The Sound of Music
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Lauren Graham | Sarah Braverman
Graham recently became a New York Times best-selling writer with her debut novel "Someday, Someday, Maybe." Warner Bros. TV and Ellen DeGeneres' A Very Good Production just closed a deal to adapt the book into a television series. This past spring, Graham completed production on the feature "Merry Friggin' Christmas," in which she stars opposite Robin Williams and Joel McHale.
Graham garnered critical acclaim for her performance as Lorelai Gilmore on "Gilmore Girls," a series on which she also served as producer in its final season. For her work on the show, Graham was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series and two Television Critics Association Awards for Individual Achievement in Drama and Comedy. Additionally, she earned two Teen Choice Awards, a Best Actress nod from Viewers for Quality Television, and was honored by Planned Parenthood as a Champion of Choice for her work with family issues on and off-screen.
Graham's feature film credits include the critically acclaimed film "Flash of Genius" opposite Greg Kinnear; "The Answer Man" with Jeff Daniels; Universal's blockbuster comedy "Evan Almighty" alongside Steve Carell; "Because I Said So" opposite Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore; "Bad Santa" with Billy Bob Thornton; "The Pacifier"; "Birds of America" with Matthew Perry, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival; "The Amateurs" with Jeff Bridges; "Nightwatch"; and "One True Thing" with Renee Zellweger and Meryl Streep.
On stage, Graham starred as Miss Adelaide in the Broadway musical comedy "Guys and Dolls" in 2009. In 2002, she starred in the 1929 comedy "Once in a Lifetime" at The Williamstown Theatre Festival.
Graham holds a degree in English from Barnard College and an MFA from SMU Meadows School of The Arts. She currently resides in New York and Los Angeles.