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Joy Lauren Biography

Birth Name:
Lauren Joy Jorgensen
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Performed at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta as a child
  • Moved to Los Angeles with her mother at age 11 to pursue her acting career
  • Was homeschooled growing up and passed the California High School Proficiency Exam at age 14
  • In 2003, was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series for her guest appearance on Lifetime's The Division
  • Joined ABC's Desperate Housewives in 2004 as Danielle Van de Kamp
  • Breeds and rides show horses in her spare time

Awards

  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Nan Jorgensen -- Mother