Sarah Polley

Actress / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Actress / Child Actress | * 01/08/1979 (41) | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sarah Ellen Polley (born January 8, 1979) is a Canadian actress, writer, director, producer and political activist. Polley first garnered attention as a child actress for her role as Ramona Quimby in the television series Ramona, based on Beverly Cleary's books. Subsequently this led to her role as Sara Stanley in the Canadian television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996). She has starred in many feature films, including Exotica (1994), The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Guinevere (1999), Go (1999), The Weight of Water (2000), My Life Without Me (2003), Dawn of the Dead (2004), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Sarah Polley

Officer of The Order of Canada Writers Guild of America Award Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Canada's Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay European Film Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Sarah Polley as Actress(43)

as Herself (uncredited)2012 Stories We Tell
as Hillary2010 Trigger
as Adult Elise2009 Mr. Nobody
as Elsa2009 Splice
as herself2007 Wrath of Gods
as Selma2005 Beowulf & Grendel
as Margaret2004 Luck
as Tabby2004 Siblings
as Ana2004 Dawn of the Dead
as Clair2004 The I Inside
as Dana2003 The Event
as Beatrice2001 No Such Thing
as Beatty 'Beatrice'2000 The Law of Enclosures
as Hope Burn2000 The Claim
as Maren Hontvedt2000 The Weight of Water
as Sister Sarah2000 Love Come Down
as Connie1999 The Life Before This
as Merle1999 eXistenZ
as Harper Sloane1999 Guinevere
as Ronna1999 Go
as Catherine Chapman1998 White Lies
as Deb1998 Jerry and Tom
as Jennifer 'Jenny' Wheeler1998 Last Night
as Teen Rosemary1997 The Hanging Garden
as Nicole Burnell1997 The Sweet Hereafter
as Tracey Brown1994 Exotica
as Young Celeste1989 Babar: The Movie
as Jody Turner1989 Lantern Hill
as Ellen1987 Blue Monkey
as Karla1987 Pretty Kill
as Suzie Hearn1987 Hands of a Stranger
as Emma (child)1986 Confidential
as Molly Monaghan1985 One Magic Christmas

TV Shows/Series with Sarah Polley as Actress(4)

as Ramona1988 Ramona
as Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith??? Rafferty

Movies with Sarah Polley as Crew(14)

Directing/Director2020 The Best Kind of People
Production/Producer2020 The Best Kind of People
Writing/Screenplay2020 The Best Kind of People
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Secret Path
Directing/Director2012 Stories We Tell
Writing/Writer2012 Stories We Tell
Directing/Director2011 Take This Waltz
Production/Producer2011 Take This Waltz
Writing/Writer2011 Take This Waltz
Directing/Director2007 Away from Her
Writing/Screenplay2007 Away from Her
Directing/Director2002 I Shout Love
Writing/Writer2002 I Shout Love
Directing/Director1999 The Best Day of My Life

TV Shows/Series with Sarah Polley as Crew(5)

Production/Executive Producer2020 Hey Lady!
Directing/Director2020 Hey Lady!
Production/Producer2017 Alias Grace
Writing/Teleplay2017 Alias Grace
Writing/Writer2017 Alias Grace

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Sarah Ellen Polley
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Monday, 01/08 1979 (January) in Toronto (current age: 41 years + 261 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Canadian Film Centre
Spouses (current/former): David Wharnsby
Father: Harry Gulkin
Other names for Sarah Polley (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"사라 폴리"
"세라 폴리"
Sarah Polley frequently works together with these people:
John Buchan (10x, Crew)
Don McKellar (8x, Actor)
Atom Egoyan (7x, Crew)
Thom Fitzgerald (7x, Crew)
Terry Gilliam (4x, Actor)
Wim Wenders (4x, Crew)
David Cronenberg (4x, Crew)
Clement Virgo (4x, Crew)
Gord Downie (4x, Actor)
Tom McCamus (4x, Actor)
David Rose (4x, Crew)
Margaret Atwood (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2170, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/06/2020