Drew in 2012
October 1, 1980 |
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
|Education||University of Virginia (B.A.)|
|Spouse(s)||Peter Lanfer (2002–present)|
Drew was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, and raised in Stony Brook, New York, on Long Island where she also attended The Stony Brook School. Her mother, Dr. Jeannie Drew is now teaching biology at the independent private school for girls, Brearley, in Manhattan. Her father, Rev. Charles Drew, is the senior pastor at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City. Her second cousin is actor Benjamin McKenzie. Drew began acting in school plays, community theater with Take One Theatre Arts, and summer stock. Drew received a Bachelor's degree in Drama from the University of Virginia in 2002.
In 1997, while still in high school, Drew lent her voice to the animated television series Daria, playing the character Stacy Rowe. She also voiced that same character in the Daria animated television movies Is It Fall Yet? and Is It College Yet?
In 2001, Drew made her professional stage debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey. She made her Broadway debut in 2003 in Vincent in Brixton, which later took her to London's West End. She made the move to television with a guest-starring role in the series Wonderfalls, and was in the feature film Radio, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. She appeared in the theatrical feature American Pastime, as Katie Burrell, the daughter of a Japanese relocation camp sergeant. She had a starring role on the 2002 series Everwood.
Drew married Peter Lanfer, a lecturer at UCLA and visiting faculty at Dartmouth in June 2002. They reside in Los Angeles. On January 18, 2012, Drew and Lanfer welcomed their first child, a son named Micah Emmanuel.
|2005||Baxter, TheThe Baxter||Serena|
|2006||Locked Upstairs||Jo||Short film|
|2007||American Pastime||Katie Burrell|
|2007||Violin, TheThe Violin||Judit||Short film|
|1997-2001||Daria||Stacy Rowe (voice)||Recurring role (26 episodes)|
|2000||Is It Fall Yet?||Stacy Rowe (voice)||TV movie|
|2002||Is It College Yet?||Stacy Rowe (voice)||TV movie|
|2004||Wonderfalls||Bianca Knowles||Episode: "Karma Chameleon"|
|2004-2006||Everwood||Hannah Rogers||Main role (38 episodes)|
|2006||Cold Case||Jenny||Episode: "Static"|
|2007||Reinventing the Wheelers||Becky Conner||TV movie|
|2007||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Becca Rice||Episode: "Responsible"|
|2008||Medium||Suzie Keener||Episodes: "Wicked Game: Parts 1 & 2"|
|2008||Privileged||Caryn||Episode: "All About Insecurities"|
|2008||Front of the Class||Nancy Lazarus||TV movie|
|2008-2009||Private Practice||Judy||Episode: "Know When to Fold", "Nothing to Fear"|
|2008-2009||Mad Men||Kitty Romano||Episodes: "For Those Who Think Young", "Flight 1", "The Gold Violin","The Arrangements"|
|2009||Inside the Box||Molly||TV movie|
|2009||Castle||Chloe Richardson||Episode: "Nanny McDead"|
|2009||Numb3rs||Piper St. John||Episode: "Angels and Devils"|
|2009||In Plain Sight||Rachel Rosenzweig||Episode: "Aguna Matatala"|
|2009||Glee||Suzy Pepper||Episode: "Ballad"|
|2009–present||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. April Kepner||Recurring role (season 6)
Main role (season 7-present)
|2010||Supernatural||Nora||Episode: "Swap Meat"|
|2010||Miami Medical||Emily||Episode: "What Lies Beneath"|
|2010||Seattle Grace: Message of Hope||Dr. April Kepner||Webisodes|
- "Sarah Drew - Biography". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-05-23.
- "Exclusive: 'Grey's Anatomy' promotes Sarah Drew". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. June 9, 2010. Retrieved June 9, 2010.