What else was she in? Is she really scottish?

Traces continues tonight on BBC One with Molly Windsor as Emma and Laura Fraser as (Tuesday January 5, 2021). But who is Laura Fraser?

What else was Traces in? And is she really Scottish?

Here is everything you need to know about the actress.


Laura Fraser and Jennifer Spence appear in Traces, but who is Laura Fraser? (Image credit: BBC One)

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Who is Laura Fraser?

Laura has worked as an actress since her first appearance on television in 1995.

She has continued to work as a jobbing actress and has appeared in television roles such as Casualty and British films such as Kevin & Perry Go Large.

She has also starred in several big budget Hollywood blockbusters including A Knight’s Tale, Vanilla Sky, and Den of Lions.

More recently she has returned to television, starring as Lydia Rodarte-Quayle in the award-winning Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

In 2016, Laura appeared alongside Keeley Hawes in The Missing.

A year later she played Annie Redford in The Loch as a detective.

In November 2019, the BBC announced her as a guest star for Doctor Who’s twelfth series.

She currently appears as Professor Sarah Gordon in Traces on BBC One.

The series is based on an idea by the author Val McDermid.

What is Laura most famous for?

Laura’s most memorable role to date remains Lydia in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

Lydia was one of the bad guys, but we loved her anyway.

She was the head of logistics at Madrigal Electromotive GmbH and supplied meth to the drug lord Gustavo Fring.

She later joined the anti-hero Walter White and eventually the Jack Welker gang.

The character famously hired a killer to kill Mike and Gus’s staff when the operation went pear-shaped.

She was later poisoned with ricin by Walter.

Laura Fraser in tracks
Laura Fraser currently stars in Traces but is perhaps best known for her role in Breaking Bad (Image Credit: BBC One)

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How old is Laura Fraser?

Laura was born on July 24, 1975.

She is currently 45 years old.

She is the daughter of Rose, a college professor and nurse, and Alister Fraser, a screenwriter and businessman.

Is she really scottish?

Laura was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland.

After years in the US, Laura was happy to return to Scotland to film Traces.

Laura, who is absolutely thrilled, said, “I really missed my home. I missed the feeling of being in Glasgow, recognizing places where I grew up, with all those familiar streets. “

She has now moved back to her hometown where she lives with her family.

Laura Fraser in The Missing
Laura Fraser in The Missing (Image Credit: BBC One)

Is laura married?

Laura is married to husband Karl Geary.

They were stopped in 2003.

He is an Irish born American actor and writer who appeared in Madonna’s infamous sex book.

Does Laura have children?

Laura and Karl have a daughter named Lila.

Lila was born in May 2006 and her parents keep her out of the spotlight.

The tracks will continue at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 on BBC One.

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