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Laura DANIEL

As seen all over NZ TV including Taskmaster NZ, The Masked Singer & more

@imlauradaniel

New Zealand’s Television Sweetheart  & Winner Taskmaster NZ S2

Laura Daniel (the hot one in Two Hearts*) is a prominent New Zealand comedian, actor and writer who was perhaps originally best known for being a core cast member and writer on comedy variety series Jono and Ben and the sketch show Funny Girls which she co-created and starred in alongside Rose Matafeo. 

Since then Laura has become a fixture on NZ screens, appearing regularly on comedy series 7 Days, Taskmaster NZ, Have You Been Paying Attention, acting in shows such as The Brokenwood Mysteries and My Life is Murder,  as well as a memorable stint as a reporter on Seven Sharp throughout the first year of the pandemic. She has also appeared on reality series such as Celebrity Treasure Island and Dancing With The StarsThe Masked Singer The Project andeven The Block honestly the list goes on there.

Laura Performs live as one half of the

award winning musical comedy duo *Two Hearts alongside her writing partner (and in real life partner) Joseph Moore having sold out shows in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. They have performed on multiple New Zealand International Comedy Galas as well as multiple televised line ups as part of Just For Laughs Sydney.

Laura’s debut live (solo) stand-up show 

Pressure Makes Diamonds was nominated for the Billy T Award in 2016, an award she was nominated for again with Two Hearts in 2018. They were then nominated for the prestigious Fred Awards in 2021. She is also a founding member of Snort New Zealand’s cult hit improv group that just completed their 10 Year residency at the Basement Theatre last month. 

“Daniel is utterly fearless onstage, willing to do anything for a laugh” -  Beat (AU)

“will make you laugh so hard your mascara will run”  - Stuff 

“ energy, attitude and showmanship to rival Beyonce at Coachella.” - Chortle (UK)

“Probably the most likeable comic I’ve seen on stage in some time” - Ruminator 

 

AWARDS

Billy T Nominee 2016 & 2018 

Best Show (Comedy) Dunedin Fringe 2017

Fred Award/Best Show Nominee 2021 

Taskmaster NZ S2 Winner 

Dancing With The Stars Runner up (Rigged)

Celebrity Treasure Island 5th place (Rigged)

The Masked Singer 5th place  (Rigged but fair)

AWARDS