Laura Shields (born 19 September 1984) is an English model and actress. Born and raised in Manchester, she was spotted out shopping and was signed to Elite Modeling Agency before her 15th birthday. Laura stopped modelling to concentrate on school, earning a masters degree in chemical engineering from Leeds University. She is also a member of the high IQ society Mensa. Her IQ is 160. Laura became Miss UK International and represented the UK in Miss International 2004 where she placed in the Top 10 and was the 3rd runner up in Miss Europe 2005. In 2004 she was voted the sexiest woman alive Laura continues to model and act. She was a model on the NBC show Deal or No Deal holding case number 22 for season 2. She was listed in Stuff magazine's 101 sexiest women online in 2005 and has appeared in numerous magazines.