Lauren Ridloff stars as Makkari in the upcoming Marvel film, The Eternals, opposite Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Kumail Nanjani. Ridloff is also a series regular on one of TV's most popular shows, The Walking Dead. She was nominated for a Tony Award last spring for Lead Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God. She was called a “sensational find” by Ben Brantley of the NY Times and credited with a “blistering, knockout debut" by the Times’ Jesse Green. She recently guest starred on NBC's New Amsterdam and The CW's Legacies. Ridloff has supporting roles in the upcoming indies The Magnificent Meyersons and Sound of Metal, after appearing in Todd Haynes’ Palme D’Or-nominated Cannes film, Wonderstruck. A former Miss Deaf America, Lauren is of African-American and Mexican descent. The Chicago native resides with her husband and two sons in Brooklyn.