Laura Esterman

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Laura Esterman
Born (1945-04-12) April 12, 1945 (age 72)
New York City, USA
Occupation Film, television and radio actress

Laura Esterman (born April 12, 1945)[1] is an American actress known for portraying Ruby the Galactic Gumshoe in contemporary radio dramas and for her Drama Desk Award and Obie Award winning performance in the 1992 original stage production of Scott McPherson's Marvin's Room.

Life and career[edit]

Esterman was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Sophie (née Milgram) and Benjamin Esterman, a doctor.[1] She made her Broadway debut in the 1969 revival of The Time of Your Life. Her other Broadway credits include The Waltz of the Toreadors, God's Favorite, Teibele and Her Demon, The Suicide, Metamorphosis and The Show-Off.[2]

Esterman has also worked in television and film. Her television credits include Remington Steele, St. Elsewhere, The Facts of Life, L.A. Law, Family Ties, Law & Order, Third Watch and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit among others. Her movie credits include Alone in the Dark, Ironweed, Awakenings, The Doors, Addams Family Values, The Confession and Arranged among others.


  1. ^ a b "Laura Esterman Biography (1945-)". 1945-04-12. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  2. ^ Laura Esterman at the Internet Broadway Database

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