Sarah Roemer

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Sarah Roemer
Born Sarah Christine Roemer
(1984-08-28) August 28, 1984 (age 30)
San Diego, California, United States
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Chad Michael Murray (m. 2015)
Children 1

Sarah Christine Roemer (born August 28, 1984) is an American actress and model. She is known for her roles in the films The Grudge 2 (2006), Disturbia (2007), and Fired Up! (2009) and the television series The Event.


Roemer was born in San Diego, California. She is of German, English, and smaller amounts of Scots-Irish and Scottish, ancestry.[1] She began a modeling career[vague] in 2000 after she was discovered while buying coffee at a local 7-Eleven while attending Horizon Jr/Sr High School.[2] Roemer made her screen debut in 2006 portraying Lacey Kimble in the horror film The Grudge 2. She portrays a high school student and young cheerleader. The film was released October 13, 2006. Despite a negative critical reception, the film managed to have box office success grossing worldwide. She also had a small role in the independent film Wristcutters: A Love Story portraying Rachel.


In 2007 she starred alongside Shia LaBeouf, Carrie-Anne Moss and David Morse in Paramount Pictures American thriller Disturbia. She portrayed Ashley Carlson, a love interest and neighbor of LaBeouf's character. Filming took place from January 6, 2006 to April 28, 2006 with a budget of $20 million. The film was released on April 13, 2007 to a positive critical reception. The film debuted at #1 in its first week at the box office with million, ultimately grossing She also starred alongside Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart and Virginia Madsen in the Kate Hudson–directed short film "Cutlass".

In 2008 Roemer starred alongside Travis Van Winkle and Ellen Hollman in Asylum. The film had a budget of million and was directed by David Ellis, who also directed Final Destination 2. The film was released straight-to-DVD on July 15, 2008.

In 2009, Roemer starred in the teen comedy film Fired Up. The film was released on February 20 to mostly negative reviews, and failed to cover its million budget.[citation needed]

In 2009 Roemer portrayed Andy Wilson, the daughter of Richard Gere's character Parker Wilson in the American drama film Hachiko: A Dog's Story. The film is an American adaptation of the 1987 Japanese film Hachikō Monogatari. The film enjoyed worldwide box office success, grossing in foreign countries. Critical reception was positive. She also starred in the independent film Falling Up which was released to mixed reviews and was released straight-to-DVD in late 2009. Roemer appeared in the music video for "Come Back To Me" by American Idol contestant David Cook.

In 2010 she starred in the independent drama/thriller Locked In, portraying Emma Sawyer. The film which co-starred Eliza Dushku was released straight-to-DVD but was released around the festival circuit. She was also an associate producer. She also portrayed the role of the central character Madison Walker in the independent drama Waking Madison which was released straight-to-DVD on July 12, 2011. She also appeared as Kristen in the 2010 independent romantic comedy, The Con Artist, with Donald Sutherland and Rebecca Romijn.

Roemer starred in the NBC drama series The Event. The show aired for one season, and was canceled on May 13, 2011.

Personal life[edit]

Roemer began dating her Chosen co-star Chad Michael Murray in 2014. In January 2015, it was announced that she and Murray had recently married, and were expecting their first child.[3] They announced the birth of their son on May 31, 2015.[4]


Year Film Role Notes
2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story Rachel Film Debut
The Grudge 2 Lacey
2007 Disturbia Ashley Carlson
Cutlass Eve
2008 Asylum Madison
2009 Fired Up! Carly Davidson
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Andy Wilson
Falling Up Scarlett Dowling
2010 Locked In Emma
Waking Madison Madison Walker
The Con Artist Kristen
Year Title Role Notes
2010–2011 The Event Leila Buchanan Main Cast
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Marissa Garcia
2012 Daybreak Sarah
2013 Chosen Avery Sharp


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  2. ^ Mathewson, Catriona (2007-04-12). "Roemer's horrifying career". Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  3. ^ Rotman, Michael (January 20, 2015). "Chad Michael Murray is Married and Expecting First Child with Sarah Roemer". ABC News. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ Rouse, Wade (June 1, 2015). "Chad Michael Murray and Sarah Roemer Welcome a Son". Retrieved June 1, 2015. 

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