Kissing scenes generally contain some of the funniest moments. Joel and I knocked teeth. After one take we both looked at each other like, “Did I bite you?” There are some pretty non-romantic moments especially in the ones where they’re supposed to be passionate. That just leaves room for a lot of accidents.
— Lauren Stamile on kissing Joel McHale, "X-Finity"
Lauren Stamile is an American actress who portrayed the character Michelle Slater on "Community". She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 12, 1976 to her father a physician and her mother a registered nurse. She is the third of five siblings and graduated from Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa. She went on to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where she majored in theater. After graduating she moved to New York City to pursue professional acting. Her initial acting jobs were in commercials for Old Spice, JC Penney, GM Holiday Spot, Summer's Eve, Tassimo, and Volkswagen. In 2000 she appeared in an episode of The Drew Carey Show before landing her first regular gig on televison. She relocated to Los Angeles to co-star on the WB network sitcom "Off Centre" as the character Liz Lombardi. The show lasted for two seasons until its cancellation in 2002. She then began a series of guest roles on other TV shows including "Without a Trace", "CSI: Miami", "The West Wing", "Cold Case" and "Boston Legal". In 2007-2008 she starred in perhaps her best known role as "Nurse Rose" on "Grey's Anatomy" before landing the role of Michelle Slater on "Community" in 2009. In 2012 she had a recurring role on the USA network show "Burn Notice". In her personal life, Lauren got engaged to writer Randy Zamcheck in 2007 and they eventually married on April 2009.