Lara is profoundly Deaf and found her passion for acting when she had the opportunity to take part in a film project in association with the NDCS /BBC.

Lara has done many independent shorts, covering a wide range ofLara Steward's headshot roles- from a psychotic killer to a troubled teen trying to find her way in the world!  She has also appeared in a BBC Drama, ‘Silence’ and recently shot a commercial for Maltesers.

The short film, ‘My Song’ directed by William Mager, in which Lara played the lead role was entered in Clin D’Oeil Festival in Reims 2011, where much to her delight, she won the award for ‘Best Actress’.

Lara was raised in North Lincolnshire, and when she is not acting she spends her time tending her animals and greeting her amazing customers at the family run pet shop.

Deaf Actress