Lauren Ambrose filmography and biography
Date of birth: 20 February 1978, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Lauren Ambrose trivia
- Attended Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, and Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, Connecticut, but transferred and graduated from the High School in the Community, a magnet school also in New Haven. She also attended the Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven's performing arts school, and spent summers studying voice at Tanglewood in Massachusetts.
- Classically trained opera singer
- Lives in Manhattan (New York City) with her husband, Sam.
- Her father, Frank, is a caterer, and her mother, Annie, is an interior designer.
- Has a younger brother, John.
- Lauren is taking piano lessons.
- Husband Sam, a photographer, is originally from Boston.
- Gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named Orson, on January 17, 2007.
- When she was a kid, she sang at weddings and funerals.
- Her grandmother told her to become a funeral director, because she thought acting was very unpredictable, and funeral director would be a practical profession.
- Her father's family is Italian-American.
- She replaced Michelle Williams (I) in Where the Wild Things Are, after it was decided that Williams didn't quite match the filmmakers' vision of how the character should sound.
- Was a big fan of Parker Posey before she worked with her on The Return of Jezebel James. After working on the show, they befriended.
- Did her own singing in Psycho Beach Party.
- Was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, Beauty at Every Age section, for age 29, in May 2007.
- Moved to New York because she wanted more theater in her life. She quickly got a part in the successful play "Exit the King" opposite Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush.
Lauren Ambrose filmography
|Tonight at Noon||2010|
|An Entire Body||2010|
|Love and Other Impossible Pursuits||2009|
|Where the Wild Things Are||2009|
|A Dog Year||2009|
|The Return of Jezebel James||2008|
|Starting Out in the Evening||2007|
|Up Close with Carrie Keagan||2007|
|Life and Loss: The Impact of 'Six Feet Under'||2006|
|The 60th Annual Tony Awards||2006|
|Six Feet Under: In Memoriam||2005|
|Made in Hollywood||2005|
|The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards||2002|
|The Isaac Mizrahi Show||2001|
|Six Feet Under||2001|
|Psycho Beach Party||2000|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn||1999|
|Summertime's Calling Me||1998|
|Can't Hardly Wait||1998|
|In & Out||1997|
|Party of Five||1994|
|HBO First Look||1992|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||1992|
|Law & Order||1990|