Laura Bell Bundy
Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, Laura Bell Bundy made her acting debut in regional theater at the tender age of nine. As she matured, so did her roles. The Southern belle originated the role of Tina Denmark in the off-Broadway production, Ruthless! The Musical, receiving a Drama Desk nomination for outstanding actress in a musical. This led to her 2002 Broadway debut in Hairspray, where she originated the role of Amber Von Tussle. She then initiated the lead role of Elle Woods in Broadway’s Legally Blonde: The Musical, receiving a Tony Award nomination.