Born to an American father and an English mother, Lauren Cohan is among the young talents who took Hollywood by storm. She is an American-English actress who warmed her way into the hearts of many with her remarkable portrayal of Maggie Greene on AMC’s thriller series The Walking Dead as well as her recurring role as Rose in the TV show The Vampire Diaries. Her roles in the hit series are to date, her most acclaimed and are responsible for shooting her to prominent fame.
In addition to the aforementioned, Lauren has also made appearances in other TV shows like the fantasy horror series Supernatural and the action-comedy series Chuck. Moreso, her career is not just centred on television but also extends to films some of which include – the comedy film Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj, the horror film The Boy, the superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Tupac Shakur’s biographical drama All Eyez on Me in 2017.
On January 7, 1982, the talented actress cum model was born to an American father and an English mother. While her birthplace is Cherry Hill, New Jersey, she spent her childhood in both Cherry Hill and Georgia where she stayed for one year before relocating to England when she was 13. She has a mixed ancestry which includes Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish. Lauren was still very young when her parents went their separate ways. Her mom later got married again and took her along after which she changed her surname to Cohan, her stepfather’s name. Additionally, she converted to Judaism when she was five and even had her own traditional Bat Mitzvah ceremony as a believer. She has five younger siblings.
As a teenager, being a child psychiatrist in the future was Lauren’s big dream which was never actualised as she studied Drama and English literature at the University of Winchester where she co-founded a theatre company. Through the theatre group, she was able to organise plays in the locality and also toured with the company after graduation. Subsequently, her acting career went into full swing with Lauren shuttling between London and Los Angeles, building her career in both film and television.
Film and Television Career
Lauren Cohan debuted in the film Casanova with a minor role as Sister Beatrice in 2005 and in 2006, she played the role of Charlotte Higginson in the sequel Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj. After playing a role in Float (2008) she made the cast of Death Race 2 in 2010 after which she grabbed the main role in the 2016 supernatural-horror The Boy. Following her cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Martha Wayne, Lauren starred in the 2017 biographical drama All Eyez on Me, she appearing as Leila Steinberg. Mile 22 (2018) is one of her more recent films.
As Lauren Cohan made her film exploits, the actress also established her credentials as a television actress, starting with her 2007 supporting role in the season three of Supernatural as Bela Talbot and as a 560-year-old vampire named Rose in the hit series The Vampire Diaries. 2011 was her breakthrough year as she hit it big with her role as Maggie Greene in the world-acclaimed horror drama series The Walking Dead and she also played the recurring role of Vivian McArthur Volkoff in Chuck. Some of her guest appearances in shows include – CSI: NY, Modern Family, The Bold and the Beautiful, Cold Case, Life, Archer, and many more.
With hit series like The Walking Dead, Supernatural and Vampire Diaries under her name, it’s no surprise that the American-English actress is worth an estimated $4 million. Though her salary has not been made public, the aforementioned amount is obviously a product of her exploits in the movie industry and other endeavours which might include modelling.
Is Lauren Cohan Dating or does she have a Husband?
The beautiful actress whose sun sign is Capricorn is not a fan of sharing personal details with the public. She has kept every juicy info about her love life bottled up even though she is under the spotlight often.
That notwithstanding, she has been associated with some of her co-stars including Ian Somerhalder, her The Vampire Diaries co-star in 2013. She was also rumoured to have been in a romantic entanglement with her The Walking Dead co-star, Steven Yuen. Nevertheless, these are just mere speculations and cannot be confirmed at the moment. For now, we are just going to assume that the actress is still in the market as a single lady until she says otherwise.
Laren Cohan’s Tattoos
Many celebrities who smile to the bank with fat cheques often find themselves at a loss concerning what to do with all the money they make, thus, they engage in fun acts like getting tattoos on different parts of their bodies. From the legs, arms, back to even the faces, many celebs have expressed their feelings on different parts of the body with body arts. However, Lauren Cohan seems to be an exception to the craze as she doesn’t have any ink on her, at least for now.