Lauren Cohan (born January 7, 1982) is an American-British actress best known for her role as Maggie Greene in the horror television series The Walking Dead (2011–2018, 2020). Her other notable TV roles include Bela Talbot in the fantasy-horror series Supernatural (2007–2008), Rose in the supernatural series The Vampire Diaries (2010–2012), Vivian McArthur Volkoff in the action comedy series Chuck (2007), and Francesca 'Frankie' Trowbridge in the spy drama Whiskey Cavalier (2019). Her film appearances include the comedy Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006), the psychological thriller horror The Boy (2016), the biographical drama All Eyez on Me (2017), and the action thriller Mile 22 (2018).
Cohan was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and raised there until age 13, when her family moved to her mother's native United Kingdom, settling in Surrey. Her father is American of Irish and Norwegian descent, while her mother is Scottish, and moved to the U.S. when she was around 17. In addition to Cherry Hill, Cohan lived for one year in the state of Georgia before her family moved to the UK.