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Laura Antonelli

November 28th, 1941 - June 22nd, 2015

Laura Antonelli (née Antonaz; 28 November 1941 – 22 June 2015) was an Italian film actress who appeared in 45 films between 1964 and 1991.

Laura Bassi

died February 20th, 1778

Laura Maria Caterina Bassi Veratti was an Italian physicist and academic. Recognized and depicted as "Minerva", she was the first woman to have a doctorate in science, and the second woman in the world to earn the Doctor of Philosophy degree. Working at the University of Bologna, she was also the first salaried female teacher in a university. At one time the highest paid employee of the university, by the end of her life Bassi held two other professorships. She was also the first female member of any scientific establishment, when she was elected to the Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna in 1732 at 21.

Laura Bell Bundy

born April 10th, 1981

Laura Ashley Bell Bundy–Hinkle is an American actress and singer. Her career started as a child, when her mother entered her in beauty pageants, where she would sing as a talent. After recognizing her singing ability, her mother took her to New York City, where she found success as a child actress and model, signing with Ford Modeling Agency in 1986. She was cast as the lead in Ruthless! at age 9 in 1991.

Laura Benanti

born July 13th, 1979

Laura Ilene Benanti (née Vidnovic; born July 13, 1979) is an American actress and singer. Over the course of her Broadway career, she has received five Tony Award nominations. She played Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy, winning the 2008 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Benanti then appeared in the Broadway musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in 2010, winning the Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She played Elsa Schräder in the 2013 NBC television production of The Sound of Music Live! and, in 2015, began playing twin sisters Alura and Astra in the TV series Supergirl. Benanti appeared as Edie Randall in the TBS comedy The Detour from 2017 until the show's cancellation in 2019. Since 2016, sh

Laura Bertram

born September 5th, 1978

Laura Maureen Bertram (born 5 September 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as Amanda Zimm in Ready or Not and Trance Gemini in Andromeda.

Laura Betti

May 1st, 1927 - July 31st, 2004

Laura Betti was an Italian actress known particularly for her work with directors Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Bernardo Bertolucci. She had a long friendship with Pasolini and made a documentary about him in 2001.

Laura Branigan

July 3rd, 1952 - August 26th, 2004

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. Billboard Hot 100 for 36 weeks, then a record for a female artist, peaking at No. 2. It also reached number one in Australia and Canada. Branigan's "Gloria" was a cover of a song written by Italian singer-songwriters Giancarlo Bigazzi and Umberto Tozzi. In 1984, she reached number one in Canada and Germany with the U.S. No. 4 hit "Self Control", which was released by Italian singer and songwriter Raf the same year. Both "Gloria" and "Self Control" were successful in the United Kingdom, making the Top 10 in the UK Singles Chart.

Laura Breckenridge

born August 22nd, 1983

Laura Marie Breckenridge (born August 22, 1983) is an American actress. She is known for her role as college student Rose Sorelli on the television series Related.

Laura Chiatti

born July 15th, 1982

Laura Chiatti (born 15 July 1982, Castiglione del Lago, Italy) is an Italian actress and singer. She is the leading lady in two successful films: Ho voglia di te, alongside Riccardo Scamarcio, and Paolo Sorrentino's third film The Family Friend. The latter was entered into the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. In 2010 she voiced Princess Rapunzel in the Italian version of the Disney-animated feature film Tangled. She married fellow actor Marco Bocci in 2014. They have two sons: Enea (born 2015) and Pablo (born 2016).

Laura Chinchilla

born March 28th, 1959

Laura Chinchilla Miranda is a Costa Rican political scientist and politician who served as President of Costa Rica from 2010 to 2014. She was one of Óscar Arias Sánchez's two Vice-Presidents and his administration's Minister of Justice. She was the governing PLN candidate for president in the 2010 general election, where she won with 46.76% of the vote on 7 February. She was the eighth woman president of a Latin American country and the first woman to become President of Costa Rica. She was sworn in as President of Costa Rica on 8 May 2010.

Laura del Río

born February 5th, 1982

Laura del Río García is a Spanish football manager and former player who played as a forward. She last managed men's club Flat Earth FC.

Laura Dern

born February 10th, 1967

Laura Elizabeth Dern is an American actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award, and five Golden Globe Awards.

Laura Dreyfuss

born August 22nd, 1988

Laura Catherine Dreyfuss (born August 22, 1988) is an American actress and singer, known for her roles as Zoe Murphy in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, Madison McCarthy on the FOX musical series Glee and McAfee Westbrook on the Netflix series The Politician.

Laura Efrikian

born June 14th, 1940

Laura Efrikian (Armenian: Լաուրա Էֆրիկյան; born 14 June 1940), is an Italian actress and television personality. She is of Armenian descent.

Laura Feiersinger

born April 5th, 1993

Laura Feiersinger is an Austrian footballer who plays as a midfielder for AS Roma and the Austria women's national team.

Laura Flores

born August 23rd, 1963

Laura Aurora Flores Heras (born August 23, 1963) is a Mexican actress, hostess and singer.

Laura Gilpin

born April 22nd, 1891

Laura Gilpin was an American photographer.

