Sadie Alexandru

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Sadie Alexandru
Sarah Jocelyn Alexandru

(1977-12-02) December 2, 1977 (age 45)
Occupation(s)Actress, model
Years active1999–present
Notable workScarlett on Madmen
Mike Dolan
(m. 2013)

Sadie Sarah Jocelyn Dolan Alexandru (born December 2, 1977) is an American actress and model. Alexandru is best known for playing Scarlett, secretary for media buyer Harry Crane on AMC's drama series Mad Men.

Early life[edit]

Sadie Alexandru was born in New York City and had a passion for ballet from her younger days. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She also studied at the London Academy of Theater under Patron Dame Judi Dench, and at the William Esper Studio in New York City. Alexandru took up permanent residency in Los Angeles, California in January 2006. Her LA training includes: on-camera studies at the Steve Eastin Studio and stunt training at the Academy of Theatrical Combat.[1]


Alexandru is well known for the original “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” commercial. She's landed 24 national commercials including ads for Comcast, Jared Jewelers, Swiffer, Coors, Wendy's, Merck, Turbo Tax, Staples, 1-800-Flowers, Milky Way, Hasbro and Bud Light.

Alexandru's first major show was the popular soap opera All My Children and her character's name was Sylvia. She was also a recurring guest star in CBS's long running soap opera As the World Turns and in ABC comedy Carpoolers. Her television credits also includes Cinemax's thriller noir "Femme Fatales, upcoming musical Kittens in a Cage, Laura Prepon's Neighbros.[2]

In 2012, Alexandru made her debut in the fifth season of AMC's critically acclaimed Emmy Award winning series Mad Men as the new sassy SCDP secretary, Scarlett.[3]

Her film credits include the popular action film "Gamer", "Broken Horses" and "Lucy in the Sky Diamond." She is playing the lead role of Firoozeh in the upcoming epic, "Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage." Sadie also co-produced and played the role of Natalie Cloonan in the critically acclaimed independent film "Act Naturally," which won the Audience Award for Best Feature-Length Narrative in 2012 at both the Los Angeles United Film Festival and its sister festival, the San Francisco United Film Festival.[4]

She is also recognized for her theater works which include the Ovation Award-nominated hit "Love Sucks".[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 8 Ball Michelle Short
2009 Plus One Sally Short
2009 Gamer Society Victim
2010 Straw Man Emily Short
2010 Bare Knuckles Maxine
2011 Act Naturally Natalie Cloonan
2011 Expulsion Liz Short
2012 Lucy in the Sky with Diamond Waitress Short
2013 Starting from Scratch Jade
2013 Dinner with Ana Renata Short
2014 Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage Firoozeh
2015 Broken Horses Santion's Wife
2016 Curse of the Phantom Shadow Gas Pump Girl
2017 Taste June Short
2017 Get You Back Kathryn
2019 Act Super Naturally Natalie Cloonan


Year Title Role Notes
1999 All My Children Sylvia Episode: "1.7723"
2002 As the World Turns Tanya Cole Episode: "1.11833"
2008 Carpoolers Jogger Episode: "First Fight"
2012 Femme Fatales Janelle Episode: "One Man's Death"
2012–2013 Mad Men Scarlett Episodes: "Christmas Waltz", "Commissions and Fees", "The Phantom", "To Have and to Hold"
2014, 2016, 2018 The Fosters Colleen Jacobs Episodes: "Padre", "Trust", "Mother's Day"
2015 Kittens in a Cage Jackie Episodes: "Ain't Even Got a Mustache", "Have Another Muffin, Nancy"

Video Game[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Aleksandra Valentina Voice


  1. ^ "Sadie Alexandru Actresses USA California - South - film tv production". Archived from the original on October 9, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  2. ^ "New York Theatre - Entertainment - Interviews - Actors - Actresses - Reviews - Interviews - Sadie Alexandru: Mad Men Interview". July 31, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  3. ^ "Study In Scarlett: Get To Know 'Mad Men's' Sadie Alexandru". June 10, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  4. ^ "United Film Festival: Award Winners".
  5. ^ "Artist Spotlight: Sadie Alexandru". beyondearthseries. May 30, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2013.

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