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Lauren Cohan

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Lauren Cohan
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Cohan at San Diego Comic-Con in 2016
Born (1982-01-07) January 7, 1982 (age 35)
Cherry Hill, New Jersey[1][2]
United States
Citizenship Dual British and American
Alma mater University of Winchester
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2003–present
Website www.laurencohan.com

Lauren Cohan (born January 7, 1982) is a British American actress and model,[3][4] best known for her role as Maggie Greene on The Walking Dead (2011–present). She is also known for her recurring roles on the television series Supernatural (2007–2008), Chuck (2011) and The Vampire Diaries (2010–2012), and in the comedy film Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006), the psychological thriller The Boy, and for her role as DC Comics character Martha Wayne in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).

Early life[edit]

Cohan was born to an American father and a British mother, and has Scottish, Irish, and Norwegian ancestry.[5][6] Sources have listed Cohan’s birthplace as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,[3][6] but Cohan has stated in interviews that she was born in New Jersey.[1][2][7][8][9]

During her childhood, Cohan lived in Cherry Hill[1]—and, for one year, Georgia[10]—before moving to the United Kingdom at age 13.[11] The family settled in Surrey.[citation needed] When Cohan’s mother remarried, she took her new husband’s surname, “Cohan”, and converted to Judaism. Cohan also converted to her Jewish stepfather’s religion at age five,[6] and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony.[12] She has five younger siblings,[13] including a stepsister.[14]

Cohan graduated from the University of Winchester[15] with a BA degree in Drama and English Literature, before touring with a theatre company she had co-founded at the university. Cohan then split her time and work between London and Los Angeles, California,[16] working on several films as well as some non-commercial projects.

Career[edit]

Film[edit]

After her film debut Casanova as Sister Beatrice, she starred in the sequel to Van Wilder, Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj as Charlotte Higginson in 2006. Her next role was in the 2007 film Float. In February 2010, she was cast in Death Race 2: Frankenstein Lives, with Sean Bean and Danny Trejo[17] and also supernatural-horror The Boy releasing in 2016 where Lauren plays the main character Greta.

Television[edit]

Cohan at the True Blood party, 2013

Cohan was cast in season three of Supernatural as Bela Talbot, a thief who procures valuable supernatural objects and sells them to very rich, very powerful people in the supernatural world. The character appeared in six episodes of the series, her last in the penultimate episode of season three.

Cohan played the recurring character Rose, a 560-year-old vampire, in The Vampire Diaries. In 2011, she joined the television series Chuck in a recurring role playing Vivian Volkoff, a “charming, sophisticated socialite” from the United Kingdom, and the daughter of primary villain, Alexei Volkoff. She also guest starred on shows such as Modern Family, CSI: NY, Cold Case, Life, Archer, and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Cohan starred in a pilot for The CW called Heavenly in which she played the lead character, an attorney who teams up with an angel; however, it was not picked up as a series.

In 2011, Cohan was cast in her most notable role as Maggie Greene on The Walking Dead, an AMC horror drama series based on the comic book series of the same name. She first appeared in the second season as a recurring character, but she was among the starring roles at the start of the third season. The drama is the highest rated series in cable television history.[18]

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Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Quiet Assassin Alessia Short film
2005 Casanova Sister Beatrice
2006 Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj Charlotte Higginson
2008 Float Emily Fulton
2010 Young Alexander the Great Leto
2010 Practical Lauren Short film
2010 Death Race 2: Frankenstein Lives September Jones Direct to video
2014 Reach Me Kate
2016 The Boy Greta
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Martha Wayne
2017 All Eyez On Me Leila Steinberg Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bold and the Beautiful Forrester Creations Employee 1 episode
2007–2008 Supernatural Bela Talbot 6 episodes
2008 Valentine Joanna Clay Episode: “Pilot”
2009 Life Jackie Rolder Episode: “Initiative 38”
2010 Modern Family Receptionist Episode: “Unplugged
2010 Cold Case Rachel Malone ’86 Episode: “One Fall”
2010 CSI: NY Meredith Muir Episode: “Flag on the Play”
2010–2012 The Vampire Diaries Rose 6 episodes
2011 Heavenly Lily Pilot
2011 Chuck Vivian McArthur Volkoff 5 episodes
2011–present The Walking Dead Maggie Greene Recurring (season 2)
Main cast (season 3–present)
2012 Childrens Hospital Lulu Pratt Episode: “British Hospital”
2013 Law and Order: Special Victims Unit Avery Jordan Episode: “Legitimate Rape”
2014 Archer Juliana Calderon (voice) 4 episodes
2014 Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories Stephanie Episode: “The Bathroom Boys”
2016 The Mindy Project Ashley 2 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Destiny Exo Stranger [19]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2012 Satellite Awards Best Television Cast (shared with the cast) The Walking Dead Won [20]
2013 Eyegore Awards Best Ensemble Cast Award (shared with the cast) Won [21]
2016 BloodGuts UK Horror Awards Best Actress The Boy Nominated [22]
2017 People’s Choice Awards Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress The Walking Dead Nominated [23]
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