Laura La Plante
Laura La Plante (November 1, 1904 - October 14, 1996) was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success in silent movies.
Born Laura La Plant in St. Louis, Missouri, La Plante made her acting debut at the age of 15, and in 1923 was named as one of the years WAMPAS Baby Stars. During the 1920s she appeared in more than sixty films, and achieved her greatest success in the 1929 film Show Boat. She appeared in only a handful of films with the advent of talking pictures, and retired in 1957.
She was the sister of actress Violet La Plante.
She died in Woodland Hills, California from Alzheimer's Disease.
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During the 1920s she appeared in more than sixty films, and achieved her greatest success in the 1929 film Show Boat. Due to audience response, the plot was changed, and she went on to play the role of Nurse Hathaway for six years, winning an Emmy nomination every year she was on the show, and the award itself for her first year's performance. Louis, Missouri, La Plante made her acting debut at the age of 15, and in 1923 was named as one of the years WAMPAS Baby Stars. In 1994 she landed a role in the pilot episode of ER, as a character who attempted suicide, despondent over her relationship with George Clooney's character. Born Laura La Plant in St. Her first movie role was as a prostitute looking to go straight, in the Steven Seagal film Out for Justice. Laura La Plante (November 1, 1904 - October 14, 1996) was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success in silent movies. from Sarah Lawrence College, where she appeared on campus in several plays.
She obtained a B.A. As a child, she lived in New York, France and England. Her father is an advertising writer, and her mother is a former dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. She was born in Spring Valley, New York on June 8, 1966, the youngest of three daughters.
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