Lauren Blumenfeld has played an eclectic array of characters, ranging from Olive Oyl to Jesus to Barack Obama. She has appeared on Broadway in Manhattan Theatre Club's Tony nominated, The Assembled Parties by Richard Greenberg and Off-Broadway in Soho's Rep's Obie Award winning, twice extended, We Are Proud To Present... by Jackie Siblies Drury. Lauren is also a frequent performer at Ars Nova in New York and has performed regionally for many seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Pittsburgh Public and at the Old Globe in San Diego. Her TV and film credits include Deadbeat (Hulu), Unforgettable (CBS), Limitless(CBS), Black Dog Red Dog, The Rebound, and A Little Princess.
Lauren is currently a series regular on Pop TV and Lionsgate's new satirical series "Nightcap." A behind the scenes look at the late-night TV landscape, "Nightcap" uncovers the 22 minutes leading up to a live airing of a late night talk show with an A-list celebrity guest stopping by each week, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, Paul Rudd, Kelly Ripa and Andy Cohen. Lauren plays 'Penny Jones' the sweet and gullible assistant to Staci (Ali Wentworth). And beginning in February of 2017, Lauren can be seen alongside Laverne Cox and Elliot Gould, Playing 'Lucy Alexander' the secretary to successful defense lawyer Sadie Ellis (Katherine Heigl) in the new CBS drama series "Doubt."
Originally from Los Angeles, California, Lauren attended the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU. She is a member of Old Vic New Voices in London, a performer and writerfor Naked Angels' Naked Radio and a proud volunteer and smart partner at the 52nd Street Project. She was also voted one of Backstage magazine’s top 30 actors to watch in 2013. Lauren also makes homemade greeting cards and is a lover of seashells, quality fruit and crafts involving googley eyes and hot glue.