Laura Carter (actress)

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Laura Carter
Born (1985-09-13) 13 September 1985 (age 34)
Bingley, England
EducationIntake Performing Arts College
Partner(s)Anthony Lewis (2007–2014)

Laura Carter (born 13 September 1985) is an English actress. In 2016, she appeared on the 17th series of Big Brother, finishing in ninth place.

Early life[edit]

Carter is from Bingley, West Yorkshire.[1] She studied drama at Intake Performing Arts College in Leeds in 2004.[1]


Her first television credit was in 2008, in The Royal Today. She then had minor roles in the Channel 4 drama Red Riding, soap operas Emmerdale, Casualty and Holby City, and appeared in the second series of the BBC drama The Syndicate. She was then featured on the Clean & Clear idents for the E4 seriee 90210.[2] She later appeared as one of the main cast in E4's Young, Free & Single.[2]

In 2016, Carter took part in the 17th series of the Channel 5 reality series Big Brother.[2] On Day 46, she became the eighth housemate to be evicted, meaning she had finished in ninth place. Following her appearance on Big Brother, Carter appeared on other shows such as Loose Women and Big Brother's Bit on the Side.

In 2017, Carter appeared in an episode of the BBC soap opera Doctors, portraying the role of Laura Barton. She then portrayed Anina in the 2018 film Dead Ringer, and Daisy in the 2019 film Once Upon a Time in London.


Television and film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Royal Today Charlotte Winters Series 1, episode 34
2009 Red Riding 1983 Yorkshire Post Receptionist
2010 Emmerdale Beth 1 episode
2012 The Syndicate Chloe Series 1, episode 2
2013 Make It Plumb Carole Sayer TV movie
2013 Holby City Angie Taylor 1 episode; The Morning After
2015 Young, Free & Single Herself
2016 Big Brother Herself Contestant; 17th series
2017 Doctors Laura Barton 1 episode
2018 Dead Ringer Anita Film
2019 Once Upon a Time in London Daisy Film


  1. ^ a b "Laura Carter". Cre8Talent. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Who is Laura Carter? Big Brother 2016 housemate profiled". Daily Mail. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.

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