Lauren Pritchard (actress)
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June 17, 1977
Orlando, Florida, United States
Lauren Pritchard (born June 17, 1977) is an American comic actress. Pritchard is most notable for her membership in the recurring cast of comedians on sketch comedy series MADtv during its fourteenth season.
Pritchard was born in 1977 in Orlando, Florida. She trained as a ballet dancer and danced from age two until she was twenty years old. She toured with the Nutcracker and auditioned for ABT and Miami ballet theater. Pritchard began taking improv classes in 1991 in Orlando, Florida at SAK theatre, with Wayne Brady as her first improv teacher. She was hired by Disney in 1995 and she appeared in Equity shows at EPCOT.
Pritchard joined the cast of MADtv in 2008 as a feature player for the show's final season (season 14; 2008-2009). Pritchard had no recurring characters, but she was known for her impressions of Candy Crowley, Jo Frost, and Queen Elizabeth II.
|Character||Sketch||Season of First Appearance||Catch Phrase||Notes|
|Celebrity||Sketch||Season of First Appearance||Notes|
|René Angélil||Various||14||Husband/manager to Celine Dion|
|Frances Bavier||Various||14||As her character Aunt Bee from The Andy Griffith Show|
|Candy Crowley||Various||14||CNN Reporter|
|Jo Frost||Various||14||Nanny and television personality|
|Michael Kors||Various||14||Fashion designer|
|Queen Elizabeth II||Various||14||Queen of England|
|Mia Michaels||Various||14||Choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance?|
As of July 2009, Pritchard has appeared in the series True Blood.
|2004–05||World Cup Comedy||Herself||6 episodes|
|2004||The Sarah Silverman Program||Abortion Clinic Receptionist||2 episodes|
|2005||Strong Medicine||Tori||1 episode|
|2008–09||MADtv||Various Characters||11 episodes|
|2009||True Blood||Coralee||2 episodes|
|2012||How I Met Your Mother||Waitress||1 episode|
|2013–14||Jessie||Coach Penny||3 episodes|
|2015-||Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything||Janice McManiss||Recurring role, 9 episodes|
|2016||Stuck in the Middle||Bethany||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
- "ComedySportz Los Angeles :: About Us :: Lauren Pritchard". Retrieved 2011-08-04.
- "Fox Flash". Retrieved 2008-11-14.