Lauren Ash stars as Dina, Cloud 9’s assistant manager, on NBC’s comedy “Superstore.”
Ash was recently seen playing Hortense in the Comedy Central series “Another Period,” which co-starred Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome, Christina Hendricks, Paget Brewster and Michael Ian Black.
She also co-starred with Rebel Wilson as Marika on ABC’s “Super Fun Night,” which won the People’s Choice Award for Best New Comedy Series. On the film side, Ash had a feature role opposite Kevin James in “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2.”
Other film and TV credits include “Lars and the Real Girl” (with Ryan Gosling), “Camille” (with James Franco), “Scare Tactics,” “Howie Do It” and countless Canadian series, including “Lost Girl,” “Cracked,” “The Ron James Show,” “Call Me Fitz,” “Bomb Girls,” “Spun Out,” “Match Game” and more.
Hailing from Toronto, Ash is an alumnus of the Second City Toronto and Chicago main stages and is one of only four Canadians ever chosen to perform on the Chicago stage. She has earned six wins throughout the past 10 years in various categories at the Canadian Comedy Awards, including the Canadian Comedy Person of the Year.
In 2017 she was nominated for an ACTRA Award (Canada’s SAG Awards) for her performance in the film “Dirty Singles” and was the winner of a Canadian Screen Award (Canada’s Emmy’s) for a guest-starring role on CTV sitcom “Spun Out.