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FactNominated for the 2007 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Musical for "Legally Blonde - The Musical".

Laura Bell Bundy is an American actress and singer who has performed in a number of Broadway roles, including the original Elle Woods in Legally Blonde: The Musical, Dr. Jordan Denby on Anger Management and Robin Gallagher in My Fair Lady. She has also released two albums, Achin’ and Shakin’ and another album titled Something to Ride About.

Bundy was born in Euclid, Ohio, on April 10, 1981, the daughter of Lorna Bundy-Jones and Don Bundy. She has two older sisters, Jessica and Katie. Bundy’s parents divorced when she was two years old and her father remarried when she was six. Bundy was raised in Lexington, Kentucky.

Bundy began her career in regional theatre productions. She made her Broadway debut in the 2003 revival of Gypsy: The Musical as Louise. Bundy’s other Broadway credits include Hairspray, Legally Blonde: The Musical, Wicked and My Fair Lady.

In 2008, Bundy made her television debut as Dr. Jordan Denby on the FX comedy series Anger Management. She has also guest-starred on such television shows as How I Met Your Mother, Cold Case and Rules of Engagement.

Bundy’s film credits include Dreamgirls, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and The Wind Rises.

Bundy has released two albums, Achin’ and Shakin’ and another album titled Something to Ride About. Her singles “Drop on By”, “Kentucky Dirty Bird” and “Two Step” have all charted on the Billboard country charts.

Bundy has been married to Thom Hinkle since 2014. The couple has one child together.

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Full NameLaura Bell Bundy
Height1.64 m
ProfessionActor, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer
EducationLexington Catholic High School


ParentsDon Bundy, Lorna Bundy-Jones


NominationsTony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
MoviesWatercolor Postcards, Dear Dumb Diary, Dreamgirls, Surf School, The Drum Beats Twice, Jumanji, Life with Mikey, The Adventures of Huck Finn, Worth the Wait, Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration

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1I feel like people who tend to be divas are the ones who are actually not quite on top. What I've noticed about celebrities is, if they are really successful, they're more down-to-earth. And, if they're so close but they're not quite there yet or their dreams haven't quite come true, they're like mid-level, they are out of control. It's like they have something to prove.
2[on her Anger Management (2012) co-star Charlie Sheen] I genuinely do care about Charlie. One of the things that has gotten him in trouble but probably the most endearing thing about him is he is the most honest person I have ever met, and when someone is that honest they're going to piss somebody off.


1Currently in the Broadway musical, "Hairspray", playing "Amber Von Tussle". [2002]
2Living in Nashville, pursing her country music career. [2010]
3Received a Tony nomination for her role as "Elle Woods" in "Legally Blonde" the musical. [May 2007]
4Starring as "Elle Woods" in the upcoming Broadway musical version of Legally Blonde (2001), starting with previews in San Francisco January 23-February 25, 2007. [December 2006]
5Is currently in the musical "Rock of Ages", about '80s pop culture. [January 2006]
6Nominated for the 2007 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Musical for "Legally Blonde - The Musical".
7She was the original standby for Glinda in the original Broadway cast of Wicked and was set to replace Kristin Chenoweth in the part but due to some complications she left Wicked and Jennifer Laura Thompson took on the role.
8Part of the singing duo Laura & Amber with Country Music star Amber Rhodes.
9Was the childhood friend of Macaulay Culkin. Her mother was the Culkin family baby sitter.
10Attended Lexington Catholic High school in Lexington, Kentucky. Graduated in 1999.
11Attended The Lexington School in Lexington, Kentucky.
12Was accepted to New York University and planned on attending, but decided to defer her admission for one year in order to work on Guiding Light (1952).
13Britney Spears and Natalie Portman were both her understudies in the off-Broadway play, "Ruthless".




