Laura Slade Wiggins

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Laura Slade Wiggins
Laura Slade Wiggins smiling, playing an acoustic guitar 12 September 2010 at Silverlake Lounge
Wiggins in 2010
Born (1988-08-08) August 8, 1988 (age 28)
Athens, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation Actress, musician
Years active 2006–present

Laura Slade Wiggins (born August 8, 1988), sometimes credited as Laura Wiggins, is an American actress. She is most known for her roles in Shameless, The Tomorrow People, Starving in Suburbia and Rings.

Life and career[edit]

Wiggins was born in Athens, Georgia and daughter of Kathy Wiggins and prominent Athens attorney, Mark Wiggins [1]. She has guest starred in various shows including Eleventh Hour,[2] and in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation titled "World's End".[3] She also played a pregnant teenager in an episode of the fourth season of Private Practice called "The Hardest Part".[4] She had a recurring role in the 2013 series The Tomorrow People.[5] Wiggins joined the Showtime dramedy Shameless, as Karen Jackson, a series regular.[6]

In 2014, Wiggins appeared in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode "Comic Perversion" as Carly Rydell.[7] Wiggins played the main character "Hannah Warner" in Starving in Suburbia which aired on Lifetime on April 26, 2014.[8][9] In 2017, Wiggins appeared in the horror sequel Rings, which was released on February 3, by Paramount Pictures.[10]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Dance of the Dead BFF #1
2011 Day of the Living Amy Short film
2012 Hit List 13-yr old Charlotte
2014 The Ganzfeld Haunting Molloy
2014 Hard Drive Debs
2016 Take Flight Grace
2016 20th Century Women Lynette Winters
2017 Rings Faith
2017 Cradle Swapping Michelle
2017 Jax In Love Daisy Short film; In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Not Like Everyone Else Kimberly Television film
2007 Girl, Positive Lindsey Carter Television film
2008 Eleventh Hour Belinda Shea Episode: "Flesh"
2011-2013 Shameless Karen Jackson 30 episodes
2011 Private Practice Lisa Episode: "The Hardest Part"
2011 Cooper and Stone Maya Television film
2012 The Finder Claire Episode: "Eye of the Storm"
2012 Blackbox TV Monica Stratford Episode: "Silverwood: Red Ink"
2013 Perception Patti Walace Episode: "Toxic
2013 The Cheating Pact Meredith Porter Television film
2013-2014 The Tomorrow People Irene Quinn 5 episodes
2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Carly Rydell Episode: "Comic Perversion"
2014 Intelligence Rebecca Strand Episode: "Cain and Gabriel"
2014 Starving in Suburbia Hannah Television film
2010-2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Zoe Tate / Singer #4 2 episodes
2015 Comedy Sketch TV Time, Okay? Siri Episode: "Holographic iPhone Siri"
2017 Chicago P.D. Juliana Episode: "Remember the Devil"


  1. ^ "Mark Wiggins". Retrieved May 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Laura Wiggins". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ Dudak, Cory (February 25, 2015). "We're 'Shameless' With Our Love for Laura Wiggins". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ Star Scoop, The (February 27, 2011). "Laura Wiggins Interview: Everybody was kind of terrified of Shameless!". The Star Scoop. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  5. ^ Baker, Cory (December 12, 2013). "The Tomorrow People Mid-season Finale Review: To the Other Side". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  6. ^ Wagner, Curt (January 8, 2012). "Shameful 'Shameless' audition won Laura Wiggins her role". Red Eye Chicago. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Law and Order Special Victims Unit". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Laura Wiggins in "Starving in Suburbia". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  9. ^ Neumyer, Scott (April 25, 2014). "Laura Slade Wiggins Talks Thinspiration, Starving in Suburbia & Shameless". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  10. ^ McNary, Dave (September 22, 2016). "The Ring' Threequel Delayed for the Third Time by Paramount". Variety. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 

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