Lauren Mayhew

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Lauren Courtney Mayhew
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Lauren Mayhew in Los Angeles, California on September 21, 2012
Born Lauren Courtney Mayhew
(1989-11-27) November 27, 1989 (age 28)
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer, ring announcer
Years active 1998–present
Parent(s) David Mayhew
Sharon Mayhew

Lauren Courtney Mayhew (November 27, 1989) is an American singer, actress and former ring announcer for ECW.

Life and career[edit]

Mayhew was born in Tampa, Florida to David Mayhew, an orthopaedic surgeon and Sharon Mayhew, a nurse. She has a sister named Briana[citation needed]. At the age of 8, she starred in the PBS series, The Reppies. At the age of 9 she was a finalist in the national Wilhemnia contest. A judge, Marilyn Zitner, who was a manager in New York, signed her. She booked the role of Marah Lewis on Guiding Light.

Lauren took a break from acting and signed with Sony Records to be part of the group PYT, a girl group composed of Mayhew and three of her childhood friends. PYT went on to release an album and tour with Destiny's Child, 'N Sync, and Britney Spears. Lauren performed at the preshow for the Super Bowl, and has been featured in numerous magazines with PYT. She has also appeared in music videos with Mandy Moore, Faith Hill, and two of her own music videos with PYT. After PYT broke up, she joined her former bandmate Lydia Bell in a new group called "Turning Point."

In her feature film debut, New Line Cinema's Raise Your Voice, Lauren starred as Hilary Duff's arch-rival "Robin," where she played the role of a cynical and malicious diva. She later appeared in the direct-to-video movie American Pie Presents: Band Camp as Arianna. She has also guest starred on such shows as: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, Law & Order, Joan of Arcadia, Medical Investigation, and had a recurring role for one season on NBC's drama American Dreams and Showtime's "Dexter."

Lauren is involved with The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, a charitable organization in helping to prevent against eating disorders.[1] Currently, she has released singles, "Renegade" through Tipsy Records and "Don't Cry" through Artists Intelligence Agency. She graduated from UCLA in Los Angeles.

Mayhew began working for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) professional wrestling promotion as a ring announcer for its ECW brand during the October 6, 2009 episode of ECW.[2] In late November 2009, Lauren's short term contract with WWE expired and was not renewed, as the two parties could not come to an agreement for a longer-term contract.[3]

Mayhew also writes and licenses her music to film and TV. She has had songs on NBC's "The Voice," Lifetime's "Dance Moms," MTV's "The Hills," E Network's "Giulianna and Bill," Universal's "Bring It On: In It to Win It," a national commercial for Klondike Bar, and assorted other works.

Mayhew also released a song called, "What Is Love." The music video features UFC celebrity athletes such as Urijah Faber and was debuted on FOX Sports 1 "UFC Tonight" program. The video was picked up by over 50 blogs and TV outlets. An interview was even featured on the homepage of FOX SPORTS website.[4] Mayhew created this song with Belgium production team Highbreeze.

Mayhew can also be seen acting and hosting. In September, 2014, she joined the cast of TheStream.TV to host "The Flash After Show" for them, which airs every Tuesday. She is also starring in a feature film called "Searching for Katie" that comes out the end of October on Vimeo and a new web series called "Escort," where she plays the leading lady, Em Wilson. This series is set to release in November.

Currently, Mayhew just guest starred in FOX's new drama, "9-1-1," and just secured a role in upcoming film, "Kill Her," shooting in Houston, TX. She is also touring as a DJ throughout the US and South Africa, where her music has been playing on two of the largest radio stations: Good Hope FM and 5FM.


Year Film/Show Role Notes
1998 Guiding Light Marah Lewis August 4, 1998 - June 23, 1999
1999 Safe Harbor Sandy "Can't Touch That"
2002 Law & Order Melissa Gelson "Girl Most Likely"
2003 American Dreams Carol Henley 3 episodes
Real Access Host The N
2004 Raise Your Voice Robin Childers
2005 Medical Investigation Sudie Miller "Spiked"
Joan of Arcadia Elle "The Rise & Fall of Joan Girardi"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Candice Mosti "4x4"
CSI: Miami Stephanie "Under Suspicion"
American Pie Presents: Band Camp Arianna
2006 In the Mix Guest as herself
2008 Private High Musical Ashley Slutsky Web series (YouTube)
2009 Valley Peaks Stacy "Welcome to the VP" (Season 1, Episode 1)
Frat Party Kelly post-production
ECW Ring Announcer as Herself
2011 Pageant vs. Playmate
2012 Static "Pilot"
The Trace Jess post-production
Dexter Melanie Garrett "Buck the System"
Diva Diaries Steffanie "Pilot"
2013 Ashley Dr. Hall
2014 Escort Em Wilson Web Series
2014 Eternal Salvation(film) Winter
2014 The Flash After Show Lauren TV Show
2016 People You May Know Selena
2018 ′′The Shadow Within′′
2018 "9-1-1" FOX


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