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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameLauren Ann Chapin
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lauren Chapin was born on May 23, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lauren Ann Chapin. She is an actress, known for School Bus Diaries (2016), Father Knows Best (1954) and The Amorous Adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (1976). She was previously married to Jerry Jones.

Spouse (1)

Jerry Jones (25 February 1962 - 1966) ( divorced)

Trivia (5)

Mother of Summer-Healy Chapin.
Sister of Billy Chapin and Michael Chapin.
Has a son, Matthew Chapin.
After Father Knows Best ended, her life went into a tailspin. She married at 16 years of age, became addicted to diet pills, and lost a court case in which her mother sued her for the $90,000 in her trust fund from the series; Lauren wound up with only $19,000. She became hooked on speed and heroin, and in order to pay for her drug habits became a prostitute. She was arrested and jailed for forgery. After her jail time she went into rehab, got religion and changed her life around.
Profiled in the 2016 book "X Child Stars: Where Are They Now?" by Kathy Garver and Fred Ascher.

Personal Quotes (1)

If you love your children, you will keep them out of show business.

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