Fast Facts

  • Spent high school summers studying operatic singing at Boston University's Tanglewood Institute.
  • Sang in college choirs and at weddings and funerals while attending high school in New Haven, CT.
  • Recognized in public for one of the first times as "the girl who stole the foot" by a Six Feet Under fan while attending a Tanglewood Institute concert in the summer of 2002.
  • Follows the Boston Red Sox and has attended former player Nomar Garciaparra's "Nomar Bowl" charitable bowling event in Boston.
  • Was cast as Fanny Brice in the 2012 Broadway revival of Funny Girl; Ambrose's additional roles on Broadway include Hennie Berger in 2006's Awake and Sing!

Awards

  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner

Relationships

  • John D'Ambruoso — Brother
  • Orson Halycon Handel — Son
  • Frank D'Ambruoso — Father
  • Annie D'Ambruoso — Mother
  • Sam Handel — Husband

Details

  • Birth Name: Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso
  • Birth Place: New Haven, CT
  • Birthday: November 16, 1978, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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