Lauren Cohan (born January 7, 1982) is a British-American actress and model, best known for her role as Maggie Greene on The Walking Dead (2011–present). She is also
known for her recurring roles on the television series Supernatural (2007–2008), Chuck (2011) and The Vampire Diaries (2010–2012) and in the comedy film Van Wilder: The
Rise of Taj (2006), the science fiction action film Death Race 2 (2011) and the supernatural horror film The Boy (2016).
Cohan played the recurring character Rose, a 560-year-old vampire, in The Vampire Diaries. In 2011, she joined the television series Chuck in a recurring role playing Vivian
Volkoff, a “charming, sophisticated socialite” from the United Kingdom, and the daughter of primary villain, Alexei Volkoff. She also guest starred on shows such as Modern
Family, CSI: NY, Cold Case, Life, Archer, and The Bold and the Beautiful.
Cohan starred in a pilot for The CW called Heavenly in which she played the lead character, an attorney who teams up with an angel; however, it was not picked up as a series.
In 2011, Cohan was cast in her most notable role: Maggie Greene on The Walking Dead, an AMC horror drama series based on the comic book series of the same name. She
first appeared in the second season as a recurring character, but she was among the starring roles at the start of the third season. The drama is the highest rated series in
cable television history.
Cohan lives in the United Kingdom.