Laurel grew up on the East Coast, went to Colby College in Maine followed by the Circle in the Square Acting Conservatory in New York City. Before moving to Los Angeles, Laurel studied and performed comedy in Chicago at Second City and ImprovOlympic. She also spent a year performing with Boom Chicago in Amsterdam. She can be seen in the movie CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE and on TV shows including the new season of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, MODERN FAMILY, THE OFFICE, 2 BROKE GIRLS and WORKAHOLICS. Laurel also plays the character “Jan” in a series of Toyota commercials.