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How Much Do You Know About Lauren Graham?

Test your knowledge with these questions about Lauren and her career.

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  1. In which state was Lauren born?

    Virginia
    New York
    Hawaii
    California
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hawaii

    Lauren was born in Honolulu, HI on March 16th, 1967.

  2. Lauren’s first movie role was in which of the following films?

    "Sweet November"
    "Nightwatch"
    "Dill Scallion"
    "Lucky 13"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nightwatch

    Lauren played Marie in this 1997 thriller starring Ewan McGregor.

    Nightwatch
    Dimension Films
  3. In the 1990s, Lauren was roommates with which of the following actresses?

    Maura Tierney
    Melissa McCarthy
    Connie Britton
    Lisa Kudrow
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Connie Britton

    Connie Britton
    Via Twitter: @thelaurengraham
  4. What character did Lauren play on Seinfeld?

    Valerie, the speed-dial girl
    Jodi, the masseuse
    Sara, the dermatologist
    Marla, the virgin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Valerie, the speed-dial girl

    Lauren played Jerry's girlfriend Valerie in the episode titled "The Millennium."

    Valerie, the speed-dial girl
    Castle Rock Entertainment / Sony Pictures Television
  5. On which of the following shows did Lauren play an efficiency expert?

    Caroline in the City
    3rd Rock from the Sun
    Law and Order
    Newsradio
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Newsradio

    Lauren guest-starred as Andrea the efficiency expert in 4 episodes of Newsradio in 1997.

    Newsradio
    Via laurengrahamfan.org
  6. In 2009, Lauren made her Broadway debut in which musical?

    West Side Story
    Rock of Ages
    Guys and Dolls
    Anything Goes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Guys and Dolls

    Lauren starred as Miss Adelaide in the 2009 Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls.

    Guys and Dolls
    Via lauren-online.net
  7. Who is the main character in Lauren's novel "Someday, Someday, Maybe"?

    Fanny Hanks
    Franny Banks
    Danny Franks
    Frankie Banks
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Franny Banks

    "Someday, Someday, Maybe" was released on April 30, 2013 and became a New York Times bestseller.

    Franny Banks
    Via penguinrandomhouse.com
  8. In 2012, Lauren was a guest judge on which talent competition?

    Project Runway
    America's Got Talent
    The X-Factor
    America's Next Top Model
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Project Runway

    Project Runway
    Via lauren-online.net
  9. Which of the following actors has not played Lauren's husband in a movie?

    Joel McHale
    Bryan Cranston
    Jeff Daniels
    Matthew Perry
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jeff Daniels

    Lauren and Jeff starred in the 2009 movie "The Answer Man" but their characters were not married.

    Jeff Daniels
    Magnolia Pictures
  10. Which of Lauren's co-stars does she credit as her inspiration for writing a book?

    Meryl Streep
    Steve Carell
    Mae Whitman
    Diane Keaton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Diane Keaton

    During the filming of the 2007 movie "Because I Said So," Diane Keaton suggested to Lauren that she should write a book. The suggestion stuck with Lauren and inspired her to pursue her love of writing.

    Diane Keaton
    Universal Pictures
  11. What was the name of the FIFA World Cup mascot whose costume Lauren wore for publicity appearances in 1994?

    Spike
    Striker
    Spot
    Sparky
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Striker

    Striker
    Via theibug.com
  12. Which of the following did Lauren not receive for her portrayal of Lorelai Gilmore on Gilmore Girls?

    Golden Globe Award nomination
    Screen Actor's Guild Award nomination
    Teen Choice Award nomination
    Emmy Award nomination
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Emmy Award nomination

    Lauren never received an Emmy nomination for her incredible work on Gilmore Girls.

    Emmy Award nomination
    SAG Awards, 2003 / Via laurengrahamfan.org
  13. Lauren received a Bachelor's Degree in English from which New York school?

    NYU
    Barnard College
    Berkley College
    Cornell University
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Barnard College

    Lauren graduated from Barnard in 1988, and then earned a Master of Fine Arts in acting from Southern Methodist University in Texas.

  14. Which of the following shows has Lauren not competed on?

    Celebrity Poker Showdown
    Celebrity Jeopardy
    Hollywood Game Night
    Dancing with the Stars
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dancing with the Stars

    Lauren was on Celebrity Poker Showdown in 2004, Celebrity Jeopardy in 2003, and Hollywood Game Night in 2014.

  15. This is a scene from which of the following movies?

    Walt Disney Pictures
    "The Amateurs"
    "The Pacifier"
    "It's Kind of a Funny Story"
    "Flash of Genius"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "The Pacifier"

    Lauren played Principal Claire Fletcher in the 2005 movie "The Pacifier."

  16. In which movie does Lauren play the character Joan Baxter?

    "Evan Almighty"
    "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
    "Seeing Other People"
    "Chasing Destiny"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Evan Almighty"

    Lauren starred as Joan Baxter in "Evan Almighty," released in 2007.

    "Evan Almighty"
    Universal Pictures
  17. As a child, Lauren had aspirations to be which of the following?

    Painter
    Veterinarian
    Jockey
    Fashion Designer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jockey

    Lauren realized, with her 5'9" height, that a career as a jockey was probably not a viable option.

    Jockey
    Via lauren-online.net
  18. Which of the following items does Lauren have from the Gilmore Girls set?

    Stuffed chicken
    Clown pillow
    Monkey lamp
    Fuzzy clock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Monkey lamp

    The monkey lamp (shown here in a scene from season 1, episode 9, "Rory's Dance") was given to Lauren by a producer at the end of Gilmore Girls' run.

    Monkey lamp
    Warner Bros
  19. On which talk show did Lauren serve as a guest host?

    "The Tonight Show"
    "The Today Show"
    "The Daily Show"
    "The Late Late Show"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "The Late Late Show"

    Lauren served as host of "The Late Late Show" on February 19, 2015.

    "The Late Late Show"
    CBS
  20. In what movie does Lauren co-star with Billy Bob Thornton?

    "A Merry Friggin' Christmas"
    "Bad Santa"
    "Max"
    "The Life Coach"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Bad Santa"

    Lauren played Sue in "Bad Santa," released in 2003.

    "Bad Santa"
    Dimension Films

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