Hyland at the 2015 PaleyFest
Sarah Jane Hyland
November 24, 1990
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Education||Professional Performing Arts School|
|Partner(s)||Wells Adams (2017–present; engaged)|
Sarah Jane Hyland (born November 24, 1990) is an American actress and singer. Born in Manhattan, she attended the Professional Performing Arts School, followed by small roles in the films Private Parts (1997), Annie (1999), and Blind Date (2007). Hyland is popularly known for playing the character of Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which she has received critical acclaim and numerous accolades and nominations, sharing four Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series with her cast members and garnering a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Hyland is also known for her roles in the films Geek Charming (2011), Struck by Lightning (2012), Scary Movie 5 (2013), Vampire Academy (2014), See You in Valhalla (2015), XOXO (2016) and Dirty Dancing (2017).
Hyland was born in Manhattan, New York, the daughter of actors Melissa Canaday and Edward James Hyland. She is the sister of actor Ian Hyland. She attended the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan.
Hyland has been acting since her first role as Howard Stern's daughter in the film Private Parts in 1997. She went on to portray roles such as Molly in the 1999 television film of Annie and 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 as the young Jacqueline Bouvier in Grey Gardens (2006).
Since 2009, Hyland has played Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which she and the rest of the show's cast have won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series each year from 2011 through 2014. In 2011, Hyland co-starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Geek Charming.
Additional musical projects and theatre productions Hyland has performed in are: Kerrigan-Lowdermilk Concert (2013), Hair (2014 adaptation at the Hollywood Bowl), The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Scream (2014 play at Rockwell Table & Stage) and The Kindred Foundation for Adoption created by Jenna Ushkowitz and Samantha Futerman (2015 fundraiser).
In 2014 and 2018, Hyland was a co-host at the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (during Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration and The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration), which included dancing and singing with Jordan Fisher. Hyland also made a guest appearance during The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 (2016) and Mickey's 90th Spectacular (2018).
In 2016, Hyland covered songs with Boyce Avenue such as "Closer" by The Chainsmokers and "Don't Wanna Know" by Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar. Hyland sang her debut performance of "Met At a Party" with Jordan McGraw (son of Dr. Phil) at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards. The single was released on August 9, 2019 via Republic Records.
Hyland was diagnosed with kidney dysplasia as a young child and received a kidney transplant from her father in April 2012. That kidney failed after a few years, leading to a second kidney transplant in September 2017, donated by her younger brother, Ian. Hyland is on regular anti-rejection medicines and steroids to ensure that her body does not reject her donated kidney; consequently, Hyland has difficulty maintaining weight and muscle mass, and has been put on bed-rest several times, sometimes continuing to film Modern Family simultaneously.
Hyland dated her Geek Charming co-star Matt Prokop for several years after meeting in 2010. In August 2014, Hyland obtained a domestic violence temporary restraining order against Prokop for physically and verbally abusing her throughout the four years of their relationship. In October, the restraining order became permanent.
Hyland is currently engaged to The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise alum Wells Adams, first reported in November 2017. They have lived together in Los Angeles since August 2018 and announced their engagement in July 2019.
In December 2018, Hyland said in a Self magazine article she had contemplated suicide because she felt she was a burden on her family and she blamed herself for her body rejecting her father's kidney. Since birth, she has undergone 16 surgeries to improve her health, including numerous kidney surgeries and a laparoscopic surgery to treat her endometriosis.
