Lauren E. Banks – Five Facts About The Black Beautiful Actress

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Lauren E. Banks

Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand, where it gives light to all in the house. Nor do they build a city and bury it in a bush. They set a city on a hill. Lauren E. Banks is most known for being a part of the cast of “City on A Hil” series. We just proved our biblical knowledge while introducing Lauren E. Banks. We bungled the whole thing but it is what it is.

Here is everything we know about Lauren E. Banks.

She is a one-percent actor

How many actors have master’s degrees in Hollywood? We don’t think they are so many of them. The internet is full of lists of 10 or 30 most educated actors in Hollywood. We do not want to plug stats from the air but we are sure that there are not so many binders full of second-degree holders in Hollywood.

Lauren E. Banks doesn’t just have degrees, she has Ivy League in her resume. And it is not in any random course, in acting. Her BFA comes from yale School of Drama while her MFA came from Howard University.

Lauren E. Banks is in the same league as Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is said to have been described as “the best actress of her generation” and you can’t argue with this. She has won the Oscar, the Emmy, the Golden Globe, the Tony, the British Oscar, and half a dozen Grammys. How is Banks in the same league with this legend, you ask.

Well, in 2017, pictured above, Banks was a recipient of the Carol Finch Dye Award. Should you decide to argue the stature of this award, we will let you know that Meryl Streep has received the award in the past. It is a big award. And by being awarded, Lauren Banks has joined the honored league.

She is a filmmaker

Art director: check. Costume designer: check. Production manager: check. That is not all. Lauren is a producer in several short movies. In 2021, she added another feather to her proverbial cap, she became a director with the movie “Love Therapy”.

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The short movie is about “A young, Black, gay millennial is at the intersection of a major crossroads in life and only by reaching his breaking point does he find the many facets of therapy love can provide.”

The movie has a 4.6/10 rating on IMDb. This doesn’t take away from the fact that she made a good movie.

Lauren E. Banks is Siobhan Quay

Lauren E. is most known for her role in Showtime’s crime drama series created by Charlie MacLean “City on the Wall”. She played Siobhan Quay is described as an ambitious private attorney who is married to principled Assistant District Attorney DeCourcy Ward played by Aldis Hodge.

The show lasted two seasons of 18 episodes of which Lauren appeared in all of them. Season two finale was in May 2021. The show has been picked up for season three and we hear that they have resumed filming.

We expect Lauren to return.

Lauren has no boyfriend

This is a pretty big claim to make. But we make it because misery loves company and with Valentine in the air, anyone whose boo is not engraved on their forehead is considered without one. Quote us on this.

When Lauren decides to stop hiding him or when she finds one or when we find him out, we will let you know. If you think you would wait long for this, believe yourself.

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