Lauren Ambrose Biography

    Updated On Jul 18, 2017 Published On Aug 25, 2015
    Facts of Lauren Ambrose
    Date of Birth: 1978 , February-20
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
    Name Rachel Dratch
    Nationality Ameriacn
    Birth Place/City Lexington, Massachusetts
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Actress
    Weight in KG 59 KG
    Married Yes
    Married to John Wahl
    Children Eli Benjamin
    Education Dartmouth College, Lexington High School
    Online Presence Yes in Wiki, Twitter
    TV Show Saturday Night Live Since 1975
    Net Worth $ 3 million
    Eye Color Blue
    Hair Color Black
    Body Measurements 34-24-33
    Birth Name Rachel Susan Dratch
    Father Paul Dratch
    Mother Elaine Dratch
    Working For Musician, Songwriter
    Face Color White
    Famous for Singer
    Divorce Yes (Daniel de la Calle-2012)
    Awards Glamour Woman of the Year Award
    Breast Size 36 B
    Waist size 27 in
    Hip Size 34 in
    Salary N/A
    Tattoo(s) Not Available
    Religion Christinality
    Neck Size 9.2
    Shoe Size 8.4
    Movies Sisters 2015
    Sisters 1 older sister
    Siblings Sean Clancy
    Girlfriend Amber Smith
    Music Group 10,000 Maniacs
    Nick Name Abbey
    Affair with dating footballer Peter Crouch in 2006
    Albums Don Henley
    Chest Size Unknown
    Boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo
    Special Title Miss January 1999
    Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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    Ambrose is a married woman. She is married to professional photographer Sam Handel of Needham, MA in September 2001. They have two children together, a son, Orson (b. January 16, 2007) and a second child, born in 2012. They are living together in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. She is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs, she doesn't have any other boyfriend than her loving husband and there is also not any sign of them getting divorced.

    Lauren began her acting career in New York Theater, mainly in Off-Broadway productions. She also made her television appearances during her early days. Her most notable role was playing supporting guest roles on Law & Order, and a feature guest role on the show in the 1998 episode "Damaged" as Valerie Maxwell, a mentally-challenged young woman raped by a group of popular high school students.

    Her debut film was in 1997 in In & Out. Then she played a more prominent role in the high school comedy Can't Hardly Wait (1998). She was the ingénue lead, Florence "Chicklet" Forrest, in the cult favorite Psycho Beach Party (2000). Ambrose began her role on Six Feet Under in early 2001.

    Talking about her economic status, Ambrose from her career as a television personality earns a great salary. As of 2017, her net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.

     

    Lauren Ambrose

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    Born on Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso in New Haven

    1978

    She was from an upper class family. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America to Anne (née Wachtel), an interior designer, and Frank D'Ambruoso, a caterer. She is of Italian, German, English, and Irish descent. Her birth name was Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso. 

     

    Married to Sam Handel

    2001

    Ambrose is a married woman. She is married to professional photographer Sam Handel of Needham, MA in September 2001. They have two children together. They are living together in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. There is not sign of them getting divorced.

     

    Gave birth to first child a son, Orson

    2007

    For the first time in her life in 2007, she became mother. She gave birth to her first child, a son, Orson on January 6, 2007. She was 29 years old, when she gave birth to her first child. The father of the child is her husband.

     

    Gave birth to her second child

    2012

    2012 was also a lovely year for her. In 2012, she became the mother for the second time in her life. She was thirty two years old when she gave birth to her second child. The father of the child was her husband, Sam Handel.

     

    Made her television appearance

    1998

    Lauren began her acting career in New York Theater, mainly in Off-Broadway productions. She made her television appearances during her early days. Her most notable role was playing supporting guest roles on Law & Order, and a feature guest role on the show in the 1998 episode "Damaged" as Valerie Maxwell, a mentally-challenged young woman raped by a group of popular high school students. 

     

    Debut film, In & Out

    1997

    Her debut film was in 1997 in In & Out. Then she played a more prominent role in the high school comedy Can't Hardly Wait (1998). She was the ingénue lead, Florence "Chicklet" Forrest, in the cult favorite Psycho Beach Party (2000). Ambrose began her role on Six Feet Under in early 2001.

     

    Lead singer of Lauren Ambrose and the Leisure Class

    2009

    Ambrose is also a singer. She is the lead singer of Lauren Ambrose and the Leisure Class, a ragtime dixieland jazz band formed in 2009. She has performed several times at Joe's Pub and charity events along with them. They have not produced the studio album yet but the band has received praise from The New Yorker.

    Won Joseph Jefferson Award

    2003

    Ambrose has been nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards six times for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. But she was lucky enough to be crowned with it just two times.

    Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

    2002

    Ambrose has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards in 2002 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She was nominated in this award for her role in Six Feet Under but she didn't win it. The following year, she was also nominated in the same award under the same category.

     

    Nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

    2012

    In 2012, she was nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films of USA for Best Supporting Actress on Television but it was just limited in nominations only. She was also nominated in Independent Spirit Awards for Best Female Lead the same year.

     

    Won Online Film & Television Association

    2003

    She won Online Film & Television Association for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2003. She was also nominated in this award in 2002 under two different nominations but she didn't claim it like in 2003.

     

    Listed in People Magazine

    2007

    She has achieved lots of thing from her acting career. In 2007, she was also chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, Beauty at Every Age section, for age 29, in May.

    Listed on Askmencom's Most Desirable Women

    2004

    Lima is one of the world's top fashion models. For many years, she is being listed on Askmen.com's Most Desirable Women. In 2004, she was ranked first and in 2002, she was ranked 33rd in the same listing.

    Defended her titile on Askmencom's 99 Most Desirable Women

    2005

    In 2005, she defended her title on Askmen.com's 99 Most Desirable Women. She was named first leaving behind such starts as Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Monica Bellucci and Charlize Theron. The same year she was also named 39th in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005).

     

    First acting role

    2001

    Lima is not only a model, she is also an actress. She made her first acting role as the wife, alongside Mickey Rourke and Forest Whitaker, in The Follow (2001), a short film in BMW's series The Hire, starring Clive Owen and directed by Wong Kar-wai.

     

     

    Won the Fantasy Bra

    2008

    Lima also featured in Miracle Bra launch. She wore the "Fantasy Bra" for the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. That bra was created by American jewelry designer Martin Katz, was set with 3,575 black diamonds, 117 certified 1 carat (200 mg) white round diamonds, 34 rubies, and two black diamond drops totaling 100 carats (20 g). Valued at over $5 million, the bra carried more than 1,500 carats (300 g).

     

    Listed on FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World"

    2011

    She is gaining lots of popularity and fame since her start to the fashion world. In 2011, she was ranked 14th in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World". A year before, she was ranked 8th in the 2010 FHM UK list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".

    Voted first in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2007

    2007

    In 2007, she was voted first in FHM's Sexiest girls of 2007 poll, Latvian edition. The same year she was also named 4th on Empire Magazine's 100 Sexiest Movie Stars. Forbes Magazine estimated that her earnings for that year to be $9 million.

    Listed in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005"

    2005

    Alba was listed in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement and she was named 22nd. She was also named second on Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2006" supplement and she was named 3rd in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement.