Beginning this fall, Lauren Cohan joins the cast of AMC’s smash zombiefest THE WALKING DEAD. This new role comes hot on the heels of pivotal guest star arcs on NBC’s fan favorite CHUCK and the CW hit THE VAMPIRE DIARIES.
Lauren was born in Philadelphia and spent her childhood in New Jersey before moving to the United Kingdom.
There, she graduated from the University of Winchester / King Alfred's College where she studied Drama and English Literature. While at the university, she co-founded and toured with a theatre company called “No Man’s Land.”
On the big screen, Lauren has appeared opposite Heath Ledger in CASANOVA, starred in VAN WILDER 2: THE RISE OF TAJ and appeared in the ironically-named DEATH RACE prequel DEATH RACE 2.
Lauren’s other television credits include a a guest spot on ABC’s MODERN FAMILY and a series regular role on the CW’s SUPERNATURAL, as well as guest star roles on the hit CBS series CSI: NEW YORK and COLD CASE.
Lauren currently divides her time between London and Los Angeles.