With more than 25 years of on screen experience, Lola has had a stellar career. While many actors struggle to find consistent work, Lola hasn’t seemed to have that problem at all. She has earned nearly 60 acting credits over the years, and she doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. She has been in so many things at this point that it may be hard to pinpoint exactly what you’e seen her in. However, the answer is that you’ve probably seen her in more things that you can count. She is best-known for her roles in Criminal Minds and The Sopranos. Most recently, she has appeared in shows like Agents of the S.H.I.E.L.D and Ray Donovan. Continue reading for 10 things you didn’t know about Lola Glaudini.
1. She’s A Wife And Mother
People are quick to say that it’s not possible to have it all, but Lola has proven otherwise. Not only has she found tremendous success in her career, but she’s also managed to invest in her personal life as well. She is happily married to Stuart England, a professional jewelry designer. The couple has two children together.
2. She’s A New York Native
Lola was born and raised in New York. While New York City has a great acting scene, many people who are looking for on screen opportunities often feel like Los Angeles is where they need to be. Lola ultimately decided to move to L.A. and it looks like she still lives there today.
3. Her Father Is A Playwright
Being passionate about entertaining is something that runs in the Glaudini family. Lola’s father, Robert Glaudini, is a well-known playwright who has also had several acting roles. Hist most popular play, Jack Goes Boating, premiered off-Broadway in March 2007.
4. She Chose To Leave Criminal Minds
Lots of Criminal Minds fans were shocked when Lola’s character was written out of the show. Of course, it didn’t take long for people to start tp speculate about the reason for her departure. While many assumed that she’d been let go, it looks like the truth is that she chose to leave. Apparently, she was ‘unhappy living in L.A.‘
5. She Loves To Read
What’s one of your favorite way to unwind? For Lola, the answer simple: kicking back with a good book. She loves to read and often shares her latest read with her followers on social media. Since COVID-19 has stopped production across the whole entertainment industry, she probably has a lot more time to catch up on books she’s always wanted to read.
6. She Enjoys Spending Time With Nature
Even after being in the industry for so many years, Lola hasn’t bought into the Hollywood lifestyle. She is a very humble person who enjoys many of the simple pleasure that life has to offer. In addition to reading, she loves to spend her free time outdoors. She enjoys things like going on hikes and relaxing on the beach with her family.
7. She’s Also Done Some Work Behind The Camera
Lola’s work as an actress is what she has become best-known for, but she’s also gotten comfortable working behind the camera as well. She made her directorial debut with a film called Mighty although it’s unclear whether or not the film has already been released. When asked how she became interested in directing, Lola told Dropbox, “I started becoming fascinated with sitting behind the director, watching how people were working together. As an actor, I knew that there was more for me. That ‘more’ was about challenging my own creativity. I wanted to explore more of my brain and more of my heart, and more of my psyche.”
8. She Loves Watching Movies
Many actors have shared that they don’t spend much time watching TV or movies. When they’re away from work they prefer to enjoy other things. However, Lola isn’t that type of actor. She’s a big movie person and has an extra special appreciation for foreign films.
9. She’s Always Up For A Challenge
One of the reasons Lola has been so successful is that she’s never been complacent. The acting world is so competitive that it’s important to always be open to growing and learning. Fortunately, Lola enjoys doing things that challenge her and this has helped her as an actress, but also on her path to become a director.
10. She’s Deadline Driven
Creative people often struggle with staying on a strict schedule, and one of the things that has helped Lola was working with deadlines. During her interview with Dropbox, she shared that when she decided that she wanted to get into writing and directing, she gave herself a deadline to work on the project so she would stay on track.