Greg Lauren

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Greg Lauren
Greg Lauren and Elizabeth Berkley.jpg
Lauren with wife Elizabeth Berkley at a 2008 Los Angeles art show
Born (1970-01-06) January 6, 1970 (age 45)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active 1994-2010
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Berkley (2003-present; 1 child)

Greg Lauren (born 1970) is an American actor and painter.


Lauren portrayed Brett Nelson on The Young and the Restless and has appeared in such films as Friends & Family, The Wedding Planner, and Boogie Nights. A successful painter, Lauren's nudes command up to $15,000 and have been bought by such celebrities as Renée Zellweger, Demi Moore, Ben Stiller, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.

He has been cover artist for the DC Comics Vertigo title, Hellblazer issues 215-218 were solicited by the publisher.[1] His artwork is sold at Bespoke Collection.[2]

He is the nephew of fashion designer Ralph Lauren.

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Personal life[edit]

Lauren was born Greg Lauren Dana Smith[3] in New York City, New York, into a Jewish family of Belarusian descent, and is the nephew of renowned fashion designer Ralph Lauren. Lauren graduated with a B.A. in Art History at Princeton University in 1991. On November 1, 2003, he wed Showgirls star Elizabeth Berkley in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Like Lauren, Berkley is Jewish. Elizabeth gave birth to son Sky Cole Lauren in Los Angeles July 20, 2012.


  1. ^ "DC Comics". DC Comics. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  2. ^ Schneider, Sara (February 2012). "Northern California Weekend" (PDF). Sunset: 20. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Greg Lauren Biography ((?)-)". Retrieved 2012-10-17. 

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