Drew in 2012.
October 1, 1980 |
Stony Brook, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Peter Lanfer (m. 2002)|
Sarah Drew (born October 1, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for playing Hannah Rogers in The WB family drama series Everwood (2004–06) and Dr. April Kepner in the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy (2009–present).
Drew was born and raised in Stony Brook, New York, where she attended The Stony Brook School. Her mother, Dr. Jeannie Drew, is now teaching biology at an independent private school for girls in Manhattan. Her father, Rev. Charles Drew, is the senior pastor at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City. Her brother, Allen Drew, is a pastor at Mt. Airy Community Church in Philadelphia and director of an a cappella group at Germantown Friends School. She received a bachelor's degree in drama from the University of Virginia in 2002. She began acting in school plays, community theater with Take One Theatre Arts, and summer stock.
In 1997, while still in high school, Drew voiced Stacy Rowe on the animated series Daria. She also voiced that character in the Daria television films Is It Fall Yet? and Is It College Yet?. In 2001, she 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 role in the series Wonderfalls, and was in the film Radio. She appeared as Katie Burrell, the daughter of a Japanese relocation camp sergeant, in the 2007 film American Pastime.
From 2004 to 2006, Drew starred as Hannah Rogers in The WB drama series Everwood. She later guest-starred on Cold Case, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Medium, Castle, Glee, Supernatural, and Private Practice. She starred in the Hallmark Hall of Fame film Front of the Class (2008), and from 2008 to 2009, she had a recurring role as Kitty Romano in the AMC drama series Mad Men. In 2009, Drew was cast as Dr. April Kepner in the sixth season of the medical drama series Grey's Anatomy. In 2014, she starred in the film Moms' Night Out.
Drew married Peter Lanfer, a lecturer at UCLA, in June 2002. On January 18, 2012, they had their first child, a son named Micah Emmanuel. On December 3, 2014, the couple welcomed a daughter named Hannah Mali Rose. She is a Presbyterian Christian.
|1997–2001||Daria||Stacy Rowe||26 episodes; voice|
|2000||Is It Fall Yet?||Stacy Rowe||Movie; voice|
|2002||Is It College Yet?||Stacy Rowe||Movie; voice|
|2004||Wonderfalls||Bianca Knowles||Episode: "Karma Chameleon"|
|2004–2006||Everwood||Hannah Rogers||Series regular (38 episodes)|
|2006||Cold Case||Jenny||Episode: "Static"|
|2007||Reinventing the Wheelers||Becky Conner||Unsold pilot|
|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||Movie|
|2008, 2009||Private Practice||Judy||2 episodes|
|2008–2009||Mad Men||Kitty Romano||4 episodes|
|2009||Inside the Box||Molly||Unsold pilot|
|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 in season 6, regular since season 7|
|2010||Supernatural||Nora||Episode: "Swap Meat"|
|2010||Miami Medical||Emily||Episode: "What Lies Beneath"|
|2005||Baxter, TheThe Baxter||Serena|
|2006||Locked Upstairs||Jo||Short film|
|2007||American Pastime||Katie Burrell|
|2007||Violin, TheThe Violin||Judit||Short film|
|2014||Moms' Night Out||Allyson|
|2010||Seattle Grace: Message of Hope||Dr. April Kepner|
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- "Peter Lanfer Professor Profile - UCLA". ucla.edu. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
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