Laura Gore

September 30th, 1918 - March 27th, 1957

Laura Gore (30 September 1918 – 27 March 1957) was an Italian actress and voice actress. She appeared in 39 films between 1945 and 1955. She was born in Bussoleno, Turin as Laura Emilia Regli. While studying accounting, in 1940 she won the eighth edition of the amateur song contest "L'ora del dilettante" organized by EIAR at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa. After that win, Gore immediately started a successful career first as a music hall artist, later as an actress of cinema, radio and theatre. For two consecutive seasons (1949–50 and 1950–51) she was a member of the stage company of Eduardo De Filippo. She was also active as a dubber in the dubbing company ORI.

Laura Gulbe

born February 27th, 1995

Laura Gulbe is a Latvian tennis player.

Laura Harrier

born March 28th, 1990

Laura Ruth Harrier is an American actress and model. She began modeling at the age of 17 after she was discovered by a location scout. She moved to New York City where she continued modeling and was represented by agencies such as IMG Models and Wilhelmina Models. She modeled for various mainstream magazines, appeared in campaigns for Urban Outfitters, Macy's and Steve Madden, and was the face of Garnier. After appearing in several commercials and student films, Harrier decided to pursue acting and studied at the William Esper Studio. She was first recognized for her role as Destiny Evans in the 2013 one-season reboot of the American soap opera One Life to Live.

Laura Harring

born March 3rd, 1964

Laura Elena Gräfin von Bismarck-Schönhausen, known professionally as Laura Harring, is an American actress and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 1985 and later began acting in television and film. She is best known for her dual roles as Rita and Camilla Rhodes in the 2001 movie Mulholland Drive. She is also known for her roles in other movies, including The Forbidden Dance (1990), John Q (2002), Willard (2003), The Punisher (2004), The King (2005), Love in the Time of Cholera (2007), Ghost Son (2007), The Caller (2008), Drool (2009), Sex Ed (2014), and Inside (2016). She also played Carla Greco in General Hospital (1990–1991), Paula Stevens on Sunset Beach (1997), and Rebecca "Becca" Doyle in The Shield (2006).

Laura Harris

born November 20th, 1976

Laura Harris is a Canadian actress.

Laura Honey

December 6th, 1816 - April 1st, 1843

Laura Honey (6 December 1816 – 1 April 1843), born Lauretta Martha Rosier Bell, was a British actress, dancer and singer. Honey was born out of wedlock to an actress, and she joined her mother performing at the Olympic Theatre, and then performed at other London theatres as a child. As an adult, she continued to perform in many of the major London theatres and on tour. For a time, she managed the City of London Theatre. Her adult career lasted only a decade, as she died at the age of 26.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

February 7th, 1867 - February 10th, 1957

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was an American writer. The Little House on the Prairie series of children's books, published between 1932 and 1943, were based on her childhood in a settler and pioneer family.

Laura Izibor

born May 13th, 1987

Laura Elizabeth Arabosa Izibor is an Irish recording artist, musician and producer. She won the 2FM Song Contest while still in secondary school. She went on to win an award at the 2006 Meteor Music Awards. She also performed at that year's Electric Picnic music festival and Music Ireland 2007. Izibor has opened for Aretha Franklin, India Arie, Estelle, Maxwell, and John Legend on tour.

Laura Kaeppeler

born March 2nd, 1988

Laura Marie Kaeppeler is an American beauty pageant titleholder crowned Miss America 2012 on January 14, 2012, representing the state of Wisconsin. Kaeppeler was the first woman representing Wisconsin to win Miss America since Terry Meeuwsen won Miss America 1973. She was briefly on the board of directors for the Miss America Organization.

Laura Kampf

born August 15th, 1983

Laura Kampf (born 15 August 1983) is a German YouTuber, designer, and craftswoman. Kampf refers to herself as a 'maker.' Her content primarily focusses on DIY build projects.

Laura Kenny

born April 24th, 1992

Dame Laura Rebecca Kenny, OLY is a former British professional track and road cyclist who specialised in track endurance events, specifically the team pursuit, omnium, scratch race, elimination race and madison disciplines. With six Olympic medals, having won both the team pursuit and the omnium at both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and madison at the 2020 Olympics, along with a silver medal from the team pursuit at the 2020 Olympics, she is both the most successful female cyclist, and the most successful British female athlete, in Olympic history.

Laura Kightlinger

born June 13th, 1964

Laura Kightlinger (born June 13, 1964) 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 Sheila. She was also a writer on the CBS series 2 Broke Girls.Kightlinger also played the title role in the TV show The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, which she created, wrote, and executive produced.

Laura Linney

born February 5th, 1964

Laura Leggett Linney is an American actress. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards, and has been nominated for three Academy Awards and five Tony Awards.

Laura M. Thurston

born December 20th, 1812

Laura M. Thurston was an American poet and educator. A prolific writer, most of her works were originally published in the Louisville Journal, and in William D. Gallagher's Hesperian. Among Indiana's early poets, she was a contemporary of Amanda Ruter Dufour, while among Kentucky poets, she was a friend of Amelia B. Coppuck Welby.

Laura Marano

born November 29th, 1995

Laura Marie Marano (born November 29, 1995) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role in the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally as Ally Dawson. Marano was one of the five original classmates in Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?. She starred in Without a Trace for three seasons and Back to You. Marano starred in the indie film A Sort of Homecoming, the Disney Channel Original Movie Bad Hair Day, and the Netflix original movie The Perfect Date.
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