Lauren Ambrose | Biography

Posted On: 25 Jun, 2014


Lauren Ambrose | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth February 20, 1978
Age 39 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Film actress
Husband/Spouse Sam Handel
Boyfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Body Measurements 30-23-33 inches
Net Worth $10 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 6 inches(166.4 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Orson Handel

Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso, popularly known as Lauren Ambrose is an American actress born on February 20, 1978 in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. She is an American film, television and stage actress. She was born to parents Anne, an interior designer and Frank D'Ambruoso, a caterer. Lauren has reached 36 years old in her age.

Lauren attended Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut and Wilbur Cross High School, High School in the Community. She also studied opera at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and is a trained Opera singer.

Ambrose started her acting career at New York theatre. Previously, Lauren also played a guest role in Law & Order, and a feature guest role on the show "Damaged" as Valerie Maxwell. She did her first movie role in 1997 by appearing in In & Out. In the following year, she appeared in Can't Wait Hardly. In 2000, she was also cast in the Psycho Beach Party. In 2001, she started to appear in TV series Six feet Under as Claire Fisher in the 63 episodes. The series continued till 2005. For her this role, she was also nominated for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role Emmy Award twice, following the year 2002 and 2003.

 In 2006, she made her stage debut in the Lincoln Center Theatre revival of Awake and Sing! In the following year, she appeared as Juliet in Shakespeare in the Park performance of Romeo and Juliet at the Delacorte Theater. Her voice was also featured for the monster KW in Where the Wild Things Are in 2009. Lauren also did a theatre performance for Hamlet for Shakespeare in the Park, where she appeared in year 2008 as Ophelia. She has already acted opposite Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon.

In year 2009, Lauren appeared in six films such as A Dog Year, Loving Leah, Cold Souls, Where the Wild Things are, Tonight at Noon, and The Other Woman. In year 2011, she was cast in four movies including Grassroots, short film I’m Coming Over, Weekends at Bellevue and About Sunny. In 2012, she did three movies like Sleepwalk with Me, Wanderlust, and The River. Lauren has already appeared in eight TV series including Law & Order, The State, Party of Five, Six feet Under, TorchWood: Miracle Day, and Robot Chicken. Besides, she also appeared as Jenny Romano in the video game The Darkness in 2007 and was the narrator of the audio book Across the Universe.

Lauren has been nominated for several awards including Primetime Emmy awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding performance by an Ensemble in a Drama series and Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Drama Actress for her role in Six feet Under in 2002. She won two awards: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding performance by Ensemble in a Drama Series in year 2003 and 2004 for Six feet Under. She has also been nominated for 2012’s Independent Spirit Awards and Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her role in TorchWood: Miracle Day.

Lauren has perfect body measurements with a sexy pair of legs. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall. As she has a perfect height and weight, Lauren looks hot in whatever style she does.

Regarding her personal life, she is married to a photographer Sam Handel since September 2001.Lauren and her husband is blessed with two children. She quitted smoking since she became pregnant with her first baby in 2006. Currently, she is living happily with her family at Great Barrington, Massachusetts. There are also no any speculations about their divorce. This also proves that she is not a lesbian. 

Lauren can also be followed in twitter and Instagram as well as her biography can also be accessed via wiki and IMDb.