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Laura KirkLaura Kirk


Laura Kirk was born in Lecompton, Kansas, in 1966. She received her theater and film degree from the University of Kansas in 1990. She studied acting in New York with Wynn Handman and Suzanne Esper, and improv with Alan Larkin. She has also taught drama for the Dreamyard Drama Project, and was a mentor at Wadleigh High School in Harlem.

As an actress, Kirk is best known for playing the lead role in Lisa Picard Is Famous, which she co-wrote with Nat DeWolf. Her most notable work as an associate producer was The Battle for Bunker Hill, which was written and directed by fellow Kansas University alumnus Kevin Wilmott, and in which she was the lead actress.

Her Films

At First Sight (1999)
Lisa Picard Is Famous
For Caroline
The Time Machine
Murder Without Conviction
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
The Battle for Bunker Hill
The Only Good Indian

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