Check out Shameless actress, Laura Wiggins! Part of the new Showtime comedy series, Wiggins plays the role of Karen Jackson. Check out videos and photos of the upcoming star after the jump.

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Actress Laura Wiggins is on board the new Showtime Series Shameless, starring alongside actors Ethan Cutkosky, Blake Alexander Johnson, Joan Cusack, and Brennan Kane Johnson. Wiggins plays Karen, an “aggressive female classmate” and character involved with the highly dysfunctional Gallagher clan, whose Mom left the brewd behind with their drunk father.

Set to premiere on January 9th 2011, Wiggins and the talented cast line-up have already grabbed the attention of network viewers and early reviewers, siting that the new series is something to see!

“We’re so happy to be bringing this richly textured drama about a dysfunctional blue-collar family to Showtime with two of the greatest television producers working today, John Wells and Paul Abbott,” says Robert Greenblatt, president of Showtime Entertainment.

Check out the madness and Laura Wiggins in the new show when the series premieres! Plus get more on the Shameless actress below.

As a biography – here’s what we know about Laura Slade Wiggins. The Shameless actress, who stands at a petite 5′1″, was born on August 8th in 1988. She is an Athens, Georgia bred performer who made her professional acting debut back in 2006 when she first appeared in the TV movie Not Like Everyone Else. Since then Wiggins has added several roles in both television and film to her resume.

You may have seen the blonde actress over the years in the movie Girl Positive as the on screen character Lindsey Carter. During 2008, Wiggins went on to star in the TV series Eleventh Hour and Dance of the Dead. More recently she made a guest appearance in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as well as the 2010 movie the Hit List in the role of Charlotte.

See videos and photos of Shameless actress Laura Wiggens below.

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