Lauren Graham Biography
Upon the completion of her education, Lauren Grahammoved to New York, where she waited tables. In 1995, she moved to Hollywood in hopes of jumpstarting her career. Although she was aiming for the big screen, Lauren Graham landed numerous guest-starring roles on prime time TV. She featured in short-lived sitcoms, including Townies and Lush Life.
Around 1996 and 1997, Lauren Graham became a regular guest on a few NBC hit shows. In Third Rock from the Sun, Lauren played a graduate student who caught the eye of Dick. In Caroline in the City, she played a role as Richards girlfriend and in Seinfeld, Graham played Jerrys speed-dial ranking girlfriend. She also guest-starred in an episode of Law & Order and played an efficiency export on Newsradio.
It was only in 2000 that Lauren Graham landed her biggest role as the TV icon Lorelai Gilmore of the Gilmore Girls, which immediately launched her to stardom. In the 2001 Golden Globe Awards, Graham received a nomination for Best Actress in a Television Drama Series with her role in the Gilmore Girls. Unable to leave the small screen, Lauren Graham continued to appear as guest stars in two episodes of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Celebrity Poker Showdown. Amazingly, Graham is one of the most frequent guests of The Ellen Degeneres Show, appearing eight times to date.
In 2003, Lauren Graham started her own production company, called Good Game. On the big screen, Grahams movie roles include NYU student films and a few major studio releases, including The Pacifier, Bad Santa, Because I Said So and Sweet November. She also played the leading lady of Steve Carrel in the 2007 comedy film, Evan Almighty.
Lauren Graham is currently living in West Hollywood. Before becoming a movie, theater and television star, Graham dated Robert Maschio during his senior year at the Columbia University. Lauren Graham was the one to persuade him on trying to act as a career. She has also dated notable Hollywood actors, including Tate Donovan, Matthew Perry and Marc Blucas.