Laurie has been working professionally for over 20 years and has worked with legends including Michelle Pfeiffer, James Gandolfini, James Caan, Dennis Hopper, Martin Landau, Danny Aiello and Hugh Laurie to name only a few. Laurie played real life cop Donna Kading, opposite Josh Duhamel in the USA Network series, Unsolved: a true crime story about the murder of Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur and was thrilled to work with Emmy award winning director, Anthony Hemmingway. She has also starred in numerous movies made for Lifetime including, “Into the Arms of Danger” alongside Cathy Moriarty, “In Bed with a Killer”, “Erasing His Dark Past” and “My Mom’s Darkest Secrets”. With a wide breadth of success in TV & Film, Laurie was most recently seen in DC’s Swamp Thing for CW. She has been in: every version of CSI (multiple times), Hawaii Five-O, Castle, Rush, Stalker, and 2 seasons of the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove opposite Dougray Scott and Famke Jansen. She starred in the Warner Brothers film The InCrowd and got her start acting in “To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday”, opposite Michelle Pffiefer, Peter Gallagher and Claire Danes, where she was cast by legendary casting director Lynn Stalmaster (Tootsie, The Graduate).
Laurie is a mother, yogi and athlete.
She is thrilled that in her career she has been offered numerous prime time roles as mothers, male (yes male) con artists, maniacs, the girl next door, high powered attorneys, cops, victims, perps, athletes and devilish villains. From “kindhearted heroines” to the “evil monster”, Laurie Fortier has been blessed with the gift of true versatility.