James Lauren is an actor of both stage and screen who appeared on Coronation Street in three roles:

TV and film credits include roles in Blood and Peaches, Clocking Off, Queer as Folk 2, Fat Friends, Emmerdale, Heartbeat, Mersey Beat, Cold Feet, Dalziel and Pascoe, Shameless, The Real Dick Turpin, Spooks:Code 9 and Crusoe.

His work in theatre include roles in The Love of the Nightingales, Three Sisters, The Accrington Pals, The Three Musketeers, Dancing at Lughnasa, Tunes of Glory and Of Mice and Men.