Born in Toronto, Canada, Laura Vandervoort is a versatile actress who not only crosses over genres but also transforms from character to character, embracing the essence of every role she plays. Best known for her roles on the television shows “Smallville” as Supergirl and “V,” Vandervoort has built an international fan base of men and women of all ages. Between her beauty, experience, and stellar acting chops, Vandervoort has been consistently working as an actress since she was 13 years old.
Most recently, Vandervoort starred opposite Nicholas Gonzales in Hallmark Channel’s “Playing Cupid,” as part of the network’s Love Ever After programming event. She brought her dramatic acting to Netflix’s “V-Wars” (December 2019). Starring alongside Ian Somerhalder, she portrays Mila Dubov, a key character who, as a vampire herself, is tortured by what she has become and helps fight off the vampire species. The series is based on Jonathan Maberry’s best-selling books about a genetic mutated outbreak.
She began her career in background work as a child on Canadian commercials and TV shows. This led her to work with Disney, where she starred in a now classic Halloween movie as well as several kids’ television series.
Vandervoort’s career has taken off from from there and the consistently working actress can be seen in many projects such as The Lookout, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jeff Daniels, "Smallville,” The Entitled, alongside Ray Liotta and many more. She then landed a series regular role for ABC's sci-fi series “V” alongside Elizabeth Mitchell and Scott Wolf and went on to be cast in feature films including This Means War starring Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine and Ted directed by Seth Macfarlane, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. Soon after, Vandervoort starred in Jigsaw, the eighth movie in the Saw franchise and was number one at the box office during its first release.
Additionally, Vandervoort led the sci fi-action series “Bitten” for Syfy and the Space network. The series ran for three successful seasons and is now a popular stream on Netflix. With high praise critically and a large fan following the series gained strength and praise for both performance and cinematography.
Vandervoort has been developing and producing films and has found another passion working behind the camera. In 2019, she developed, executive produced and starred in film festival favorite, Age Of Dysphoria alongside Canadian icon Gordon Pinsent. Vandervoort is currently executive producing a film she wrote and prepping for her directorial debut. Her production company currently has three films in development for the new year.