Laura Fraser

Full Name

Laura Fraser






July 24th 1976 in Glasgow, Scotland


Cat MacKenzie



Years Active


Laura Fraser is an actress who portrayed the role of Cat MacKenzie on BBC3's Lip Service.

Fraser's first big break was playing Door, in the BBC's dark fantasy series Neverwhere in 1996. She also starred in the 1998 BBC film The Tribe with Joely Richardson and Anna Friel, and played Lavinia in Titus (1999). Other notable film appearances were A Knight's Tale and Vanilla Sky (both in 2001). She has starred in the BBC period drama serials He Knew He Was Right (2004), Casanova (2005) and Reichenbach Falls (2007). She played one of the leads in the 2006 British comedy Nina's Heavenly Delights. In 2007, she appeared in the ITV series by Danny Brocklehurst called Talk to Me, in which she played the female lead, Claire Bellington.

Fraser starred in the title role of Florence Nightingale, a TV movie first broadcast on BBC One during the prime-time spot on 1 June 2008. Fraser has twice worked with Rupert Penry-Jones (in 1999's Virtual Sexuality and 2005's Casanova) and three times with David Tennant (in Casanova, He Knew He Was Right and the 2010 Single Father).

Fraser starred in the 2010 BBC Three series Lip Service as Cat. A second series was shown in 2012, but Fraser bowed out to work on a series in the US.