Sarah Paulson Biography

Birthday: 1974-12-17
Place of Birth: Tampa, Florida USA
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Wiki Biography: Born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, Sarah Paulson spent most of her time in New York and Maine before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. Although she made her Broadway debut in "The Sisters Rosensweig" and performed in the off-Broadway "Talking Pictures", she debuted on the small screen in late 1994 in a guest shot on NBC's "Law & Order" (1990), then, in the following spring, landed her first TV-movie role in CBS' Friends at Last (1995) (TV) and finally became a TV series regular by fall 1995. Best known for her amazing performance in CBS' supernatural drama "American Gothic" (1995) as the benevolent spiritual guide to her young brother, she was also a regular on the WB series "Jack & Jill" (1999) as "Elisa Cronkite", the former girlfriend of David "Jill" Jillefsky (Ivan Sergei) as well as the main character in the TV series "Leap of Faith" (2002), "Faith Wardwell", and as "Audrey" in the TV movie Metropolis (2000) (TV). She was also part of the cast of Shaughnessy (1996) (TV), The Long Way Home (1998) (TV) (as "Leanne Bossert") and Path to War (2002) (TV) as Luci Baines Johnson, as well as making notable appearances in "Touched by an Angel" (1994) playing "Zoe" in "Touched by an Angel: Manhunt (#8.4)" (2001), 20 October 2001, and "Cracker: Mind Over Murder" (1997) playing "Nina" in "Cracker: Mind Over Murder: True Romance: Part 1 (#1.1)" (1997), 18 September 1997. Sarah has now played in movies with such stars as Mel Gibson in the romantic comedy What Women Want (2000) (as "Annie", Gibson's secretary), Diane Keaton in the romantic drama The Other Sister (1999) (as "Heather Tate", Keaton's lesbian eldest daughter), Jamie Foxx in Held Up (1999) (as "Mary", a developmentally disabled young woman with an unfaithful boyfriend) and David Hyde Pierce in the romantic comedy Down with Love (2003) (as "Vicky Hiller", Pierce's crush). She also had two major roles in the comedy Bug (2002) and the drama, Levitation (1997), where she starred as a pregnant teenager who searches for her biological mother, with the help of a guardian angel.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
American Gothic Merlyn Temple 1995 - 1996 Drama
Held Up 1999 Comedy
The D.A. Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Lisa Patterson 2004 - 2004
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Harriet Hayes 2006 - 2007 Comedy
Pretty Handsome Corky Fromme 2008 Drama
Harirah Lana Winters 2009 Comedy
Game Change Nicolle Wallace 2012 Drama
Dead Boss Nicolle Wallace 2012 Comedy
Diggers Julie 2013 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Levitation Acey 1997 Drama
Held Up 1999
The Other Sister 1999 Comedy, Romance
What Women Want 2000 Biography, 0
Path to War 2002 Drama
Down with Love Vikki Hiller 2003 0, 0, Biography
Bug Eilleen 2004 Comedy
Griffin & Phoenix 2006
Swimmers Merrill 2006
The Notorious Bettie Page Bunny Yeager 2006 Drama
Diggers Julie 2007
Griffin & Phoenix Peri 2007 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Spirit 2008 0, 0, Game Show, Comedy, Sport
Mud Mary Lee 2013 0, Game Show
Fairhaven Kate 2013 Comedy, Drama
The Time Being Sarah 2013 Mystery
12 Years a Slave Mary Epps 2013 Biography, Drama, History
American Gothic Merlyn Temple 2017 Reality Tv
Serenity 2019 Game Show, 0