Lauren Cohan - biography

Actor from United States of America

Lauren Cohan Lauren Cohan (born November 30 1982) is an American-born British actress, writer, and producer. Her most recognized roles to date are Bela Talbot on Supernatural and Maggie Greene in The Walking Dead. She is also known for her roles as Rose on The Vampire Diaries and Vivian Volkoff in Chuck. Lauren was born in Philadelphia and lived in Cherry Hill, New Jersey during her childhood before moving to her mother's native United Kingdom in her teens. Cohan's Scottish mother converted to Judaism when she married Cohan's stepfather, and Cohan was raised in the Jewish religion from the age of five (she had a Bat Mitzvah). Lauren graduated from the University of Winchester / King Alfred's College where she studied Drama and English Literature, before touring with a theatre company she co-founded at the University. Lauren then split her time and work between London and Los Angeles, working on several films as well as some non-commercial projects. Cohan's major movie debut was the 2005 film Casanova as Sister Beatrice. In 2006, she starred in the sequel to National Lampoon's Van Wilder, National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj playing the role of Charlotte Higginson. Her next role was in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1982-11-30
Place of birth
Philadelphia
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Actor

Education

Institution From To
University of Winchester

Performances

Year Performance Character
2011 Heavenly Lily
2010 Practical Lauren
2010 Young Alexander the Great Leto
2010 Death Race 2 September Jones
2008 Float Emily Fulton
2005 Casanova Sister Beatrice
2002 National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj Charlotte

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