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Laura Howard (born Laura Simmons, 1977) is an English actress and portrays Cully Barnaby on the popular ITV crime drama Midsomer Murders.


Laura was born in 1977 in Chiswick, London, England, UK. She does not come from a show business background. Her father is a shipping consultant, her mother a psychiatrist, and she did not attend drama school. Laura has worked extensively on stage and screen since she was in her mid teens. Her first major role came in 1992, playing the teenage daughter Tammy Rokeby in the BBC comedy series So Haunt Me. Since then, Laura has also had a starring role in the Jack Rosenthal drama Eskimo Day and its sequel Cold Enough For Snow. Her other UK television credits include Soldier Soldier, The Bill, Doctors and Casualty.

Film Credits

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Be Good Woman at Lake Short
2011 Get Well Soon Janet Short

Television Credits

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Casualty Victoria Leach "Close to Home"
1992 Covington Cross Alexandra Mullens "Eviction", "Armus Returns"
1992–1994 So Haunt Me Tammy Rokeby Main role
1995 The Bill Erica "Day of Rest"
1996 Interview Day Pippa TV film
1996 Soldier Soldier Deborah Briggs Recurring role (series 6)
1997 Cold Enough for Snow Pippa 'Muffin' Lloyd TV film
1997–2011 Midsomer Murders Cully Barnaby Supporting role (series 1–13)
1998 Queen's Park Story Lily TV short
2000 The Bill Star "Beasts"
2004 Doctors (2000 TV series) Jane Taylor "What If"
2004 The Hotel in Amsterdam Gillian TV film
2006 Casualty (TV series) Annie McQueen "Angels and Demons"
2012 Doctors (2000 TV series) Zoe Durand "Matthew & Son"
2012 Casualty (TV series) Tania Sullivan "The Only One You Love"
2013 EastEnders Teacher 1 episode
2014 Young Dracula Sally Giles Recurring role (series 5)
2014 Doctors (2000 TV series) Amy Dobson "Love, Honour, Betray"
2014 Casualty (TV series) Eva Heggarty "Who Cares?"
2015 The Delivery Man Melanie "Truth"
2015 Cuffs (TV series) Lynne "1.5"
2016 Casualty (TV series) Carly Swinford "Fall on Me"

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