Laura Allen is an American actress. She first appeared in the pilot episode of The Street in 2000. That same year, she played recurring character Laura English in the soap opera All My Children. In 2003, she made her big-screen debut in the movie Mona Lisa Smile. She then had roles in such films as How You Look to Me, From Within, The Collective, and Old Dogs. Back on TV, she starred as Lily Tyler in the television series The 4400. Afterward, she starred as Julia Mallory in FX’s Dirt. In the 2010s, she had starring roles in the short-lived shows Terriers and Awake, as well as a recurring character in Ravenswood. Her latest notable role was as Officer Reynolds in SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard.