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|Spouse(s)||Karl Geary (2003–present)|
Laura Fraser (born 24 July 1976) is a Scottish actress, known for portraying Door in the urban fantasy television series Neverwhere, Kate in the film A Knight's Tale, Cat MacKenzie in the serial drama Lip Service and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle during season 5 of AMC's Breaking Bad.
Fraser was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of Rose, a college lecturer and nurse, and Alister Fraser, a screenwriter and businessman. She attended Hillhead High School and is a former member of the Scottish Youth Theatre. She trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Fraser's first big break was playing Door in the BBC's dark fantasy series Neverwhere in 1996. She also starred in the 1998 BBC film The Tribe, and played Lavinia in Titus (1999). Other notable film appearances were A Knight's Tale and Vanilla Sky, both in 2001. She starred in the BBC period drama serials He Knew He Was Right (2004), Casanova (2005), and Reichenbach Falls (2007). She starred in the 2006 British comedy film Nina's Heavenly Delights. In 2007, she played Claire Bellington in the ITV series Talk to Me. She starred in Florence Nightingale, first broadcast on BBC One on 1 June 2008.
Fraser starred as Cat in the 2010 BBC Three series Lip Service. In December 2010, it was announced that she had been cast in the role of Jessica Brody in the pilot for Homeland. Fraser was replaced in the series by Morena Baccarin. In June 2012, it was announced that she would play Lydia in the final season of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad.
|1995||Good Day for the Bad Guys||Red Riding Hood||Short|
|1996||Small Faces||Joanne Macgowan|
|1998||Left Luggage||Chaya Silberschmidt|
|1998||The Man in the Iron Mask||Bedroom Beauty|
|1999||Virtual Sexuality||Justine Alice Parker|
|1999||Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?||Joanna Robinson|
|2000||Kevin & Perry Go Large||Candice|
|2001||A Knight's Tale||Kate|
|2001||Vanilla Sky||The Future|
|2003||Den of Lions||Katya Paskevic|
|2003||16 Years of Alcohol||Helen|
|2003||Coney Island Baby||Bridget|
|2003||The Old One||Jane Doe||Short|
|2006||Nina's Heavenly Delights||Lisa MacKinlay|
|2006||Land of the Blind||Madeleine|
|2006||The Flying Scotsman||Anna Obree|
|2009||The Boys Are Back||Katy|
|2010||You Were Perfectly Fine||Girl 1||Short|
|1996||Casualty||Gemma McEnery||Episode: "For Your Own Good"|
|1997||The Investigator||Louise Marshall||TV Movie|
|1997||Summer of Love||Isabel||TV Movie|
|1998||The Tribe||Megan||TV Movie|
|1999||A Christmas Carol||Belle||TV Movie|
|2001||Station Jim||Harriet Collins||TV Movie|
|2004||Iron Jawed Angels||Doris Stevens||TV Movie|
|2004||Conviction||Lucy Romanis||6 episodes|
|2004||He Knew He Was Right||Emily Trevelyan||Main cast|
|2007||Reichenbach Falls||Clara||TV Movie|
|2007||Talk to Me||Claire||Main cast|
|2008||The Passion||Abigail||Main cast|
|2008||Florence Nightingale||Florence Nightingale||TV Movie|
|2009||No Holds Bard||Sarah Rutherford||TV Movie|
|2010||Single Father||Rita Morris||Main cast|
|2010–2012||Lip Service||Cat MacKenzie||Main cast|
|2012–2013||Breaking Bad||Lydia Rodarte-Quayle||Main cast|
|2014||The Black Box||Regan Black||Main cast|
|2014||Castles in the Sky||Margaret||Main cast|
- FilmReference.com — Laura Fraser Biography (1976–)
- Andreeva, Nellie (14 December 2010). "TV CASTINGS: Laura Fraser Joins Showtime Pilot ‘Homeland,’ Two Added To ‘True Blood’". deadline.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
- Andreeva, Nellie (31 May 2011). "‘V’ Star Morena Baccarin Joins Showtime Drama Series ‘Homeland’ As Regular". deadline.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
- Snierson, Dan (27 June 2012). "'Breaking Bad' taps Scottish actress Laura Fraser to play 'important' character in season 5 -- EXCLUSIVE". ew.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013.