Laura Wright
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Laura Wright ~ Cassie Layne

Laura Wright

Laura Wright joined Guiding Light on August 1, 1997. She originated the role of Cassandra (Cassie) Layne.

Throughout her high school years, Laura appeared in many plays. She has also appeared in a few local commercials, and has been in some fashion shows. Her first daytime appearance was as the role of Ally Rescott Bowman on Loving (later renamed The City). Laura decided she wanted to be an actress when she was in 8th grade.

Laura was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Clinton, Maryland. Her husband, John Wright, is an architect. Infact, he just recently re-designed Kim Zimmer's (Reva Shayne, Guiding Light) kitchen! They met when Laura was 15 years old, and later married on October 7, 1995. They live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. They have one daughter named Lauren Elizabeth, who was born on November 16, 1998. Laura likes to play basketball, softball, kickboxing and to go rollerblading. Laura was born on September 11, 1971.

Laura was named one of Soap Opera's 50 Most Beautiful People, by Soap Opera Weekly. (The 3\3\98 issue) She also won an award from Soap Opera Digest (2\27\98) for Favorite New Character, Cassie Layne.