Lauren Ambrose OR

Lauren Ambrose OR

Lauren Ambrose


Television, film, Broadway, off-Broadway, stage, opera, 1996-present


Ambrose is best known for her television roles as Claire Fisher in Six Feet Under (2001–2005), for which she was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and won two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and as Jilly Kitzinger in Torchwood: Miracle Day (2011). Her film credits include Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Psycho Beach Party (2000), Sleepwalk with Me (2012), and Where the Wild Things Are (2009). She is the lead singer of the ragtime band Lauren Ambrose and the Leisure Class. (Source:

Lauren Ambrose was born on February 20, 1978 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso. She is an actress and producer, known for Six Feet Under (2001), Psycho Beach Party (2000) and Where the Wild Things Are (2009). She has been married to Sam Handel since September 2001. They have two children. (Source: www.imdb.com)


Lauren Ambrose has been seen on Broadway in Awake and Sing! and Exit the King. She also appeared Buried Child at London's National Theatre and in The Public Theater's Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet. Her film work includes Where the Wild Things Are, Wanderlust, Sleepwalk With Me, Starting out in the Evening, I’m Coming Over, The River, Psycho Beach Party, Can’t Hardly Wait and In & Out. On television, she's best known for starring as Claire Fisher on Six Feet Under" and has also appeared on Dig, Torchwood, Law & Order and The X-Files. (Source:

Ambrose is perhaps best known for her television role as Claire Fisher in Six Feet Under, which garnered her two Emmy Award nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Other notable film credits include Can’t Hardly Wait, Sleepwalk With Me and Where the Wild Things Are. But Ambrose’s formidable talents extend beyond the screen. In 2018, for her portrayal of Eliza Doolittle in the Lincoln Center Theatre revival of My Fair Lady, she was nominated for a Tony Award and won the Outer Critics Circle Award. (Source: www.forbes.com)


“I was just trying to find a spot in the house where I'm not fully aware of the child who is literally roller skating,” she says breathlessly, referring to her “newly teenage” child in the background, as she hops on the phone from her western Massachusetts home. Though the Connecticut native has commanded both film and TV, as well as the stage — a medium that earned her a Tony nomination for her role as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady — she is eager to discuss her haunting new portrayal. (Source:

Servant, the acclaimed psychological thriller from Academy Award-nominated director M. Night Shyamalan, created by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts-nominated executive producer and writer Tony Basgallop, will premiere its second season on January 15th. This dark and suspenseful series, starring Lauren Ambrose as the grieving mother Dorothy Turner, has already been renewed by Apple TV+ for a third season. Season 2 of the series was filmed in Philadelphia during the first quarantine, with production taking extreme precautions keep the cast and crew safe. (Source: www.forbes.com)



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