Laura Banks' early years were spent as an author, comic and actor. She wrote three books, with one book making it to the USA Today Bestseller list. Laura also became a member of Screen Actors Guild starring in multiple films and episodic television. Many years were spent in comedy clubs in New York and L.A. doing stand up and improvisational comedy. She is currently writing Vagablonde, more humor and insight from the road in her RV.
Embracing Your Big Fat Ass, an Owner's Manual (Simon and Schuster)
Life is short—too short to spend most of it worrying about what you look like from behind. That fact hasn’t stopped women everywhere from obsessing about their weight, specifically that portion of it resting in their ass. In this gleefully frank new book, Janette Barber and Laura Banks lampoon society’s obsession with the gluteus maximus, while offering solidarity, support, and inspiring advice.
USA Today Bestseller with over
125,000 copies in print
Breaking the Rules:
Last-ditch tactics for landing the man of your dreams, A Parody
Buy this book and start breaking the rules. We'll show you how to: Be needy, clingy and whiny with Mr. Right Now. Ransom his power tools to get his attention. Repair used blenders for fun and profit. And, there's more. Recommendations include: Move your stuff into his apartment as quickly as possible. Married men take you to nicer restaurants. Carry an answering machine in your purse. If he has a pulse, you have a date. Spill your guts before you spill your wine, and gab until his ears bleed!
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Singles, there actually is a way to meet that special person in a comfortable, relaxed environment where you can have honest, forthright conversations. And you don't even have to leave your home. The alternative to pickup bars, and rude come-ons is Love Online.
Wheels of Fire (1984)
The Future is now. There are no rules and no place to hide from the deadly Highway Warriors who ravage the roads in machines of destruction. Laura had a starring role in this film as the ravishing she-warrior Stinger.
Demon of Paradise (1987) Hunters become the hunted when illegal dynamite disturbs the age old slumber of a carnivorous lizardman. Resort owner Angela Cahill, joins forces with Sheriff Keefer to save tourists from the beast's path of death. Laura stars as Angela in this horror/thriller.
Laura stars as a nuclear scientist that is being held by terrorists. And her only chance for survival is the Retreads.
The Movie Channel
GOOD DAY NY Fox (Author/Expert)
GOOD DAY LA Fox (Author/Expert)
Fox News Channel (Personality)
Bill O’Reilly (Author/Expert)
TYRA (Guest Author)
SHOWTIME - Star Rising (Special half hour show about career.)
Movie Channel (Special on film career.)
Bravo TV (Clips and interview about Manhattan Dating Project, produced and starring Laura Banks)
ABC News World Report (Author/Expert)
USA Network USA Live (Host/Comedic)
25 City TV Satellite Tour with bestselling book, "Breaking the Rules"
Books featured on Good Morning America
Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan Paramount
Retreads - Warner Bros.
Hexed, Columbia Pictures (reporter)
Wheels of Fire (lead role) Roger Corman picture New Horizons/Concorde Pictures
Demon of Paradise (lead role) Roger Corman picture New Horizons/Concorde Pictures
Comedy Clubs/Stand Up
Comedy Store L.A.
Beckett Theater (off Broadway) One woman show
New York Comedy Club (Greenwich Village)
Hosted multiple Star Trek conferences with entire cast. I was the Emcee.
Ridgefield Theater Barn Roll in the Hay Players
Marquis Public Theater with Whoopi Goldberg
Comedy Store San Diego, Ca.
Comedy Store, Los Angeles Sunset Strip
Caroline’s Comedy Club with The Groundlings East
The Groundling’s East
West Bank Café The Groundling’s East