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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona

American actor Hana Lani Hayes is most known for providing the voice and likeness of “Sarah” in the highly acclaimed and well-liked video game “The Last of Us” for the “Sony/PlayStation.” She is particularly well-known for her role as the 16-year-old “Lizzie Sanderson” in the comedic TV series “The Grinder” on the “Fox Channel.” She was born and reared in the United States, where she started out as a child actor. She has gotten acting instruction from a number of Los Angeles acting studios. Hana has had notable TV appearances in shows including “Criminal Minds,” “Law and Order: The Special Victims Unit,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Criminal Minds,” as well as in a number of films like “Thunderstruck,” “Beautiful Now,” “Mercy,” “Stockholm, Pennsylvania,” among others. Her most recent endeavors include the TV series “[email protected]” and the lead part in the indie film “Relish.” Together with her mother, she wants to launch a fashion and designer clothing company.

Early Childhood & Life

Sandy and Robert Hayes welcomed Hana Lani Hayes into the world on March 29, 1999 in Tucson, Arizona. Justin Hayes is her brother. Despite temporarily working as an architect in London, Hana’s mother has taken a semi-retired position to support Hana in her profession.

She began acting in 2007 at the “Gaslight Musical Theater,” where Melody Baker served as the director.
‘Models Melange, Tucson’ (a scouting and development firm for models and performers) invited Hayes to participate in an acting contest when she was ten years old. The “IMTA – or, The International Modeling & Talent Association” modeling and talent competition saw her come out on top. Her family moved to Los Angeles, where they hired an agency and manager to represent her, and her parents encouraged her to pursue her ambitions.

La Voix Studio in Los Angeles provided vocal instruction for Hayes. She took acting lessons at a number of renowned Los Angeles studios, including “Playhouse West” and “Actorsite.” She was given a scholarship by “The Voice Studio” in recognition of her dancing, acting, and singing abilities.

The Career of Hana Hayes

In 2011, she performed as a voice actor in the Japanese animated film “A Letter to Momo,” which served as her first assignment. She made her acting debut in 2011 playing the part of “Ally Dolan” in an episode of the television show “Criminal Minds.” ‘Tammy Lynch’ then appeared frequently in the 2011–2013 television series ‘Bucket and Skinner’s Epic Adventures.

In 2011 films like “Wrinkles,” “Relative Eternity,” and “End of the Innocence” had Hayes as cameo roles. She appeared in the 2012 motion picture “Thunderstruck,” which starred the basketball player Kevin Durrant. She contributed to an episode of the popular TV show “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” as well as the film “Crazy Town” in 2013.

‘The Last of Us,’ a beloved video game from Sony/PlayStation, was delivered to her in 2013. Her performance as “Sarah” in the motion capture role drew praise, particularly for the impactful death scene she played for her character at the beginning of the game. She claims that the memories of losing her grandfather when she was just 8 years old helped her create the scene’s authentic emotions.

She collaborated with Chandler Riggs, her ex-boyfriend and star of the AMC series “Walking Dead,” in the 2014 film “Mercy.” Hayes worked as a “12 year old Leia” in “Stockholm, Pennsylvania” the same year she played “Danielle” in an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy.” She also made appearances in the television series “The Ultimate Evil” and the motion picture “A Beautiful Now” in 2015.

She portrayed “Lizzie,” a little awkward but amusing adolescent girl, on the Fox channel’s “The Grinder” (2015–2016), a legal comedy. She appeared on film alongside Rob Lowe and Fred Savage in this series. She enjoyed working with the same cast members over an extended period of time and this was her first series as a regular cast member.
Hayes appeared as “Chloe” in the 2017 film “To the Bone,” along with the films “Here Now” and “Remember Me,” and she also contributed to the TV shows “9JKL” and “Future Man” same year.

Her most recent projects include the starring roles of “Tessa” in the TV series “” and “Elise Rainer” in the fourth installment of the horror film series “Insidious,” “Insidious: The Last Key.” One of her upcoming projects is the independent film “Relish.”

She was represented at the start of her career by “WME and The Collaborative,” which is now called “Silverlining Entertainment.” Later in 2014, she hired an agency and changed the representation to “Coast to Coast Talent.”

Individual Life of Hana Hayes

‘Walking Dead’ actor Chandler Riggs and Hayes allegedly dated one another before splitting up in 2016. Hayes enjoys reading biographies, and John Green is her go-to author. Her interests include traveling, shopping, and riding horses. She enjoys baking. Hayes likes both kitties and sweet tea. She backs the rights of homosexuals.
Brooke Sorenson, a Disney actor, is a personal friend of hers. On the social media site “Instagram,” Hayes has a sizable fan base of more than 200K followers.

She works as a volunteer for a senior singing group and teaches math to young children at a place called Mathnasium.

Net Worth of Hana Hayes

The estimated net worth of Hana Hayes is around $1 million.