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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
Actor
Laura Dianne Vandervoort is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the Canadian TV series Instant Star, Arla "The Bolt-Gun Killer" Cogan in the sci-fi ...more
Laura Prepon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Ballet Dancer, Film Producer, Model
Laura Prepon is an American actress, known for her role as Donna Pinciotti in all eight seasons of the Fox sitcom That '70s Show. She is also known for the role of Hannah Daniels on the ABC ...more
Laura Linney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting
Laura Leggett Linney is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award nominee and three-time Tony Award nominee, she won her first Emmy Award in 2002 for Wild Iris, and had subsequent wins for ...more
Laura Dern is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Laura Elizabeth Dern is an American actress, film director, and producer. Dern has acted in such films as Mask and Smooth Talk, Blue Velvet, Fat Man and Little Boy, Wild at Heart, Jurassic Park, ...more
Laura Harring is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Model, Social Worker, Actor
Laura Harring is a Mexican actress. In 1985, Harring became the first Latina woman crowned Miss USA. She later began her acting career in television and film. She is best known for her role as ...more
Laura Branigan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Songwriter, Musician, Actor
Laura Ann Branigan was an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is best remembered for her 1982 platinum-certified hit "Gloria" and for the Top 5 single "Self ...more
Laura Marano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor, Voice acting
Laura Marano is an American actress and singer. She starred in Without a Trace for three seasons and also Back to You, in both instances playing the daughter of the main characters. She stars in ...more
Laura Bush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Librarian, Author, Teacher
Laura Lane Welch Bush (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 2001 to 2009. She ...more
Laura Haddock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor
Laura Jane Haddock is an English actress. She is best known for portraying Kacie Carter in Honest, Bethan in The Colour of Magic, Lucrezia in Da Vinci's Demons, Natasha in Monday Monday, Sam in ...more
Laura Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor
Laura Ramsey is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles as Olivia in 2006's She's the Man, Stacy in the 2008 film The Ruins, Audrey Dawn in the 2009 movie Middle ...more
Laura Nyro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Songwriter, Pianist, Singer-songwriter
Laura Nyro NEAR-oh was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession and New York ...more
Laura Bell Bundy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Songwriter, Actor, Singer
Laura Ashley Bell Bundy is an American actress and singer who has performed in a number of Broadway roles, both starring and supporting, as well as in television and film. Her best known ...more
Laura Fraser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor
Laura Fraser 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 series Lip Service, ...more
Laura Lion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Pornographic actor
Laura Lion is an adult film actress and an adult entertainer.
Laura Ingraham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Commentator, Author, Radio personality
Laura Anne Ingraham is an American radio talk show host, best-selling author, and conservative political commentator. Her nationally syndicated talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, airs ...more
Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor
Laura Wright is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light, and since 2005, her portrayal of Carly Corinthos on General Hospital; the ...more
Laura Pausini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Laura Pausini, omri is an Italian pop singer-songwriter and record producer. As a child, she was encouraged by her father to join him during his performances in local piano bars. After competing ...more
Laura Ingalls Wilder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Journalist, Author, Writer
Laura Ingalls Wilder was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House on the Prairie books of children's novels based on her childhood in a settler family. Her daughter, Rose ...more
Laura Slade Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Musician, Actor
Laura Slade Wiggins is an American television and film actress and a musician.
Laura San Giacomo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor, Voice acting
Laura San Giacomo is an American actress known for playing the role of Maya Gallo on the NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me!, Kit De Luca in the film Pretty Woman as well as other work on television and ...more
Laura Leighton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor
Laura Leighton is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Sydney Andrews on the television series Melrose Place and for Ashley Marin on ABC Family's series Pretty Little Liars.
Laura Kightlinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
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) 23 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Talk show host, Radio personality, Writer
Laura Catherine Schlessinger is an American talk radio host, socially conservative commentator and author. Her radio program consists mainly of her responses to callers' requests for personal ...more
Laura Robson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Tennis player
Laura Robson is a British tennis player. She is no longer ranked as a result of injuries. She debuted on the International Tennis Federation junior tour in 2007, and a year later won the ...more
Laura Benanti is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Laura
Actor, Singer
Laura Benanti is an American stage and screen actress, known for her performances as Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy and as Baroness Elsa Schräder in the 2013 NBC television ...more