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Lauren was born on January 7th, 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey. While still in her childhood, she moved to the United Kingdom. She graduated from the University of Winchester/King Alfred's College, where she studied drama and English literature before touring with the University's theater company that she co-founded. Lauren then had to split her time between working in London and Los Angeles, working on films as well as non-commercial projects.
She is also known for her role as Bela Talbot in Supernatural and Rose in The Vampire Diaries. She appeared in six episodes of Supernatural's third season. She was written out of the show since her character was not popular, even though the show tried to keep her on. She also portrayed Vivian Volkoff in Chuck. In 2016, she appeared as the main character Greta in the horror film The Boy.
Other appearances include Modern Family, CSI: NY, Cold Case, Life, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Heavenly. Eventually, she was cast as Maggie Greene in the second season of The Walking Dead. By the third season, she became a main character. Other film include Reach Me and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. In 2018 she will also star in the action film Mile 22 opposite Mark Wahlberg.
In 2018 she was cast in the ABC-Pilot Whiskey Cavalier as the leading female character Francesca "Frankie" Trowbridge. The pilot was picked up for series.
- Before pursuing a career in acting, Cohan wanted to be a child psychologist.
- Cohan once brought her dog onto the set of "The Walking Dead".
- Cohan lived next to a pet cemetery as a child.
- Cohan plays the piano.
- Cohan did competitive swimming as a child.
- Cohan worked as a waitress at The Cat & The Fiddle Restaurant & Pub.
- Costarred opposite Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.