Lauren Chapin



  • Birth Name: Lauren Ann Chapin
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/23/1945, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; manager
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Lauren Chapin Fast Facts:
  • Sued by her mother for $90,000 in earnings (held in trust) from Father Knows Best, ultimately leaving her with just $19,000.    
  • Authored a memoir titled Father Does Know Best: The Lauren Chapin Story in 1988, which boosted her career as a guest speaker.
  • Has advised a number of actors and singers, including Jennifer Love Hewitt, on the difficulties of show business.
  • Named an "honorary mayor" in cities in Oklahoma, Texas and Florida for her charity work. 
  • Still portrays her Father Knows Best character Kathy (or "Kitten") Anderson in interactive shows on cruises and other entertainment venues.
  • Supports several charities benefiting underprivileged and abused children.
  • Lauren Chapin Relationships:
  • Michael Chapin - Brother
  • Jerry Jones - Ex-husband
  • Billy Chapin - Brother
  • Summer-Healy Chapin - Daughter
  • Matthew Chapin - Son

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