Born in Boston and raised in Newport, Rhode Island and Amherst, Massachusetts, Lauren Koslow wanted to be an actor even as a young age. After graduating with a theatre degree specializing in costume design from Virginia State University, Lauren Koslow signed on with a summer stock theater group in Virginia as a costume designer.
Lauren Koslow was also asked to audition for the role of Vera in the play "Ten Little Indians."
Lauren Koslow soon put her costume designing talent aside to become a full-time actress, appearing in such regional productions as "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Dial M for Murder" and "The Importance of Being Earnest." Lauren Koslow then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a television career and landed roles on such shows as "The New Mike Hammer," "House Calls," "Spies," and "The A-Team."
While in an acting class, Lauren Koslow met a producer from "The Young and the Restless" who encouraged her to audition for his series. Lauren Koslow not only won the role, but found her husband, make-up artist Nick Schillace, on the show. Lauren Koslow was then cast as fashion designer Margo Lynley on "The Bold and the Beautiful." Following this role, Lauren Koslowwas cast as Kate Roberts on "Days of our Lives."
Lauren Koslowis the proud mother of two, Zachariah, and Milikate. When she's not working, Lauren Koslow enjoys traveling, painting and encouraging her children to take care of the mini family zoo. They have three lizards (two bearded dragons and one spotted gecko), a talking parrot named Charlie, three dogs named Peggy Sue, Buddy, and Murphy McMuffin, a cat named Frankie and a few horses in their menagerie.
In 2001, Lauren Koslow was nominated as "Outstanding Supporting Actress" for the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
Lauren Koslow and her family recently moved to a more rural area of Ventura County, just north of Los Angeles. Lauren Koslow's birthday is March 6.