September 11, 1970
Washington D.C., U.S.
|Spouse(s)||John Wright (1995-present) 2 children|
|Children||Lauren and John Wright|
Laura Wright (born Laura Sisk; September 11, 1970) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light (1997–2005), and since 2005, her portrayal of Carly Corinthos on General Hospital;the latter garnered her the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in 2011.
Life and career 
Wright was born Laura Sisk in Washington D.C. and raised in Clinton. She appeared in several high school plays such as Gypsy, Our Town, and You Can't Take It With You. She made her debut of ABC's daytime soap opera Loving in 1991 as Ally Rescott Bowman. She also starred in The City from 1995 to 1997, and played Cassie Layne Winslow on CBS soap opera Guiding Light since 1997 to 2005.
As of 2005, Wright, plays Carly Corinthos Jacks in ABC's General Hospital. In 2011 she won her first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for role in show. She also was nominated for Emmy in 2012.
- 1991–1995: Loving as Ally Rescott Bowman (June 1991–November 10, 1995)
- 1995–1997: The City as Ally Rescott Alden Bowman (November 13, 1995–March 28, 1997)
- 1997–2005: Guiding Light as Cassie Layne Winslow #1 (August 1, 1997–November 3, 2005)
- 2005–present: General Hospital as Carly Corinthos Jacks #4 (November 4, 2005–present)
Awards and nominations 
- Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Lead Actress (2011) for General Hospital
- Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2012) for General Hospital
- Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2003, 2004, 2005) for Guiding Light
- Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013) for General Hospital
- TV Guide Magazine Rising Star in Daytime (1997) for Guiding Light
- Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Favorite New Character (1998) for Guiding Light
- ABC Soaps in Depth Awards Winner, Gold Star (2009) for General Hospital
- ABC Soaps in Depth Soap's 50 Naughtiest Vixens (2009) for General Hospital
- Soap Opera Weekly Soap Opera's 50 Most Beautiful People (1998) for Guiding Light
- Laura Wright Bio, soapoperadigest
- Michael Logan, General Hospital's Laura Wright Finally Breaks Her Emmy Curse, TV Guide, May 18, 2011
- Lynette Rice, Daytime Emmys: And the winners are:, Entertainment Weekly, June 19, 2011
- Carly Corinthos Jacks Played by Laura Wright, ABC
- Daytime Emmys experts' smackdown: Best Actress
|Carly Corinthos Jacks portrayer
|Cassie Layne Winslow actress