Laura Frances Donnelly is a Northern Ireland actress who was born on 20th August 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She lived her childhood with her parents. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Her age is currently 35 yrs. old. She is best known for appearing in the drama series such as ‘Sugar Rush, ‘Casualty’ and ‘Hex’. She has also appeared in many films among which are ‘Right Hand Drive’ and ‘Dread’. Her first on-screen debut was in 2005 in the TV Show named ‘Sugar Rush’ where she played her role as Beth. She is ranked #26 actress in Northern Ireland.
Speaking of her childhood and education, in Belfast, she went to Rathmore Grammar School. To study the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, she then moved to Glasgow. She graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. After graduation, she began to work by having a series of roles in the theatre in Ireland and Scotland. She, then moved to London where her career in TV series began.
Looking forward to her bio, she had played in a lot of television shows. As her first on the screenplay was Sugar Rush, she had also acted in the show named ‘The Bill’ in 2006 as Jody Macmillan. In 2007 she played in ‘Rough Diamond’ as Aoife. Similarly, in 2009 she played in two shows, ‘Occupation’ and ‘Merlin’. In 2012, she played in the show called ‘Missing’ as Violet Heath. In 2013, she played in ‘The Fall’ as Sarah Kay. She is playing in the show called ‘Outlander’ as Janet Fraser Murray and in 2016 she played in the show called ‘Beowulf’ as Elvina. Speaking of her career in filmography, she had acted in 5 movies so far.
she had acted in 5 movies so far. From her career in film, her first role in movies was charactered as Rachel in the movie ‘Insatiable’ which was produced back in2008. In 2009, she had roles in 2 different movies; Ashley in ‘Right Hand Drive’ and Abby in the movie ‘Dread’. Similarly, in 2013, she acted in two different movies. Tara Stephens in the movie ‘Hello Carter’ and Rosa in the movie ‘The Houdini Girl’ which was a short movie. Looking back in 2014, she had also a role in 2 different movies. Ellida in the movie ‘Heart of Lightness’ and as a woman (stranger) in the movie ‘Goldfrapp: Tales of Us’.
She also had acted in staged plays. In 2008, she played ‘ Romeo and Juliet’ in Open Air Theatre at Regents Park. In 2012, she played in ‘The River’ in Royal Court Theatre. Similarly, she had played in 3 other plays.
Laura Donnelly was in a relationship with Nathan Connolly, who was a guitarist in Northern Ireland’s popular band Snow Patrol. She started dating him since 1999. They have been together on and off for 13 years. Her latest boyfriend is Lee Pace. She dated him from 2015 to 2016. There are rumors about her husband but she is currently not married and doesn’t have any children or babies yet.