Born in Mexico City, Laura Cern moved to Elgin, Illinois, a small city about 45 minutes northwest of Chicago, at the age of 10. She is the third oldest of two brothers and three sisters. In junior high school she became involved with theater, mostly behind the scenes,…more
Laura's performance related activities as a child in Mexico City included folkloric dancing.
For her portrayal of Nurse Chuny Marquez on the television series ER, Laura Cerón was nominated four times for an ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Award: twice in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (1998 and 1999), and twice in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Television Series (2000 and 2001). She won the award in 2000.
Laura's hobbies include photography and oil painting.