|Born||Laura Dianne Vandervoort|
|Date||September 22, 1984|
|City||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
Laura Vandervoort is an actress who can shift easily from one character to the next, effortlessly absorbing the essence of each role she plays. Laura’s career is on a roll: She was ranked in Maxim’s top 100 hottest women two years in a row, led a national PETA campaign, and starred in a box office success with Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane.
She has attracted a devoted, worldwide fan base of both males and females of all ages thanks to her roles on Smallville “Bitten” and “V.” She has established an enthusiastic international fan base made up of both men and women of all ages for her performances on Smallville “Bitten”.
Elena is currently the only female werewolf in the Space original series “Bitten,” created by No Equal Entertainment, Hoodwink Entertainment, and Entertainment One (eOne). Elena believed she had finally found her “happily ever after” with Clayton, a foster child who became her new love. However, with one tiny bite, Elena’s life was altered forever and she was forced to live as the lone female werewolf while.
Laura began her acting career at the age of thirteen, when she played a minor role in the children’s series “Goosebumps” and “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” She enrolled in acting classes and booked additional TV guest star roles while attending York University, where she landed the main part on CTV’s TV series “Instant Star,” a popular drama that aired for four seasons.
In 2006, Laura made her feature film debut in “The Lookout,” which starred Jeff Daniels, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mathew Goode, and Isla Fisher. After several TV appearances following, including “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” Laura was discovered by The CW network. On the successful The CW series “Smallville,” Laura became the main focus of the 7th season after landing the coveted part of “Supergirl” on popular sci-fi drama.
The actress stayed on the program for four years. Following “Smallville,” Laura booked the sequel to the Jessica Alba/Paul Walker vehicle “Into The Blue” entitled “Into the Blue 2: The Reef.” After “The Reef,” Laura went straight into production on “The Jazzman,” “Out of Control,” “Damage,” and a miniseries that resurrected Philip José Farmer’s SyFy channel series, “Riverworld.”
Laura booked a series regular role on ABC’s sci-fi series “V” alongside Elizabeth Mitchell and Scott Wolf, who previously guest starred in her hit drama “Riverworld.” After “V,” she booked and shot five consecutive features: the psychological thriller.
“The Entitled” with Ray Liotta, followed by McG’s romantic comedy, This Means War, which stars Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine, the protagonist of “Desperately Seeking Santa,” Nick Zano, “Broken Trust,” and the hilarious side- splitting farce Ted directed by Seth Macfarlane. Season three of “Bitten” is now under way with filming to be completed in December 2015.
Laura has published a children’s book, “Super Duper Deelia,” which has now been optioned into a live-action TV series with Shaftesbury Entertainment. Laura is the show’s executive producer and creator, and it will begin production in 2018.