Mark Twain & Mary Baker Eddy - A film by Val Kilmer


Laura Sargent

Laura Sargent, 50, is Mrs. Eddy’s chief companion and personal aide. She is closest to being an actual peer of Eddy in terms of intellectual and spiritual depth. Laura is a lovely, quiet, accomplished woman who has left her home and a successful, lucrative practice as a Christian Science healer to serve at Pleasant View. Daughter of a New England sea captain, Laura is unflappable during the tempestuous mental storms that often rock Pleasant View.

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95 Responses to “Laura Sargent”

  1. Amanda says:

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Frances McDormand, Kathy Bates or Cate Blanchett

  2. Marianne says:

    Jane Seymour

  3. christi says:

    Christi Pretzer, this part is made for me

  4. I agree with Marianne. Jane Seymour looks like Laura and displays an intelligent aura.

  5. Karisma Wintak says:

    Demi Moore

  6. Kip says:

    I agree with the Mare Winningham selection. Seymour is probably a good selection but Seymours “charisma” (in my opinion) would interfere too much with the substance of the role. I don’t want to be distracted by the “transient sense of beauty”…. not saying that Winningham isn’t attractive but i think she will bring a great deal more substance to the character don’t know if anyone agrees .. those are my thoughts.

  7. Doris Temme says:

    Mary Steenburgen

  8. jan says:

    Lea Thompson or Peri Gilpin

  9. Wendy Ciarci says:

    Judy Davis for sure. Intelligent, intense, a great actress.

  10. Doris Temme says:

    Mimi Rogers

  11. Geraldine Stewart says:

    Emma Thompson

  12. Tina says:

    Christine Baranski

  13. Susan Trumble says:

    Judy Davis

  14. Diane says:

    Susan Sarandon
    Jane Seymour
    Emma Thompson
    All strong, lovely women with spiritual depth

  15. Lynne says:

    This is where I would put Kate Winslet, opposite Streep as Eddy

  16. Christopher Peckham says:

    My Laura Sargent readings would go to :
    Francis McDormand and
    Mare Winningham

  17. Kim says:

    Emma Thompson or meryl Streep both acomplished actresses

  18. Shirley Schoenherr Carey says:

    Mare Winningham or Emma Thompson

  19. Audrey says:

    I agree with Lynne, above. Kate Winslet opposite Streep as MBE.

  20. brwneyedtina says:

    This role was made for Jane Seymour.

  21. heather dale says:

    Francis McDormand definately.

  22. Karen Frazier says:

    Ashley Judd

  23. Sharon Stone should play this part.

  24. Kat says:

    Toni Collette.

  25. Valerie says:

    Gabrielle Anwar

  26. Christina Beisel says:

    Ann Reinking Accomplished actress in the musical theatre her background is amazing Ann would embrace this role and bring this character to life.

  27. Jan says:

    in True Grit, the lady who played the girl all grown up. This woman and that woman look very much alike and the actress who played the grown up girl had an inner strength like character to her.

  28. Lorraine says:

    I would love for a chance to audition and play this role! You can visit my IMDb page at Thanks! and good luck to this project.. I find it very intriguing!

  29. Suzanne says:

    Emma Thompson or Francis McDormand are good suggestions.

  30. Keith Simon says:

    Tina Bilhorn, a CS Nurse from Princeton, NJ. About as earnest a human being you will ever meet. She is a also a school-trained musican with a beautiful voice.

  31. Donna says:

    Allison Janney

  32. scottie wilkerson says:

    Laura Linney

  33. Gypzyroze says:

    I was thinking Catherine Keener, but Francis McDormand is a very good call.

  34. hilde says:

    Meryl streep or Gabrielle Anwar

  35. Dee says:

    Molly Parker from the HBO series Deadwood.

  36. DS says:

    Molly Parker from Deadwood.

  37. Cynthia says:

    1. Mare Winningham

    2. Emma Thompson

  38. Jane Davis Shutt says:

    Jane Seymour or
    Emma Thompson

  39. Alice Searcy says:

    I would go with Barbara Hershey. She may have had many surgeries but the woman can act anything u hand her.Now that I look at her she does have the dark eyes and face shape of eddy also.

  40. Emma Hawley says:

    Siobhan Fallon

  41. LINDA SMITH says:


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