Sarah Hyland

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Sarah Hyland
Sarah Hyland (Straighten Crop).jpg
Hyland at the World of Color premiere at the Disney California Adventure Park, June 2010
Born Sarah Jane Hyland
(1990-11-24) November 24, 1990 (age 23)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Professional Performing Arts School
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Partner(s) Matt Prokop (2009–present)

Sarah Jane Hyland (born November 24, 1990) is an American actress known for her role as oldest sibling Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family.

Early life[edit]

Hyland was born in Manhattan, New York, the daughter of actors Melissa Canaday and Edward James Hyland. She is the older sister of actor Ian Hyland, who is four years younger.[1]

Hyland attended the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan alongside Andrea Bowen, Taylor Momsen, Gregory Malek-Jones and Paul Iacono.[2]

Career[edit]

Hyland has been acting since she was five years old, with her first role as Howard Stern's daughter in Private Parts.[3] She went on in her career to portray such roles as Molly in the 1999 remake of Annie, and has played Brooke Shields' daughter, Maddie Healy, in Lipstick Jungle on NBC. Hyland is featured in an Olive Garden commercial along with actress Molly Culver, and has also appeared on Broadway playing the young Jackie O in Grey Gardens the musical.[4]

Hyland currently plays Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which she has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along with the rest of the show's cast.

In 2011, Hyland co-starred with Matt Prokop in the Disney Channel Original Movie Geek Charming.

In 2012, Hyland appeared in the movie Struck by Lightning alongside Chris Colfer.[5]

In September 2012, it was announced that she will be part of a Nintendo 3DS ad campaign.[6] Dianna Agron and Gabby Douglas are part of the campaign as well.

Personal life[edit]

In 2009, Hyland began dating actor Matt Prokop, whom she met while auditioning for High School Musical 3: Senior Year. Hyland and Prokop are currently living together.[7]

In May 2012, Hyland revealed that she has had a lifetime battle with kidney dysplasia. She had been living with it since she was a young child, but her father found out that he was a kidney match, and donated one of his to her in April 2012.[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 A Tall Winter's Tale Elizabeth
Private Parts Howard's Daughter
1998 The Object of My Affection Molly
Advice from a Caterpillar Lizbeth
1999 Cradle Will Rock Silvano – Giovanna
Annie Molly Supporting role
2000 Joe Gould's Secret Elizabeth Mitchell
2002 The Empath Young Christine
2004 Spanglish Sleepover Friend
2007 Blind Date Child Voice only
2010 The Science of Cool Unknown
Cougars, Inc. Courtney
2011 Conception Tracey
2011 Geek Charming Dylan Female Lead
2012 Struck by Lightning Claire Mathews
2013 Scary Movie 5 Mia Character from Evil Dead
April Apocalypse Samm
2014 Vampire Academy Natalie Dashkov
Date and Switch Stella

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Trinity Shy Girl Episode: "No Secrets"
1998 The Audrey Hepburn Story Audrey Hepburn (at 8 years old) Movie
2000 Falcone Jessica Pistone Egan
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Lily Ramsey Episode: "Repression"
2002 Touched by an Angel Grace Episode: "A Feather on the Breath of God"
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury Brianne Colby Episode: "Vigilante"
2008–09 Lipstick Jungle Maddie Healy Recurring role
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jennifer Banks Episode: "Hothouse"
2009–
present
Modern Family Haley Dunphy Nominated – Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Supporting Actress (2013)
2011 Childrens Hospital Famous Person Episode: "Nip/Tug"
2011 Geek Charming Dylan Shoenfield Disney Channel original movie; lead role
2012 Punk'd Herself Accomplice
2012–
present
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Theresa Fowler (voice) "So U Think U Can Stank", "Night of the Living McFizzles",
"Der Monster Klub"
2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Grace A Lifetime original movie
2013 Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive Blanche Barrow Miniseries

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarah Hyland Biography (1990–)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  2. ^ "SARAH HYLAND: Haley Dunphy on ABC's "Modern Family". ABC Studio.
  3. ^ "It's Evening in America". Vanity Fair. May 2012. Page 159.
  4. ^ "Sarah Hyland Theatre Credits". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  5. ^ Dish Of Salt: Sarah Hyland Gets ‘Struck By Lightning’. Access Hollywood (2012-03-26). Retrieved on 2012-04-03.
  6. ^ "Sarah Hyland Style Savvy". 
  7. ^ "Sarah Hyland & Matt Prokop Gush About Living Together!". Hollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  8. ^ "Sarah Hyland Reveals She Had a Kidney Transplant". People. 2012-05-14. Retrieved 2012-05-14. 
  9. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79jrbyZgRhw "ABCNews" Youtube

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