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Hayley McFarland in 2011
March 29, 1991|
Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Residence||Burbank, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Missouri-Columbia|
Hayley McFarland (born March 29, 1991) is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is best known for her portrayal of Emily Lightman on the Fox TV series Lie to Me and Brooke Putner on the FX TV series Sons of Anarchy.
Hayley McFarland grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. She began acting in musical theater productions at Oklahoma’s Lyric Theater during her summers. While living in Oklahoma she studied at Michelle De Long's ACTS Acting Academy which notes fellow alumni such as Ryan Merriman of Pretty Little Liars fame. De Long is credited with sending a tape of the young actor to a manager in Los Angeles.
In 2008 McFarland and her mother relocated to Los Angeles permanently. Her first major role came in the form of an independent film, An American Crime, starring Ellen Page and Catherine Keener. She has appeared in TV shows including Gilmore Girls, ER, and Criminal Minds, and films including Ring Around the Rosie, and Winged Creatures. She was a series regular on the television series Lie to Me.
|2007||An American Crime||Jennifer Faye "Jenny” Likens|
|2008||Winged Creatures||Lori Carline|
|2011||Eye of the Storm||Poor Little Zombie||Short film|
|2013||The Conjuring||Nancy Perron|
|2016||The Chaplain||Cole||Short Film|
|2006||Gilmore Girls||Marcia||2 episodes: "The Real Paul Anka", "Super Cool Party People"|
|2007||ER||Candice||1 episode: "The War Comes Home"|
|2008||Criminal Minds||Katie Owen||1 episode: "3rd Life"|
|2008||Pushing Daisies||Nikki Heaps||1 episode: "Circus, Circus"|
|2009||24||Emily Latham||1 episode: "Day 7: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m."|
|2009||Without a Trace||Addy Gilroy||1 episode: "Believe Me"|
|2009||United States of Tara||Petula||3 episodes: "Aftermath", "Work", "Betrayal"|
|2009||Medium||Jamie Portman||1 episode: "New Terrain"|
|2009–11||Lie to Me||Emily Lightman||Main cast|
|2011||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jenna Fox||1 episode: "Smoked"|
|2012||Mad Men||Bonnie||1 episode: "Tea Leaves"|
|2013–14||Sons of Anarchy||Brooke Putner||Guest (season 6); Recurring cast (season 7)|
|2014||Grey's Anatomy||Rory Williams||1 episode: "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"|