|Laura Solon Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Month of Birth||April 1979|
Laura Solon is an English comedian, actress, and screenwriter whose work credits include the award-winning one-woman show, Kopfraper’s Syndrome: One Man and His Incredible Mind. She has also co-written Office Christmas Party (2016) starring Jennifer Aniston and the TV series Back to Life (2019-Present). She has more than 50k followers on Twitter.
Laura Madalene Solon
Laura was born in April 1979.
London, England, United Kingdom
Los Angeles, California, United States
Laura studied at Downe House School in Berkshire.
She attended Worcester College, Oxford where she won a scholarship to study English. She was a member of the comedy group The Oxford Revue whose famous alumni include Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, and others.
Screenwriter, Comedian, Actress
- Siblings – She has 1 brother and 2 sisters.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Laura Solon has dated –
- Dan Purcy (2008-Present) – Laura is married to her longtime boyfriend Dan Purcy since 2008.
Race / Ethnicity
Laura Solon Favorite Things
- Comedian – Josie Long
- Comedy Shows – Human Remains, Kath and Kim, We Are Klang
- Comedic Act – Jeremy Lion (by Justin Edwards)
- TV Show – Grand Designs
Source – Edinburghfestival.list.co.uk, The Guardian
Laura Solon Facts
- She gained public attention after winning the 2005 Perrier Comedy Award (now known as Edinburgh Comedy Award) for her one-woman show, Kopfraper’s Syndrome: One Man and His Incredible Mind. Laura was the 2nd female solo performer to receive the prestigious award after Jenny Eclair’s win in 1995.
- Laura worked as a stand-up comedian briefly before finding her niche in character comedy.
- Her short film, Tooty’s Wedding (2010) which she co-wrote and appeared in with Ben Willbond was shown at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
- Laura has appeared in comedy sketches with Harry Enfield, Marek Larwood, Morwenna Banks, and several others.
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