Lauren Felice Collins (born on August 29, 1986 in Thornhill, Ontario) is a Canadian actress who portrayed Paige Michalchuk on Degrassi: The Next Generation. Lauren Collins also took part in Toronto's production of 'The Vagina Monologues' in March 2007. Collins is 28 years old. She lives in Toronto, Ontario and is Jewish. Some of her recent work includes Picture This! with co-star Ashley Tisdale, and Shenae Grimes, her former Degrassi co-star, Life With Derek, as Kendra, and many other hit movies and shows.She played a parodied version of Paige in a Shane Dawson video, parodying Degrassi. Her more recent roles include Alicia on The N's hit show, The Best Years and Tiffani in Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, where she co-starred with Tisdale again. Lauren now hosts the popular MTV Canada show, 1 Girl 5 Gays.
The song that would describe Lauren's life is Lauryn Hill's Everything is Everything.
The issue that Lauren feels strongly about is eating disorders in teens.
Lauren's style icons include Sienna Miller, the Olsen twins, Selma Blair and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Lauren's favorite book is Catcher in the Rye.
Lauren's favorite movie is Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Her favorite place is either New York City or Hawaii.
Lauren has been a member of Characters Theater Troupe, a children's community theater company, for over five years.
During her hiatus from Degrassi Lauren trekked across Israel on a 10-day kibbutz and chatting about her career while surrounded by a busload of other young adults. This is trip called Birthright that offers free treks to the country for Jews in their late teens and early twenties. (2006)
She has her belly button pierced.
Lauren enjoys shopping, reading, musical theater, and recently began following hockey.
If Lauren wasn't an actress, she would like to a be a casting director.