Criminal Minds might be the show that Lola Glaudini is most known for, but she has starred in far bigger and iconic shows such as The Sopranos and Agents of Shield. Lola is part of a long list of actors and actresses who found a sweet spot in Television, appearing in multiple episodes of a show and making a name for themselves in the process.
For her, that show was Criminal Minds, and she was set to star in it far longer than she did until she left abruptly in a fashion that has caused many fans of the show to wonder why she left the show. The answer to this, along with other information about her life and career are answered in the article we have compiled about the life of Lola Glaudini. Read on.
Lola Glaudin’s Bio
Lola Glaudini is a notable actress and perhaps it was inevitable for the actress, having been born to the notable playwright, Robert Glaudini – drama was simply coursing in her veins. She was born to him on the 24th of November 1971 in Manhattan, New York. Her mother, who was married to Robert at the time, is Nina Diane Kapler. The marriage between her father and her mother makes Lola Glaudini an Italian, Russian Jewish and Ukrainian Jewish.
Glaudini started acting right from her childhood days and even recorded her first award accomplishment – a Drama-Logue award for Best Actress for a play, The Poison Tree, which was written by her father. Despite the early start to her life as an actress, Lola still completed her education, up to college level, graduating from Bard College.
Her first onscreen role came in 1996 at the age of 25 when she starred in the film, Without a Map as Anna. It was her debut film on the big screen and she followed it up with a debut on the small screen in NYPD Blue as Dolores Mayo. She played the role between 1996 and 1999, appearing in a total of 22 episodes.
Over the course of her career, Lola Glaudini has starred in over 55 films and television shows, with appearances in several notable ones like Ray Donovan in 2018, Agents of Shield in 2016 to 2018, The Expanse in 2015, Criminal Minds in 2005 to 2006, The Sopranos, one of her best, where she played an FBI agent named Deborah Ciccerone. In Film, she has to her name, films like The Awkward Moment, Blow, Groove, She’s in Portland and a couple more others. She has also produced a short movie, New Year, which was released in 2006.
Outside of dramatic acting, she has appeared in a couple of commercials and was named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 100 Most Creative People in Entertainment in 2000.
Spouse – Stuart England
In Hollywood, you don’t often get long lasting relationships or marriages. The people who are in one exist as part of an endangered minority and Lola Glaudini is one of them. She has been married to Stuart England since 2005.
Stuart England, who is a jewelry designer dated Lola for a while before they got married in front of family and friends in 2005. Since then, they have shared the joy, companionship, and blessings that come with marital life, including the birth of two children – Valentino England and Montaigne England.
The family lives in Brooklyn, New York where Lola Glaudini tries to keep her family away from the spotlight.
Lola Glaudini has been able to rack credits in over 50 films and television shows, a lot of which have been successful films and shows, like Criminal Minds and That Awkward Moment, which made over $40 million on a budget of $8 million.
With several recurring roles across many shows, earning an average of $150,000 per episode, along with her earnings from her film appearances, Lola Glaudini has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Why Did Lola Glaudini Leave Criminal Minds?
The producers of Criminal Minds thought they had struck gold when Lola Glaudini was cast to play Elle Greenaway on the show. She was a regular character in the first season of the show and because she was one of the fans’ favorite characters, was set to maintain her place as a regular on the show in the second season but Lola, who had to reside in Los Angeles to film the show, battled homesickness and sought to return to New York; and so, via a mutual decision, Lola Glaudini left Criminal Minds in 2006, after appearing in 28 episodes.