Channel 4’s upcoming prison drama Screw appears to be a fantastic show at first glance. Written by a BAFTA-nominated writer Rob Williams, and led by a stellar cast led by Nina Sosanya and including Laura Checkley.
Laura Checkley is a lesser-known actor who will be shot to fame with a show like Screw. Unless, of course, the show bombs but so far, it looks far from a failure.
Read more about Laura in this article.
Laura Checkley Partner: Who Is She Married To?
There were no details about Laura’s romantic or friendly relationship, let alone her married life. We do not know if Laura was married or single as of 2021.
In August 2021, The Sun remarked that Laura was Tom Davis’s wife. Tom Davis is a British actor and comedian. Tom and Laura played spouses in a BBC One TV show called King Gary. But there was no further evidence that might prove that they were real-life husband-wife too.
Laura has also called herself “One very excited lesbian” in one of her Tweets. Again, we do not know if Laura was joking or she was indeed a lesbian.
Laura Checkley Age
Laura Checkley celebrates her birthday every year on the 11th of October. We do not know her exact age, but she must be in her late-20s or early/mid-30s.
Her star sign is Libra.
Who Are Laura Checkley Family Members?
The most important family member for Laura Checkley is her mother, Gaye Aspin. At different times, Laura has called her mother her “hero” and the “the strongest person” she knew and her “best friend”.
We know nothing about Laura’s biological father. And Laura herself has never been very keen to talk about him. However, she was very close to her step-father Ian Aspin. She addresses him as a dad and thinks of him as the only father she ever knew.
Laura and her step-dad met when she was three years old. According to his Instagram @aspin.ian, he was “a self-taught artist”. His Instagram was filled with his artwork. On the sad part, Ian had to have his leg amputated in February 2018. And on that day, Laura wrote a heartfelt post on Instagram: “My old man is a bloody hero and the bravest person I know. He had his leg amputated today and he has faced it head-on like a warrior.”
Laura has three siblings. She has a biological brother Scott Checkley, who is married to Rachel Checkley. And she has a half-sister called Samantha Aspin, who lives in Reading and works as a chef. Samantha was engaged to Darren Gascoyne as of 2021.
Scott, Laura, and Samantha had another sister but we do not know her name.
Laura Checkley Height
Laura Checkley is quite a tall woman. She has a height of 5 ft 7.5 inches.
Laura Checkley Net Worth
By October 2021, Laura Checkley had a net worth of $300 thousand.
According to her LinkedIn, Laura is an actress/comedienne working for Checkley & Bush. She made her acting debut in a 2005 TV series called Rosemary & Thyme.
She has appeared in less significant roles in popular movies and TV shows like Criminal Justice, Coronation Street, Bridget Jones’s Baby. And she was known for her movie Military Wives.
Her more important and larger roles came in TV shows like Edge of Heaven (2014), Action Team (2018), In My Skin (2018-2020), King Gary (2018-2021). Her newest show Screw, in which she plays one of the main characters, is expected to come out in 2022.
Laura has also worked in the theatre. She has performed in the New London Theatre production of Gone With The Wind (2008), Derby Theatre production The Snow Queen (2008), and Dick Whittington production by The National Theatre in 2020.
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Where Was Laura Checkley Born?
Laura’s hometown was London, England. And she was born and raised in London.
What Character Does Laura Checkley Portray On Screw?
Laura plays the character of Jackie, one of the prison officers on the show Screw. We do not know more about Laura’s character. Maybe, more details about the character will be revealed as the show gets closer to premiere.
In 2021, the cast members of the new show were announced. And apart from Laura, other main cast members announced were Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Nina Sosanya, Stephen Wight, Faraz Ayub, among others.
The show will follow a 21-year-old trainee officer Rose (played by Jamie-Lee O’Donnell) and her fellow prison officers (male and female) working in an all-male prison. Belfast Live describes the plot of the show as: “It follows the staff of C Wing in the busy men’s prison Long Marsh, a place brimming with humor, emotional high stakes, and danger for prisoners and officers alike.”