Many know Lauren Cohan from her role as Maggie Green on AMC's smash zombie-fest The Walking Dead, which is currently in its ninth season.
This past summer, Cohan starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in the STX action film Mile 22, directed by Peter Berg. In 2017, Cohan was seen on the big screen in the Tupac Shakoor biopic, All Eyez on Me, as Leila Steinberg, an early mentor of Tupac. Prior to that, she starred in STX's The Boy, a horror thriller produced by Lakeshore Entertainment and Vertigo Entertainment. The film was directed by William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) and written by Stacey Menear. In 2016, Cohan appeared in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Martha Wayne, the socialite mother of Bruce Wayne and wife of Dr. Thomas Wayne. She also guest-starred in two episodes of Season 4 of the The Mindy Project.
Cohan previously appeared in a one-episode guest spot for Law & Order: SVU. Additional television credits include a series regular role on Supernatural, pivotal guest arcs on Chuck and The Vampire Diaries, as well as guest appearances on Modern Family, CSI: New York and Cold Case.
In 2014, Cohan starred in the John Herzfeld-directed independent film Reach Me, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Kyra Sedgwick and Kelsey Grammar. Additional film credits include Casanova with Heath Ledger, Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj and Death Race 2.
Born in Philadelphia, Cohan spent her childhood in New Jersey before moving to the United Kingdom at the age of 13. There, she graduated from the University of Winchester/King Alfred's College where she studied drama and English literature. While at the university, she co-founded and toured with a theater company called No Man's Land.
Cohan currently divides her time between London and Los Angeles.