Sarah Anne Wayne Callies, an American actress best known for her portrayals of Sara Tancredi in Fox’s Prison Break and Lori Grimes in AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Sarah moved to Honolulu, Hawaii with her family when she was one. She was born in La Grange, Illinos and they moved after the death of a family member. Sarah graduated from Punahou High School in 1995 in Honolulu.
Sarah left Hawaii when it was time to go to college where she went on to graduate from Dartmouth College (in Hanover, New Hampshire) with an undergraduate emphasis in Feminist Studies and a Senior Fellowship in Indigenous Theology. In 2002 she obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at Denver’s National Theater Conservatory. Her parents are professors at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Her father teaches law, while her mother teaches English.
Name: Sarah Anne Wayne Callies
Date of Birth: June 1, 1977
Place of Birth: La Grange, Illinois, United States
Place of Residence: Los Angeles, USA
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Education: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (1999); National Theater Conservatory, Denver, CO (MFA, 2002)
Height: 5′ 9”/175 cm
Weight 132 lbs/60 kg
Shoe size: 10
Dress size: 4
Bra Size: 34B
Body measurments: 34-25-35/86-64-89 cm
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Relationships: Sarah is married to Josh Winterhalt who is a martial arts teacher.
Children: In 2007, they had their first child together, Keala.
Awards and Honors:
- 2011-Saturn Award, Best Actress on Television, Nominated
- 2012-Scream Award, Best Horror Actress, Nominated
- 2012-Satellite Award, Best Cast – Television Series, Won
Hobbies and Interests: Aeriform Arts
Favorite Color: White
Favorite Food: Ethiopian, vegan food
Favorite perfume: Prada
Favorite Music: Traditional Hawaiian music
Favorite Book: The Road
Favorite Sports: Aerobic
Favorite Movie: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Gabbeh, Chocolat
Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp
Favorite Actress: Kim Basinger
Favorite TV Show: The Daily Show, Da Ali G Show
- Sarah is in Maxim’s ‘The Hottest Women of Fall TV ´08’ as her role as Sara Tancredi in Prison Break.
- Born in Illinois, but raised in Honolulu, speaks basic Hawaiian.
- Interest in acting began as a child and appeared in a high school production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
- Studied acting at the National Theatre Conservatory in Denver and earned an MFA in 2002.
- Picked as one of L’Oreal’s new faces in 2003.
- In 2003, had roles on two short-lived series, Queens Supreme and Tarzan.
- Though her role as Dr. Sara Tancredi on Prison Break was written off at the end of season two, overwhelming fan response prompted the show to bring her back in season four.
- Sarah Wayne Callies went through an apparent rite of passage for TV personalities by appearing on Law & Order in 2003.
- She starred as Jenny Rochester, a former call girl, during Season 4 Episode 17 Privilege, while Walking Dead co-stars Norman Reedus(Norman Reedus Height and Weight Stats), Lauren Cohan (Lauren Cohan Height and Weight Stats), Emily Kinney (Emily Kinney Height and Weight Stats) and Chad Coleman (Chad L. Coleman Height and Weight Stats) have all featured in the cult show during its run.
- She hasn’t seen The Walking Dead (And Had Nightmares Filming It)
- She’s good friends with Andrew Lincoln (Andrew Lincoln Height and Weight Stats). Callies struck up a great friendship with Andrew Lincoln, and says that leaving behind such a fantastic group of actors was the hardest part of leaving The Walking Dead, with no higher praise dished out than what she gave to Lincoln.
- She hates shopping.
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