Laurie Fortier - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Laurie Fortier
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: The Walking Dead (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 25, 1974 (age 49)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Laurie Marie Fortier
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, USA
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: John Fortier
Mother's Name: Linda Fortier
Siblings: 1

Nikki Fortier (sister)

High School: Flintridge Prep High School
University: Saint Mary's College
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, Mexican)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Jack Kraft

Deran Sarafian (2000 - ?)

Children: 2

Charlie Sarafian (son)
Kate Sarafian (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 8.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Laurie Fortier?

Laurie Fortier is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the TV series Push, Hemlock Grove, Running the Halls, The Walking Dead, and films The In Crowd, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday.

Laurie Fortier – Age, Parents, Siblings

Laurie Fortier’s birth took place on February 25, 1974, in Pasadena, California, USA. Her full name is Laurie Marie Fortier, her mother’s name is Linda Fortier, and her father’s name is John Fortier, who was a doctor. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a sister named Nikki.

Laurie (left), Nikki Fortier (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Following graduation from Flintridge Prep High School, where she played soccer, Laurie Fortier briefly studied at Saint Mary's College. She eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actress.

She is of Italian, and Mexican ethnicity.

Laurie Fortier – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Laurie Fortier married her longtime boyfriend Deran Sarafian on 9 June 2000, after years of dating. Her husband works as a director. They have two children together – son Charlie Sarafian (born Aug 10, 2002) and daughter Kate Sarafian (born 2007 / 2008). The couple is now divorced, although it has not been made clear when.

She is currently in a relationship with a man named Jack Kraft. They have been together since April 2016 and seem to be serious about each other.

(from left) Charlie Sarafian, Kate Sarafian, Laurie Fortier, Jack Kraft (Image: Instgram- posted Jan 2021)

Laurie Fortier – Career

Early Days

Fortier’s debut appearance was in 1993, as the main character Holiday Friedman in the TV series Running the Halls. She portrayed the character for a total of 13 episodes and the role launched her career as a TV actress. 

Laurie Fortier in Running the Halls (Image: IMDb)

Her next major TV role was as the main cast Cara Bradford in the 1998 TV series Push. Although they had recorded 8 episodes, only 5 of the episodes were aired before it was canceled.

Until 2000, Laurie Fortier starred in the film To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996), the TV movie Her Costly Affair (1996), and in episodes of the TV, series Boy Meets World (1995), Sliders (1996), The Big Easy (1997), Chicago Hope (1998), Cupid (1999), among others.

Film, Series

In recent years Laurie Fortier has appeared as trivial characters in the films The In Crowd (2000), Surveillance (2006), Stories USA (2007), No Deposit (2015), The Red Maple Leaf (2016), etc. Moreover, Fortier has had guest appearances in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002, 2005, 2010), E-Ring (2005), House M.D. (2007), Perception (2012), Castle (2014), Game of Silence (2016), etc and recurring roles in Hemlock Grove (2013-2014), Unsolved (2018), The Walking Dead as Agatha (2020-2021).

Also, she has portrayed characters in Lifetime TV movies Fatal Defense (2017), Zombie at 17 (2018), In Bed With a Killer (2019), and Into The Arms of Danger (2020), among others.


On the set of The Walking Dead, Laurie Fortier has worked with Josh Hamilton, Laila Robins, Margot Bingham, Lynn Collins, and Ritchie Coster.

Laurie Fortier in The Walking Dead (Image: Insider)

Laurie Fortier – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual income/salary of Fortier is under review.

Laurie Fortier – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, and Twitter, Laurie Fortier is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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