Molly Bernard, born April 10, 1988, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Lauren Heller on the television series Younger. In 2015, she had a small role in the Nancy Meyers comedy The Intern, beside Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. Bernard was cast as Young Shelly, sharing a role with Judith Light in Amazon Prime’s Transparent. She appeared in two seasons of the critically acclaimed show. In 2019, Bernard appeared in the comedy Otherhood, a film directed by Cindy Chupack. For two seasons, Bernard has appeared as medical student Elsa Curry in the NBC drama Chicago Med. Bernard has a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College and a MFA in acting from Yale School of Drama.