Laura Slade Wiggins grew up in Athens, GA. She has been performing since the 4th grade and never found it in her to give it up! She finished 3 movies in high school, and traveled to Los Angeles, CA to continue pursuing her dream of being an actress and singer.
Since leaving Georgia, Laura Slade has performed in many television and feature film productions. Most notably, she played opposite of Joan Cusack and William H. Macy as Karen Jackson, a wayward teenager, in Showtime's hit show Shameless. She's toured the west coast with Drivin. N Cryin's Kevn Kinney and REM's Peter Buck. She is a big fan of sushi and spends her free time in the garden and working with Malibu Freedom Dog Rescue.