|Birth name||Lauren Huntington|
|Born||March 5, 1969|
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
|Genres||Observational comedy, self-deprecation|
|Spouse||Michael Neff (div. 2003)|
Lauren Weedman (born March 5, 1969) is an American actress and comedian, known for her regular role on the HBO television series Looking (2014–2015), and its subsequent series finale television film, Looking: The Movie. She is also known for her roles in films such as Date Night (2010) and The Five-Year Engagement (2012) and for appearing as a guest star on various series such as Hung, New Girl, and 2 Broke Girls. She was also a correspondent on The Daily Show from 2001 to 2002. Weedman has also written and performed several one-woman/spoken word shows, including Homecoming, BUST, and The People's Republic of Portland.
Weedman was adopted and grew up in Indianapolis, moving to Seattle in 1995. Her marriage to Seattle writer Michael Neff ended in 2003. She subsequently moved to Santa Monica, California, and gave birth to a son, Leo, in 2010 with longtime boyfriend, director Jeff Weatherford, whom she married in 2012 and divorced the next year. She details his affair with their 18-year-old nanny in her book Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having it All From Someone Who Is Not Okay and in an interview with the New York Post.
|2022||Spin Me Round||Liz Bence|
|2017||The Little Hours||Francesca|
|2014||Every Beautiful Thing||Magdalene|
|2011||The Five-Year Engagement||Chef Sally|
|2007||The Kitty Landers Show||Laurette T. Hinch|
|2022||Abbott Elementary||Kristin Marie|
|2021||Hacks||Madame Mayor Pezzimenti|
|Euphoria||Dr. Mardy Nichols|
|2020||Tales from the Loop||Kate|
|2019||Santa Clarita Diet||Amanda|
|2018||Arrested Development||Joni Beard|
|Will & Grace||Cheryl|
|2016||Looking: The Movie||Doris|
|2014–2015||Looking||Doris||Series regular, 16 episodes|
|2014–2015||Kittens in a Cage||Lois|
|2013||2 Broke Girls||Shayne|
|2013||Masters of Sex||Quadruplets' Mother|
|2011||4th Critics' Choice Television Awards||Herself|
|2011||Childrens Hospital||Angry Mother|
|2010||True Blood||La Donna|
|2008||United States of Tara||Heidi Sawyer|
|2000–2007||I Love the New Millennium||Herself|
|2007||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Nurse|
|2006||Talkshow with Spike Feresten||Lauren / Medical Correspondent|
|2005||I Love Toys||Herself|
|2005||I Love the Holidays||Herself|
|2005||I Love the 80s 3-D||Herself|
|2005||I Love the 90s: Part Deux||Herself|
|2005||World Cup Comedy||Herself|
|2004||CMT: 20 Merriest Christmas Videos||Herself|
|2004||Reno 911!||Hysterical Woman|
|2001–2002||The Daily Show with Jon Stewart||Herself|
|2001–2002||Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins||Herself|
|1996||Pants on Fire||The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, WA||NA|
|1998||Texarkana Waltz||The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, WA||NA|
|1997-2002||Homecoming||On the Boards, Seattle; Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle; Off-Broadway Westside Theatre, NY, NY; HBO's U.S.C.A., Aspen, CO; Westbeth Theatre, NY, NY||Solo show|
|1998||Yea, Tho I Walk/Huu||ACT Theatre, Seattle, WA; Annex Theatre, Seattle, WA||Solo show|
|1999||If Ornaments Had Lips||UCB Theatre, NY, NY; On The Boards, Seattle, WA||Music by James Palmer|
|2000||Amsterdam the Musical||The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, WA; Krane Theatre, NY, NY||Solo show|
|2001||They Got His Mouth Right||UCB Theatre, NY, NY; P73 New Work Festival, NY, NY||Solo show|
|2002||Slow Boat to China||Bloomington Playwrights Project, Bloomington, IN||NA|
|2003||Rash||The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, WA; Hudson Theatre, LA, CA||Solo show|
|2004||Move Your Meet, Strange Encounters in Public Spaces||Los Angeles||Performed with Company of Strangers|
|2007||Bust||The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, WA||Solo show|
|2008||Wreckage||Theatre Babylon, Seattle, WA; Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA; REDCAT New Works Festival, LA, CA; Highways Performance, Santa Monica, CA; Tricklock Theatre Festival, Albuquerque, NM; Ars Nova, NY, NY; KEF Productions Solo Festival, Studio Theatre, NY, NY||Solo show|
|2009||No You Shut Up||Passage Theatre, NY, NY||Solo show|
|2013, 2015||People's Republic of Portland||Portland Center Stage, Portland, OR||Solo show|
|2014||I Think You're Beautiful||Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA||Solo show|
|2014||Blame It On Boise||Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise, ID||Solo show|
|2014||It's Not You It's Me||Talbott Street Theater, Indianapolis, IN||Example|
|2014||Good For You||Tricklock Theater Company, Albuquerque, NM||Solo show|
Honors / awards
- 2002 Seattle Times Footlight Award, Best New Play, Best Solo Show
- 2002 The Best Women Playwrights of 2002, editor D.L. Lepidus
- 2007 Alpert Award for the Arts in Playwriting for Bust
- 2014 Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series, Looking, Nominated
- Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having it All From Someone Who Is Not Okay (2016), Plume publishing
- A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body: Tales from a Life of Cringe (2007), Sasquatch publishing
- "Lauren Weedman finds a niche on Looking". Retrieved 24 January 2015.
- "The People's Republic of Portland". July 2014.
- "Time as a jail volunteer is the key to comedian's new 'Bust'" by Joe Adcock. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 22, 2006 
- "Lauren Weedman Returns With No, You Shut Up ... Sort Of. Weedman births a kid, re-births a play" by Amy Atkins. Boise Weekly, February 23, 2011 
- "We hired a hot teenage babysitter, and my husband slept with her" by Lindsay Putnam. The New york Post, March 17, 2016 
- Evans, Sophie (19 March 2016). "Woman reveals devastation after 'husband cheats with teenage babysitter'". mirror. Retrieved 2016-03-23.
- Putnam, Lindsay (17 March 2016). "We hired a hot teenage babysitter, and my husband slept with her". New York Post. Retrieved 2016-03-17.
- Petski, Denise (June 13, 2017). "'Graves': Matt Long & Lauren Weedman Join Season 2 Of Epix Series". Deadline. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
- "Critics' Choice Awards | Critics' Choice Television Awards". Archived from the original on 2012-06-02. Retrieved 2015-09-18.