Lauren Christine German (born November 29, 1978) is an American actress, known for her role as the hitchhiker in the 2003 remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, as well as for starring in the 2007 film Hostel: Part II, in which she plays one of the lead characters. She is also known for her work in A Walk to Remember, where she plays a popular and jealous ex-girlfriend. Lauren’s first work was on stage in “Peter Pan” and “Oliver” and in 2000 she made her debut in the film Down to You where she has a small part as a love struck woman. Starring in several TV shows, such as Undressed (1999), 7th Heaven (2001) and Going to California (2002), she got further and further involved in the movie business. Lauren starred in the non-successful series Shotgun Love Dolls (2001) and Sex, Love & Secrets (2005), but unfortunately neither of these was picked up.
The second movie Lauren starred in was A Walk to Remember (2002), as the ex-girlfriend of one of the main characters. Later came Dead Above Ground (2002), A Midsummer Night’s Rave (2002) and The Lone Ranger (2003), in which she had both smaller and bigger parts. In 2003 she tried for the main part in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre but it went to Jessica Biel and Lauren got the part of the Teenage Girl/The Hitchhiker. Lauren later got bigger parts in movies such as Piggy Banks (2004), Simple Lies (2005), Standing Still (2005), Surrender Dorothy (2006) and It Is Fine. Everything Is Fine! (2007). Recently, she has been best known for starring in the Quentin Tarantino produced horror film Hostel: Part II.
Full Name at Birth
Lauren Christine German
Date of Birth
Claim to Fame
7th Heaven, Hawaii Five-0, Chicago Fire, Lucifer
8 (US), 40 (EU), 6.5 (UK), 250 (J)