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Lauren Ambrose stars in "Torchwood: Miracle Day" as Jilly Kitzinger.

Lauren Ambrose most recently starred as Queen Marie in the Broadway revival of Eugene Ionesco's tragicomedy "Exit the King," opposite Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush, directed by Neil Armfield. On screen, Ambrose recently voiced the character of KW in "Where the Wild Things Are" and starred with Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson and David Strathairn in the metaphysical drama "Cold Souls," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Ambrose also starred in "The Other Woman," opposite Natalie Portman. Written and directed by Don Roos, the film follows an aspiring lawyer through her difficult relationship with her stepson.

Her additional film credits include "A Dog Year," opposite Jeff Bridges; "Starting Out in the Evening," opposite Frank Langella and Lili Taylor; "Diggers," opposite Paul Rudd; and "Can't Hardly Wait." Ambrose won the Outfest L.A. Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actress for her lead performances in "Swimming," a coming-of-age story, and the black comedy "Psycho Beach Party," adapted from Charles Busch's play.

Ambrose is most known for her critically acclaimed work as Claire Fisher on the HBO series "Six Feet Under." During the show's five seasons, she received two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, 2002 and 2003.

In April 2006, Ambrose made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning production of Clifford Odets' "Awake and Sing!" opposite Mark Ruffalo and Ben Gazzara and directed by Bartlett Sher. In 2004, she made her stage debut at the National Theatre in London in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Buried Child," directed by Matthew Warchus.

Ambrose currently resides in New York City.

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Age: 38 years old
Birthday: February 20, 1978
Height: 5' 6"
Full Name / Real Name: Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Current Residence: New York, NY
Husband: Sam Handel

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