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Laura Daniel

Comedian, Actor

Laura Daniel has showcased a range of talents on-screen — comedian, actor, reporter, dancer — alongside her behind the scenes work as a writer on the likes of Funny Girls and Jono and Ben. Having grown up in Palmerston North, Daniel studied drama before getting a role on Super City, and joining Auckland improv group Snort. Since then she has worked in comedy as both writer and actor, competed on Dancing With The Stars, and started as a reporter for Seven Sharp in 2020. She also has a stage comedy career — including being half of musical-comedy duo Two Hearts, with Joseph Moore. Image Credit: Photo by Andi Crown

I think that was the moment for me ... I was like, 'That's what I want to do. I want to be funny'. Laura Daniel on being inspired by 2011 TV series Super City, in her interview for 2019 TV series Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy