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Laryssa Lauret
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Laryssa Lauret

Lauret has spent the past 40 years working in television and theatre.

Her longest running television role was as DR KAREN WERNER on the series The Doctors for the NBC-TV Network on Channel 4. Following the success of that series she was cast as SIMONE MOREY in the CBS-TV Network production of Guiding Light on Channel 2.

Lauret has made many guest appearances for television appearing alongside actors Ossie Davis, Sada Thompson and Beatrice Straight for productions that include; U.S Steel Hour, Alcoa Hour, and The Catholic Hour".

A prominent and experienced theatre actor, Lauret has appeared on Broadway in Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana with Bette Davis, Margaret Leighton, and Allan Webb. She also had a featured part in Julia, Jake and Uncle Joe alongside Claudette Colbert. Her third Broadway appearance was in Paris is Out with Molly Picon and Sam Levene.

Off-Broadway Lauret has featured in The Chair, Minna vofn Barnhelm, Hunger, Don Juan, One-eyed Man is King, The Doomed, Trojan Women, Forest Song, and Creditors," amongst others.

Lauret is currently in rehearsals for an original play by Jovanka Bach Name Day to be staged at the Barrow Theatre off-B'way in Summer 2005.

Lauret lives in New York City with her husband.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Laryssa Lauret Facts

BirthdayAugust 9, 1939 (82)

Selected Filmography

Not available.