Oct. 18th, 1989
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
5' 3 1/2
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Joy Lauren (born October 18, 1989) is an American actress who is best known for playing Danielle Van de Kamp, on the hit ABC Comedy-drama Desperate Housewives. Lauren is of Danish descent and was born Lauren Joy Jorgensen in Atlanta, Georgia. She lived in the Vail, Colorado area from age 1 to 4. She attended the Galloway School and appeared in several productions by the Alliance Theatre. At age 11, she moved from Atlanta to Los Angeles with her mother to pursue an acting career. She graduated from high school at age 14. She is currently a member of the Class of 2012 at Columbia University.
- Graduated from high school at 14.
- Attended The Galloway School in Atlanta, Georgia for elementary school.
- Will attend Columbia University in fall 2008.
- Is good friends with 'Tara Ansley' (qv).