Attending: Sat & Sun
Photo Op: £30
Laura Vandervoort has been consistently working as an actress since she was 13 years old. Born in Toronto, Canada, Laura contracted meningitis at only six weeks of age and was hospitalized for weeks. She fought through the illness as an infant and has never stopped fighting for what she believes in.
Growing up, Laura admired the work of Meryl Streep, the class of Grace Kelly, the off-the-wall twists of Tim Burton, the ever-so-compelling Canadian icon Gordon Pinsent and Dustin Hoffman’s incredible craft. She first began her career in background work on Canadian commercials and the TV series Avonlea (1990) and Harriet the Spy (1996) and landed her first speaking role at the age of 13, in the children’s series “Goosebumps” and then “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”. She went on to take acting classes and booked other TV guest star roles, such as Disney movies of the week “Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire” and “Alley Cats Strike!.” At nineteen, while attending York University under the concentration of Psychology and English, Laura landed the lead role of “Sadie Harrison” on the CTV TV series “Instant Star,” a popular series that ran for four seasons.
In 2006, Laura shot her first feature film The Lookout (2007) starring Jeff Daniels, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Matthew Goode and Isla Fisher. Several TV appearances afterward such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), led Laura into the hands of The CW Network. Landing the coveted role of “Supergirl” AKA “Kara” on the CW hit series “Smallville,” Laura became the main focus of the 7th season of the popular Sci-Fi drama. Following “Smallville.” Laura also booked a series regular spot for ABC’s Sci-Fi series “V” among Elizabeth Mitchell (“Lost”) and Scott Wolf (“Party of Five”).
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