She also portrayed an antagonizing but friendship-starved efficiency expert on Newsradio.In addition to her many guest starring and co-starring roles on prime-time television, Graham starred in four failed sitcoms, including Townies (with Molly Ringwald and Jenna Elfman), In 2000, Graham landed her breakthrough role as Lorelai Gilmore on Gilmore Girls - a witty "thirty-something" raising her teenage daughter in small town Connecticut.
Graham made her Broadway debut as Miss Adelaide in the revival of Guys and Dolls, which began preview performances at the Nederlander Theatre on February 5, 2009 and opened on March 1, 2009. The production closed June 14, playing 113 shows and 28 previews.
It was announced in January 2009 that Graham would star in the comedy pilot, The Bridget Show (previously Let It Go) for ABC playing a talk show host and self-help guru who fails to follow her own advice during a breakup. In July 2012, Graham was a guest judge in the first episode of Season 10 of the reality television series Project Runway.
Lauren Graham has been dating boyfriend Peter Krause for several years now and they have known each other for well over a decade.
The 49-year-old actress and the 51-year-old actor played brother and sister on the hit series , which wrapped its run last year.
Graham has said that she enjoys playing in short films, and acting in the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
Graham has also worked as the voice-over announcer in national advertising for Kellogg's various Special K products in 2007, and for American Express ads in 2008 introducing the Plum Card, which is targeted towards small and growing businesses.
Graham wrote the screenplay for a pilot episode but it was not picked up for filming.
In November 2016, Graham's second book was published: a collection of personal essays titled Talking as Fast as I Can: from Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between).
after two years in summer stock at the Barn Theatre in Augusta, Michigan.