Dr. Lauren Bloom
Played by Janet Montgomery
Janet Montgomery stars as Dr. Lauren Bloom on the new NBC medical drama "New Amsterdam."
Montgomery will be seen in "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner's new Amazon project, "The Romanoffs," an anthology series centered around people who believe themselves to be the modern-day descendants of the Romanov family. On the big screen, she will soon co-star alongside Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel in the family film "Think Like a Dog."
Montgomery portrayed the beautiful, ruthless and vulnerable Mary Sibley on WGN's first original scripted series, "Salem," starring alongside Lucy Lawless and Shane West. Last year, she was seen in the sci-fi film "The Space Between Us," opposite Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino.
American audiences may know Montgomery best for her roles as Olivia on NBC's "This Is Us," portraying Kevin Pearson's girlfriend, and as Eric's assistant on HBO's "Entourage."
In the U.K., Montgomery is well known as the love interest of Nicholas Hoult on the critically acclaimed series "Skins." Other television roles include "The League," "Dancing on the Edge," "Spies of Warsaw" and audience favorite "Downton Abbey."
A trained dancer, Montgomery starred opposite Natalie Portman in Darren Aronofsky's 2010 Oscar-nominated psychical thriller "Black Swan." Other films on her résumé include "Our Idiot Brother," "The Hills Run Red," "Wrong Turn Trilogy," "Amateur Night" and "Happily Ever After."
Montgomery was born and raised in the U.K. She currently splits her time between there and Los Angeles.