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Val Lauren is an American actor, writer, and director. He is best known for his leading role in the 2013 film “Laurence Anyways” and for his recurring role as Stan Rizzo on the AMC television series “Mad Men”.

Lauren was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 31, 1984. His parents are of Italian and French descent. He has two older sisters. Lauren was raised in the San Fernando Valley and attended Notre Dame High School. He began his acting career in 2006 with a small role in the film “Factory Girl”.

In 2013, Lauren starred in the film “Laurence Anyways” as Laurence, a transgender woman. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Lauren’s performance earned him several awards, including the Best Actor Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

In 2015, Lauren began appearing as Stan Rizzo on the AMC television series “Mad Men”. His character is a copywriter at the advertising agency Sterling Cooper & Partners. The series ended in 2015 after seven seasons.

Lauren has also appeared in the films “The Humbling” (2014), “Shelter” (2015), and “The Assignment” (2016). He has directed two short films, “The Third Wheel” (2012) and “L’amour fou” (2013).

Lauren’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful acting career.

General Info

Full NameVal Lauren
Height1.75 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Actor


MoviesLast Knights, The Sound and the Fury, Desires of the Heart, Interior. Leather Bar., Sal, Fighting Words, Dallas 362, Landspeed, Lost Angeles, Queen of Hearts, You Always Stalk the Ones You Love

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1I'm constantly trying to approach life and acting with the fundamental philosophy of "The way of no way."




The Gray in Between2002Crazy Leroy
Live from Baghdad2002TV MovieCNN Technician
You Always Stalk the Ones You Love2002Bruce
Landspeed2002Sarb Parikh
You Got Nothin'2002Johnny
The Salton Sea2002Third Shooter
James Dean2001TV MovieAlex (uncredited)
My Friend's Love Affair2001ShortMaz
18 Wheels of Justice2001TV SeriesKen Daniels
Some Body2001Lillo (uncredited)
Felicity2000TV SeriesLou
The Huntress2000TV SeriesStump
The Doorman1999Primo
Walker, Texas Ranger1999TV SeriesFelipe Rivas
Jesse1999TV SeriesNick
Mistress of Seduction1998Marlon
Dangerous Minds1997TV SeriesDavid
Blood Surf2017post-productionDavey
Actors Anonymous2017post-production
The Institute2017completedDr. Jacobs
The Follower2016/VcompletedDillon
Queen of Hearts2016/IShort9 Yard
Graceland2015TV SeriesToros Berbarian
Last Knights2015Shimon
The Mentalist2014TV SeriesCole Foster
NCIS: Los Angeles2014TV SeriesJabril
The Sound and the Fury2014Julio
Desires of the Heart2013Dr. Kris Sharma
Interior. Leather Bar.2013Val / Steve
Lost Angeles2012Mickey B
The Romp2011ShortBob
Sal2011/ISal Mineo
Hawaii Five-02011TV SeriesDale O'Reilly
Chill Pill2010ShortRen
Street Poet2010Etch-A-Sketch
The Hand Off2009ShortRafi
Monk2009TV SeriesCharlie
Forgotten2009ShortPete Garrison
True Love2007Max Modeen
Fighting Words2007Etch-A-Sketch
Crossing Jordan2007TV SeriesEric Margosian
CSI: NY2005TV SeriesJerry Gordon
Criminal Minds2005TV SeriesFrederick 'Freddy' Condore
American Dreams2004TV SeriesPvt. David Ramirez
Dallas 3622003Christian Potter
242003TV SeriesRandy Murdoch


Help2008Short written by






Help2008Short producer


Playhouse2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Stage 52009TV SeriesHimself
Streetwear Headware2007TV SeriesHimself

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