|Born||1994 (age 19–20)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Morgan Frances Saylor (born 1994) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Dana Brody on the Showtime series Homeland. She has also appeared in The Sopranos, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, Father of Invention, The Greening of Whitney Brown, and K-Ville.
Saylor signed up for acting camps with the Department of Recreation and played the title role in Alana at OnStage Atlanta. She also starred as Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street. In fourth grade, she moved to Los Angeles for the summer and started doing auditions and did a voice-over of young Meadow in The Sopranos in 2006. When she was 11 years old, she auditioned for talent agent Joy Pervis and was signed. She went on to a radio commercial and a television ad. She played Annie in Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant in 2009 and young Claire in Father of Invention in 2010. She auditioned for Homeland in December 2010 and played Dana Brody from season one to three.
Saylor graduated from public school in May 2013. She lives in the Bedford–Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, New York. She has a small anchor tattooed behind her left ear; her older brother has a similar, larger anchor tattooed on his forearm.
|2009||Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant||Annie|
|2010||Father of Invention||Young Claire|
|2011||The Greening of Whitney Brown||Annie|
|2014||Jamie Marks Is Dead||Gracie Highsmith|
|2006||The Sopranos||Young Meadow||Episodes: "Mayham" and "Join the Club"
|2007||K-Ville||Lana Roberts||Episode: "AKA"|
|2011–2013||Homeland||Dana Brody||36 episodes|
Awards and nominations
|2013||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with cast)||Homeland||Nominated|
|2014||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with cast)||Homeland||Nominated|
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- "The best nonfiction TV of 2011". Salon.com. December 22, 2011. Retrieved 24 December 2011.
- Mathews, Dana (January 2013). "'Homeland' Star Morgan Saylor Talks About Her Winning Night at the Golden Globes". Teen Vogue. Condé Nast. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
- Martin, Denise (October 7, 2013). "Homeland’s Morgan Saylor on Dana’s Selfies, Sex, and Life Without Brody". Vulture. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
- Madison, Lucy. "Morgan Saylor". Interview. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
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