An actress across film, television and theater, Molly Bernard is most recognizable for her role as feisty publicist Lauren Heller on TV Land's "Younger." Best friend to Kelsey Peters (Hilary Duff), and by extension, Liza Miller (Sutton Foster), Lauren always manages to spice up any situation with her corky comments and eccentric personality.
Bernard also co--‐stars as the flashback version of Shelly Pfefferman (Judith Light) in the Emmy--‐winning Amazon series "Transparent." Last fall, Bernard co--‐starred alongside Tom Hanks in the film "Sully," directed by Clint Eastwood. She also made her off--‐Broadway debut in the Soho Rep's "Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again" with critical acclaim. Bernard's diverse film credits include "Pay it Forward," directed by Mimi Leder, and "The Intern," directed by Nancy Meyers.
On television, Bernard co--‐starred opposite John Goodman in Amazon's comedy series "Alpha House" appeared in HBO's "High Maintenance," and just wrapped a role on NBC's "Blindspot." Bernard received her Bachelor's degree from Skidmore College and her MFA from the prestigious Yale School of Drama. She has also studied at the Moscow Art Theater and trained extensively and performed with SITI Company.
In 2014, Bernard received the Leonore Annenberg Performing Arts Fellowship from the Lincoln Center
Theater. Bernard credits her love of acting from her grandfather, Joseph Bernard, whom she began studying with at the age of six. She currently resides in New York City.