Laurel Harris

Laurel Harris

Laurel Harris is an award-winning writer-producer and actress known as Willem Dafoe’s wife in the screen adaptation of Dean Koontz's best selling novel, “Odd Thomas,” and for the American Girl film, “Saige Paints the Sky,” opposite Jane Seymour. Her extensive TV Credits include ABC, NBC, CW and Disney, and feature films with STARZ and Paramount. As a producer, Laurel’s garnered an EMMY, multiple TELLY Awards and more. She’s worked with many notable figures, including Nobel Peace Laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, while traveling the world to film their stories alongside teams from the BBC and PBS. During these adventures, Laurel developed a passion for creating media highlighting underserved populations under her Laurel Leaf Productions banner. Laurel’s a contributing writer for ThriveGlobal and Backstage magazines and co-author of the International best-selling book, “Break Free to Peace, Love and Unity. A respected voice-over artist, her narrations in the Nobel Legacy Film Series premiered for two consecutive years at the Venice International Film Festival in Italy, receiving international critical acclaim. An unabashed tree hugger, Laurel’s passion for nature and adventure keep her exploring new and familiar places. Closer to home, she’s most proud of her role as “award-winning Aunt” to four fabulous nephews. Find her online at: www.laurelharris.com or www.laurelleafproductions.com.