Lauren Bowles

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Lauren Bowles
Born Lauren Elizabeth Bowles
(1970-03-24) March 24, 1970 (age 44)
Washington, D.C
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Patrick Fischler
Children 1
Relatives Julia Louis-Dreyfus (half-sister)

Lauren Elizabeth Bowles (born March 24, 1970) is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Bowles was born in Washington, D.C. to Judith (née LeFever) and L. Thompson Bowles. Her half-sister (on her mother's side) is actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Bowles majored in drama at New York University.[1]


She has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Arrested Development, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Judging Amy and Private Practice.[2] She has also appeared with Louis-Dreyfus in programs such as Seinfeld as a waitress in the diner, The New Adventures of Old Christine and Watching Ellie. Bowles has also appeared in some feature films. In April 2010, she was cast as Holly Cleary, a Wiccan, in the vampire television series, True Blood.[3]

She currently appears on XM radio's Take Five channel, where she does features for their Five Minute Magazine.

Personal life[edit]

Bowles is married to actor Patrick Fischler, whom she met in college,[4][5] and they have a daughter, Fia Lucille Fischler.[1]





  1. ^ a b "TRUE BLOOD’S HOLLY – LAUREN BOWLES INTERVIEW WITH ON THE RED CARPET". True Blood Online. August 16, 2011. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ Barrett, Annie (2010-04-06). "'True Blood' scoop: Meet Merlotte's newest hire!". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  3. ^ Barton, Steve (2010-04-06). "True Blood Cast Expands Again as Sam Hires a New Waitress". Dread Central. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  4. ^ Bradner, Liesl (July 16, 2009). "Patrick Fischler: Have you seen this actor?". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ Nelson, Steffie (June 5, 2013). "Lauren Bowles: From True Blood to Party Moms". Dame Magazine. Retrieved August 26, 2014. 

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