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Laura Osnes

Biography

Star from the Broadway revivals of Grease, Anything Runs, and South Pacific. On her behalf starring function in Bonnie and Clyde, she received a Tony Prize nomination. In 2017, she started starring in the initial Broadway musical Bandstand.? In second quality, she performed the role of the munchkin within a production from the Wizard of Oz. She was a competition on the truth present Grease: You’re one that I’D LIKE! She wedded Nathan Johnson on, may 11, 2007. She performed a tribute to vocalist Barbara Cook on the 2011 Kennedy Middle Honors.

Quick Facts


Full Name Laura Osnes
Date Of Birth November 19, 1985
Place Of Birth Burnsville, MN
Height 1.65 m
Profession Stage Actress
Education University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Eagan High School, If I Tell You, Anything You Can Do, “Ten Minutes Ago”
Nationality American
Spouse Nathan Johnson
Awards Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Nominations Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, If I Tell You, Anything You Can Do, “Ten Minutes Ago”
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Laura Osnes currently plays Cinderella in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and originated the role in it's first-ever Broadway production. [October 2013]
2Plays the co-title role in the La Jolla Playhouse's musical production of "Bonnie & Clyde." [December 2009]
3On March 10, 2009 Osnes took over the role of Ensign Nellie Forbush (female lead role) from Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara, who went on maternity leave, in the Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific. She stayed with the show till October 4, 2009, then returned on January 5, 2010. She will play her final performance by August 8, 2010, when O'Hara will return to the show. (PS Saw the show last night. I can see why it is considered one of the greatest American musicals and she is amazing in the female lead role.) [July 2010]
4Laura and fiancé, Nathan Johnson, put their planned March 2007 wedding on hold for her to compete in "Grease - You're the One That We Want". During the finale, it was announced that they would be getting married on May 11, 2007 before moving together to New York for Laura to star on Broadway.
5In March 2007, Laura won the reality competition "Grease-You're the One That We Want" and will be starring as Sandy on Broadway along with fellow competitor, Max Crumm, who won the role of Danny.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Between the BlackShort completedLucy
Minute Motivations2013TV Series
Elementary2013TV SeriesCelia Carroll
City of Dreams2012-2013TV SeriesLaura Osnes
Team Umizoomi2013TV SeriesSunny the Sunshine Fairy
Downton Abbey at 54 Below: Season 4, Episode 1 Sneak Peak2013ShortJessica Brown Findlay (Lady Sybil Crawley)
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesCinderella
Pzazz 1012012TV SeriesLaura
The Miraculous Year2011TV Movie
Etta, Kit, and Grace2010Video shortMiss. Grace

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Six by Sondheim2013TV Movie documentary performer: "Opening Doors"
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Special documentary performer: "My Own Little Corner", "Impossible", "Ten Minutes Ago"
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2011TV Movie performer: "This is All Very New to Me"
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards2008TV Special performer: "We Go Together"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Working in the Theatre2017TV Series documentaryHerself
American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein2017TV SeriesHerself
Broadway Masters2016TV SeriesHerself
Behind the Scenes Show: The Tony Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Host
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2015 Tony Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Host
Today2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The Broadway.com Show2013-2014TV SeriesHerself
Russian Broadway Shut Down2014ShortHerself
Six by Sondheim2013TV Movie documentaryBeth
Jeopardy!2013TV SeriesHerself - Video Clue Presenter
Live with Kelly and Ryan2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Princess Diary: Backstage at 'Cinderella' with Laura Osnes2013TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The Kennedy Center Honors2012TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2012TV SpecialHerself
A Broadway Lullaby2012Documentary shortHerself
From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts2012TV SpecialHerself
The 66th Annual Tony Awards2012TV Special documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2011TV MovieHerself - Performer
Twenty Dollar New York2011Video shortHerself
Show People with Paul Wontorek2011TV SeriesHerself
Great Performances2010TV SeriesHerself - Performer
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2007TV SeriesHerself
Grease: You're the One That I Want!2007TV SeriesHerself - Competitor

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#Trademark
1Her beautiful singing voice.
2Her ice blue eyes.
3Her shiney brown hair.
4Her slim, svelte physique

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