Laura Niles is a comic, actor, and writer/director from Los Angeles, California. Laura made her start in entertainment as a model and actress. She had a recurring role on The Best Damn Sports Show Period and has been cast in numerous TV and film roles, notably as the boxing instructor in Californication.
On that set, comic and boxing enthusiast Garry Shandling befriended Laura and encouraged her to pursue comedy, urging "You'd better start writing."
Laura now regularly performs stand-up comedy at major clubs in Los Angeles, including The Ice House, Flappers, The Improv, and The Comedy Store.
Laura has a Bachelor's in International Relations from the University of Southern California.