Laura Fraser

Last updated on the 27 March 2024 by Evandrus

Laura Fraser

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Born: 24 July 1975 Glasgow, Scotland.

Laura Fraser is a Scottish actress who has appeared in various films and television shows, such as A Knight’s Tale, Breaking Bad, and Better Call Saul. She was born to a screenwriter father and a nurse mother. She attended Hillhead High School and joined the Scottish Youth Theatre, she later trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Laura Fraser made her television debut in 1996, playing Door in the BBC fantasy series Neverwhere, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. She then starred in several films, such as Left Luggage, Titus, Virtual Sexuality, and Kevin & Perry Go Large. In 2001, she gained international recognition for her role as Kate, the love interest of Heath Ledger’s character, in the medieval comedy A Knight’s Tale. She also had a small role in Vanilla Sky, starring Tom Cruise.

Laura Fraser continued to work in both film and television, appearing in projects such as Iron Jawed Angels, He Knew He Was Right, Casanova, Reichenbach Falls, and The Flying Scotsman. From 2010 to 2012, she played Cat MacKenzie, a bisexual photographer, in the BBC Three drama series Lip Service. In 2010, she was cast as Jessica Brody, the wife of the main character, in the Showtime thriller series Homeland, but she was replaced by Morena Baccarin after the pilot episode.

Laura Fraser’s most notable role to date is Lydia Rodarte-Quayle, a methamphetamine distributor, in the final season of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad. She reprised her role in the spin-off series Better Call Saul. She also starred in other television shows, such as The Missing, One of Us, The Loch, and Doctor Who. She played Kane, the leader of a group of human colonists, in the episode “Orphan 55” in 2020.

Laura Fraser has been married to Irish-American actor Karl Geary since 2003. They have one daughter, Lila, who was born in 2006. They live in Glasgow, Scotland. Fraser is a teetotaller, meaning that she does not drink alcohol.

 

Suggested viewing

 

Lip Service (2010)

Lip Service

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 7.5

“Lip Service” is a television series that follows the lives and relationships of a group of queer women living in contemporary Glasgow, exploring themes of love, friendship, identity, and self-discovery as they navigate through the complexities of their careers and personal lives.

Top cast: Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas, Fiona Button, Heather Peace, James Anthony Pearson, Emun Elliott, Tom Mannion, Roxanne McKee.

Traces (2019)

Traces

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 7.0

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Dundee and its surrounding Scottish landscape, “Traces” follows three captivating female characters: Emma Hedges, Prof. Sarah Gordon, and Prof. Kathy Torrance. United by a shared determination to seek justice, they embark on an enthralling journey to unravel the truth behind an unsolved murder that hits close to home.

Top cast: Laura Fraser, Molly Windsor, Jennifer Spencer, Martin Compston, Michael Nardone, Laurie Brett, John Gordon Sinclair, Vincent Regan, Moyo Akandé.

The Pact (2021)

The Pact

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 6.9

“The Pact” is a compelling narrative that revolves around a group of women who, rightfully fueled by frustration and anger, make the fateful decision to confront a truly despicable young man. However, their plan takes an unexpected turn for the worse, leading to severe consequences that force ordinary individuals into extraordinary circumstances.

Top cast: Laura Fraser, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Eddie Marsan, Aneurin Barnard, Eiry Thomas, Abbie Hern, Gabriel Cochrane, Rakie Ayola.

The Loch (2017)

The Loch

Bftv 9.0 / IMDb 6.9

“The Loch” is a gripping crime drama set in the hauntingly beautiful landscapes of Scotland, where Detective Annie Redford investigates a series of murders around Loch Ness. As she delves deeper into the case, she uncovers dark secrets and faces personal demons while racing against time to catch the elusive killer lurking in their midst.

Top cast: Laura Fraser, Siobhan Finneran, Don Gilet, John Sessions, Gray O’Brien, William Ash, Alastair Mackenzie, Jack Bannon.

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