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Laura Niemi Poster

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Overview (1)

Nickname Niemi pronounced "KNEE-me"

Mini Bio (1)

A native Angelino, Laura has been in the performing arts for over 30 years. She was selected at 9 years of age to study piano at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y and then her teenage years at The National Academy of Performing Arts in Los Angeles. As a musician she played bass alongside such bands as Marilyn Manson, Laundry and members of Tool. She is active in the theatre community having performed at The Geffen Playhouse, South Coast Rep and The Odyssey Theatre among others. She is the Artistic Director of Lost Angels Theatre Company which has garnered her many awards as both an actor as well as a producer. Her first screen credit was in Joss Whedon's Firefly, and since then has been continuously working in both TV and film. She is also a founding member of the sketch comedy group Showfriends.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Spouse (1)

Adam Gascoine (30 April 2006 - present)

Trivia (9)

The daughter of Producer Vicki Niemi (sometimes billed as Vicki Niemi-Gordon).
Daughter-in-law of Jill Gascoine & Alfred Molina.
Attended El Camino Real HS, Beverly Hills High School and University High School.
A third generation Los Angelino.
Spanish, Turkish and Greek.
Won the 2005 LA Ovation Award both as an Actor (Best Ensemble) and Producer (Lost Angels Theatre Company) for the West Coast Premiere of Tracy Letts' Killer Joe at The Gardner Stages.
Husband is writer Adam Gascoine.
Plays bass guitar in the performance art rock band Spork alongside Tom Stern, Tim Aaron & Matt Tecu.
Playing Pat Monday in Tracy Letts' Man From Nebraska at South Coast Rep alongside Brian Kerwin, Kathy Baker, Jane A. Johnston, Ben Livingston, Susan Dalian, Julian Stone & Susannah Schulman, Directed by William Friedkin. [2006]

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