Lauren Elizabeth Ash
February 4, 1983
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
Lauren Elizabeth Ash (born February 4, 1983) is a Canadian actress and comedian based in Los Angeles, but originally from Belleville, Ontario. She is also an alumna of both Second City Toronto Mainstage and Second City Chicago mainstage and is one half of sketch comedy duo "Cory!" She is a two-time Canadian Comedy Award winner for Best Female Improviser in 2006 and 2007 and has also won for Best Performance by a Female - Television for Almost Heroes in 2012 and in 2015 won Best Female Performance in a Feature Film for her role as Carol in the movie Dirty Singles. She also appeared in the prank show "Scare Tactics".
Ash has played various roles in Scare Tactics as well as the Canadian TV series Almost Heroes. She had a recurring role in The Ron James Show and made guest appearances in Lost Girl, Cracked, Bomb Girls and Call Me Fitz. Other film and television credits include Video on Trial, Hotbox and the Academy Award-nominated film Lars and the Real Girl. She was also the voice of Sam Goldman in the animated Canadian series The Dating Guy. She was part of the American sitcom Super Fun Night alongside Rebel Wilson and Liza Lapira. She previously appeared in the first season Comedy Central series Another Period as Hortense, having taken over the role from Artemis Pebdani who played her in the pilot.
From 2018 to 2020, she voiced Scorpia in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.
In 2020, she began a weekly podcast titled True Crime and Cocktails with her cousin Christy Oxborrow
On April 13, 2021, Variety Magazine reported that Ash had inked an overall talent and development deal with NBCUniversal. She will also write a half-hour comedy pilot with Universal Television as part of her contract.
|2007||Lars and the Real Girl||Holly|
|2012||S is for Bird||Sunny||Short film|
|2014||Apple's Hack Proof iPhone||Short film|
|2015||Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2||Mindy|
|2017||The Disaster Artist||Florist|
|2005–2014||Video on Trial||Herself||Various appearances as Juror|
|2006||The Wilkinsons||Scarlett Tucker|
|2006||Runaway||Police Officer||Episode: "There's No Place Like Home"|
|2007||Across the River to Motor City||Vicki||Episode: "Walk Like a Man"|
|2008||Facebook of Revelations: Robot||A6||Television short|
|2008||Facebook of Revelations: Puppy||Murray's Wife||Television short|
|2008||Facebook of Revelations: Heroes||Lenore||Television short|
|2009||Howie Do It||11 episodes|
|2009–2010||The Dating Guy||Sam Goldman, Danica Morris (voices)||26 episodes|
|2010–2011, 2013||The Ron James Show||6 episodes|
|2010–2013||Scare Tactics||Various||12 episodes|
|2012||Almost Naked Animals||Puma (voice)||Episode: "Octopi P.I./The Lost Stunt"|
|2013||Bomb Girls||Olga||Episode: "The Quickening"|
|2013||Cracked||Officer Kelly Morris||Episode: "Spirited Away"|
|2013||Lost Girl||Jane||Episode: "Fae-ge Against the Machine"|
|2013||Call Me Fitz||Sidekick Sadie||Episode: "Baby's First Brothel"|
|2013–2014||Super Fun Night||Marika||17 episodes|
|2014||Spun Out||Julie Anderson||Episode: "Stalkblocker"|
|2015||Another Period||Hortense Bellacourt||9 episodes|
|2015–2021||Superstore||Dina Fox||Main Role, 113 episodes; also writer for the episode Gender Reveal|
|2017, 2018||Hollywood Game Night||Herself||Multiple episodes|
|2018-2020||She-Ra and the Princesses of Power||Scorpia (voice)||Main Role|
|2020||It's Pony||Officer Karen (voice)||Episode: "10 Minute Ticket"|
|2021–present||Chicago Party Aunt||Aunt Diane (voice)||Main Role|
- "Last Call with Carson Daly "Elisabeth Moss, Tiger Army, Lauren Ash"". Last Call with Carson Daly. May 3, 2017. NBC. Retrieved June 20, 2017.
- "Lauren Ash Biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved April 6, 2015.
- "City comic nets ABC role". The Intelligencer. Retrieved November 20, 2013.
- "Surreal ride for Canuck comic Lauren Ash's turn on Super Fun Night". Calgary Herald. October 1, 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- "2006 Award Winners". Canadian Comedy Awards. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- "2007 Award Winners". Canadian Comedy Awards. Archived from the original on 1 November 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- "Award Winners 2012". Canadian Comedy Awards. Archived from the original on 1 November 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- Vlessing, Etan (2012-11-15). "Lauren Ash Joins ABC Comedy Pilot 'Super Fun Night'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- "Working on 'Superstore' has been creatively fulfilling: Lauren Ash". IANS-English. 8 October 2018.
- Watson, Fay (4 December 2020). "Superstore cancelled: Why has Superstore been cancelled on NBC?". Express Online.
- Fraser, Emma. "True Crime & Cocktails Mixes, Booze, Mystery, and Pajamas". Archived from the original on 2021-02-05.
- Zorrilla, Mónica Marie (2021-04-13). "'Superstore' Alum Lauren Ash Sets Overall Deal with NBCUniversal". Variety. Retrieved 2021-04-14.