The award-winning British actress has been active in the entertainment business for more than a decade now and her talent has led her to appear in several noteworthy works on film and television such as The Palace, Honest, My Family, The Inbetweeners, How Not to Live Your Life, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The First Avenger, A Pocket Full of Rye, and Transformers: The Last Knight in which she starred as Viviane Wembly. Here is everything you’ve always wanted to know about the actress.
How Laura Haddock Rose to Fame
Since she first hit our screens in 2007, Laura Haddock has won over millions of fans with her trademark charm and ability to lose herself in any role she is given. The Da Vinci’s Demons actress has earned a number of accolades for her performances over the years including a Detroit Film Critics Society Award and Nevada Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Cast. Laura Haddock has also scored nominations at the Empire Awards, Critics Choice Television Awards, and Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards.
Although she is more famous for her screen appearances, Laura has also taken her talents to the stage featuring in productions of Famous Last at the Orange Tree Theatre, Old Jimmy’s Daughter, and Rutherford and Son. How did she get to accomplish all that in the competitive industry? Let’s find out together.
The Transformers actress was born in Enfield, London in 1985. She marks her birthday each year on the 21st of August. Her parents’ names are not known, but her mother works as a reflexologist while her father has built a career for himself in the corporate world as a financier. Laura was raised in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, however, it has not yet been determined whether she is the only child born to her parents.
She graduated from St. George’s School at 17, after which she moved to London to begin studying performing arts at Arts Educational School located in Chiswick. Upon completing her training, she began auditioning for parts on film and television but was met with a slew of rejections. Laura landed her first role in 2007, appearing in the show Comedy Showcase. This was followed by a role in the British sitcom My Family and the TV film The Colour of Magic.
In 2008, Laura continued to feature in a string of television productions such as Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye, The Palace, and Honest which proved to be her big break. She played the character Kacie Carter in the comedy-drama series. Moving on, she starred in Monday Monday and Captain America: The First Avenger. Although her part in the latter was only a minor one it helped her get the industry’s attention.
The talented actress kept on appearing in various television shows including How Not to Live Your Life, but her next big role was as Alison in The Inbetweeners Movie. Laura’s performance in the film was praised by critics and viewers alike. She went on to play Meredith Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy and in the film’s sequel. Her other notable starring roles include Da Vinci’s Demons, Strike Back: Project Dawn, Missing, Rage of the Yeti, and Transformers: The Last Knight.
Other Facts About Laura Haddock
Is She Single or Married?
Up until August 2019, Laura Haddock was happily married to The Hunger Games actor Sam Claflin. The pair met when they were both auditioning for roles in My Week with Marilyn. Although neither of them got the roles they were looking for, they found love at first sight.
Four months later, Sam found her on Facebook, messaged her, and they began dating. Two years later, they tied the knot on July 30, 2013. Laura Haddock and her husband welcomed their first child, a boy named Pip on December 10, 2015. In January 2018, Sam announced during an interview that Laura had given birth to their second child, a daughter, but he refused to mention when she was born or even her name.
Laura Haddock’s Net Worth
Laura Haddock has over ten years of experience in acting during which she has accrued over a dozen credits. As of 2019, she commands a net worth of $5 million, and this figure is expected to increase as bigger career opportunities come her way.
The gorgeous blue-eyed actress stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) and weighs about 57 kg (126 pounds) which places her on the slender side of the scale. She keeps fit by working out regularly and eating right.