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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 March 1967Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Birth NameLauren Helen Graham
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls, VA) Graduate of Langley High School, McLean, VA Graduate of Barnard College/Columbia University with a Bachelor's Degree in English. Graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Master's Degree in Acting. She was raised by a single parent, her father. Her parents divorced when she was 5. Growing up she wanted to be a jockey but her height precluded it. She traveled extensively with her father during her childhood and discovered acting while in elementary school. Her resume includes theatre, film and television.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Steve (skh515) < skhfivefifteen@yahoo.com >

Trade Mark (1)

Bright blue eyes

Trivia (14)

Graduate of Barnard College/Columbia University
Lauren's father, Larry, is the President of the National Confectioners Association and was a founder of The Harkin Engel Protocol, an industry-wide agreement to ensure that cocoa is farmed responsibly, without the worst forms of child labor and forced adult labor. His groundbreaking work has spawned other efforts. Her mother, Donna, left her family when Lauren was 5 to pursue a singing career. She ended up in the fashion industry.
Her father has Irish ancestry and her mother has English and Scottish ancestry. She has a half-sister, Maggie, and a half-brother, Chris. First paying job was in high school, in a video about Planned Parenthood.
On The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999) (Feb 1, 2003), when they were discussing the quote then on her page on IMDb site, she said that she preferred "Belly buttons are cool".
2003 - Started her own production company, Good Game.
Received an MFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University.
Prior to Gilmore Girls (2000), she and once guest star Scott Cohen both appeared on a three part episode of Law & Order (1990) (though never appearing in the same scene).
She loves horses and horseback riding. Wanted to be a jockey, but she was too tall.
She and Gilmore Girls (2000) co-star Scott Patterson both made appearances on the TV series Seinfeld (1989) as a prospective girlfriend for Jerry and boyfriend for Elaine, respectively (but not in the same episode).
She has a dog named Hanna.
Her stepmother is Karen Graham.
She can't leave home without a book to read in case things get boring.
Former roommate of Connie Britton.
2011: Is in a relationship with Peter Krause, her co-star on Parenthood (2010).

Personal Quotes (7)

Perspective is the most important thing to have in life.
"Belly buttons are cool".
[on her career prior to Gilmore Girls (2000)]: "I kept playing the bland friend, and my line was like 'Let's go get a sandwich!'".
These days I have to be extra nice in stores. It never fails that whenever I look as bad as I can possibly look or I am sort of cranky because the store is out of something, that is precisely the time when someone will recognize me and say: 'I really like your show.'
My character has louder taste in clothes, I think. Personally, all I ever want to be wearing are jeans. - on Lorelai Gilmore
Nobody ever seems to want my advice about serious stuff. People will be like: 'Who made that sweater?' Or 'How did you get your hair so straight?' They don't to come to me for the relationship advice or deep stuff. In fact, my little sister actually hides from me.
It can't be Christmas every day!

Salary (2)

Gilmore Girls (2000) $100,000 / episode (Season 5)
Gilmore Girls (2000) $50,000 / episode (Seasons 1-4)

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