Laura Silverman

 

Date Of Birth

June 10, 1966
 

Biography

American actress Laura Jane Silverman was born on June 10, 1966 in Bedford, New Hampshire. She got her first shot at fame in 1997 when she was cast in a small role on Who’s the Caboose? Before that though, she was already providing the voice of the the titular character in the animated series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. Her voice work continued until 1999, but she also moved on to a role in 1998’s Half Baked, playing Jan.

Laura Silverman began the year 2000 with a bit part on the David Mamet dramatic comedy State and Main. The film starred Julia Stiles, Michael Higgins, Michael Bradshaw, Morris Lamore and Rebecca Pidgeon. Silverman later landed a role on the pilot episode of Bette, before voicing a character on Seth McFarlane’s Family Guy. In 2002, she was seen on Curb You Enthusiasm, and played a character on two episodes of Angel. She later landed more voice work, playing the role of Linda on Home Movies. In 2005, she worked with her sister as an extra on the film Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic. During that time, she was cast as Jane on The Comeback. She appeared on thirteen episodes of the show, before she moved on to other projects. These include Freeze Out, Last Laugh ’05, The Room and Freak Show. In 2006, she booked the role of Grishnack’s Assistant on two episodes of Metalocalypse, and has also appeared on episodes of The King of Queens. In 2007, Silverman appeared on the pilot episode of Insatiable, before getting a regular role on her sister’s comedy show, The Sarah Silverman Program. She plays a fictionalized version of herself, who is Sarah's responsible younger sister and a registered nurse. She devotes most of her time taking care of Sarah since their parents died when they were young. She then became the primary support of Sarah, even paying her sister's rent because Sarah's laziness and immaturity was getting in the way for her to get a job and support herself. Laura also likes Jay and soon falls in love with him.

In 2008, Laura Silverman got a role in an episode of House M.D. In 2011, she was cast as Whitney Appleby on Goodnight Burbank. In 2014, it was announced that The Comeback would return for its second season in 2015 and that Silverman would reprise her role as Jane.
 

Place of Birth

Bedford, New Hampshire, USA
 

Birth Name

Laura Jane Silverman
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

-She is the sister actress Sarah Silverman, screenwriter Jody Silverman and Rabbi Susan Silverman.
 

Filmography

2005-2015 The Comeback (TV Series)
2011-2014 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
2013/II The Sidekick (Short)
2012 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
2012 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
2011 Pretend Time (TV Series)
2011 L!fe Happens
2011 Goodnight Burbank (TV Series)
2011 Adventure Time (TV Series)
2010 Love Shack (Video)
2007-2010 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
2009 All American Orgy
2009 The Shaman (TV Series)
2009 Jesus People: The Movie
2008 Mano-a-Mano (Short)
2008 House M.D. (TV Series)
2007 The Sarah Silverman Program: Nuggets (Video short)
2007 Insatiable (TV Series)
2005-2006 The King of Queens (TV Series)
2006 Metalocalypse (TV Series)
2006 Just the Three of Us (Video short)
2006 Freak Show (TV Series)
2006 Blogland (TV Series short) (voice)
2006 The Room (TV Movie)
2005 Last Laugh '05 (TV Movie)
2005 Freeze Out
2005 Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic
2004 Pilot Season (TV Mini-Series)
1999-2004 Home Movies (TV Series)
2004 Channel 101 (TV Movie)
2003 Windy City Heat (TV Movie)
2002 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
1995-2002 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
2001 Family Guy (TV Series)
2000 State and Main
2000 Angel (TV Series)
1998 Half Baked
1997 Who's the Caboose?
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)

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