Lauren Young

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Lauren Young
Lauren & Megan Young.jpg
Lauren Young (left) with sister Megan Young, at the 2013 Candy Style awards.
Born Lauren Young
(1993-11-08) November 8, 1993 (age 20)
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2006–present
Height 5 ft. 6 (1.68 m)
Relatives Megan Young (sister)

Lauren Young (born November 8, 1993) is an actress, of dual American and Filipino citizenship. She is the younger sister of actress and Miss World 2013 Megan Young. In 2012, she transferred to GMA Network and changed her manager; she chose Pia Magalona, the wife of the late Francis Magalona.

Biography and career[edit]

As Kapamilya (2006–2012)[edit]

Lauren Young was one of the 20 new talents introduced, as Star Magic Batch 13 by ABS-CBN's talent management agency Star Magic in 2006. Her first TV appearance was a cameo in the Komiks episode Bampy—a Star Magic 14th Anniversary special. She then played Lea opposite Piolo Pascual in Star Magic Presents: All About A Girl. Young was one of the 19 new comers introduced in the second season Star Magic Presents TV series, Abt Ur Luv.[1]

In 2007, she starred as Bernice, John Lloyd Cruz's younger sister in the box - office movie One More Chance.

In 2008, she played the Antagonist and possessive Paige in Your Song Presents: Impossible.[2]

She starred opposite AJ Perez in Your Song Presents: Underage.[3]

In 2010, she played as Lorraine in the movie Sa 'Yo Lamang opposite Enchong Dee.

She also acted as Sunny-Rose Buenaventura, the younger sister of Rodjun Cruz in Juanita Banana.

She was chosen to play Via Pereira, originally played by Claudine Barretto, in ABS-CBN's 2011 remake of Mula Sa Puso.[4]

As Kapuso (2012–present)[edit]

She transferred to GMA Network last 2012.

Her first project in GMA Network was Mundo Mo'y Akin with Alden Richards and Louise delos Reyes where she played the role of Darlene Carbonel.

Lauren was also chosen to be the main protagonist of the teen drama suspense-thriller television series, Dormitoryo together with Enzo Pineda, Joyce Ching, Ruru Madrid and Winwyn Marquez. She played the role of Hazel Mendoza, an inquisitive college student and her quest to know the truth behind the death of Maika Benitez (played by Winwyn Marquez)

Now, she is currently shooting a film under GMA Films entitled Overtime with Richard Gutierrez.

Filmography[edit]

Television drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2006 Star Magic Presents: All About A Girl Lea ABS-CBN
2006-2007 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Maria Cornellia "Nelle" Brondial
2007 Your Song Presents: Even If Lucy
2007-2008 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv, Ur Lyf 2 Maria Cornellia "Nelle" Brondial
2008 Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Haay...School Lyf Josielyn
Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf Sandy
Lobo Zoey Cristobal
2008-2009 Lipgloss Karla TV5
2009 Dahil May Isang Ikaw Rachelle ABS-CBN
2010 Tanging Yaman Cindy
Juanita Banana Sunny-Rose Buenaventura
2011 Mula Sa Puso Olivia "Via" Pereira
2012 Oka2kat Celestina
2013 Mundo Mo'y Akin Darlene Carbonel / Darlene Mendoza GMA Network
Dormitoryo Hazel Mendoza / Hazel Benitez
Genesis Sheila Reyes / Sheila Sebastian Santillian
2014 Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw Teresa Enriquez / Stella
Hiram Na Alaala Bethany Sandoval

Drama anthology[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2006 Komiks presents: Bampy Herself ABS-CBN
Love Spell presents: Wanted, Mr. Perfect
2007 Your Song Presents: Kasalanan Ko Ba? Maya
Your Song Presents: Even If Lucy
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Telebisyon Young Elsa
Love Spell Presents: Bato Irish
2008 Your Song Presents: Impossible Paige
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Board Game Marites
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gayuma Hermie
Maynila Mia GMA Network
2009 Your Song Presents: Underage Corazon Serrano ABS-CBN
Maynila Ruth GMA Network
Midnight DJ Cara TV5
Maynila: Life's Lesson Marie GMA Network
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Car Joan ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tsinelas Russell
2010 Maynila Sandy GMA Network
Midnight DJ Linda/Lindsay TV5
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Xylophone Eleng ABS-CBN
Maynila Iya GMA Network
Midnight DJ Jessie Soriano TV5
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Seaweeds Young Zoraida ABS-CBN
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: School Uniform Nova
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bahay Elnora
2014 Magpakailanman: Barangay Cybersex Jenna Espinosa GMA Network

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Studio
2007 One More Chance Bernice Star Cinema
2010 Sa 'Yo Lamang Lorraine
2011 Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington Hannah
2012 Tahanan Samantha Benitez
Catnip Liv
2013 Puti Ana
2014 Overtime Jody Amistoso GMA Films

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lim, Candice Anne (2006-11-21). "19 Star Magic stars in 'Abt Ur Luv'". Entertainment Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  2. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (2009-08-09). "Lauren Young and Empress Schuck are rivals in "Your Song"". Entertainment Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  3. ^ Santos, Rhea Manila (2009-02-27). "Lauren Young is looking forward to being part of Underage". Celeb Highlight. ABS-CBN.com. Retrieved 2010-11-23. 
  4. ^ "JM De Guzman, Lauren Young, and Enrique Gil will lead new cast of Mula sa Puso". Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. 2011-03-02. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 

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