Sarah is an English actress who trained at New York’s Lee Strasberg Institute of Film and Television. She’s also a filmmaker. She was born in the Lake District in England and she spent a large part of her childhood growing up in Qatar, where she started acting at the age of seven when she was cast in a community theatre show.
She studied acting at The Lee Strasberg Institute of Film and Television in New York, on their two year conservatory program. Some of her favorite stage roles are Viola from Twelfth Night and Nora from A Doll’s House and she loves working in both stage and film. She made her Off-Broadway debut in the Manhattan Repertory Theater’s production of ‘Men’ directed by Ken Wolfe.
Since moving to LA she has appeared in several award-winning features, including voicing the character of The Mother in the English version of the Oscar Nominated Animated Feature Film ‘I Lost My Body’.
As a filmmaker Sarah has written, directed and produced several shorts and is working on her first feature.
Sarah has a strong interest in charity work. At University she organized a national conference for student support charity Nightline in addition to volunteering on the phones overnight. In New York she helped to feed the homeless by volunteering at a local church. In LA she volunteered with Reading to Kids, a wonderful organization that helps children enjoy reading. She was also part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization, mentoring a young girl and volunteered with BAFTA LA on their education and outreach and new media programs. She launched the site helpglobal.org as away to provide information on how to help the planet.