Lauren Christine German is an American actress. She had her first major role in the 2002 romantic drama film A Walk to Remember, followed by roles in the horror films The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Hostel Part II . German later had a recurring role as Agent Lori Weston in the CBS police drama Hawaii Five0, and starred in the NBC drama Chicago Fire as Leslie Shay from 2012 to 2014. In 2016, she began starring as Det. Chloe Decker in the Fox fantasy comedydrama Lucifer.
German was born in Huntington Beach, California. Germans father is a vascular surgeon. She attended Los Alamitos High School, and the Orange County High School of the Arts. She later enrolled at the University of Southern California, studying anthropology.