Who is Lauren Glazier?
Born on January 7, 1985 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, Lauren Christie Glazier is an actress, best known for her work on the television series “Mindhunter” during its second season. She also appeared in movies such as “The Chicago 8”, “Red Sparrow” and “Gone Girl”.
Lauren Glazier’s Wealth
As of early 2020, Lauren Glazier’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million earned through a successful career in acting in the entertainment industry since 2006, in various productions. She has appeared in commercials, TV shows and local projects.
Beginning of early life, education and career
Growing up in Canada, Lauren aspired to make it big as an actress from a young age. She followed her dream and moved to Los Angeles after graduating from high school, where she trained and studied as part of The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute – the institution is named after the actor and director who helped develop of method acting, which has since been adopted by many prolific and successful actors. After completing her education, she appeared in several music videos such as Redemption’s “Bleed Me Dry” and Mark Ronson’s “Stop Me”.
After working in several short films, she made her first regular film appearance in “Shooter” playing a college student, though the role went uncredited. The film starred Mark Wahlberg, with others in the film including Michael Pena, Kate Mara and Danny Glover; the story is based on Stephen Hunter’s novel called “Point of Impact”. Then she worked on short films again in the following years, including “Fragments de Laura” and “Going Back”. She also appeared in the television movie “Class” as the character Jennifer Burch.
Rise to fame
In 2010, Glazier appeared in her next mainstream film, when she landed a minor role in ‘Killers’ starring Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl. It tells the story of a woman who unknowingly falls in love with an assassin. The film received negative reviews and Ashton Kutcher even received a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor, but despite the negative reviews, the film still made a profit at the box office.
The following year, she had her breakthrough in the drama film “The Chicago 8” in which she collaborated with stars such as Mayim Bialik, Philip Baker Hall and Gary Cole.
The film tells the story of The Chicago Eight Trials, which accused people of conspiracy to riot in various anti-Vietnam War movements during the US entry into the Vietnam War. The film won numerous awards prior to its theatrical release, including the top prize at the Beverly Hills Film Festival. Some parts of the film were based on actual transcripts shot during the process. This wasn’t the first movie to tackle the incident, as a movie called “Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace” was also released on the independent movie circuit a few years ago.
After working on several other independent films, Lauren returned to the big screen with a small role in 2014’s “Gone Girl” alongside Neil Patrick Harris, Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck. Based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn, who also served as screenwriter for the production, the film tells the story of a woman who suddenly disappears, leaving her husband as the prime suspect for her sudden disappearance. The film received critical acclaim, particularly for Pike’s performance being nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
It was successful in displaying the theme of the novel that is sex, and the perception that women are generally good. There is increasing interest in producing a sequel, although it would only be possible if the main cast members were available. She also appeared in the independent film “Finding Harmony” and worked on a series of commercials. One of the companies she worked with was Nikon, alongside Ashton Kutcher. She also appeared in a commercial for American Express.
Glazier had another minor role in the 2018 movie “Red Sparrow” which marked her return to acting after a four-year break.
It is based on a novel of the same name, this time written by Jason Matthews, and stars of the film are Jennifer Lawrence, Matthias Schoenaerts and Joel Edgerton. The film tells the story of espionage during the Soviet Union and the Cold War, in which women were often used as sex spywhich often led to Russia getting its hands on compromising material that could harm a high-profile person.
Her fame then rose significantly with her next project as she was cast during the second season of “mind hunteras the character Kay Manz. The show is inspired by the book “Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas and produced by Charlize Theron, starring Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany.
In the show, the two use their interactions with captured serial killers to help them solve other pending cases. It has aired for two seasons so far, with the second season set in 1980 during the Atlanta Child murders committed by serial killer Wayne Williams.
It is known that Lauren is single. She is rumored to have a secret romantic connection with ‘Mindhunter’ co-star Anna Torv, as fans noted they were strong on screen chemistry. She later shot down rumors and confirmed that they were just good friends. In recent years, she has shown interest in the fashion industry, doing modeling and appearing at major fashion events. She has been featured in the publication “Vogue” for her work. She also likes to travel and has a pet dog.