Lauren Jones
Lauren Jones
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Born Lauren Lorraine Jones
(1982-08-27) August 27, 1982 (age 35)
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Residence Los Angeles
New York City
Occupation Shoe Designer, Model, Actress, Entrepreneur, Professional Wrestler
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Website Official Lauren Lorraine Jones Web Site
Lauren Lorraine Shoes
Private
Industry Shoes retail
Founded 2013
Key people
Lauren Lorraine Jones; CCO, Co-Founder, Fashion Director
Products Shoes
Revenue IncreaseUndisclosed USD
Website www.laurenlorraine.com

Lauren Lorraine Jones (born August 27, 1982) is an American fashion designer, model, former Barker's Beauty on The Price Is Right, former professional wrestler, actress in The Expendables, and the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of her eponymous brand product marketing company.

Early life

Jones was raised in Jackson, Mississippi, the only child of Deborah Pearsall and Jim Jones, and the granddaughter of Gloria Martinson and Mike Martinson, CEO of the Dobbs Maynard Advertising Agency. Her mother is of Scandinavian descent. Her maternal great-grandparents immigrated to the US through Ellis Island from Oslo, Norway. Jones is also the great-niece of State Representative Rita Martinson (Madison, Mississippi). She attended junior high school at St. Andrew's in Ridgeland, Mississippi, where she played Juliet in a school production of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. At age 14, Jones, accompanied by her parents, moved from Jackson to New York. At 17, Jones was encouraged to pursue an acting and modeling career, subsequently living in London, Boston, New York City and Los Angeles. She was a high school homecoming queen and a varsity cheerleader.

In 2004 Jones earned a BBA degree in design and management from Parsons School of Design.[1] Jones completed a study abroad program at The University of Westminster in London, England and studied her JD at Mississippi College School of Law.

Career

Actress

Jones has appeared in a number of television and movie roles. In May 2009, Jones was cast in the star studded feature film The Expendables opposite Sylvester Stallone and Mickey Rourke as the character, Cheyenne, Mickey's love interest in the film. The film was released in theaters August 13, 2010.

Jones guest appeared on Rescue Me in July 2008 and on the Nickelodeon TV series The Naked Brothers Band as Double X. Jones has also appeared on MTV2's Wonder Showzen, the soap opera Guiding Light, in the feature film Spider-Man 3, and as a Barker's Beauty on the CBS' game show The Price Is Right, where she appeared as a model for five weeks in April and May 2007.

In late 2004 - early 2005, Jones participated in skits during the first ever SmackDown! Rookie Diva of the Year contest at No Way Out 2005.

Lauren Jones starred in Fox's short lived series Anchorwoman. The show debuted August 22, 2007 on FOX.[2]

Anchorwoman

Jones starred in the scripted/reality hybrid series Anchorwoman,[3] premiering on the Fox Broadcasting network August 22, 2007. Jones was cast as the principal role of Anchorwoman. The role was primarily scripted and part improvisational, with a great deal of comedic undertones. Some journalists voiced outspoken criticism of the scripted 30-day broadcast-news stunt at a small Tyler, Texas television station. Jones went on to interview with Bill O'Reilly on The O'Reilly Factor. The show was canceled from the network after airing two back to back episodes. The debut scored 2.0 rating on fast nationals, and reported to have 2.7 million viewers overall.[4]

Prior to filming Anchorwoman, Jones worked on the Baywatch workout video series, Baywatch Beach Body Workout, with Lauren Jones, which released in stores and on the Internet on December 4, 2007.

DVDs

  • 2007: Baywatch Beach Body Workout, with Lauren Jones (Rodale Publications)

Radio

Jones has appeared on air as a guest with Ryan Seacrest on 102.7 KIIS FM, on Y101 Jackson's #1 Hit Music Station, as well as on The Out of Bounds Show on 105.9 FM ESPN Radio with Bo Bounds. Jones has further worked as an on-air host at WJQS radio station, hosting her own radio show on 1400am.

Titles

Miss Mississippi USA 2009 (First Runner Up), Miss MET-Rx 2006/2007 (Winner), Miss New York UN 2007 (Winner), Miss New York USA 2007 (Finalist), Miss New York USA 2006 (Finalist).[]

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Spider-Man 3 Reporter Columbia Pictures
2010 The Expendables Cheyenne Lionsgate

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Anchorwoman Herself Starring Role, FOX
2007 The Price Is Right Barker's Beauty
2007 The Naked Brothers Band Double X Guest Star
2006 Guiding Light Friend
2005 Wonder Showzen Actress Genre: Comedy
Guest appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2007 The O'Reilly Factor Herself Aired on August 20, 2007
2007 Good Morning America Herself Aired on August 19, 2007
2007 The Best Damn Sports Show Period Herself Aired August, 2007 on FSN
2007 Good Day LA Herself Aired August, 2007
2007 The Big Story Herself Aired August 21, 2007, with John Gibson
2006 The CMT Music Awards 2006 Herself
2005 Last Call with Carson Daly Actress Aired on October 23; performed improv skits
2000 Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee Model

References

  1. ^ "Lauren Jones Footwear". laurenjones.net. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ Malone, Michael; Grossman, Ben (August 23, 2007). "Fox Cancels Anchorwoman". broadcastingcable.com. Archived from the original on July 8, 2008. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ "FoxNews.com - Breaking News - Latest News - Current News". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. 
  4. ^ "Anchorwoman: This Just In... It's Cancelled!". TV Series Finale. August 23, 2007. Archived from the original on January 1, 2008. Retrieved 2017. 

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