Sarah Lynn Dawson is a British actress and filmmaker who trained at New York’s Lee Strasberg Institute of Film and Television.

Born in the picturesque Lake District of England, Sarah spent part of her childhood in Qatar, where her passion for acting was ignited at the young age of seven in a community theatre production. She continued to nurture her love for the performing arts throughout her school years, often starring in lead roles in various Greek tragedies.

Sarah’s formal education took her to the University of Leeds, where she earned a BA Hons Degree in Sociology. However, her true calling lay in the arts, prompting her to move to New York to train at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Institute of Film and Television. During her time in New York, she made her Off-Broadway debut in Manhattan Repertory Theater’s production of “Men” and appeared in “Conflict” at The Producers Club.

Her career further blossomed in Los Angeles, where she joined the BAFTA/LA Newcomers program and became an Observer at The Actors Studio, learning from luminaries like Martin Landau. Sarah’s recent work includes voicing the role of the Mother in the Oscar-nominated animated feature I Lost My Body and to star as Angie in Love in the Time of Pandemic.

Sarah is also a producer and writer. Her short film Duality narrated by Deepak Chopra, premiered at the Hollyshorts Film Festival. She plays the lead female role of Emerald and it’s available on Amazon Prime.

She also produced and played the lead role of Alice Clark, LAPD’s first female detective, in the 1940s film noir Unsolved, which garnered official selections at several film festivals, including the Women Up! Independent Film Festival and the Silicon Beach Film Festival.

In addition to her film work, Sarah co-created and acts in the podcast Stepping into Shakespeare alongside Therese Theurillat. This twenty-one-episode podcast features readings of classics such as “Hamlet” and “Twelfth Night,” showcasing her deep appreciation for literature and the performing arts.

Sarah has a strong interest in charity work and is supportive to several causes including Plan USA and UNICEF

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