Lauren Collins

Lauren Collins

Program Completed at the CFC

Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange

Completion Year


Current Information

Best known as “Paige Michalchuk” on the Emmy nominated series DEGRASSI, Lauren’s two decade spanning acting career includes such highlights as FX’s The Strain, New Line Cinema’s Take The Lead and Comedy Central’s Kroll Show. She will next be seen in IMPULSE, YouTube Red’s flagship scripted drama from Doug Liman. A vocal advocate of the LGBTQ community, Lauren is also known to audiences as host of MTV’s groundbreaking original series, 1 Girl 5 Gays.

In recent years, Lauren has gone on to produce multiple short films including the 2014 TIFF Selection Zero Recognition (which she also co-wrote and starred in), Apart From Everything starring Tatiana Maslany and Lolz-ita starring Katie Boland, Sarah Gadon and Don McKellar.