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Famous People Named Laura 

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If your name is Laura, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Laura, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Laura can you think of? The famous Lauras below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Laura, athletes named Laura, and even political figures named Laura. The music industry is no stranger to the name Laura, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Laura are worth mentioning? This list includes Laura Vandervoort, Laura Prepon, Laura Linney and Laura Dern. To read more about these notable people named Laura, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Laura Vandervoort is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 34 from Toronto, 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 ...more
Laura Prepon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 38 from Watchung, New Jersey, United States of America
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 ...more
Laura Linney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 55 from Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
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 ...more
Laura Dern is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 52 from Los Angeles, USA, California
Laura Elizabeth Dern (born February 10, 1967) is an American actress, director, and producer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including four Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy ...more
Laura Harring is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 54 from Los Mochis, Mexico
Laura Elena, Countess von Bismarck-Schönhausen (née Martínez-Herring; March 3, 1964), commonly known as Laura Harring, is a Mexican-American actress. In 1985, Harring became ...more
Laura Branigan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Dec. at 47 (1957-2004) from Brewster, New York, United States of America
Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1952 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her signature song, the platinum-certified 1982 single "Gloria", stayed on the U.S. ...more
Laura Marano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 23 from Los Angeles, USA, California
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 ...more
Laura Bush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 72 from Midland, Texas, United States of America
Laura Welch Bush (née Laura Lane Welch; born November 4, 1946) is an American educator who was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her husband, George W. Bush, from ...more
Laura Haddock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 33 from London Borough of Enfield, London, United Kingdom
Laura Jane Haddock (born 21 August 1985) is an English actress. She is best known for portraying Kacie Carter in Honest, Lucrezia in Da Vinci's Demons, Meredith Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy ...more
Laura Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 36 from Brandon, USA, Wisconsin
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, ...more
Laura Nyro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Dec. at 50 (1947-1997) from New 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
Laura Bell Bundy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 37 from USA, Lexington, Kentucky
Laura Ashley Bell Bundy (born April 10, 1981) is an American actress and singer who has performed in a number of Broadway roles, her best known being the original Amber Von Tussle in the musical ...more
Laura Fraser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 42 from Glasgow, Scotland
Laura Fraser (born 24 July 1976) is a Scottish actress. She is best known for portraying Door in the urban fantasy series Neverwhere, Kate in the film A Knight's Tale, Cat MacKenzie in the drama ...more
Laura Ingraham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 55 from Glastonbury, 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 ...more
Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 48 from Washington, D.C., USA
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 ...more
Laura Pausini is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 44 from Solarolo, 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 ...more
Laura Ingalls Wilder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Laura Ingalls Wilder Dec. at 90 (1867-1957) from Pepin, Wisconsin
Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (; February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's books, published between 1932 and ...more
Laura Slade Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 30 from Athens, Georgia, United States of America
Laura Slade Wiggins (born August 8, 1988) is an American actress, singer and musician. She is most known for her roles in Stand, Shameless, The Tomorrow People, Starving in Suburbia and Rings.
Laura San Giacomo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 56 from West Orange, USA, New Jersey
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 ...more
Laura Leighton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 50 from Iowa 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 ...more
Laura Kightlinger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 49 from USA, New York, Jamestown
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 ...more
Laura Schlessinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 68 from New 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 ...more
Laura Robson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 25 from Melbourne, Australia
Laura Robson (born 21 January 1994) is a British tennis player. She debuted on the ITF Junior Tour in 2007, and a year later won the Wimbledon Junior Girls' Championship at the age of 14. As a ...more
Laura Benanti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 39 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Laura Ilene Benanti (born Laura Ilene Vidnovic; July 15, 1979) is an American actress and singer. Over the course of her Broadway career, she has received five Tony Award nominations. She played ...more
Laura Trott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Age 26 from Harlow, United Kingdom
Laura Trott, OBE is an English track and road cyclist who specialises in the team pursuit and omnium disciplines. She is the inaugural Olympic champion in both events. Representing Great ...more