Lauren Ridloff is an American actress. She was a teacher prior to pursuing a Hollywood career. In 2011, she made her acting debut in the film If You Could Hear My Own Tune. Her next role was in an episode of Five Under Five Project. She then appeared in the films Wonderstruck and Sign Gene. In 2018, Ridloff gained wider recognition for starring as Connie in The Walking Dead, a role she still plays up to present. She next starred in the feature film Sound of Metal. She landed the part of Makkari in the upcoming film The Eternals.