Honey Lauren is one of stage, film and television's most versatile and dynamic actresses. One journalist recently christened her "the female Christopher Walken" and a more apt description would be hard to find. From playing opposite Fran Drescher in a comedic guest spot on "The Nanny", to portraying the sexy, twisted and sadistic lead role in the award winning independent feature "Men Cry Bullets", Honey's signature is to never be seen the same way twice.
This August Honey can be seen starring opposite Jeri Ryan in "Men Cry Bullets". A dark and twisted love story in which a sixteen year-old boy, who witnessed his father murdering his mother when he was a child, falls in love with an older, sexy but sadistic woman. Honey plays the object of the boy's affection. Directed by Tamara Hernandez, "Men Cry Bullets" recently won siz major festival awards, including Grand Prizes at South by Southwest, Avignon, and the Audience Choice Award at Chicago Underground. The film epitomizes the kind of work Honey likes to do - interesting, strange and unpredictable, but with a sense of humor.
Honey has received critical acclaim for her work in theatre, television and film. She has had both leading and supporting roles in over 26 feature films to date. Her favourite film credits inlcude Francis Ford Coppola's "Bram Stoker's Dracula", "Out For Justice" with Steven Seagal and Jullianna Margulies, "The Hidden II: The Spawning", "Jimi" (The Jimi Hendrix Story), "Hearsay" with James Remar, Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna and "Jimmy Zip" with James Russo and Chris Mulkey, among others.
In addition to her guest spot on "The Nanny" with Fran Drescher and Corbin Bernsen, some of Honey's television credits include "Dream On" directed by Michael McKeon, "Hudson Street", "Crimes Of Passion" with James Woods, "National Lampoon's True Facts" with James Coburn as well as recurring roles on "Port Charles" and "Days Of Our Lives".
Some of Honey's theatre credits include "In The Jungle Of Cities". in which she co-starred with Kyle Secor, Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" for which she received a Drama Logue Award for Best Actress, "Amos And Ann" for which she received a Best Actress Award from LA Weekly, "Hotel Of Follies" and "Holy Cow" for which she received S.F. Drama Critic Circle Awards, and "Lying In State" for which she was recognized by the AGLA Awards.
A native of Los Angeles, Honey Lauren grew up in LA, San Francisco and New York. she was emancipated at sixteen years-old, when she began studying in the professional acting program at the prestigious A.C.T. in San Francisco. From there she joined "The Angeles Of Light" an infamous theatre and dance troupe which was an offshoot of the "Coquettes", a drag group that featured such stars as Sylvester and Divine. She performed all over San Francisco in a variety of venues and also appeard as a dancer for the rock group "The Tubes" before returning to Los Angeles.