Who is Sarah Gadon?
Sarah is an award-winning Canadian actress, perhaps best known to the world as Elise Shifrin in the film “Cosmopolis”, and as Mirena in the film “Dracula Untold”, among several other roles that she’s had since starting her acting career.
What is Sarah Gadon Doing Now?
Sarah is in her 30s and is enjoying the best career years. After recently completing the shooting of the film “North of Normal”, she is now working on several projects, including the biopic of Enzo Ferrari, simply entitled “Ferrari”, in which she will play Linda Christian, a Mexican film actress who is notable for the kiss of death, in addition to many film and television roles.
Sarah Gadon Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Sarah Lynn Gadon was born on 4 April 1987, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Michael, a psychologist, and his wife Linda, a teacher. She has an older brother, James.
She grew up in an artistic-inclined household, and thus joined the dance studio at a rather young age. During her adolescence, she trained at the National Ballet School of Canada and later as a student at the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts. Moreover, she matriculated from Vaughan Road Academy high school as an Ontario Scholar in 2005.
Furthermore, Sarah studied cinema at the Cinema Studies Institute of the prestigious University of Toronto at Innis College.
Her early interest in performing arts resulted in an acting debut at just 11 years old, as Julia in an episode of the award-winning TV action crime-drama series “La Femme Nikita”.
The following year, Sarah made her second on-screen appearance, this time as Monica in the TV series “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”, which was followed by the role of Heather in the award-winning television sci-fi comedy movie “The Other Me”, starring Andrew Lawrence, Mark L. Taylor and Lori Hallier, about a teenager who clones himself while working on a science project.
She continued with minor roles throughout the early 2000s, slowly building her portfolio, including Samantha in the television movie “What Girls Learn” (2001), based on the novel by Karin Cook, with Elizabeth Perkins, Scott Bakula and Alison Pill in the lead roles.
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In 2003 she secured her first major role as Zoe, co-lead in the romantic comedy-drama film “Fast Food High”, next to Alison Pill and Joe Dinicol, while in 2005, she portrayed Julia Nolan in the family sports-drama film “Code Breakers”.
Two years later, Sarah secured her first lead role as Haley, a beautiful young girl who unaware awestruck every attendee of a private party, in the short drama film “Burgeon and Fade”, co-starring Vickie Papav and Dan Duran.
She was improving as an actress and started getting more prominent roles. From 2008 to 2009, she was Zoe Kessler in the award-winning TV action crime-drama series “The Border”, which starred James McGowan, Graham Abbey, and Jonas Chernick.
Next, Sarah portrayed Laura in the comedy-crime film “Mansion, My Name is Evil” (2009) and appeared as Katie Atkins in 14 episodes of the award-winning adventure comedy-drama series “Being Erica” (2009).
Rise to Prominence
Sarah’s career continued to improve, and with the start of the 2010s, her performances became much more praised by the directors and producers.
In 2011, she was Emma Jung, Carl Jung’s wife in the biopic “A Dangerous Method”, co-starring Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley, about the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud ,and the birth of psychoanalysis that it led to.
The same year, Sarah co-starred in the fantasy horror-drama film “The Moth Diaries”, with Sarah Bolger and Lily Cole, based on the novel by Rachel Klein.
The following year, she starred in Brandon Cronenberg’s sci-fi horror mystery film “Antiviral”, co-starring Caleb Landry Jones and Lisa Berry. Furthermore, she starred in David Cronenberg’s fantasy crime-drama “Cosmopolis” with Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche, based on the novel by Don DeLillo.
She continued in stunning fashion, in 2013 starring with Jake Gyllenhaal and Melanie Laurent in the mystery thriller-drama film “Enemy”, based on the novel by Jose Saramago and directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Sarah next collaborated with David Cronenberg again, this time on the award-winning comedy-drama film “Maps to the Stars”, with Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson in the lead roles. Furthermore, Sarah starred in the fantasy action-drama film “Dracula Untold”, with Luke Evans in the lead role, which tells the story of young prince Vlad Tepes whose kingdom is threatened by the Turks, and the monster he becomes to protect his family and the kingdom.
The following year, Sarah starred in the romantic comedy-drama film “A Royal Night Out”, and as Countess Ebba Sparre in the biopic historical-drama film “The Girl King” about Kristina of Sweden, who became a queen at the age of six, with Malin Buska in the lead role.
In 2016, Sarah had a co-starring role in the thriller film “The 9th Life of Louis Drax”, based on the novel by Liz Jensen, about a psychologist who starts working with a young boy who had a near-fatal fall with Jamie Dornan and Aiden Longworth as the main stars.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Sarah co-starred in Semi Chellas’s drama film “American Woman”, which is a dramatized and fictionalized re-imagining of Patty Hearst’s kidnapping and her time in hiding, told by Jenny, a political activist who was assigned to take care of her.
Sarah then starred in the drama film “All My Puny Sorrows”, directed by Michael McGowan based on the novel by Miriam Toews, which tells the tale of two talented sisters, one a pianist and the other a writer, co-starring Alison Pill, and Mare Winningham.
A stellar cast headlines ALL MY PUNY SORROWS at #TIFF21 today, with our #ACTRAspotlight shining on Alison Pill, Sarah Gadon, Donal Logue, Martin Roach, Amybeth McNulty, Mimi Kuzyk and Michael Musi. We are so excited to see this film today! pic.twitter.com/kCR3TDR5uL
— ACTRA Toronto (@ACTRAToronto) September 11, 2021
Additional to her on-screen roles, Sarah is a successful voice actress, making her debut as the voice of Jodie in the animated series “Time Wrap Trap” in 2005. Since then, she’s voiced several characters, including Ruby Gloom in the animated series of the same name from 2006 to 2007, and has been the voice of Beth in the animated series “Total DramaRama” (2018-2022).
According to reports, Sarah Gadon’s wealth is estimated at over $3 million, as of late 2022.
Personal Life, Boyfriend, Married, Husband
Sarah Gadon was in a relationship with film director Matthew Hannam from 2017 to 2020, but the two broke up, apparently because of their busy schedules.
Since 24 September 2022, Sarah has been married to a man named Max Fine.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Sarah has blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 3ins (1.6m), weighs approximately 110lbs (51kgs), with vital statistics of 33-24-34, bra size 32A.