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Lauren Bowles Biography

Birth Name:
Lauren Elizabeth Bowles
Birth Place:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Got hooked on acting in seventh grade in a production of George S
  • Kaufman and Moss Hart's comedy The Man Who Came to Dinner
  • Half-sister is Julia Louis-Dreyfus (they have the same mother), who helped her get a role on Seinfeld, playing a waitress at Monk's (the one George thought was flipping him off); also appeared in Louis-Dreyfus vehicles The New Adventures of Old Christine and Watching Ellie, playing Ellie's sister
  • Seinfeld connection also includes an appearance on cocreator Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm in Season 8 with her husband, Patrick Fischler (as Stu, the guy who hugs a lot)
  • Has done a PSA for the It Gets Better antibullying campaign