Laura Innes

Biography: This charismatic, stage-trained player was so convincing as the dedicated but difficult Dr. Weaver on ER, it's hard to imagine her in other roles, let alone in real life. But rest assured, Innes---who has two children with her actor husband, David Brisbin---isn't so abrasive off screen. Although she was still in college when she made her film debut in 1978's The Fury, Innes spent the next decade in Chicago theater. After moving to Hollywood, she did guest spots and small parts in TV-movies before landing a recurring role as Thomas Hayden Church's sex-crazed ex-wife in Wings. In 1995, Innes signed on to ER for 14 episodes, and her deeply flawed character proved so popular that she became a regular during the medical drama's third season. Over the years, her TV alter ago grappled with a physical handicap and her sexual orientation, and continually locked horns with her colleagues. Innes earned two Emmy nods for her on-camera work and, after launching a concurrent career as aThis charismatic, stage-trained player was so convincing as the dedicated but difficult Dr. Weaver on ER, it's hard to imagine her in other roles, let alone in real life. But rest assured, Innes---who has two children with her actor husband, David Brisbin---isn't so abrasive off screen. Although she was still in college when she made her film debut in 1978's The Fury, Innes spent the next decade in Chicago theater. After moving to Hollywood, she did guest spots and small parts in TV-movies before landing a recurring role as Thomas Hayden Church's sex-crazed ex-wife in Wings. In 1995, Innes signed on to ER for 14 episodes, and her deeply flawed character proved so popular that she became a regular during the medical drama's third season. Over the years, her TV alter ago grappled with a physical handicap and her sexual orientation, and continually locked horns with her colleagues. Innes earned two Emmy nods for her on-camera work and, after launching a concurrent career as a small-screen director, also picked up a nomination for helming an episode of The West Wing. In 2010, Innes was cast in the NBC action drama The Event. Expand

Laura Innes' Scores

Average career score: 66
Highest Metascore: 80 ER: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 39 The Talk: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
12 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd ER: Season 3 Aug 21, 2019 Dr. Kerry Weaver / Kerry Weaver 7.8
tbd How to Get Away With Murder: Season 5 Sep 27, 2018 Director / Gov. Lynne Birkhead 6.4
tbd ER: Season 14 Jan 8, 2018 Director tbd
tbd ER: Season 13 Dec 6, 2017 Dr. Kerry Weaver / Director / Kerry Weaver tbd
tbd Colony: Season 2 Jan 12, 2017 Actor 7.5
78 The Affair: Season 2 Oct 4, 2015 Director 7.5
tbd How to Get Away With Murder: Season 2 Sep 24, 2015 Producer 7.9
48 Secrets and Lies: Season 1 Mar 1, 2015 Director 7.6
68 How to Get Away With Murder: Season 1 Sep 25, 2014 Director 7.7
tbd Grey's Anatomy: Season 9 Sep 27, 2012 Director 7.8
74 Awake: Season 1 Mar 1, 2012 Captain Tricia Harper / Director 8.3
65 Prime Suspect: Season 1 Sep 22, 2011 Director 7.4
39 The Talk: Season 1 Oct 18, 2010 Guest 5.4
67 The Event : Season 1 Sep 20, 2010 Sophia Maguire 6.3
tbd Brothers & Sisters: Season 4 Sep 27, 2009 Director 6.7
tbd Brothers & Sisters: Season 3 Sep 28, 2008 Director 7.2
tbd ER: Season 15 Sep 25, 2008 Dr. Kerry Weaver tbd
tbd Brothers & Sisters: Season 2 Sep 30, 2007 Director 7.6
52 Journeyman: Season 1 Sep 24, 2007 Director 7.5
75 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Season 1 Sep 18, 2006 Director 8.3
tbd House: Season 3 Sep 5, 2006 Director 8.7
tbd The West Wing: Season 7 Sep 25, 2005 Director 7.3
tbd ER: Season 12 Sep 22, 2005 Dr. Kerry Weaver / Director / Kerry Weaver tbd
62 Grey's Anatomy: Season 1 Mar 27, 2005 Director 8.2
tbd The West Wing: Season 6 Oct 20, 2004 Director 7.6
tbd ER: Season 11 Sep 23, 2004 Dr. Kerry Weaver / Kerry Weaver tbd
tbd ER: Season 10 Sep 25, 2003 Dr. Kerry Weaver / Director / Kerry Weaver tbd
tbd The West Wing: Season 5 Sep 24, 2003 Director 6.7
tbd ER: Season 9 Sep 26, 2002 Dr. Kerry Weaver / Director / Kerry Weaver 7.6
tbd Presidio Med: Season 1 Sep 24, 2002 Director tbd