Sarah Gadon Actress Bio

Name: Sarah Gadon

Date/Place of Birth: April 4th, 1987; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Brief Bio: Ever since Sarah Gadon was a child, she carried a passion for dancing and acting. Born in Toronto to loving parents, she had all the emotional support she needed (including that from her older brother James) to push herself to her limit pursuing her dreams.

Her acting career started while she was still very young; at 10, she played the role of Julia in an episode of La Femme Nikita (1998). She would go on to perform in other television series, like Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1999), Twice in a Lifetime (2000), Mutant X (2002), Life with Derek (2005), and Flashpoint (2008).

In her adolescence, she honed her talent for performance as a Junior Associate of the National Ballet School of Canada. She also studied at the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts, attaining honor role. In 2005, she graduated from Vaughan Road Academy as an Ontario Scholar, and by 2014 had finished her studies at the University of Toronto’s Cinema Studies Institute at Innis College. She is a Dean’s List Scholar in the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Science.

Sarah has acted for David Cronenberg in several films, back-to-back: A Dangerous Method (2011), Cosmopolis (2012), and Maps to the Stars (2014). She also portrayed superstar Hannah Geist in Brandon Cronenberg’s 2012 dark satire film Antiviral, which took place in a futuristic world where obsessed fans purchased diseases caught by their favorite celebrities.

Over the course of her career, Sarah Gadon was (alongside Emily Hampshire) awarded the Birks Canadian Diamond by Telefilm Canada to “recognize the accomplishments of up-and-coming Canadian talent who allow our country to be celebrated on the international stage”.

Roles

Fast Food High (2003) – Zoe

Siblings (2004) – Margaret

Charlie Bartlett (2007) – Priscilla

Manson, My Name is Evil (2009) – Laura

The Moth Diaries (2011) – Lucy

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