Mud Rats2017TV Movie pre-productionSweets
Beauty Mark2016/Ipost-productionLorraine
Season's Greetings2016TV Movie completedDarcy Blake
Fuller House2016TV SeriesGinger Gladstone
Documentary Now!2016TV SeriesBridgette Bailey
Scream Queens2016TV SeriesNurse Thomas
Worth the Wait2016ShortBrynn Rigsby
After the Reality2016Kelly
Angel from Hell2016TV SeriesBecky
Recovery Road2016TV SeriesMonica
Idiotsitter2016TV SeriesDeborah Denise
Angie Tribeca2016TV SeriesVivian Tribeca
Stanistan2015TV MovieCandy Hewitt Benning
Becoming Santa2015TV MovieHolly Claus
Hart of Dixie2012-2015TV SeriesShelby Sinclair
To Appomattox2015TV Mini-SeriesAbby Dunlap
Anger Management2013-2014TV SeriesDr. Jordan Denby / Jessie
American Dad!2014TV SeriesWoman on C.B. Radio
How I Met Your Mother2010-2014TV SeriesBecky
Watercolor Postcards2013Sunny
Dear Dumb Diary2013TV MovieAunt Carol
Royal Pains2013TV SeriesGina Black
Malibu Country2013TV SeriesShauna
Oh My Country2013TV SeriesLaura Bell Bundy
To the Mat2011TV MovieJanice Bailor
Trailer Trash2011TV SeriesPeggy Sue
Hound Dogs2011TV MovieGinger Ledoux
Happy Hour2008TV SeriesAlicia
The Drum Beats Twice2008Peggy (as Laura Bundy)
Legally Blonde: The Musical2007TV MovieElle Woods
Dirtbags2006TV MovieMeg
Surf School2006Doris
Modern Men2006TV SeriesTyffani
Cold Case2006TV SeriesNora McCarthy
Veronica Mars2005TV SeriesJulie Bloch
All Grown Up2003TV Movie
Guiding Light2000-2001TV SeriesMarah Shayne Lewis
Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration1999TV ShortKimberly Timothy (as Laura Bundy)
Home Improvement1996TV SeriesSharon
Jumanji1995Young Sarah
Life with Mikey1993Courtney Aspinall (as Laura Bundy)
The Adventures of Huck Finn1993Susan Wilks (as Laura Bundy)


Watercolor Postcards2013performer: "What I Left Back Home", "Help Me Make It Through The Night", "Meant To Dream", "China And Wine"
The Short Game2013Documentary performer: "Giddy On Up" / writer: "Giddy On Up"
GCB2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Legally Blonde: The Musical2007TV Movie performer: "Omigod You Guys", "Serious", "What You Want", "Positive", "Serious Reprise", "Chip on My Shoulder", "So Much Better", "Whipped Into Shape", "Take It Like a Man", "Bend and Snap", "There! Right There!", "Legally Blonde", "Legally Blonde Remix", "Omigod You Guys Reprise", "Find My Way / Finale"
Dreamgirls2006performer: "Cadillac Car"
Surf School2006performer: "Get Together" - uncredited


Broadway: The Next Generation2018Documentary filmingHerself
Almost Royal2016TV SeriesHerself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2015 Tony Awards2015TV MovieHerself
Goodbye How I Met Your Mother2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Home & Family2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Sixth Man: Bluesanity2013DocumentaryHerself
2013 CMT Music Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival2013TV Special
The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS2012TV MovieHerself - Street Reporter
Hello! Hollywood2012TV SeriesHerself
The Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca2010-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Day Jobs2012TV SeriesHerself
2011 CMT Music Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Top 20 Country Countdown2011TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host
The 2010 American Country Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2010TV SeriesHerself
The 64th Annual Tony Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Lea Michele & Matthew Morrison
2010 CMT Music Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year 'Giddy On Up'
CMT Insider2010TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
The Heyman Hustle2009TV SeriesHerself
Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods2008TV SeriesHerself
The 62nd Annual Tony Awards2008TV SpecialHerself (taped)
New Now Next Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2007TV SeriesHerself
Today2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The 57th Annual Tony Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2002TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2002TV SpecialHerself

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