Born in Toronto, Canada, Laura Vandervoort is a versatile actress who not only crosses over genres, but also transforms from character to character embracing the essence of every role she plays. Best known for her roles on the television shows “Smallville” as Supergirl, and “V,” Laura has built an international fan base of men and women of all ages. Between her beauty, experience, and stellar acting chops, Laura has been consistently working as an actress since she was thirteen years old.
Most recently, Laura brings her dramatic acting to Netflix’s “V-Wars” (December 2019.) Starring alongside Ian Somerhalder, Laura portrays ‘Mila Dubov,’ a key character whom, as a vampire herself is tortured by what she has become and helps fight off the vampire species. The series based on Jonathan Maberry’s best-selling books about a genetic mutated outbreak.
Laura first began her career in background work as a child on Canadian commercials and TV shows. This led her into the hands of Disney, where she starred in a now classic Halloween movie as well as several kids tv series.
Laura’s career has taken off from there and the consistently working actress can be seen in many projects such as “The Lookout,” starring Joseph Gordon Lovitt and Jeff Daniels, “Smallville,””The Entitled,” alongside Ray Liotta and many more. Laura then booked a series regular spot for ABC’s sci-fi series “V” among Elizabeth Mitchell (“Lost”) and Scott Wolf (“Party of Five”) and then booked feature films including a role in “This Means War” starring Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine and “Ted” directed by Seth Macfarlane, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. Laura would soon after star in “Jigsaw,” (Number one at the box office for it’s first run) the most recent of the horror film series “Saw.”
Laura led the sci fi-action series “Bitten” for Syfy and the Space network. The series ran for three successful seasons and is now a popular stream on Netflix. With high praise critically and a large fan following the series gained strength and praise for both performance and cinematography.
Laura has been developing and producing films and has found another passion working behind the camera. Most recently, Laura developed, executive produced and starred in ‘Age Of Dysphoria’ alongside Canadian icon Gordon Pinsent. Laura’s production company currently has three films in development for the new year.
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