Lauren Woodland (born October 28, 1977 in Carson City, Nevada) is an American actress. Woodland has been acting since childhood. In 1989, she appeared in the Fox Network science fiction series Alien Nation as the child newcomer Emily Francisco. She reprised her role in the 5 Alien Nation TV movies. In 2004, She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her role on Y&R as Outstanding Younger Actress.