Graham has said that she enjoys playing in short films, and acting in the Williamstown Theatre Festival.Graham has also worked as the voice-over announcer in national advertising for Kellogg's various Special K products in 2007, and for American Express ads in 2008 introducing the Plum Card, which is targeted towards small and growing businesses.
She is best known for her roles as Lorelai Gilmore on the television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), for which she received nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Satellite Awards, and as Sarah Braverman on the NBC television drama Parenthood (2010–2015).
Graham's film work includes roles in Sweet November (2001), Bad Santa (2003), The Pacifier (2005), Because I Said So (2007), and Evan Almighty (2007).
She played a graduate student who caught the eye of Dick on 3rd Rock from the Sun, Richard's overly-optimistic girlfriend on Caroline in the City, and Jerry's speed-dial ranking girlfriend on Seinfeld.
She played a Hollywood producer who had a love interest in Rey Curtis and a three-part episode of Law & Order, where she acted opposite Scott Cohen, who would later play one of Graham's love interests, Max Medina, on Gilmore Girls.
Graham returned to her guest-starring roots when she portrayed herself in two episodes of NBC's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.
Graham has also appeared in the second season of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown, co-hosted by Dave Foley of Newsradio.She published her debut novel with Ballantine Books in 2013, Someday, Someday, Maybe.In 2016, Graham reprised her role as Lorelai Gilmore on Netflix's reunion miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and published a memoir, Talking as Fast as I Can.Lauren Graham has been dating boyfriend Peter Krause for several years now and they have known each other for well over a decade.The 49-year-old actress and the 51-year-old actor played brother and sister on the hit series , which wrapped its run last year.She also portrayed an antagonizing but friendship-starved efficiency expert on Newsradio.