28

    Laura Keene


    BirthplaceWinchester, United Kingdom

    Laura Keene (20 July 1826 – 4 November 1873) was a British stage actress and theatre manager. In her twenty-year career, she became known as the first powerful female manager in New York. She is...  more
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    BirthplaceJamestown, New York, United States of America

    Laura Kightlinger is an American actress, comedian and writer. She was a writer and consulting producer on Will & Grace, while also occasionally appearing on the show as the character Nurse Sheila....  more
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    Laura La Plante


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Laura La Plante (born Laura LaPlant; November 1, 1904 – October 14, 1996) was an American film actress, whose most notable performances were in the silent era....  more
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    Laura Leighton


    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa, USA

    Laura Leighton (born July 24, 1968) is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Sydney Andrews on the television series Melrose Place (1993–97) and its remake (2009–10) and for Ashley...  more
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    Laura Linney


    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards, and has been...  more

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    Laura Lippman


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Laura Lippman (born January 31, 1959) is an American author of detective fiction....  more
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    Laura Mañá


    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Laura Mañá (born January 12, 1968 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain) is an actress, film director and screenwriter....  more
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    Laura Marano


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Laura Marie Marano (born November 29, 1995) is an American actress and singer. She starred in the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally as Ally Dawson. Marano was one of the five original classmates...  more

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    Laura Marling


    BirthplaceEversley, England

    Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a British folk singer-songwriter. She won the Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist at the 2011 Brit Awards, and was nominated for the same...  more

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    Laura Morante


    BirthplaceSanta Fiora, Italy

    Laura Morante (born 21 August 1956) is an Italian film actress....  more
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    Laura Mulvey


    BirthplaceOxford, United Kingdom

    Laura Mulvey (born 15 August 1941) is a British feminist film theorist. She was educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She is currently professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University...  more
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    Laura Nyro


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Laura Nyro ( NEER-oh; born Laura Nigro, October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the...  more

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    Laura Pausini


    BirthplaceSolarolo, Italy

    Laura Pausini (Italian: [ˈlaura pauˈziːni]; born 16 May 1974) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, record producer and television personality. As a child, she was encouraged by her father to join...  more
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    Laura Prepon


    BirthplaceUSA, Watchung, New Jersey

    Laura Helene Prepon hedonist (born March 7, 1980) is an American actress, director and author. She rose to fame with her role as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show (1998–2006). She is...  more

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  • 42

    Laura Ramsey


    BirthplaceBrandon, Wisconsin, USA

    Laura Ramsey (born November 14, 1982) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles in films such as 2006's She's the Man, 2008's The Ruins, 2009's Middle Men, 2011's...  more
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    Laura Regan


    BirthplaceHalifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Laura Regan (born 17 October 1977) is a Canadian actress. She has had leading and supporting roles in the films Saving Jessica Lynch (2003), My Little Eye (2002), They (2002), Dead Silence (2007),...  more
  • 44

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Laura Richardson (born April 14, 1962) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for California's 37th congressional district from 2007 to 2013. She is a member of the Democratic...  more
  • 45

    BirthplaceWest Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

    Laura San Giacomo (born November 14, 1962) is an American actress. She is known for playing Cynthia in the film Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), Kit De Luca in the film Pretty Woman (1990), and Maya...  more

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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Laura Catherine Schlessinger (born January 16, 1947) is an American talk radio host and author. "The Dr. Laura Program," heard weekdays for three hours on Sirius XM Radio, consists mainly of her...  more
  • 47

    Laura Silverman


    BirthplaceBedford, New Hampshire, USA

    Laura Jane Silverman (born June 10, 1966) is an American actress and the older sister of actress and comedian Sarah Silverman. She portrayed a fictionalized version of herself alongside her sister in...  more
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    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Laura Dianne Vandervoort (born September 22, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the CTV teen drama series Instant Star, Arla "The Bolt-Gun Killer" Cogan...  more

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    Laura Veirs


    BirthplaceColorado Springs, Colorado

    Laura Pauline Veirs (born October 24, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter based out of Portland, Oregon. She is known for her folk/alternative country records and live performances as well as her...  more
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    Laura Wright


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Laura Wright (née Sisk; September 11, 1970) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Ally Rescott on Loving and The City (1991–1997), Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light...  more