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Laura Albert (born 18 September 1961; age 62) is a stuntwoman and actress who worked on an unspecified episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Albert attended the San Diego State University. She moved to Los Angeles in the 1980s and started to work in the film industry as a featured actress in productions such as the thriller Overdose (1987), Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988, with Dick Miller), The Unnamable (1988, with Eben Ham), Bloodstone (1988, with Charlie Brill, Jack Kehler, Christopher Neame, and Marjean Holden), Glitch! (1988, with Julia Nickson and Marjean Holden), Dr. Alien (1989, stunt coordination by Chuck Borden), Road House (1989, with Marshall R. Teague, Kevin Tighe, Michael Rider, Anthony De Longis, Tiny Ron, Patricia Tallman, and Dennis Ott), Dr. Caligari (1989, with John Durbin and Marjean Holden), the thriller Mirage (1990), and Stone Cold (1991, with Folkert Schmidt, Nick Dimitri, and Tom Magee). She also appeared in episodes of Tales from the Crypt (1989, with William Sadler, Roy Brocksmith, Gerrit Graham, and Patti Yasutake), Dream On (1990 and 1991, starring Chris Demetral and Wendie Malick, with Rosalind Ingledew and Hilary Shepard Turner), and Silk Stalkings (1992, with Ben Vereen, Vinny Argiro, and Joycelyn Robinson).

In the early 1990s she also started to work in the stunt industry and performed stunts in films including Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994, with LaFaye Baker, Clint Carmichael, Simone Boisseree, Al Goto, Chuck Hicks, Maria Kelly, Gene LeBell, and Patricia Tallman), Automatic (1995, with Jeff Bornstein and Chris Doyle), Jury Duty (1995), Casper (1995), Virtuosity (1995), Strange Days (1995), as stunt double for Christine Harnos in Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996, with Joni Avery), Escape from L.A. (1996), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Starship Troopers (1997), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Virus (1999), Galaxy Quest (1999, with Jennifer Caputo, Dana Dru Evenson, Gary Guercio, Jim Palmer, and Spice Williams), Scream 3 (2000), as stunt double for Bridget Moynahan in Coyote Ugly (2000), and Charlie's Angels (2000).

As a skilled precision stunt driver, she worked on commercials and print-ads for Mercedes, Honda, Dodge, Suzuki, Chrysler, Ford, BMW, Mazda and Audi. She also worked on episodes of Nash Bridges (1999, with Julia Nickson), V.I.P. (2001, with Darlene Ava Williams and Jeff Cadiente), Dr. Vegas (2004, with Harry Groener, Jeff Kober, and Kristin Bauer), and ER (2006, with Scott Grimes, Ted Barba, and Eileen Weisinger).

Further stuntwork include The Fast and the Furious (2001), The One (2001), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), XXX: State of the Union (2005, with Eric Chambers, Mike Gunther, Erica Grace, Diana R. Lupo, Mike Massa, Rob Mars, Denney Pierce, and Jeff Pruitt), Batman Begins (2005), War of the Worlds (2005), J.J. Abrams' Mission: Impossible III (2006), Yes Man (2008), and Black Water Transit (2009).

More recently, Albert worked as stunt coordinator on several episodes of the comedy series Shameless (2011, with Elle Alexander) and as stuntwoman on the television series The Cape (2011, with Zack Duhame, Hubie Kerns, Jr., Theo Kypri, and Pat Romano), the drama The Artist (2011, with Eddie Braun, Brian J. Williams, and Tanner Gill), Horrible Bosses (2011, with Greg Barnett, Todd Bryant, Doug Coleman, Steve Kelso, Scott Leva, and Thom Williams), and Seven Psychopaths (2012, with Jay Caputo, Terry Jackson, and Henry Kingi, Jr.).

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