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Sarah Hyland is an American actress who received critical acclaim for his role in the ABC sitcom 'Modern Family'

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BirthdayNovember 24, 1990
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StateNew Yorkers
SiblingsIan Hyland
Birth PlaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height157
GenderFemale
FatherEdward James Hyland
MotherMelissa Canaday
Sun SignSagittarius
Born inManhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Famous asActress
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Who is Sarah Hyland?

Sarah Hyland is an American actress who received critical acclaim for portraying the role of Haley Dunphy in the ABC sitcom 'Modern Family'. Coming from a family involved in the show business, she started acting when she was only four years old, and later worked in theatre, films and television. During her early teenage years, she made her official Broadway debut in a production of 'Grey Gardens' in the role of Jackie Bouvier. Following her success on stage, she was flooded with offers for roles in films and television series. Starting with small roles in movies like 'Private Parts' and 'Annie', she went on to star in 'Geek Charming', 'Struck by Lightning', 'Scary Movie 5' and 'Vampire Academy'. Before 'Modern Family', she had recurring roles in other TV series like 'One Life to Live' and 'Lipstick Jungle'. Sarah, however, had a rough start as a child. She had severe health issues that, according to doctors, could have prevented her from having a normal life. Nevertheless, with support from her parents, she has overcome a lot of the issues, and is now determined to have an "extraordinary" life.

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Childhood & Early Life

Sarah Hyland was born on on November 24, 1990, in Manhattan, New York. Her father, Edward James Hyland, is a theater and film actor, while her mother, Melissa Canaday, is a stage acting coach. She has a younger brother, Ian Hyland, who is also an actor.

She has been involved in the entertainment industry since she was a child, as her father used to take her on his theatre trips. Her mother homeschooled her till she was in the 2nd grade, after which she attended a public school.

She is also a dancer, as well as singer. She started her dance training when she was only three, and at the age of seven, started her vocal training. Along with her dance class, she was invited to perform at 'Reel to Real' at Lincoln Center.

When she was in the 6th grade, she was accepted into Professional Performing Arts School. She graduated from there in 2008. At the age of 18, she moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her acting career.

Career

Sarah Hyland has been doing commercials and voice-over work since she was four years old. Her first film role came in 1997 when she played Howard Stern's daughter in the movie 'Private Parts'.

She soon acted in two 1998 films, 'The Object of My Affection' and 'Advice from a Caterpillar'. The same year, she made a brief appearance in an episode of the short-lived drama series, 'Trinity'.

During 1997-1998, she appeared as "Rain Wolfe", an abandoned child, in the longtime TV series, 'Another World'. She would later work with her foster mother in the show, Amy Carlson, in a number of other television shows including 'Falcone' and 'Law & Order'.

In 1999, she portrayed the role of Molly in ABC's television movie, 'The Wonderful World of Disney: Annie'. In the film, she worked alongside stars like Kathy Bates, Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming, Victor Garber and Kristin Chenoweth.

She played the 8-year-old Audrey Hepburn in Jennifer Love Hewitt's 'The Audrey Hepburn Story', released in 2000. Later that year, she appeared in the film adaptation of Joseph Mitchell's book 'Joe Gould's Secret'. She also played a role in the crime drama series, 'Falcone'.

In the next few years, she did small roles in a few movies and made guest appearances in a number of television shows including 'All My Children' (2000), 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' (2001), 'Touched by an Angel' (2002), 'Law & Order' (2004) and 'Law & Order: Trial by Jury' (2005).

In 2007, she got a recurring role in the American soap opera 'One Life to Live', and appeared in seven episodes. She appeared in the comedy-drama series 'Lipstick Jungle' for two seasons during 2008-2009.

In 2009, within two weeks of relocating to Los Angeles, she was cast in a lead role in the pilot of the ABC sitcom 'Modern Family'. She has been playing Haley Dunphy, the eldest of the Dunphy children, for 8 seasons of the show.

