Laura Elizabeth Harris (born November 20, 1976) is a Canadian actress.
Harris was born in Vancouver, British Columbia
, the daughter of school teachers. She began acting in radio dramas and animation series when she was five years old. As a child Harris was educated at an all-girls private school (Crofton House School
) and attended college through UC correspondence. It was in her teens, after having worked professionally in Vancouver
as a television actress for nearly 14 years, that Harris broke into the realm of feature films.
Harris is known for her roles as grim reaper Daisy Adair
in the cable series Dead Like Me
and as Marie Warner
in the spy drama 24
. Her film career dates back to 1990 when she appeared in an adaptation of Stephen King
. She appeared as Marybeth in The Faculty
in 1998, and has since gone on to form her own production company with a friend, Rocket Chicken International Pictures
, which has produced the film Come Together
in which Harris played a leading role. She is sometimes credited as Elizabeth Harris and Laura E. Harris.