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Laurie holds dual citizenship in both the United States and Canada. Daughter of Hollywood character actor Larry Holden and stage and film actress Adrianne Ellis, Laurie received her first film role when she was a young child. While on the set visiting her step-father, director Michael Anderson, a child actress hired to play Rock Hudson's daughter in The Martian Chronicles (1980) never made it and Laurie filled in. As a teenager, Laurie won The Look of the Year modeling contest in Toronto. However, she set her sights on acting and attended UCLA to pursue this goal and took acting classes from the late Robert Reed of Brady Bunch fame. She also won the prestigious Natalie Wood Acting award.
Laurie has appeared in various TV shows including Highlander, Murder She Wrote, and Due South for which she was nominated for a Gemini Award (the Canadian equivalent to an Emmy) as best guest star in 1996. Her most visible roles are as Marita Covarrubias on The X-Files (1996-2002), Special Agent Fox Mulder's latest informant and feisty frontier woman Mary Travis on The Magnificent Seven (1998-2000).
Laurie has appeared in The Majestic (2001) as Jim Carrey's love interest. She is noted for the role of the police officer Cybil Bennett in the Silent Hill movie (2006), Amanda Dunfrey in The Mist (2007), Agent Olivia Murray on The Shield (2008-2009) and Andrea on The walking Dead (2010).
Daughter of actors Larry Holden and Adrianne Ellis Step-daughter of film director Michael Anderson Was raised in Canada Is a dual citizen of both Canada and USA Won the "Look of the Year" modeling pagent in Toronto while still a teenager Attend Montreal's McGill University and studied economics/political science. then transferred to UCLA to study in film and theatre Her role model is actress Jessica Lange She won her first acting job a week after receiving the "Natalie Wood Acting Award" upon graduating from UCLA Has a younger brother called Christopher and a half sister Favourite episode of "The Magnificent Seven" is Witness Favourite episode of "The X-Files" is Patient X Step-sister of actor Michael Anderson Jr. Step-sister of producer David Anderson. At UCLA, studied under actor Robert Reed, and one of her classmates was editor Phil Faroudja.