Lauren Collins is a Canadian actress. She started her acting career in the late 1990s, mostly appearing on Canadian shows. The following decade, her career became more prolific. During this period, she landed her first main role on the TV series In a Heartbeat. She then became further known for starring as Paige Michalchuk on Degrassi: The Next Generation. While on the show, she starred in the movies Take the Lead, Charlie Bartlett, and Picture This. Simultaneously, she also played Kendra on the show Life with Derek. She went on to star as Alicia O’Sullivan on the TV series The Best Years. In the 2010s, she starred on the TV movie Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure. Her most recent work was as Sophie in 4 episodes of The Strain.