Joey Lauren was born on 9th January 1968. She is a famous director and actress in America. She was born in Arkansas. Her father was an owner of lumber yard. She completed her high school education from “North Little Rock Northeast School” in the year of 1986. She moved to Hollywood, Los Angeles in the year of 1988. She has been seen in nearly 40 movies. She started her acting career at an early age as a child in the year of 1977 in movie “Exorcist 2: The Heretic”. In 1991, she was seen in the 100th episode of “Married.. With Children”. The name of the episode was “Top of the Heap”. In the year 1993, she got a major role in the movie in “Dazed and Confused”. She appeared in the spinoff film of Saturday Night Live named as “Coneheads”. She was seen in Mallrats in the year 1995.

The movie Mallrats was directed and written by Kevin Smith. Joey and Kevin started dating each other after the movie. Their wonderful relationship inspired Kevin’s next movie which was named as “Chasing Amy”. The relationship ended on friendly terms. Kevin completed his script after the break up in the year 1996. In the same year, Joey was cast in the comedy movie named as “Bio-Dome”. She was seen in the character of Monique in the movie. In Chasing Amy, she played the lead role named as Alyssa Jones. In this movie, Alyssa is a lesbian who falls in love with a man. The movie was released in the year of 1997. Kevin described the movie as a thank you homage to Joey. Kevin also wrote the song “Alive” for the movie. In 1997, she won the “Chicago film critics” award for the movie Chasing Amy. She also received the award for “Most Promising Actress” from Las Vegas Films Critics Society for the same movie in the same year. Apart from this, she was one of Golden Globe nominee for “Best Actress-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy” category. She was chosen to be the lead in Kevin’s next movie named as Dogma in the year 1999. However, that did not happen and it was given to someone else. In the year 2001, she made small appearance named as “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”. She made another small appearance in an animated movie named as “Clerks: The Lost Scene” in the year of 2004. In both the above movies, her role of Alyssa Jones was repeated. Apart from this, she played the role of an assistant of veterinarian in the movie “A Cool, Dry Place”. In the next year, she was seen with Adam Sandler in the movie “Big Daddy”. This was one of her big budget movie. She has done a small movie named as “Beautiful”. She appeared in one episode of “Veronica Mars” in the year of 2005. She made her directorial debut in the year of 2006. In the same year, she got the award for “Women in Film Dorothy Arzner Directors Award”.

Her biography is available in various websites. However, none of them talks about her being married or husband or divorce in the past. Her estimated net worth is around $8 million. Her detailed bio is available on IMDB. She is a beautiful woman with height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2020

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