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Lauren Weedman

Lauren is an award winning comedic actress, playwright and author. Her first show, HOMECOMING began as a 15 minute performance art piece at Seattle's On the Boards and went on to go off-Broadway in NYC. BUST, about her work in the LA county jail was awarded a Macdowell fellowship for playwriting by the Alpert Awards as well as several 'best of the arts' across the nation. She has written and performed 9 solo plays. HOMECOMING, AMSTERDAM, IF ORNAMENTS HAD LIPS, HUU, RASH, WRECKAGE, BUST, NO...YOU SHUTUP-a piece commissioned by Boise Contemporary Theater and directed by Jeff Weatherford. Most recently THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF PORTLAND for Portland Center Stage. Her television credits include The Daily Show, True Blood, United States of Tara, Reno 911, Curb Your Enthusiasm, New Girl, Arrested Development, Horny Patty on HBO's HUNG. Film credits include Imagine That, Date Night and Judd Apatows "A Five Year Engagement" starring Jason Segal. Weedman's first book, A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body: (Tales from a Life of Cringe), is a collection of comedic essays and was named by Kirkus Review as a top ten Indie book for 2007 and currently she is working on a second book of essays about for Plume due out 2014. Weedman lives in Santa Monica and is the host of the popular Moth Storytelling series in LA.


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Born:
Nov 30, 1968 In Seattle, Washington, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the series The Daily Show 1996-07-22
Latest Project:
Series Looking 2014-01-19

1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of New Girl
Poster of 2 Broke Girls
Poster of True Blood
Poster of Arrested Development
Filmography
Looking Doris 16 episodes, 2014-2015 2014-01-19
Dads Unknown 2013-09-17
Masters of Sex Unknown 2013-09-29
2 Broke Girls Unknown 2011-09-19
New Girl Unknown 2011-09-20
United States of Tara Unknown 2009-01-18
Hung Unknown 2009-06-28
True Blood Unknown 2008-09-07
Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
Reno 911! Unknown 2003-07-23
Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22