Laura Wright Bio, Career, Age, Family, Spouse, Kids, and Net Worth
Who is Laura Wright?
Laura Wright is a well-known American professional actress. Wright is famous for her roles as Ally Rescott on Loving (1991-1995) and The City (1995-1997), Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light (1997-2005), and Carly Corinthos on General Hospital (2005-present). The latter earned her the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2011.
Laura Wright Career
Wright (then known by her maiden name of Sisk) made her TV acting debut on ABC’s daytime soap opera Loving in 1991, portraying the character of Allison ”Ally” Rescott Bowman. She then starred in The City from 1995 to 1997 as the same character and later played the role of Cassie Layne Winslow on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light from 1997 to 1005. She was later cast as the 4th actress to portray the character of Carly Corinthos on ABC’s General Hospital on September 12, 2005.
Before joining “General Hospital,” Laura Wright had notable roles in other soap operas. She played Cassie Layne Winslow on “Guiding Light” from 1997 to 2005, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2011. Prior to that, she portrayed Ally Rescott Bowman on “Loving” and “The City.”
Outside of her soap opera roles, Laura Wright has also made appearances in other television shows and films, including “The Shield,” “Venice: The Series,” and “Joy.”
Laura revealed via her official Twitter page in 2009, that she had signed a 4-year deal with the series ensuring her stay as Carly until sometime in 2013. In July 2013, at the fan club weekend, she confirmed she had signed another 4-year contract with the series. After 20 years on soaps, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Carly in the Outstanding Lead Actress category in 2011. She received the award at the 38th Daytime Emmy Awards.
Wright was then nominated again in the Lead Actress category for the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards. However, she lost the award to Heather Tom for her portrayal of Katie Logan Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful. She made a cameo appearance in the movie Joy, together with General Hospital co-stars Donna Mills and Maurice Benard in 2015. Wright also starred in the Lifetime movie Deadly Patient, which premiered on December 14, 2018.
How old is Laura Wright?
Laura Wright is currently aged 52 years having been born on September 11, 1970, in Washington, D.C. United States. She shares her birthday with famous people including Ludacris, Virginia Madsen, Tyler Hoechlin, Mark Bowling, Earl Holliman, Amy Madigan, Elizabeth Henstridge, and many others.
Laura Wright Family
Who are Laura Wright’s parents?
Laura Sisk was born to her parents, Rector Sisk and Betty Sisk in Washington, D.C., and brought up in Clinton, Maryland. Her parents both passed away in 2018, two months apart, with her father passing on at the age of 75 years.
Does Laura Wright have siblings?
Wright was born to her parents into a family of two children. She has only one sibling, a brother named Jeffrey Sisk.
Laura Wright Education
Wright attended Surrattsville High School, where she graduated. She appeared in various high school plays including Our Town, Gypsy, and You Can’t Take It with You.
Laura Wright Spouse
Wright is currently in a relationship with her former General Hospital co-star Wes Ramsey as of 2017. She was previously married to architect John Wright from October 7, 1995, to April 2016, with two children. She revealed in 2016 that they decided to end their marriage after over 20 years of marriage.
Laura Wright Children
Wright has two children from her previous marriage to John Wright. The couple has a daughter named Lauren Wright and a son named John Michael Wright.
Laura Wright Height
Wright has a sexy, beautiful, and curvaceous body adding up to a height of 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) and a weight of 130 lbs (59 kg).
Laura Wright’s Net Worth
American professional actress Wright has been active from 1991 to the present in her acting career. She has appeared in various shows and films and has a net worth of around $10 million as of 2023.