Lauren Graham in Evan Almighty | 2007
Clip Name: Animals Help Build Ark
About this actor
Lauren Helen Graham (born March 16, 1967) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She is best known for playing Lorelai Gilmore on the WB Network dramedy series Gilmore Girls and Sarah Braverman on Parenthood. Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of Donna Grant, a fashion buyer, and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist who is the current president for National Confectioners Association. She is of Irish descent and was raised Catholic. Graham's parents divorced when she was five, and Graham moved to Washington, D.C., where her father became a congressional staffer. She traveled extensively with her father while growing up. While she was close with her dad, she recalls, “I think he thought I was an oddball, because I was very driven and ambitious.” At a young age, Graham rode horses competitively, but soon switched to acting. Graham discovered acting while in elementary school and further honed her talent at Langley High School, where she took part in the drill...