Lauren Sanchez rose to fame as an actress, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of her Hollywood career. In the early stages of her acting career, Sanchez starred in action films like "Fight Club" (1999) and "Cellular" (2004). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the early 2000s, appearing in the Dennis Quaid blockbuster sci-fi picture "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004), the Adam Sandler smash hit action-packed comedy "The Longest Yard" (2005) and the Ioan Gruffudd blockbuster action film "Fantastic Four" (2005). She also appeared in "Akeelah and the Bee" (2006) with Laurence Fishburne. Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the Robert Michael Ryan horror flick "Killer Movie" (2009), the dramatic adaptation "We Bought a Zoo" (2011) with Matt Damon and the Rashida Jones dramedy "Celeste and Jesse Forever" (2012). She also appeared in "White House Down" (2013). Sanchez most recently acted in the comedy sequel "Ted 2" (2015) with Mark Wahlberg. Sanchez was married to Patrick Whitesell and had two children.