Biography

​Lara was born and raised in Kent, UK. She studied drama with the NYMT and went on to gain a BA Hons degree in Theatre.

Lara's extensive theatre career led her to gain a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her portrayal of Lucille Frank in Rob Ashford's production of Parade at The Donmar Warehouse. She was invited to re-create the role at The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles opposite TR Knight (Grey's Anatomy), gaining much critical praise.

Lara made her screen debut in 2008, in the BBC prime time show Robin Hood, playing Isabella of Gisbourne. The show is a huge international success and is airing on BBC America, Saturday evening at 8/9c. She has just completed filming the new Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen) movie, The Special Relationship, starring Michael Sheen and Dennis Quaid.

​Lara was born and raised in Kent, UK. She studied drama with the NYMT and went on to gain a BA Hons degree in Theatre.

Lara's extensive theatre career led her to gain a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her portrayal of Lucille Frank in Rob Ashford's production of Parade at The Donmar Warehouse. She was invited to re-create the role at The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles opposite TR Knight (Grey's Anatomy), gaining much critical praise.

Lara made her screen debut in 2008, in the BBC prime time show Robin Hood, playing Isabella of Gisbourne. The show is a huge international success and is airing on BBC America, Saturday evening at 8/9c. She has just completed filming the new Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen) movie, The Special Relationship, starring Michael Sheen and Dennis Quaid.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1980-05-12

Place of Birth Kent, England

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Coming Up(0 episodes) as Annette
2018 The City and the City(4 episodes) as Katrynia Borlú
2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams(1 episode)
2016 Underworld: Blood Wars as Semira
2015 Gypsy as Louise Hovick
2015 Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre as Louise/Gipsy
2015 A Patch of Fog as Lucy
2015 Spooks: The Greater Good as Erin Watts
2014 Edge of Tomorrow as Karen Lord
2014 Fleming(4 episodes) as Ann O'Neill
2014 Unlocking Sherlock as Herself / Irene Adler
2014 The Sign of Three as Irene Adler
2012 A Scandal in Belgravia as Irene Adler
2010 Legacy as Diane Shaw
2010 Sherlock(8 episodes) as Irene Adler
2008 True Blood(3 episodes) as Claudine Crane
2006 Robin Hood(50 episodes)
2002 Spooks(6 episodes) as Erin Watts

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