Sarah Lancaster

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Not to be confused with Sarah Lancashire.
Sarah Lancaster
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Sarah Lancaster at Comic Con 2010.
Born (1980-02-12) February 12, 1980 (age 36)
Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Matthew Jacobs (m. 2011)
Children Oliver Michael Jacobs (2011)

Sarah Lancaster (born February 12, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for her long-running roles as Rachel Meyers in the NBC series Saved by the Bell: The New Class and Ellie Bartowski in the NBC comedy-spy series Chuck, as well as playing Chloe Grefe in Lovers Lane[1], Madison Kellner on The WB's Everwood and Marjorie in ABC's TV series What About Brian.

Life and career[edit]

Lancaster was born and raised in Overland Park, Kansas, with a younger brother, Daniel. As a teenager, she relocated with her parents, Barbara and Michael, to Mission Viejo, California, where Sarah took up film/TV acting classes with R. J. Adams at The Actors Workshop.

Her skill impressed a talent agent, who helped the then-eighth grader to secure her first series-regular role on Saved by the Bell: The New Class in 1993. During this time, she was tutored on the set and took college courses at the University of California, Irvine to expedite her graduation from high school, after which she moved to Los Angeles to further her acting career.

She has appeared on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Dawson's Creek, That '70s Show, Scrubs, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She also landed two recurring roles: on The WB series, Everwood, as Ephram's love interest Madison Kellner; and on David E. Kelley's FOX series, Boston Public. In 2005 she starred in the TV movie Living With the Enemy. Most notably, she appeared as Ellie Bartowski Woodcomb on the NBC series Chuck from 2007 to 2012.

Lancaster has also worked as a jealous girlfriend-turned-serial killer in the movie Lovers Lane, and as the blackjack dealer, Veronica Harold, on CBS's short-lived Dr. Vegas.

Personal life[edit]

Lancaster is married to attorney Matthew Jacobs. She gave birth to their son Oliver Michael on June 29, 2011.[2]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Lovers Lane Chloe Grefe
2000 Teacher's Pet Tracy Carley
2007 Smother Holly
2011 Good Doctor, TheThe Good Doctor Christine
2014 Judge, TheThe Judge Lisa Palmer
2017 Terror, TheThe Terror Linda Post-production
2017 Stray, TheThe Stray Michelle Davis Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1993–1996 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Rachel Meyers Main role (seasons 2–4)
1997 Unhappily Ever After Alice Episode: "B-Minus Blues"
1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Jean Episode: "Dante's Inferno"
1997 Night Man Gloria Episode: "In the Still of the Night"
1998 Pacific Blue Julianne Taylor Episode: "Best Laid Plans"
1998 Conrad Bloom Pretty Girl Episode: "The Spazz Singer"
1999 Michael Landon, the Father I Knew Leslie Landon Television film
1999 Undressed Liz Main role (season 1)
1999 Sorority Skylar Sinclair Television film
2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane Eileen Episode: "The Customer Is Always Vic"
2000 Dawson's Creek Shelley Episode: "Stolen Kisses"
2000 Rocket's Red Glare Carol Television film
2001 Straight White Male Holly Television film
2001 Dharma & Greg Wendy Episode: "Wish We Weren't Here"
2002 Boston Public Chrissy Fields Episode: "Chapter 35", "Chapter 42"
2002 Off Centre Kendall Episode: "Love Is a Pain in the A**"
2002 That '70s Show Melanie Episode: "Over the Hills and Far Away"
2002 Half & Half Merce Episodes: "The Big In With The In Crowd Episode", "The Big Upsetting Set-Up Episode"
2002–2006 Scrubs Lisa the Gift Shop Girl Episodes: "My Monster", "My New Old Friend", "My Urologist"
2003 7th Heaven Veronica Episode: "Stand Up"
2003 Six Feet Under Alternate Daughter Episode: "Perfect Circles"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mrs. Mercer Episode: "Precious Metal"
2003–2005 Everwood Madison Kellner Recurring role, 20 episodes
2004 Dr. Vegas Veronica Harold Main role
2005 Living with the Enemy Allison Conner Lauder Television film
2006 Four Kings Heather Episode: "One Night Stand Off"
2006–2007 What About Brian Marjorie Seaver Main role (season 1)
2007–2012 Chuck Ellie Bartowski Woodcomb Main role
2009 Hawthorne Courtney Episode: "No Guts, No Glory"
2013 Woman Betrayed, AA Woman Betrayed Gwen Griffith Television film
2013 Fir Crazy Elise Television film
2014 Love Finds You in Sugarcreek Rachel Troyler Television film
2014 Looking for Mr. Right Annie Television film
2014 Witches of East End Raven Moreau Recurring role, 4 episodes
2014 Along Came a Nanny Jessie White Television film
2015 Revenge April Hunter Episode: "Retaliation"
2015 Christmas in the Smokies Shelby Haygood Television film
2015 Tis the Season for Love Beth Baker Television film


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