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Lauren Potter Biography
Lauren Potter born Lauren Elizabeth Potter on May 10, 1990, is an American actress, best known for her role as Becky Jackson in the television show Glee.
She serves as an advocate for those with disabilities through organizations including AbilityPath, Best Buddies International, the Down Syndrome Association, the American Association of People with Disabilities, and Special Olympics.
Lauren Potter Age
Born on 10th May 1990, Lauren is 28 years old as of 2018.
Lauren Potter Height
She is 1.45 metres tall.
Lauren Potter Married – Husband
She has remained tight lipped when it comes to her love life thus its not known if she is dating, engaged or single. However she is not married.
Lauren Potter Engaged
According to multiple news sites, on August 3, 2016, Lauren’s childhood-friend-turned-boyfriend Timothy Speare had proposed to her with a promise ring on July 31. Having been born with Down Syndrome, their families had known each other since they were babies. However, it was announced on February 22, 2017, that their engagement had ended over the holidays.
Lauren Potter Glee
Potter obtained her first acting role, at the age of 16, starring in the film, Mr. Blue Sky.
From 2009 to 2015, she played the recurring role of Becky Jackson, a cheerleader with Down syndrome, in all six seasons of the TV show Glee. In the show, cheer leading coach Sue Sylvester, part played by Jane Lynch, takes a special interest in Becky in part because Sue’s older sister, Jean, also has Down syndrome. She was nominated in 2012, for a SAG award in the Ensemble in a Comedy Series category for her work in Glee. Lauren also received the SAG/AFTRA Harold Russell Award at the 2012 Media Access Awards.
Lauren Potter Chicago Med
She made a guest appearance in the film, Chicago med in 2019 as Barbara Duncan on the Episode “The Thing We Do”.
Lauren Porter Appointment – Barack Obama
Former President of United State, Barack Obama appointed Potter, in November 2011, to the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, where she would advise the White House on issues related to that population. There are twenty-one members in the committee along with 13 U.S. federal government staff. The committee would discuss a variety of different issues affecting those with disabilities including items such as education and workplace integration issues, during periodic meetings throughout the year.
In 2015, Potter was cast as Jenny in the short film Guest Room, which premiered at SXSW. She portrayed the character of a young woman with Down syndrome, who dealt with the difficulties of an unplanned pregnancy.
Lauren Potter Net Worth
Details are under review.