Lauren is the woman shown speaking to Bernard in "The Stray." It is implied that she is, or at least was, Bernard's wife in the backstory created for him. It is unknown whether she was based off of Arnold's wife or a complete fabrication by Robert Ford. She is portrayed by Gina Torres.

Season One

"The Stray"

Lauren has a video call conversation with her ex-husband Bernard. They reminisce over their dead son Charlie, and Bernard tells Lauren that the pain he feels over Charlie is all that he has left of him.[1]

"The Well-Tempered Clavier"

Lauren is seen during Bernard's flashbacks. He remembers their video call, but sees Lauren's face change to Ford's, showing that the call wasn't really with his ex-wife.[2]


Bernard Lowe

Lauren and Bernard used to be married, showing that they care very much about each other.

As of "The Well-Tempered Clavier" it has been proven that she never existed, meaning that her relationship with Bernard never existed.


The gallery below is automatically generated and contains images in the category "Images of Lauren". Images added to that category turn up in the gallery after a short time, but you can also add images using the Add button.



  1. "The Stray"
  2. "The Well-Tempered Clavier"
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.