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Marla Sokoloff : Laurel Haverford

Marla Sokoloff is best known for starring as the sassy and troublemaking receptionist ‘Lucy Hatcher’ on David E. Kelly’s award-winning series “The Practice.” Recently, she guest starred on ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” as Felicity Huffman’s cute and bubbly nanny. She also starred in the ABC comedy “Big Day,” opposite Josh Cooke and the Jerry Bruckheimer comedy “Modern Men.” Other television credits include the ABC Family movie “Christmas in Boston” and guest appearances on “Friends,” the VH1 original trilogy “Strange Frequency,” “Full House,” “Party of Five,” “3rd Rock from the Sun” and “7th Heaven.”
On the big screen, Sokoloff starred in “Sugar and Spice,” “Dude Where’s My Car?”, with Ashton Kutcher and Sean Willliam Scott, “Whatever it Takes” and the independent films “The Tollbooth” and “Home of Phobia,” which debuted at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.
Born and raised in San Francisco, Sokoloff later moved to Los Angeles and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards for her singing and continues to perform at local clubs in Los Angeles, showcasing her acoustic and singing talents. Sokoloff currently resides in Los Angeles.