In 2009, she also returned to 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' with her breakthrough role as Jennifer Banks in the episode 'Hothouse'.

In 2011, she co-starred with her then boyfriend Matt Prokop in the Disney Channel Original Movie 'Geek Charming'. The next year, she played one of the leads in the coming-of-age drama 'Struck by Lightning'.

She was cast in the fifth installment of the 'Scary Movie' franchise in 2013. One of her recent major roles has been in the 2014 fantasy comedy film 'Vampire Academy', which, unfortunately, was a failure critically and commercially.

She worked as a voice actor in 'Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja' during 2012-15. She is currently a voice actor for 'The Lion Guard', a sequel to the epic musical film, 'The Lion King'. She has lent her voice in films like 'Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout', 'Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise' and 'The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar'.

Major Works

Sarah Hyland has made a permanent place in the hearts of the audience with her portrayal of the silly but independent Haley Dunphy. The show is running successfully for over eight years and has been the tenth-highest revenue-generating show in 2012.

Awards & Achievements

Sarah Hyland, along with the other cast members of 'Modern Family', won the Screen Actors Guild award for 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series' four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014. In 2014, she won the Glamour Awards for 'Comedy Actress' for her role in the show.

Personal Life & Legacy

Sarah Hyland dated Matt Prokop from 2009 to 2014. They met while auditioning for 'High School Musical 3: Senior Year', and later worked together on the television movie 'Geek Charming'. They lived together from 2011 to 2014, after which they broke up following claims that he physically and verbally abused her. She even got a temporary restraining order against Prokop.

The actress is currently in a relationship with her 'Vampire Academy' co-star Dominic Sherwood. They have made multiple public appearances together.

When she was nine years old, she was diagnosed with kidney dysplasia, which eventually causes the organ to malfunction. She went through kidney transplant surgery in 2012, when her father donated her one of his kidneys.

Trivia

As a child, Sarah Hyland was unable to go to summer camps because of health issues. She later got involved with the Lopez Foundation, which helps kids with kidney disease experience overnight camping, providing needed medical attention on the spot.

In September 2012, she became a part of a Nintendo 3DS ad campaign along with Dianna Agron and Gabby Douglas. She said that she has always been a fan of Nintendo, playing 'Mario Kart' as a child. She was later drawn to the fashion game 'Style Savvy Trendsetters'.

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Sarah Hyland biography timelines