|1997||A Tall Winter's Tale||Elizabeth|
|1997||Private Parts||Howard's Daughter|
|1998||The Object of My Affection||Molly|
|1998||Advice from a Caterpillar||Lizbeth|
|1999||Cradle Will Rock||Silvano – Giovanna|
|2002||The Empath||Young Christine|
|2007||Blind Date||Child||Voice role|
|2012||Struck by Lightning||Claire Mathews|
|2013||Scary Movie 5||Mia|
|2014||Vampire Academy||Natalie Dashkov|
|2014||Date and Switch||Ava|
|2015||See You in Valhalla||Johana Burwood||Also producer|
|2016||Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Gotham City Breakout||Batgirl||Voice role|
|2016||XOXO||Krystal||Also executive producer|
|2019||The Wedding Year||Mara Hickey||Also executive producer|
|1997–1998||Another World||Rain Wolfe||Unknown episodes|
|1998||Trinity||Shy Girl||Episode: "No Secrets"|
|1998||The Audrey Hepburn Story||Audrey Hepburn (Age 8)||TV film|
|2000||Joe Gould's Secret||Elizabeth Mitchell||TV film|
|2000||All My Children||Karen||2 episodes|
|2000||Falcone||Jess Pistone Egan||Unknown episodes|
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Lily Ramsey||Episode: "Repression"|
|2002||Touched by an Angel||Grace||Episode: "A Feather on the Breath of God"|
|2004||Law & Order||Kristine McLean||Episode: "The Dead Wives Club"|
|2005||Law & Order: Trial by Jury||Brianne Colby||Episode: "Vigilante"|
|2007||One Life to Live||Heather||7 episodes|
|2008–2009||Lipstick Jungle||Maddie Healy||15 episodes|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jennifer Banks||Episode: "Hothouse"|
|2009–present||Modern Family||Haley Dunphy||Main role; 11 seasons|
|2011||Childrens Hospital||Famous Person||Episode: "Nip/Tug"|
|2011||Geek Charming||Dylan Schoenfield||TV film|
|2012||Punk'd||Herself / Accomplice||Episode: "Lucy Hale"|
|2012–2015||Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja||Theresa Fowler (voice)||11 episodes|
|2013||Call Me Crazy: A Five Film||Grace||TV film; segment: "Grace"|
|2013||Bonnie & Clyde||Blanche Barrow||Miniseries|
|2014||Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise||Lena Luthor (voice)||Special|
|2014||Hot in Cleveland||Ivy||Episode: "Rusty Banks Rides Again"|
|2015||Repeat After Me||Herself||Episode: "Episode 101"|
|2015||The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar||Tiifu (voice)||TV film|
|2016–2017||The Lion Guard||Tiifu (voice)||4 episodes|
|2016||Lip Sync Battle Shorties||Herself||Host; TV special (pilot)|
|2017||Lip Sync Battle||Herself||Episode: "Sarah Hyland vs. DeAndre Jordan"|
|2017||Dirty Dancing||Lisa Houseman||TV film|
|2017||Shadowhunters||Seelie Queen||2 episodes|
|2017||The Lion Guard: The Rise of Scar||Tiifu (voice)||TV film|
|2019||Veronica Mars||Alyssa||Episode: "Heads You Lose"|
|2009||"In the Moonlight (Do Me)"||Reid Ewing|||
|2016||"Like I Did"||Shane Harper|||
|2016||"Closer"||Boyce Avenue featuring Sarah Hyland|||
|2016||"Don't Wanna Know"||Boyce Avenue featuring Sarah Hyland|||
|2017||"Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"||Sarah Hyland and J. Quinton Johnson|||
|2018||"Know U Anymore"||BoTalks featuring Sarah Hyland|||
|2019||"Met At A Party"||Jordan McGraw and Sarah Hyland|||
Awards and nominations
- "Modern Family's Sarah Hyland and The Bachelorette's Wells Adams Are Engaged!". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
- "Sarah Hyland Biography (1990–)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved February 18, 2011.
- "Sarah Hyland: Haley Dunphy on ABC's "Modern Family". ABC Studio.
- "It's Evening in America". Vanity Fair. May 2012. Page 159.
- "Sarah Hyland Theatre Credits". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved February 18, 2011.
- "The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland is loving life in Disney's film 'Geek Charming'". New York Daily News. New York. November 11, 2011. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- Dish Of Salt: Sarah Hyland Gets ‘Struck By Lightning’. Access Hollywood (March 26, 2012). Retrieved on 2012-04-03.
- Cook, Tommy (January 8, 2013). "Sarah Hyland Talks Struck by Lightning and Modern Family". Collider. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "Sarah Hyland Style Savvy". Archived from the original on November 26, 2012.
