Laurie Mac Donald alias Lauren Powers
Personal Info
Born (1956-12-13) December 13, 1956 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight (In Season): 160-170 lb.
(Off-Season):170-180 lb.
Professional Career
Best win

NPC Jan Tana Classic - 1st Heavyweight, 2002

Lauren Powers real Laurie Mac Donalds (born December 13, 1956) is an American actress, amateur bodybuilder, and former firefighter.

Early life and education

Powers was born in 1956 in Los Angeles, California. She graduated valedictorian from Huntington Beach High School.[1] She owned and operated a surfing academy on Maui while in college.[2] Powers graduated from the University of Hawaii with a business degree.[2]

Firefighting career

Powers moved to Laguna Beach, where she witnessed the October 1993 fire that destroyed 17,000 acres (69 km2) of the town in a single day. Moved to join the Laguna Beach Fire Department, she began weight training in order to pass the physical agility test in 1994.

Entertainment career

Powers competed in amateur bodybuilding contests from 2001 until 2003.

Contest history

  • 2001 NPC Iron Maiden 4th Heavyweight - 2nd Novice
  • 2002 Orange County Muscle Classic XXV - 1st Heavyweight, 2nd Masters
  • 2002 NPC California State Championships - 1st Novice (HW & Overall)
  • 2002 Muscle Beach Venice Classic - 1st Masters, 1st Heavyweight & Overall
  • 2002 NPC Jan Tana Classic - 1st Heavyweight Women's Open; Overall Champion Women's Open
  • 2003 Emerald Cup - 3rd (HW)
  • 2003 Orange County Classics
  • 2003 California State Championships - 1st (Master), 4th (HW open)
  • 2004 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heayweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2010 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heayweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2011 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heayweight and Overall Women's Open
  • 2012 Muscle Beach Classic 1st Place Masters, 1st Place Heayweight and Overall Women's Open


  • The Interplanetary Surplus Male and Amazon Women of Outer Space (2003)
  • The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (2004)
  • Close Encounters of the 4th Kind: Infestation from Mars (2004)
  • No Pain, No Gain (2005)
  • Telephone (song) (2010)

Television appearances

Powers has appeared on The Jenny Jones Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Freddie.

In 2007, Powers appeared on a television documentary in the United Kingdom called "Muscle Worship" on the Hidden Lives series on Channel Five.[3] Also she appeared on a show called Secret Lives of Women.[4]

On December 29, 2010, Powers appeared as a subject on TLC's "My Strange Addiction", in which she was addicted to bodybuilding and worked out six hours a day, six days a week.[5] Powers also appeared on 1000 ways to die


Powers stands 5' 8",[1] weighs 170 lb (77 kg). off season, with measurements of 45DD chest, 15" biceps, and 23" thighs.


  1. 1.0 1.1 An Interview with Lauren Powers All-American Wonder Woman. (February 11, 2004). Retrieved on 2008-03-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lauren Powers. Andy's Muscle Goddesses Lite (June 14, 2006). Retrieved on 2008-03-23.
  3. Muscle Worship. Hidden Lives. Channel Five (April 9, 2007). Retrieved on 2008-03-23.
  4. Secret Lives of Women - Amazon Women – WE tv. (2011-02-25). Retrieved on 2012-05-07.
  5. Strange Addiction: Female Body Building. (2010-12-29). Retrieved on 2012-05-07.

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