Lauren Nicole London is an American actress, model and television personality. Beginning her career in music videos and later transitioning into film and television acting, London earned recognition for her performance as Erin “New New” Garnett in the 2006 coming-of-age film ATL, as well as the television shows 90210 and Entourage, and as Kiera Whitaker on the BET comedy-drama, The Game.
London was born in Los Angeles County, California, on December 5, 1984, to an African-American mother and a Jewish father. After attending Palisades Charter High School, London was homeschooled.
Lauren London first appeared in the film, ATL, opposite actor and recording artist, Tip “TI” Harris. Due to London’s breakout success in ATL, she received an offer to star in the film, This Christmas, with Loretta Devine, Idris Elba and Regina King. Her next film role was in the teen romantic comedy, I Love You, Beth Cooper, opposite Hayden Panettiere. London made her television debut on Everybody Hates Chris. Her other television credits include a recurring guest star role on HBO’s Entourage, a recurring guest star role on CW’s 90210 and a special guest star role in the VH1 series, Singles Ladies, executive produced by Queen Latifah. London’s next feature film is Madea’s Big Happy Family, directed by Tyler Perry. She is a Los Angeles native.