Sarah Wayne Callies

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La Grange, Illinois
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La Grange, Illinois

Sarah Wayne Callies is an American actress best known for portraying Sara Tancredi on the Fox drama series ‘Prison Break’ and Lori Grimes on the AMC series ‘The Walking Dead’ In the television series Tarzan and Colony, she portrayed investigator Jane Porter and Katie Bowman, respectively. Callies has appeared in a variety of other television programs, such as “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Dragnet,” and “Numb3rs.” The actress has appeared in numerous films, including ‘The Celestine Prophecy,’ ‘Whisper,’ ‘Lullaby for Pi,’ ‘Black Gold,’ ‘Black November,’ ‘Into the Storm,’ and ‘The Other Side of the Door.’ Her contributions to the American entertainment industry have earned her a number of accolades and distinctions. Her work on the television series ‘The Walking Dead’ garnered her the Satellite Award for Best Cast in a Television Series. Her performance in the same film earned her nominations for the Saturn Award and the Scream Award.

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Sarah Callies’s Career

In 2003, Sarah Wayne Callies made her first appearance on an episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” She subsequently appeared on episodes of ‘Dragnet’ and ‘Queens Supreme’. She subsequently portrayed investigator Jane Porter in the drama, Tarzan. In 2005, the actress guest-starred as agent Kim Hall on the television series ‘Numb3rs’ She was also cast as Sara Tancredi in the drama series ‘Prison Break’ in the same year.

In 2007, Callies appeared in four episodes of ‘Queens Supreme’, two years later. During this time, she also appeared in the film Whisper. She later had a role in ‘Prison Break: The Final Break’. In the 2010 season of ‘The Walking Dead,’ Callies portrays Lori Grimes. She appeared in the film ‘Lullaby for Pi’ the same year.

She then appeared in the movies Black Gold,’ ‘Faces in the Crowd,’ ‘Black November,’ ‘Into the Storm,’ and ‘Pay the Ghost.’ In 2016, the actress began portraying Katie Bowman on the television series ‘Colony’ The following year, she portrayed Sara Tancredi in the television film “Resurrection: Prison Break.” In the same year, she also appeared in the film This Is Your Death.

Her Personal Life

Sarah Wayne Callies was born in La Grange, Illinois, on June 1, 1977, to Valerie Wayne and David E. Callies. She attended Punahou School and participated in numerous school plays while there. Callies then enrolled at Hanover’s Dartmouth College.

She continued her education at the National Theatre Conservatory, where she got her Master of Fine Arts in 2002. In the same year, she wed Joshua Winterhalter. Five years later, they had a daughter named Keala. Oakes Wayne, born in 2013, was subsequently adopted by the couple.

Estimated Net Worth

The net worth of American actress Sarah Wayne Callies is $5 million. Sarah Wayne Callies was born in La Grange, Illinois, but raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she began performing in school plays as a child.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth University and her master’s degree from the National Theater Conservatory in Denver.