Known for her performances in shows such as The Big Bang Theory and Bones, Laura Spencer has earned a place on the small screen as one of the most reliable actresses in the industry. Over the years, she has managed to appear in various shows, especially comedy, where her comedic skills have made millions of viewers around the world laugh.
Although she may not be one of Hollywood’s elite actresses, Laura has a considerable following among fans of her work. For her it is never enough to see the actress on screen; it is also important to learn about the life of the woman who has brought a lot of smiles into her life.
Short Look At Her Background
The former Bones actress was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born on May 8, 1986, and probably grew up there before the desire for a life as an actress sent her to Los Angeles.
Much of her life before her debut as an actress in 2009 is unknown, despite the interest of fans in the actress’s background. All we know so far is that after graduating from Santa Fe High School, she earned a degree at the University of Oklahoma.
Her Career As An Actress
Laura Spencer made her acting debut in 2009 in a small role as Wendy in the film Barking Water. Although it was not an escape role for the actress, the film itself was a success. The film, directed by Sterlin Harjo, was awarded Best Drama Film at the American Indian Film Festival. In her debut year, she had four more appearances, among them her debut in the TV show “Funnel of Darkness” where she played a nameless character. Further appearances in the same year were The Familiar, Nabot, and OU, I Love You.
Laura Spencer’s journey to a well-known figure in Hollywood continued with credits in movies and shows like In the Land of Fireworks, Time Expired, Pearl, 2 Broke Girls, and several others. Her first major role on the small screen came in 2012 when she had a recurring role as Vanessa in Jan. In 2012 she appeared in nine episodes of the series. Impressed by her performance in the series, she received her first small screen lead role in a spin-off of the short-lived series Vanessa & Jan in 2012.
In between her life on the small screen, the Oklahoma City-born actress continued to appear in long feature films such as My Funny Valentine and short films such as The Water’s Fine, Thirsty Caterpillars and others. Since her debut in 2009, Laura Spencer’s most notable appearance has been her role as Emily Sweeney in the popular CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
Laura and Kunal Nayyar as Emily and Raj in The Big Bang Theory
In the role of Emily in TBBT, she debuted in 2014 in the episode “The Friendship Turbulence” in the seventh season, as a love object of Raj and finally his girlfriend. Between 2014 and 2017 she appeared in a recurring role in 17 episodes of the series and left the series for good in The Emotion Detection Automation.
During her time on the show, Spencer also had a recurring role on Bones. In Bones, she played Jessica Warren, also between 2014 and 2017, and other credits from Laura Spencer include Work/Friends, Likeness, Get Shorty, Heartland, and several others, including the web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.
Laura Spencer’s Career Achievements
The former Big Bang Theory actress may still be a mainstream name in the industry, but she has had some successes of her own since she started working in the industry. As an actress, she has starred in more than 50 films and television shows.
Her most significant professional achievement to date, however, is writing the short film Likeness. The film, which explores the mind of a woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and her relationship with her daughter, was released in 2019 with slight success. It won the prize for the best short film editing at the Canadian Cinema Editors Award.
She also works as a producer and was awarded for the production of another short film, The Water’s Fine. The short film was shot in Ontario, Canada and was released in 2013.
Facts About Laura Spencer’s Family
Over the years, Laura Spencer has shared information about her family, particularly through social media. We know that her father’s name is Tom and that she is one of at least two children of her parents. Unfortunately, her brother died in 2015.
The former Bones actress is married to a producer named Michael Jack Greenwald. The two of them were reportedly in a long term relationship before they headed to the altar in January 2019. Their wedding took place in Los Angeles, where they were cheered on by family and friends.
The couple shares a love for animals, specifically cats and dogs. They own one of each, and one of them is named Merely.