Laura Harrier Biography
Laura Harrier (full name: Laura Ruth Harrier) is an American actress and model who built a name for herself when she appeared in the short-lived reboot of the American soap opera One Life to Live in 2013 as Destiny Evans. She also appeared in Spider-Man: Homecoming as Liz Toomes, her major film debut.
Laura Harrier Age | Laura Harrier Birthday
How old is Laura Harrier? The “BlacKkKlansman” actress is 28 years as of 2018. She was born on 28 March 1990 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Laura Harrier Family
Harrier was born in Chicago and raised in Evanston into a biracial family making her of African-American, Polish, and English ethnicity. This is because her mother is of Polish and English descent while her father is African-American. She has one sibling: a younger brother. Their mother works as a speech pathologist while the father works in insurance.
Laura Harrier Model
Harrier became a model in her college days. She had gone to New York to attend the New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Before she enrolled, she got into modeling and hence, deferred enrollment to the university.
She did not intend to be a model for long and decided to be an actress. She then attended William Esper Studio acting school in New York City.
She has appeared in campaigns for various fashion companies such as L’Oréal, Urban Outfitters, American Eagle and Garnier. She has also been on the pages of fashion magazines like Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Glamour. She is part of Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton campaigns and is also an ambassador for luxury Italian jewelry brand Bvlgari.
Laura Harrier Boyfriend – Dating
Klay Thompson Girlfriend 2019 – Laura Harrier and Klay Thompson
Harrier has been dating the popular Golden State Warriors star basketball player Klay Thompson since November 2018. The pair has often been spotted together after Klay’s games.
How tall is Laura Harrier
She is 1.76 m tall.
Actress Laura Harrier
After her acting school studies, Harrier got a role in 2013 in the reboot of American soap opera One Life to Live as Destiny Evans. In 2014, she appeared in the film The Last Five Years and 4th Man Out in 2016.
Her major film debut was in 2017 when she appeared in Spider-Man: Homecoming playing former love interest Liz Allan. She was set to be involved in HBO’s film adaptation of acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451, opposite Michael B. Jordan portraying Millie Montag but was later cut from the film.
In 2018, she co-starred in the thriller film BlacKkKlansman as a civil rights activist opposite John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Topher Grace.
Laura Harrier Movies
Laura Harrier BlacKkKlansman
BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 biographical crime comedy-drama film based on the 2014 memoir Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth. Laura stars in the film as Patrice Dumas alongside Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, and Topher Grace and premiered on May 14, 2018, at the Cannes Film Festival.
The film follows the first African-American detective during the 1970s in Colorado Springs. He is part of the city’s police department and he sets out to infiltrate and expose the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.
Laura Harrier Upcoming Movies
In 2019, Harrier will star in films like:
- Balance, Not Symmetry, opposite Bria Vinaite and Scott Miller
- Spider-Man: Far From Home
Liz Allan (Laura Harrier) Spider-Man: Far From Home
Harrier May Reprise Her Role in Spider-Man: Far From Home
Spider-Man Far From Home will reportedly feature the return of Laura Harrier’s Liz Allan. Playing Peter Parker’s (Tom Holland) love interest in Spider-Man: Homecoming, she also turned out to be the daughter of Michael Keaton’s Adrian Toomes (aka The Vulture) – who will also be back in the sequel – which made for the biggest twist in the movie.
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Laura Harrier Shuts Down Rumor About Boyfriend Klay Thompson Buying Her a $100,000 Ring
The BlacKkKlansman actress responded to a headline on Twitter on February 3, 2019 regarding her 28-year-old basketball player boyfriend Klay Thompson apparently buying her a “$100K friendship ring.”
She wrote on Twitter, “Hey fake news! 1- My name is Laura 2- I’m wearing that jewelry as part of my partnership with Bulgari 3- Please don’t fabricate stories about me or my relationship (which you know nothing about) again. Thanks!! 😊,”
DGA Awards 2019 best dressed: Laura Harrier and Helen Mirren dazzle on red carpet
Torrential rain failed to put stars off as they stepped out for the 71st DGA Awards
Published: 3 FEB 2019
From bronze sequins to black gowns and neon pumps, there was huge variety as stars rocked the red carpet for the 71st Director’s Guild Awards.
The Oscars warm-up act was held at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles and the stars were out in force with torrential rain failing to dampen the mood.
Laura Harrier stunned in a black gown
Dame Helen Mirren was amongst those to steal the show with bright pink heels and lipstick to match, around a flowing black dress and jacket.
The British actress, 73, arrived on the red carpet alongside her director husband Taylor Hackford, a former president of the DGA.
Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu was also in attendance and wore a floor-length black dress with silver details as well as white feathers attached to the bodice.
The 36-year-old carried a clutch purse to complete the look.
Octavia Spencer, an executive producer on award nominee Green Book, wore all black for the occasion.
The Oscar-winning The Shape Of Water actress donned a black, sequined jacket over her knee-length dress.
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