Laura Jane Silverman (born June 10, 1966, in Bedford, New Hampshire) is an American actress/voice actress, and the elder sister of actress/comedian Sarah Silverman. She is best known for portraying a fictionalized version of herself alongside her sister in Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic and The Sarah Silverman Program. She also appears in Who's the Caboose?, a 1997 theatrical film starring her sister, and voices "Laura," the sarcastic receptionist on the animated comedy television series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.
Selected acting roles
Silverman was born to Beth Ann O'Hara and Donald Silverman. Her parents are divorced and each remarried (to John O'Hara and Janice).
She is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.
She has three sisters: Rabbi Susan, screenwriter Jodyne, and comedian/writer/actress Sarah Silverman. Her brother Jeffrey Michael died when he was 3 months old
Eldest sister Susan is a rabbi who lives in Jerusalem, Israel with her husband Yosef Abramowitz and their five children.
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