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Laura Michelle Kelly

Biography

British actress and singer who received an Olivier Award on her behalf London Western End performance from the title role in Mary Poppins. She debuted on Broadway in the 2004 revival of Fiddler on the top. Her early Western End credits consist of productions of Les Miserables and Whistle Down the Blowing wind. She co-starred with Jeff Goldblum and Kevin Spacey inside a London creation of Speed-the-Plow. She wedded movie director and choreographer Nick Winston in 2001; the few later on divorced. She performed the part of Mary Poppins before United States Chief executive Barack Obama to get a 2010 July 4th special event.

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Date Of Birth March 4, 1981
Place Of Birth England
Profession Stage Actress
Education Sandown Bay Academy
Nationality English, British
Awards Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical
Nominations Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble
Movies Goddess, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Miss Marple: Nemesis
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#Fact
1Played the mother of character Jayne Wisener in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), but she is only 6 years older then Jayne.
2Friend of Jamie Campbell Bower's family, who helped him begin his career by introducing him to her agent.
3Her mother, Alison Kelly, died from breast cancer in the Summer of 2003, when she was age 22.
4Courted by the two biggest names in musical theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh for the two biggest female roles in 2004. Both "The Woman in White" and "Mary Poppins" tried to ensnare her, with the role of the flying nanny with the parrot-headed umbrella finally winning her heart and the audiences as she went on to win the prestigious Best Actress in a Musical Olivier Award.
5Struck gold with her first West End audition where she not only earned a role in "Beauty and the Beast" but also met the man she would later marry, director /choreographer Nick Winston.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Goddess2013Elspeth Dickens
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street2007Lucy Beggar Woman
Agatha Christie's Marple2007TV SeriesVerity Hunt / Margaret Lumley

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Goddess2013performer: "When Moon Shines", "Tantrum", "Welcome to My Kitchen Sink", "Mama's Shoes", "Corporate Bitch", "Private Party", "Careful What You Wish", "Frozen Heart", "Don't Give Up - Lullaby" / writer: "Tantrum"
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street2007performer: "Alms Alms", "Johanna Act II", "Searching Part 2"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Working in the Theatre2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Tony Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Host
Show People with Paul Wontorek2016TV SeriesHerself
Project Runway All Stars2016TV SeriesHerself - Actress, Finding Neverland
Today2015TV SeriesHerself
Richard & Judy2008TV SeriesHerself
Tubridy Tonight2006TV SeriesHerself
The Wright Stuff2006TV SeriesHerself
This Morning2005TV SeriesHerself / Mary Poppins
Children in Need2004TV SeriesHerself / Mary Poppins
Britain's Brilliant Prodigies2003TV SpecialHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest ActressGoddess (2013)
2008Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)· Helena Bonham Carter
· Johnny Depp
· Sacha Baron Cohen
· Ed Sanders
· Timothy Spall
· Alan Rickman
· Jamie Campbell Bower
· Jayne Wisener


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