Actress, writer and producer Lauren Swickard has quickly established herself as a powerful woman in film, Lauren has written and sold multiple original screenplays throughout her short but impressive professional career. Most recently, she created, wrote, produced and starred in “A California Christmas,” starring opposite her real-life husband and “General Hospital” star Josh Swickard. The film will be released on Netflix December 14, 2020.
A Cincinnati native, Lauren excelled in the arts at a young age and her artistic talent stems from her early years in musical theatre and pre-professional ballet. Having attended the prestigious School of American Ballet and E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, she has performed on the stage with the Cincinnati Ballet Company and trained with The Groundlings.
Lauren pulls from more than seven years and 40+ credits of screen acting experience, performing roles on feature films, short films and television series in drama and comedy. She began her professional acting career in high school with a small role on the TV Movie, “Shelter,” working with JJ Abrams. Now represented by Powerline Entertainment, she can be seen in Netflix’s “Dear White People,” the film “Airplane Mode” opposite Logan Paul, Netflix’s “Roped” and countless projects currently airing on the Lifetime Movie Network, the Syfy channel, and Amazon Prime.
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