|Tammy Lauren appears as New Orleans tour guide Lily Crawford, whom Drew begins a relationship with while on vacation with the gang in "The Big Easy", appearing in a total of 4 episodes in Seasons 8 and 9|
|Born:||November 16, 1968|
|Birthplace:||San Diego, California, U.S.|
|Appeared on:||The Drew Carey Show|
|Appears as:||Lily Crawford, Drew's girlfriend from New Orleans|
|Episodes appeared in:||4 in Seasons 8 & 9|
Tammy Lauren Vasquez (credited as Tammy Lauren; borm November 16, 1968) played the recurring role of Lily Crawford, who meets and falls in love with Drew after the two meet when Drew, Lewis, Oswald, and Kellie take a vacation trip to New Orleans in Season 8 (in "Drew Answers the Belle", episode #23). She appears in four episodes that season and Season 9.
Born Tammy Lauren Vasquez in San Diego, California, Tammy's mother is Suzanne Bledsoe, who worked as a talent manager, and her stepfather was British film and TV director Charles Jarrott. As a child, she began her Hollywood acting career.
Her debut was in the role of Melissa Turner in the one-season on the short-lived NBC-TV sitcom series Who's Watching the Kids, which aired in 1978.
This was followed by an appearance on the short-lived NBC sitcom Out of the Blue, which aired the following year. Lauren's guest-star appearances included TV shows as Angie, Mork & Mindy, Fantasy Island, The Facts of Life, Family Ties, and Little House on the Prairie.
Later on, young Tammy starred in Disney's The Last Flight of Noah's Ark. She then landed a recurring role on the CBS-TV produced daytime soap The Young and the Restless, in which she portrayed Maggie Sullivan. In addition, she costarred in a multitude of other TV productions, including the movies Tattle: When To Tell On a Friend, Crime of Innocence, and the 1988 remake I Saw What You Did. On TV, Lauren portrayed Ginger Szabo on Homefront; and has also landed recurring roles on Home Improvement, Wanda at Large, Martial Law, and Walker, Texas Ranger.
She also guest starred in an episode of ABC-TV's MacGyver and an episode of Two and a Half Men. In 2014, Lauren appeared on Criminal Minds. In her personal life, Lauren is married to Israeli actor Guri Weinberg, whose father Moshe was killed in the Munich massacre.