Who is Lauren Glazier?
Lauren Christie Glazier was born on 7 January 1985, in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, and is an actress, best known for her work in the television series “Mindhunter” during its second season She has also appeared in films such as “The Chicago 8”, “Red Sparrow” and “Gone Girl”.
The Wealth of Lauren Glazier
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 a variety of productions. She’s appeared in commercials, television shows, and local projects.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Lauren grew up in Canada, and from a young age aspired to making it big as an actress. Following her dream, she moved to Los Angeles after matriculating from high school, where she trained and studied as a part of The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute – the institution was named after the actor and director who helped develop method acting, which has since been adopted by many prolific and successful actors. After completing her training, she then appeared in several music videos, such as “Bleed Me Dry” by Redemption and “Stop Me” by Mark Ronson.
After working in several short films, she made her first mainstream film appearance in “Shooter” playing a student, though the role was uncredited. The film starred Mark Wahlberg, with others in the film including Michael Pena, Kate Mara, and Danny Glover; the story is based on the Stephen Hunter novel called “Point of Impact”. She then returned to working on short films for the next couple of years, including “Fragments de Laura” and “Going Back”. She also appeared in the television movie “Class” as the character Jennifer Burch.
Rise to Prominence
In 2010 Glazier appeared in her next mainstream film, as she was given a minor role in “Killers’ which starred 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 was even given 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 gained her breakthrough in the drama film “The Chicago 8”, which saw her work with stars such as Mayim Bialik, Philip Baker Hall and Gary Cole.
The film tells the story of The Chicago Eight trials, in which people were charged with a conspiracy to riot in various anti-Vietnam war movements during the US participation in the Vietnam War. The film won numerous awards before its theatrical run, including the top prize at the Beverly Hills Film Festival. Some parts of the film were based on actual transcripts recorded during the trial. This wasn’t the first film to tackle the incident, as a few years back a film called “Chicago 10: Speak Your Peace” was also released on the independent film circuit.
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. The film is based on the novel of the same name written by Gillian Flynn who also served as the screenplay writer for the production, and tells the story of a woman who suddenly vanishes, s leaving her husband as the prime suspect for her sudden disappearance. The film received a lot of praise, particularly for the performance of Pike who was nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
It was successful in depicting the theme of the novel which is gender, and the perception that women are generally good. There has been increasing interest in producing a sequel film though it would only be possible if the main cast members were available. She also appeared in the independent film “Finding Harmony”, and worked a string of commercials. One of the companies she worked with was Nikon, featuring alongside Ashton Kutcher. She also appeared in a commercial for American Express.
Glazier had another minor role in the 2018 film “Red Sparrow”, which marked her return to acting after a four-year break.
It’s based on a novel of the same name, this time written by Jason Matthews, and stars of the film include Jennifer Lawrence, Matthias Schoenaerts and Joel Edgerton. The film tells the story of espionage during the times of the Soviet Union and the Cold War, in which women were often used as tools of sexpionage, which often led to Russia gaining compromising material that could damage a high profile individual.
Her fame then rose significantly with her next project, as she was cast during the second season of “Mindhunter” as the character Kay Manz. The show is inspired by the book “Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” which was written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas, and is produced by Charlize Theron, starring Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany.
In the show, the two use their interactions with imprisoned serial killers to help them solve other ongoing cases. It has aired two seasons so far, with the second season set in 1980 during the Atlanta Child murders perpetrated by serial killer Wayne Williams.
It is known that Lauren is single. There have been rumors about her having a secret romantic connection with “Mindhunter” co-star Anna Torv, as fans noted their strong on-screen chemistry. She later shot down rumors and confirmed that they were just close friends. In recent years, she’s been expressing an interest in the fashion industry, doing modeling work, and appearing in big fashion events. She’s been featured in the publication “Vogue” for her work. She also loves traveling and owns a pet dog.