Nov. 20th, 1976
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5' 6 1/2
Laura Harris' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Corporate Affairs
2006 - Severance
2003 - A Mighty Wind
2000 - The Calling
1999 - The Manor
1998 - The Faculty
1997 - Suicide Kings
Guest TV Roles
Harris was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, the daughter of school teachers. She began acting in radio dramas and animation series when she was five years old. As a child Harris was educated at Crofton House School and attended college through UC correspondence. After having worked professionally in Vancouver as a television actress for nearly 14 years, Harris broke into the realm of feature films as a teenager.
Harris is known for her roles as Grim Reaper Daisy Adair in the cable series Dead Like Me and as Marie Warner in the spy drama 24. Her film career dates back to 1990 when she appeared in an adaptation of Stephen King's It. She appeared as Marybeth in The Faculty in 1998, and has since gone on to form her own production company with a friend, Rocket Chicken International Pictures, which has produced the film Come Together in which Harris played a leading role. She is sometimes credited as Elizabeth Harris and Laura E. Harris. In the summer of 2009 she co-starred in the internationally co-produced science fiction series Defying Gravity as Zoe Barnes. Harris was invited to be part of the cast of the comedy series Great Day in October of 2011.
She has also done voice-overs in animated TV shows including The New Adventures of Beany and Cecil, Darkstalkers and My Little Pony Tales. She also provided the voice for Selene in Underworld: Endless War, (along with all the other female voices).
- Grew up in Surrey, B.C. Canada.
- Friends with 'Emily Perkins (I)' (qv), whom she met at drama school in Vancouver.