Lauren Ambrose us an American film, television and stage actress who is best known for her role in as Claire Fisher in the television series named Six Feet under and for her role, she won two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She was born in the year 1978, 20th February which makes her age 38 years at present. Her movie credits include can’t Hardly Wait and Psycho Beach Party. Her bio includes the following details.
She was born in the city of New Haven at Connecticut. Her mother’s name is Anne, an interior designer and her father’s name is Frank D’Ambruoso who was a caterer. She has a mixed descent from both her father and mother’s side. She went to Choate Rosemary Hall and then changed the school for three times. She is a qualified opera singer who has studied opera and voice at the Boston University.
She began her career at New York Theatre. In her early days of career, she made some television appearances playing the roles in the series named Law and Order and a feature guest role as Valerie Maxwell, who is a mentally unstable woman who was raped by a group of high school students. Her debut role in the movie was in the movie In and Out and then she got a role in the movie Can’t Hardly Wait. She started her role in the tv show Six Feet Under in the early 2001. She also was nominated for the best actress in the supporting category for two times.
In the year 2006, she made her debut in the Lincoln Centre Theatre revival of Awake and Sing! In the year 2007, she appeared as Juliet in the pubic Theatre’s Shakespeare in the park performance of Romeo and Joliet at the Delacorte Theatre in the Central Park. She also appeared as Ophelia in the 2008 performance of Hamlet. She returned to in the drama Exit the King playing opposite to Geoffrey Rush. She provided the voice of the monster KW in the movie named Where The Wild Things Are which got released in the year 2009.
In the year 2011, she appeared in seven different episodes of Torchwood: Miracle Day. She played the role of Jilly Kitzinger. She received a Saturn Award for her role in the category of “Best Supporting Actress in Television.”
She is a lead singer of Lauren Ambrose and the Leisure Class which was formed in the year 2009. The band has performed several times in the Joe’s pub and some charity events.
She is noted to have a net worth of 10 million USD according to the latest statistics. She has been married to Sam Handel, who is a professional photographer, since the year 2001. She has height of 1.66 meters but she looks fairly tall. She also seems to be an active social media user as she keeps her account on twitter updated with daily tweets about what’s going on around her. She has two children with her husband Sam. She has acted in over 20 movies in her career as an actor.