Though she is now in her mid 40s, information related to her love affairs, boyfriend, married life, spouse and divorce is still unknown.
Lara was enrolled at University of Dallas and there she majored in acting. She also earned her Bachelor of Arts from there. She has been pursuing her acting career since 1987. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Pearl Fruge in an American television program Unsolved Mysteries. A decade later she appeared in the TV series Orleans playing the role of Gloria. She got her rise in fame after starring the reporter role in the movie Déjà Vu. Her breakthrough role as an actress came in 2011 after she portrayed the role of Mrs. Finch in the movie The Mechanic. The actual figure about her net worth and salary is unknown.