Lauren Bowles

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Lauren Bowles
Born (1973-03-24) March 24, 1973 (age 41)
Washington, D.C
Occupation Television actress
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Patrick Fischler

Lauren Elizabeth Bowles (born March 24, 1973) is an American actress and a half-sister (on her mother's side) of Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Her parents are Judith (née LeFever) and L. Thompson Bowles.


She has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Arrested Development, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Judging Amy and Private Practice.[1] 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.[2]

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





  1. ^ Barrett, Annie (2010-04-06). "'True Blood' scoop: Meet Merlotte's newest hire!". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  2. ^ Barton, Steve (2010-04-06). "True Blood Cast Expands Again as Sam Hires a New Waitress". Dread Central. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 

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