21 August 1985 |
Enfield, London, England
|Spouse(s)||Sam Claflin (2013–present)|
Laura Jane Haddock (born 21 August 1985) is an English actress, known for portraying Kacie Carter in Honest, Bethan in The Colour of Magic, Lucrezia in Da Vinci's Demons, Natasha in Monday Monday, Sam in How Not to Live Your Life, and Alison in The Inbetweeners Movie.
Born in Enfield, London and raised in Harpenden, Hertfordshire (where she attended St. George's School), Haddock left school at the age of 17 and moved to London to study drama. She trained at Arts Educational School in Chiswick.
Haddock made her television debut in the television pilot Plus One, part of the Comedy Showcase 2008. Her other television credits include The Palace, My Family, The Colour of Magic, Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye and Honest, playing the lead role of Kacie Carter. She also appeared in the pilot episode of Life Is Wild, the American version of Wild at Heart. She also starred in adverts for dot tel. Haddock played the lead role of Natasha in the ITV1 comedy drama Monday Monday, and appears in series two and three of How Not to Live Your Life, replacing previous female lead Sinéad Moynihan.
In 2011, she appeared in the Cinemax/Sky TV drama Strike Back: Project Dawn for two episodes playing the kidnapped daughter of an illegal arms dealer. She stars as Lucrezia Donati, the mistress of Lorenzo de' Medici and lover of Leonardo da Vinci in the 2013 series Da Vinci's Demons. Haddock's theatre credits include Famous Last, which formed part of the 2009 Sky Arts Theatre Live! project, and Rutherford & Son at Northern Stage.
|2007||The Colour of Magic||Bethan||Television film|
|2008||Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye||Miss Grosvenor||Television film|
|2011||Captain America: The First Avenger||Autograph Seeker|
|2011||The Inbetweeners Movie||Alison||Nominated – Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer|
|2011||Rage of the Yeti||Ashley||Television film|
|2012||House Cocktail||The Beautiful||Short film|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||Meredith Quill|
|2007||My Family||Melanie||Episode: "Life Begins at Fifty"|
|2007||Comedy Showcase||Nicky||Episode: "Plus One"|
|2008||The Palace||Lady Arabella Worthesley Wolsey||2 episodes|
|2009–2011||How Not to Live Your Life||Samantha|
|2011||Strike Back: Project Dawn||Dr. Clare Somersby||2 episodes|
|2012||Upstairs Downstairs||Beryl Ballard|
|2012||Missing||Susan Grantham||2 episodes|
|2013||Dancing on the Edge||Josephine||Episode: "Interviewing Louis"|
|2013–present||Da Vinci's Demons||Lucrezia Donati|
|2009||Famous Last||Treena||Orange Tree Theatre|
|2009||Rutherford and Son||Mary||Northern Stage|
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- Wilde, Jon (7 March 2008). "What a catch: How a girl called Laura Haddock is becoming a very big fish indeed". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
- "Food: Laura Haddock and Eleanor Wylde". OK!. 29 January 2008. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
- "Monday Monday Press Pack" (PDF). ITV / Talkback Thames. Retrieved 13 August 2009.
- "Da Vinci’s Demons - A STARZ Original Series - Cast". Starz.com. 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2013-03-27.
- Goldberg, Lesley (27 March 2012). "Starz's 'Da Vinci's Demons' Casts British Actress as its Leading Lady". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Sky Arts – Sky Arts Theatre Live! – The Plays Retrieved on 13 August 2009.
- Blagden, Jane (5 August 2009). "North East Premiere for Rutherford & Son". What's on Stage. Retrieved 13 August 2009.
- "Food: Neil Stuke and Laura Haddock". OK!. 7 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
- "Sam Claflin: "I'm very gentlemanly"". Yahoo. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2013.