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Laura Fraser

Laura Fraser (Katy) was born in1976 and brought up in Glasgow. Following high school Fraser took a drama foundation course at Glasgow's Langside College, and than went to the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. During her time there, she won a supporting role in Gillies MacKinnon's film Small Faces. She landed the starring female role in the BBC adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere (1996) mini series, and then moved to several film roles including Cousin Bettte and Man in the Iron Mask as well as a lead in the short film Paris Brixton.

Fraser appeared as a supporting character in TV dramas, such as The Investigator and The Tribe. Her role in the movie Left Luggage led to her getting one of the main character roles in the black comedy Divorcing Jack (1998). Her highest profile performance as the lead female in the comedy Virtual Sexuality in 1999. From there she has worked on numerous films including The Match, Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Kevin & Perry Go Large, A Knight's Tale, Vanilla Sky, That Old One, Devil's Gate, Coney Island Baby, Den of Lions, 16 Years of Alcohol, Iron Jawed Angels, Land of the Blind, The Flying Scotsman, The Passion.

Numerous television roles include six episodes of Conviction, three episodes of Casanova, Reichenbach Falls, Talk to Me and as Florence Nightingale in the television drama Florence Nightingale.

In 2009 Fraser will be seen in the lead role of the UK film Cuckoo with Richard E. Grant.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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Laura Fraser Facts

BirthdayJuly 24, 1976 (45)
BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height5' 3" (1m60)  How tall is Laura Fraser compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Charlie Bartlett
Episode #1.1
A Knight's Tale
Episode #2.2
Vanilla Sky
The Man In The Iron Mask
Iron Jawed Angels
I Am Not a Serial Killer
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