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Laura Benanti

Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti recently joined the season 3 cast of ABC's hit series, Nashville (2012), as songbird "Sadie Stone". Last year, Laura appeared in recurring roles on CBS'S The Good Wife (2009) and Showtime's Nurse Jackie (2009), in addition to her critically-acclaimed performance as "Elsa Schrader" in NBC's The Sound of Music Live! (... See full bio »

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Take the Lead
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Go On Lauren Schneider
The Sound of Music Live!
The Sound of Music Live! Elsa Schrader
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 2016 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
Melania Trump
 2016 She Loves Me (TV Movie)
 2014-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Renata Ellard
- Dark Money (2015) ... Renata Ellard
 2014 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
- Flight (2014) ... Mia
- Sisterhood (2014) ... Mia
- Candyman (2014) ... Mia
- Rat on a Cheeto (2014) ... Mia
- Nancy Wood (2014) ... Mia
 2013 Elementary (TV Series)
Anne Barker / Abigail Spencer
- Poison Pen (2013) ... Anne Barker / Abigail Spencer
 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Mini-Series)
- What's Your Secret? (2013) ... Kendra
 2011 The Big C (TV Series)
Gia Sherman
 2010 Open Books (TV Movie)
 2010 Meskada
Allison Connor
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Beth Keller
- Two Ministers (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Father Figure (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Pilot (2008) ... Beth Keller
 2006 Falling for Grace
 2006 Take the Lead
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Stage: Set to star with Antonio Banderas, Chita Rivera and Mary Stuart Masterson in the revival of the musical "Nine." See more »

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3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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You know when really, really good people become very successful - it makes me feel really happy, because there are so many idiot jerks in the world who are successful. Urgh, why? See more »


Parents performed in "Oklahoma!" in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma together See more »



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