Sarah Wayne Callies
June 1, 1977
44 years old
5 ft 8½ in | 174 cm tall
33-25-35 in | 84-63.5-89 cm
57 kg | 125.5 lbs
9.5 US | 40.5 EU
Sarah Wayne Callies was born in La Grange, Illinois, United States, on June 1, 1977, is an American actress.
Young Sarah Wayne Callies first started performing during her years at the Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii, in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in thriller film The Celestine Prophecy (2006) in role as Marjorie.
She got her television debut in CBS courtroom dramedy series Queens Supreme (2003) in episode "Flawed Heroes", in role as Kate O'Malley.
Her breakthrough performance came as Sara Tancredi in Fox drama television series Prison Break (2005–2009; 2017).
Whisper (2007) thriller horror with Jennifer Shirley, Blake Woodruff and Michael Rooker
Lullaby for Pi (2010) drama opposite Rupert Friend, Clémence Poésy and Forest Whitaker
Faces in the Crowd (2011) crime horror with Milla Jovovich, Julian McMahon and David Atrakchi
Black November (2012) action drama opposite Mbong Amata, Enyinna Nwigwe and Anne Heche
Into the Storm (2014) thriller action with Richard Armitage and Alycia Debnam-Carey
Pay the Ghost (2015) thriller horror opposite Nicolas Cage, Veronica Ferres and Lyriq Bent
The Other Side of the Door (2016) supernatural horror with Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky and Logan Creran
The Show (2017) satirical drama in role as Karina, opposite Josh Duhamel, Famke Janssen and Giancarlo Esposito
She was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television and a Scream Award for Best Horror Actress for her role as Lori Grimes in AMC post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead (2010–2013; 2018), also she won the Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series.
She played Sara Tancredi in Fox drama television series Prison Break (2005–2009; 2017), also in television film Prison Break: The Final Break (2009).
She was nominated for the Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female for her role as Margaret Sanders in a Dramatic Series in Canadian television drama series Unspeakable (2019).
Tarzan (2003) The WB adventure drama series in role as Jane Porter
Colony (2016-2018) USA Network science fiction drama series in role as Katie Bowman
The Long Road Home (2017) National Geographic drama miniseries in role as Leann Volesky
Letterkenny (2018) Canadian sitcom in role as Anita Dyck
Council of Dads (2020) NBC drama series in role as Robin Perry
Graduated from Punahou High School in Honolulu, Hawaii (1995).
Graduated from Dartmouth College (1999), with an undergraduate emphasis in Feminist Studies and a Senior Fellowship in Indigenous Theology.
Graduated from the National Theatre Conservatory (2002), with a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Has Ashkenazi Jewish, Czech and German ancestry.
Good friends with actor Wentworth Miller.
Lives in Los Angeles, California and Atlanta, Canada.
She married Josh Winterhalt in 2002, they have a daughter, Keala Wayne Winterhalt and an adopted son, Oakes Wayne Winterhalt.