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Laura Waterbury

Highest Rated: 76% Better Off Dead (1985)

Lowest Rated: 58% Summer School (1987)

Birthday: Mar 12, 1947

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Laura Waterbury was an accomplished actress, noted for her comedic timing in her roles for television shows. Waterbury's early roles were in comedies like "Better Off Dead" (1985) and the Mark Harmon film "Summer School" (1987). She also appeared in the TV movie "Who Gets the Friends?" (CBS, 1987-88). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Cheers" (NBC, 1982-1993). She continued to work steadily in sitcoms throughout the eighties, appearing on "Empty Nest" (NBC, 1988-1995), "Murphy Brown" (CBS, 1988-1998) and "Seinfeld" (NBC, 1989-1998). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the Christine Ebersole comedy adventure "Mac and Me" (1988) and the Rick Moranis blockbuster comedic adventure "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids" (1989). Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles on "Bob" (1992-94), "Mad About You" (NBC, 1992-99) and "Frasier" (NBC, 1993-2004). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Tim Conway's Funny America (04/29/90)" (ABC, 1989-1990). Waterbury more recently worked on "Jefferson in Paris" (1995).

Highest rated movies

Better Off Dead
Summer School




58% 59% Summer School Mrs. Gremp (Character) $33.3M 1987
76% 87% Better Off Dead Mrs. Smith (Character) $10.3M 1985


93% 93% Frasier Fan (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet 87% Mad About You Woman Looking for Her Hat (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Head of the Class Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
87% 93% Cheers Juror 2 (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet 0% Who's the Boss? Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet 100% The Facts of Life Mrs. Crawley (Guest Star) 1985
89% No Score Yet Newhart Unknown (Guest Star) 1985