Sarah Jane Morris (actress)
|Sarah Jane Morris|
Morris in 2014
April 12, 1977 |
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Other names||Sarah Morris|
|Spouse(s)||Ned Brower (February 19, 2005–present; 1 child)|
Life and career
Morris was born to Walker (a commercial airline pilot) and Janie Morris, a social worker, the youngest of four siblings and graduated from the private all-girls' Hutchison School in Memphis. She attended Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. It was there that she met her future husband, Ned Brower, who she married on February 19, 2005. They have a son, Emmett Andrew Brower (born January 24, 2010).
Morris moved to Los Angeles after college to pursue an acting career and immediately found work on such network television series as Boston Public, Undeclared and Ed. She had a recurring role as Zoe Webb on Felicity from 2001-2002. She later appeared in short-lived drama series Windfall and co-starred in films such as Look and Seven Pounds.
In 2006, Morris was cast as Julia Walker, wife of Tommy Walker (played by Balthazar Getty) in the ABC drama series Brothers & Sisters. She was regular on the show for the first three seasons and left along with Getty in 2009. In 2011 she was cast as Special Agent Erica Jane Barrett on CBS' NCIS. She also guest-starred in ABC dramas Castle in 2012, and Body of Proof in 2013. In 2013, Morris was cast in A&E drama pilot Occult.
|2000||Coyote Ugly||Girl at the Surprise Party|
|2011||6 Month Rule||Beth|
|2009||Eden||Sarah Whitaker||Short film|
|2012||Willed to Kill||Karyn Mitchell||Lifetime Movie|
|2001||Boston Public||Sally Barnes||Episode: Chapter Fifteen
Episode: Chapter Nineteen
|Murder in Small Town X||Abigail 'Abby' Flint||Unknown episodes|
|Dark Angel||X6/Ralph||Episode: Bag 'Em|
|Undeclared||Jana||Episode: Rush and Pledge
Episode: Hell Week
|2001–2002||Felicity||Zoe Webb||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|2002||First Monday||Brittany Kant||Episode: Age of Consent|
|2003||Ed||Stacie||Episode: The Decision|
|2005||Cold Case||Amy Lind (1999)||Episode: Start-Up|
|2006||Windfall||Zoe Reida||4 episodes|
|2006–2009||Brothers & Sisters||Julia Walker||Series regular, 65 episodes|
|2008||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Marla Reynolds||Episode: Kissinger|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Caroline Mayhew||Episode: Head Over Heels|
|2011–2012||NCIS||Special Agent Erica "E.J." Jane Barrett||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|2012||Castle||Leslie Morgan||Episode: "Once Upon a Crime"|
|2013||Body of Proof||Pamela Jacks||Episode: "Dark City"|
|2013||Criminal Minds||Yvonne Carpenter||Episode: "In the Blood"|
- "Sarah Jane Morris Biography". Buddytv.com. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- "Notable Kappas - Entertainment". Kappa Kappa Gamma. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
- Notice of birth of Emmett Andrew Brower
- "'Brothers & Sisters': Saying goodbye - latimes.com". Latimesblogs.latimes.com. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- "'Brothers & Sisters' Q&A: Sarah Jane Morris bids farewell to Julia...for now. - latimes.com". Latimesblogs.latimes.com. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- "NCIS Lands Sarah Jane Morris For Major Story Arc". TV Fanatic. 2011-01-25. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- Published Monday, Jan 30 2012, 16:36 GMT (2012-01-30). "Taylor Kinney, Sarah Jane Morris to guest in 'Castle'? - US TV News". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- Matt Webb Mitovich (2012-12-10). "Scoop: Body of Proof Books Sarah Jane Morris". TVLine. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- Matt Webb Mitovich (2013-06-11). "‘Occult’ Pilot for A&E Casts ‘NCIS’ Alum Sarah Jane Morris". TVLine. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
- "Scoop: NCIS Alumna to Visit Criminal Minds". TVLine.com. Retrieved August 27, 2013.