(written from a Production point of view)
Laura Renault (born 6 March 1958; age 61) is an actress who appeared in two episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. For "Detained", she filmed her scenes on Friday 8 February 2002, Tuesday 12 February 2002, and Wednesday 13 February 2002 on Paramount Stage 9.
Renault has also been a stage actress and performed in plays such as "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" as Nurse Ratchett, a role which was played by Academy Award-winning actress Louise Fletcher in the 1979 film. She was awarded for her performance as Romaine Vole in "Witness for the Prosecution".
Renault guest starred in the television series The Korean War (2001, with Richard Lynch, Frank Novak, Jack Shearer, and Michael Kagan), Desperate Housewives, and Vanished (2006, with Christopher Neame, Don McManus, Gary Werntz, and Kristin Lindquist), and played recurring roles in the television series The Division (2001-2004) and Crumbs (2006, with Brian George, Nicolas Coster, Jim Jansen, Teri Garr, and Kevin Rahm).
Her feature film appearances include the science fiction remake Planet of the Apes (2002, with David Warner, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Eileen Weisinger, Erick Avari, Michael Jace, Kevin Grevioux, Jay Caputo, Todd Babcock, and Dragon Dronet), the comedy Slackers (2002, with Heidi Krämer, Alissa Krämer, Sam Anderson, and Leigh Taylor-Young), the comedy Masked and Anonymous (2003, with Christian Slater, Tom McComas, Brad Zerbst, Thomas McEnery, and Tracey Walter), and the short drama An American Tragedy (2007).