- "Dianna Agron Spills Her Gadget Must Haves and Secret LOLcat Obsession". POPSUGAR. November 14, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- Sarkar, Samit (September 18, 2012). "Nintendo courts female gamers with new 3DS ad campaign". Polygon. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "Closer - The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey (Boyce Avenue ft. Sarah Hyland cover) on Spotify & Apple". YouTube. November 13, 2016. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
- "Sarah Hyland Teams Up with Boyce Avenue to Cover Maroon 5's 'Don't Wanna Know'". KISS 92.5. November 26, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- S. Levine, Daniel (July 30, 2019). "Teen Choice Awards: Lucy Hale Revealed as 2019 Host, and 'Pretty Little Liars' Fans Are Pumped". Pop Culture. Retrieved July 30, 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- Mazziotta, Julie (December 10, 2018). "Sarah Hyland Reveals She Had a Second Kidney Transplant and 'Was Contemplating Suicide'". People. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
- Lehner, Marla (May 14, 2012). "Sarah Hyland Reveals She Had a Kidney Transplant". People. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
- Shenton, Zoe (January 29, 2017). "Modern Family's Sarah Hyland reveals she will be missing SAG Awards due to health reasons". Daily Mirror. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
- Modern Family Star Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop Talk Maintaining an On and Off Screen Romance Celebuzz. October 21, 2011
- Laurence, Emily (May 13, 2012). "Matt Prokop Interview - Matt Prokop Gushes About Sarah Hyland". Seventeen. New York City: Hearst Magazines. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- "Are Sarah Hyland & Boyfriend Matt Prokop Getting Engaged?". E! Online. November 22, 2013. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
- Bever, Lindsey (September 25, 2014). "'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland gets restraining order against ex-boyfriend Matt Prokop". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
- "'Modern Family' Star Sarah Hyland Ex-BF Choked Me ... I Fear For My Life". TMZ. September 23, 2014. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Harrison, Lily (October 6, 2014). "Judge grants Sarah Hyland permanent restraining order". E! News. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Comcast. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
- "Bachelorette Alum Wells Adams Confirms He Met Girlfriend Sarah Hyland Through Social Media". People. Retrieved December 8, 2018.
- "Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams Officially Move in Together as He Drives Across Country to L.A." People. Retrieved December 8, 2018.
- Wagmeister, Elizabeth (June 5, 2017). "Sarah Hyland to Guest Star on Freeform's 'Shadowhunters' This Summer". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved June 20, 2017.
- "Reid Ewing – In the Moonlight (Do Me)". YouTube. Retrieved September 27, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Shane Harper – Like I Did". YouTube. Retrieved September 27, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Sarah Hyland and J. Quinton Johnson – Don't Think Twice It's Alright". YouTube. Retrieved September 27, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "BoTalks – Know U Anymore featuring Sarah Hyland". YouTube. Retrieved September 27, 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- Fox Broadcasting Company (August 11, 2019). "Jordan McGraw & Sarah Hyland Perform "Met At A Party" | TEEN CHOICE". YouTube. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
- "Twentyfirst Annual Young Artist Awards 1998-1999". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on July 19, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
- "The 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "Teen Choice Awards 2010 Nominations Announced". MTV UK. July 13, 2010. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
- "Teen Choice Awards 2012: Nominees and Winners". Celebuzz. July 22, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "Big Bang, Horror Story, Parks & Rec, Good Wife, The Americans Lead Critics Choice Nominations". TVLine. May 22, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
- "The live stream from the 2014 Glamour Awards". Glamour Magazine. June 4, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
- "SAG Award Winners 2015: Full List". Variety. January 25, 2015.
- Kelley, Seth; Kelley, Seth (December 14, 2016). "SAG Award Nominations: Complete List". Variety.
- Grant, Stacey (February 2, 2016). "Here Are The Nominees For The 2016 Kids' Choice Awards". MTV.
- "SAG Awards Winners: Complete List". Variety. January 29, 2017.
- Cohen, Jess (June 13, 2018). "Teen Choice Awards 2018: Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther and Riverdale Among Top Nominees". E! News. Retrieved June 13, 2018.
- Moreau, Jordan (June 19, 2019). "'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Riverdale,' 'Aladdin' Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations". Variety. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
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