Lauren Felice Collins (born August 29, 1986) is a Canadian Actress, best known for playing Paige Michalchuk on Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Collins was born in Thornhill, Ontario and is Jewish.She has one brother, a copy editor, and her cousin is Spencer Rice, one of the stars of Kenny vs Spenny. She is a graduate of Thornlea Secondary School.
Collins first began acting in 1998, with roles in various television series including Once a Thief, Noddy, and I Was Sixth Grade Alien. From 2000 to 2001, she had a recurring role on In a Heartbeat before landing the role of Paige Michalchuk on Degrassi in 2001. She is also known as Derek's ex-girlfriend Kendra on Life with Derek. Collins can also be seen as a recurring role on The Best years. She has also appeared in numerous theatrical productions, playing the title roles in Alice in Wonderland and the production of Annie, and starring in the made-for-television film Virtual Mom. She has been a member of CharActors Theatre Troupe, a children's community theater company, for over five years.
In 2006, Collins made her feature film debut in Take the Lead, appearing alongside Antonia Banderas. The following year she appeared in Charlie Bartlett. In 2008, she co-starred in the direct-to- DVD feature Picture This, opposite Ashley Tisdale.
She work once again with Disney Channel and Ashley Tisdale on the newest installment of High School Musical's High Stakes, playing the role of Tiffany.