Laura Wright was born on September 11th in Washington D.C., and raised in Clinton MD. Laura was bit by the acting bug in 8th grade, and while in high-school, she performed in such plays as You Can't Take It With You, Gypsies
, and Our Town
. She also directed a production of Father Says No
. Wright has also been seen in local commercials and a few fashion shows. Her professional career began when she was persuaded to audition for the ABC soap, Loving
, and got the part. She stayed there for four years, and also went on to star in the spin-off, The City
. Laura joined the longest-running soap, Guiding Light
, in 1997.