  • // 24th Nov 1990
    Sarah Hyland was born on on November 24, 1990, in Manhattan, New York. Her father, Edward James Hyland, is a theater and film actor, while her mother, Melissa Canaday, is a stage acting coach. She has a younger brother, Ian Hyland, who is also an actor.
  • // 1997
    Sarah Hyland has been doing commercials and voice-over work since she was four years old. Her first film role came in 1997 when she played Howard Stern's daughter in the movie 'Private Parts'.
  • // 1997 To 1998
    During 1997-1998, she appeared as "Rain Wolfe", an abandoned child, in the longtime TV series, 'Another World'. She would later work with her foster mother in the show, Amy Carlson, in a number of other television shows including 'Falcone' and 'Law & Order'.
  • // 1998
    She soon acted in two 1998 films, 'The Object of My Affection' and 'Advice from a Caterpillar'. The same year, she made a brief appearance in an episode of the short-lived drama series, 'Trinity'.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, she portrayed the role of Molly in ABC's television movie, 'The Wonderful World of Disney: Annie'. In the film, she worked alongside stars like Kathy Bates, Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming, Victor Garber and Kristin Chenoweth.
  • // 2000
    She played the 8-year-old Audrey Hepburn in Jennifer Love Hewitt's 'The Audrey Hepburn Story', released in 2000. Later that year, she appeared in the film adaptation of Joseph Mitchell's book 'Joe Gould's Secret'. She also played a role in the crime drama series, 'Falcone'.
  • // 2000 To 2005
    In the next few years, she did small roles in a few movies and made guest appearances in a number of television shows including 'All My Children' (2000), 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' (2001), 'Touched by an Angel' (2002), 'Law & Order' (2004) and 'Law & Order: Trial by Jury' (2005).
  • // 2007
    In 2007, she got a recurring role in the American soap opera 'One Life to Live', and appeared in seven episodes. She appeared in the comedy-drama series 'Lipstick Jungle' for two seasons during 2008-2009.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, within two weeks of relocating to Los Angeles, she was cast in a lead role in the pilot of the ABC sitcom 'Modern Family'. She has been playing Haley Dunphy, the eldest of the Dunphy children, for 8 seasons of the show.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, she also returned to 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' with her breakthrough role as Jennifer Banks in the episode 'Hothouse'.
  • // 2009 To 2014
    Sarah Hyland dated Matt Prokop from 2009 to 2014. They met while auditioning for 'High School Musical 3: Senior Year', and later worked together on the television movie 'Geek Charming'. They lived together from 2011 to 2014, after which they broke up following claims that he physically and verbally abused her. She even got a temporary restraining order against Prokop.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, she co-starred with her then boyfriend Matt Prokop in the Disney Channel Original Movie 'Geek Charming'. The next year, she played one of the leads in the coming-of-age drama 'Struck by Lightning'.
  • // 2011 To 2014
    Sarah Hyland, along with the other cast members of 'Modern Family', won the Screen Actors Guild award for 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series' four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014. In 2014, she won the Glamour Awards for 'Comedy Actress' for her role in the show.
  • // 2012 To 2015
    She worked as a voice actor in 'Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja' during 2012-15. She is currently a voice actor for 'The Lion Guard', a sequel to the epic musical film, 'The Lion King'. She has lent her voice in films like 'Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout', 'Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise' and 'The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar'.
  • // 2012
    Sarah Hyland has made a permanent place in the hearts of the audience with her portrayal of the silly but independent Haley Dunphy. The show is running successfully for over eight years and has been the tenth-highest revenue-generating show in 2012.
  • // 2012
    When she was nine years old, she was diagnosed with kidney dysplasia, which eventually causes the organ to malfunction. She went through kidney transplant surgery in 2012, when her father donated her one of his kidneys.
  • // Sep 2012
    In September 2012, she became a part of a Nintendo 3DS ad campaign along with Dianna Agron and Gabby Douglas. She said that she has always been a fan of Nintendo, playing 'Mario Kart' as a child. She was later drawn to the fashion game 'Style Savvy Trendsetters'.
  • // 2013
    She was cast in the fifth installment of the 'Scary Movie' franchise in 2013. One of her recent major roles has been in the 2014 fantasy comedy film 'Vampire Academy', which, unfortunately, was a failure critically and commercially.

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Sarah Hyland's FAQ

  • What is Sarah Hyland birthday?

    Sarah Hyland was born at 1990-11-24

  • Where is Sarah Hyland's birth place?

    Sarah Hyland was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

  • What is Sarah Hyland nationalities?

    Sarah Hyland's nationalities is American

  • Who is Sarah Hyland siblings?

    Sarah Hyland's siblings is Ian Hyland

  • How tall is Sarah Hyland?

    Sarah Hyland's height is 157

  • Who is Sarah Hyland's father?

    Sarah Hyland's father is Edward James Hyland

  • Who is Sarah Hyland's mother?

    Sarah Hyland's mother is Melissa Canaday

  • What is Sarah Hyland's sun sign?

    Sarah Hyland is Sagittarius

  • How famous is Sarah Hyland?

    Sarah Hyland is famouse as Actress

  • What is Sarah Hyland's twitter?

    Sarah Hyland's twitter is https://twitter.com/Sarah_Hyland/

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    Sarah Hyland's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/therealsarahhyland/