Lauren German

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Lauren German
Lauren German 2015.jpg
German at the 2015 SDCC
Born Lauren Christine German
(1978-11-29) November 29, 1978 (age 36)
Huntington Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present

Lauren Christine German (born November 29, 1978) is an American actress, known for her roles as Agent Lori Weston in the television series Hawaii Five-0, Beth in the 2007 film Hostel: Part II and Eva in 2011 film The Divide. She starred in the NBC drama Chicago Fire as Leslie Shay from 2012 to 2014. In 2016 she will be starring in Lucifer[1] as LAPD homicide detective, Chloe Dancer. [2]


German's first work was on stage in Peter Pan and Oliver. In 2000, she made her feature film debut in Down to You, where she had a small role as a lovestruck woman.

The second film German co-starred in was A Walk to Remember with Shane West and Mandy Moore as Belinda, whom Landon Carter (West) breaks up with. Then she appeared in Dead Above Ground, A Midsummer Night’s Rave, and The Lone Ranger, in which she had both smaller and bigger roles. In 2003, she auditioned to star in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre but it went to Jessica Biel and German won the role of The Hitchhiker.[3]

German co-starred in the films Piggy Banks, Simple Lies, Standing Still, It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine., and What We Do Is Secret, the latter as original Germs drummer and subsequent The Go-Go's singer Belinda Carlisle. She starred in the horror film Hostel: Part II, produced by Quentin Tarantino.[4] She also starred in the French apocalypse thriller The Divide.[5] German starred in Hawaii Five-0 as Agent Lori Weston. In 2012, she began starring in the NBC drama Chicago Fire as Leslie Shay, one of the paramedics.

German will be starring as a LAPD homicide detective, Chloe Dance, who finds herself both repulsed and fascinated by Lucifer,[6] in the upcoming new TV series Lucifer[1] scheduled to premiere in 2016 on Fox.[7] a loose adaptation of the DC comic book series Lucifer.

In 2001, German was selected as the world's 47th-sexiest woman in Maxim.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Down to You Lovestruck Woman
2002 Walk to Remember, AA Walk to Remember Belinda
2002 Dead Above Ground Darcy Peters
2002 Midsummer Night's Rave, AA Midsummer Night's Rave Elena
2003 Texas Chainsaw Massacre, TheThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre Teenage Girl
2005 Rx Melissa
2005 Standing Still Jennifer
2005 Born Killers Gertle
2007 It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine. Ruth
2007 Spin Cassie
2007 Love and Mary Mary
2007 Hostel: Part II Beth
2007 What We Do Is Secret Belinda
2008 Mating Dance Abby
2009 Made for Each Other Catherine
2009 Dark Country Gina
2012 Divide, TheThe Divide Eva
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Undressed Kimmy TV series
2001 Shotgun Love Dolls Beth TV movie
2001 7th Heaven Marie Episode: "Apologize"
2002 Going to California Tiffany Episode: "A Little Hard in the Big Easy"
2003 Lone Ranger, TheThe Lone Ranger Emily Landry TV movie
2005 Sex, Love & Secrets Rose Main role, 8 episodes
2006 Surrender, Dorothy Maddy TV movie
2010 Happy Town Henley Boone / Chloe Main role, 8 episodes
2011 Human Target Angie Anderson Episode: "Kill Bob"
2011 Memphis Beat Kaylee Slater Episodes: "Identity Crisis", "The Feud"
2011–12 Hawaii Five-0 Lauren "Lori" Weston Main role, 15 episodes
2012–14 Chicago Fire Leslie Shay Main role, 47 episodes
2014 Chicago P.D. Leslie Shay 2 episodes
2016 Lucifer Chloe Dancer Main role


  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (September 16, 2014). "Fox Nabs DC Entertainment 'Lucifer' Drama From Tom Kapinos As Put Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved September 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 10, 2015). "Lauren German To Co-Star In ‘Lucifer’". Deadline. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ It's far from quiet on the set as film production roars to life
  4. ^ First Ever Image from Xavier Gens' 'The Divide'!
  5. ^ Casting News For Xavier Gans' The Divide
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 10, 2015). "Lauren German To Co-Star In ‘Lucifer’". Deadline. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 
  7. ^ Goldman, Eric (May 9, 2015). "FOX ORDERS MINORITY REPORT AND DC COMICS' LUCIFER". Retrieved May 9, 2015. 

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