Laura Innes

Biography

Laura Innes was born August 16, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan. She was introduced to professional theater by her father, who often took the family to the Stratford Festival of Canada in Stratford, Ontario. With the support of her father, she attended Northwestern University and earned a degree in theater. She went on to appeared in several theater productions before her film debut in Brian De Palma's The Fury (1978), played the role of Jody. She then played the daughter to Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara in the short-lived television sitcom The Stiller & Meara Show (1986). In the Fall of 1995, she joined the medical drama sitcom ER (1994) in its second season. She played the part of the experienced but abrasive Dr. Kerry Weaver, Her performance earned her three Primetime Emmy nominations.

Laura Innes was born August 16, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan. She was introduced to professional theater by her father, who often took the family to the Stratford Festival of Canada in Stratford, Ontario. With the support of her father, she attended Northwestern University and earned a degree in theater. She went on to appeared in several theater productions before her film debut in Brian De Palma's The Fury (1978), played the role of Jody. She then played the daughter to Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara in the short-lived television sitcom The Stiller & Meara Show (1986). In the Fall of 1995, she joined the medical drama sitcom ER (1994) in its second season. She played the part of the experienced but abrasive Dr. Kerry Weaver, Her performance earned her three Primetime Emmy nominations.

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Known Credits 28

Birthday 1957-08-16

Place of Birth Pontiac, Michigan, United States of America

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Waiting as Caroline
2012 Model Minority as Judge Keaton
2010 The Event(23 episodes) as Sophia Maguire
2001 Taking Back Our Town as Pat Melancon
1999 The Price of a Broken Heart as Lynn
1999 Can't Stop Dancing as Landlady
1998 Deep Impact as Beth Stanley
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 The Louie Show(6 episodes)
1995 See Jane Run as Mrs. Klinger
1994 ER(14 episodes)
1994 ER(243 episodes) as Kerry Weaver
1994 Party of Five(1 episode)
1993 Bakersfield P.D.(1 episode)
1993 And the Band Played On as Hemophiliac Representative
1991 Brooklyn Bridge(1 episode)
1990 Wings(4 episodes)
1964 Another World(1,668 episodes)
1900 TV Revolution(4 episodes)

Directing

2014 How to Get Away with Murder(3 episodes) … Director
2012 Awake(1 episode) … Director
2011 Prime Suspect(1 episode) … Director
2007 Journeyman(2 episodes) … Director
2006 Brothers and Sisters(7 episodes) … Director
2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip(1 episode) … Director
2005 Grey's Anatomy(1 episode) … Director
2004 House(1 episode) … Director
2002 Presidio Med(1 episode) … Director
1999 The West Wing(6 episodes) … Director
1994 ER(13 episodes) … Director

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