Lauren German at the beginning of her career she took part, covering small roles, in some films like Down to You, A Walk to Remember and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
In 2007 she became the protagonist of Hostel: Part II, a film by Eli Roth. She took part in the cast of the television series Happy Town in 2010, playing the role of Henley Boone, but the series was canceled after just one season.
She stars in The Divide, a 2011 film, and also plays Lori Weston in a few episodes of the Hawaii Five-0 series. From 2012 to 2015 she plays the role of Leslie Shay in the NBC television series Chicago Fire.
From 2016 she is the co-star of the television series Lucifer, in which she plays the role of detective Chloe Decker