Laura Fraser is a Scottish actress. She is best known for portraying Door in the urban fantasy series Neverwhere, Kate in the film A Knight’s Tale, Cat MacKenzie in the drama series Lip Service and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul.
Fraser’s first big break was playing Door in the BBC’s dark fantasy series Neverwhere in 1996. She starred in the BBC film The Tribe (1998), and played Lavinia in Titus (1999) as well as Justine in Virtual Sexuality (1999) and Candice in Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000). She also appeared in the films A Knight’s Tale (2001) and Vanilla Sky (2001). She starred in the BBC period drama serials He Knew He Was Right (2004), Casanova (2005), and Reichenbach Falls (2007). She starred in the British comedy film Nina’s Heavenly Delights (2006). She played Claire Bellington in the ITV series Talk to Me (2007).
Fraser starred as the title character in Florence Nightingale, broadcast on BBC One in June 2008. From 2010 to 2012, she starred as Cat in the BBC Three series Lip Service. In 2010, it was announced that she would portray Jessica Brody in the pilot for the Showtime political thriller series Homeland. She was replaced on the show by Morena Baccarin. From 2012 to 2013, she portrayed Lydia Rodarte-Quayle in the final season of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad.
She played Eve Stone in the 2016 television series The Missing. In 2017, Fraser starred as DS Annie Redford in the six-part ITV drama The Loch.
Laura married actor Karl Geary in 2003. They have one daughter, Lila, and live in Glasgow, Scotland.