|Born||Lauren Elizabeth Bowles
March 24, 1970
|Relatives||Julia Louis-Dreyfus (half-sister)|
Lauren Elizabeth Bowles (born March 24, 1970) is an American actress.
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.
She has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Arrested Development, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Judging Amy and Private Practice. 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.
She currently appears on XM radio's Take Five channel, where she does features for their Five Minute Magazine.
|1997||George of the Jungle||Ursula's Friend|
|2001||Ghost World||Angry Garage Sale Woman|
|2006||Art School Confidential||Woman Strangled|
|2007||Heartbreak Kid, TheThe Heartbreak Kid||Tammy|
|2013||Test, TheThe Test||Short film|
|2013||Haunted Trumpet||Short film|
|2013||Free Birds||Jake's Mother (voice)|
|2013||Starving Games, TheThe Starving Games||Effoff|
|2015||Underdog Kids||Mrs. Jones|
|2015||Is That a Gun in Your Pocket||Barb Archer||Post-production|
|1991-1998||Seinfeld||Waitress||Recurring role (9 episodes)|
|1996||Uninvited, TheThe Uninvited||TV series|
|1997||Breast Men||Implant Removal Patient||TV film|
|1999||Ally McBeal||Callie Horne||Episode: "Pyramids on the Nile"|
|2002-2003||Watching Ellie||Susan||Main role (16 episodes)|
|2003||Judging Amy||Erica Costin||Episode: "Tricks of the Trade"|
|2003||NCIS||Mary Wiles||Episode: "The Curse"|
|2004||Arrested Development||Stripper||Episode: "Best Man for the Gob"|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Ellen the Barmaid||Episode: "Weeping Willows"|
|2005||Grey's Anatomy||Alice Franklin||Episode: "Who's Zoomin' Who?"|
|2005||CSI: NY||Jamie Blake||Episode: "Grand Murder at Central Station"|
|2005||Still Standing||Nancy||Episode; "Still the Fun One"|
|2006||Evidence, TheThe Evidence||Cheryl Miller||Episode: "Borrowed Time"|
|2006||Without a Trace||Lucy Stoker||Episode: "Crossroads"|
|2006||Four Kings||Judy Richardson||Episode: "Upper West Side Story"|
|2006||New Adventures of Old Christine, TheThe New Adventures of Old Christine||Patty||Episode: "Some of My Best Friends Are Portuguese"|
|2007||Veronica Mars||Karin Mackay||Episode: "Weevils Wobble But They Don't Go Down"|
|2007||Bill Engvall Show, TheThe Bill Engvall Show||Alice||Episode: "Jealous Guy"|
|2007||Side Order of Life||James' Sister||Episode: "Funeral for a Phone"|
|2008||Criminal Minds||Chloe Kelcher||Episode: "The Angel Maker"|
|2008||ER||Hannah||Episode: "Another Thursday at County"|
|2008||Rita Rocks||Audrey||Episode: "Love on the Rocks"|
|2008||New Adventures of Old Christine, TheThe New Adventures of Old Christine||Patty||Episode: "Happy Endings"|
|2009||Anatomy of Hope||Dr. Robinson||Unsold TV pilot|
|2009||Lie to Me||Valerie Blunt||Episode: "Life Is Priceless"|
|2010||StarStruck||Sherry Wilde||TV film|
|2010||Private Practice||Cyndy||Episode: "Triangles"|
|2010||Cold Case||Jeannette Peterson||Episode: "Flashover"|
|2010||Good Luck Charlie||Elaine||Episode: "Kwikki Chick"|
|2010-2014||True Blood||Holly Cleary||Recurring role (48 episodes)|
|2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Sara Moore||Episode: "Ice Man/Malibu"|
|2011||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Miriam||Episode: "The Smiley Face"|
|2011||Closer, TheThe Closer||Donna||Episode: "You Have the Right to Remain Jolly"|
|2013||Mom||Mary||Episode: "Estrogen and a Hearty Breakfast"|
|2015||Stalker||Monica Grant||Episode: "Lost and Found"|
|2015||The Messengers||Senator Cindy Richards|
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