Special BABCCF 2002 Issue

Profile of
Laura Hayes
COMEDIAN OF THE MONTH
By LaNiece Jones

TITLE
Actor/Comedian

Representation:
Personal Manager: PH Management
Talent Agent: Harold Gray, Shirley Wilson and Assoc.

Born and Raised: Oaktown, Eastside

Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA

PAST PROFESSION
Booster

CREDITS
Host Bay Area Black Comedy Competition 1988-1996
Miss Laura – Co-Host BET's Comic View, 1996 – 98 and 2000
Host - Showtime’s Queens of Comedy
Sinbad and Friends - ABC’s Christmas Special
I Got the Hook-Up (Film)
Martin (TV series)
That’s Life (TV series)
The Hughley’s (TV series)
King of Queens
Bette (TV series)
Kristin (TV series)
Politically Incorrect (TV series)
Queens of Comedy Tour

FIRST NOTABLE APPEARANCE
“Laura Hayes: Out on a Twig” - a one-woman show - written/produced/directed by Tony Spires (Oakland Ensemble Theater)

TRUE CONFESSIONS
Philosophy: Enjoy the ride because "the script" (your life) is already written

Daily Regimen: Pot

Word that best describes you: Thug Grandma

Best Career Decision: Like a bad marriage...let ComicView go

Who Makes You Laugh: Paul Mooney and Luenell

Words That Describe You Best: “Hip-Hip Baby-Boomer”

Like Best About Job: The fabulous hotels I get to stay in

Greatest Passion: To get a dramatic role in a film and Pot

FAVORITES
Movie: The Wizard of OZ
Past-time: Tripping with the grandkids
Charity: The Lovelife Foundation of Oakland

GUIDING PRINCIPLE

To encourage myself daily, and others to SEEK, PROVE, ACCEPT and STAND UP
for only the TRUTH about your creator. (If the truth matters)

NEXT PROJECTS IN PRODUCTION
Her second one-woman show “Miss Laura: Felon to Funny,” the film tells the story of how she changed her life. A narrative by Miss Laura.

Spokesperson for CalWORKS / Behavioral Health Care Services’ video “Change Is Hard.”

Television pilot - “Special Delivery

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