Sarah Roemer

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Sarah Roemer
Sarah Roemer in Waking Madison
Sarah Christine Roemer

(1984-08-28) August 28, 1984 (age 37)
OccupationActress, model
Years active2006–present (actress)
2000–present (model)
Spouse(s)Chad Michael Murray

Sarah Christine Roemer (born August 28, 1984) is an American actress and model. One of her best-known roles was a lead in Disturbia, and she has also starred in a number of films including Asylum, Hachi: A Dog's Tale, Fired Up!, Waking Madison, and The Con Artist, as well as the television series The Event and Chosen.

Early life[edit]

Roemer was born on August 28, 1984 in San Diego, California. At the age of 15 she was recruited by a modeling agency while at 7-Eleven. She attended Horizon Junior and Senior High School and relocated to Los Angeles and started her modeling career.[1]


Roemer signed with ID Model Management in New York City.[2] She has modeled for GQ,[3] Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Esquire, Nylon Guys, Self, Interview, Flaunt.[4] She was featured in the Sportswear International magazine's cover model in its summer 2004 issue.

Her first part was in an indie film called Wristcutters: A Love Story.[1] In the 2006 horror film The Grudge 2 she portrays Lacey Kimble, a high school student and young cheerleader. Released on October 13, 2006, to negative reviews, the film was a box office success.[5] In 2007, Roemer starred alongside Shia LaBeouf in the Paramount Pictures thriller film Disturbia.[1] She portrayed Ashley Carlson, a love interest and neighbor of LaBeouf's character.[6] Disturbia was released on April 13, 2007, to a positive critical reception and debuting at number one in its first week at the box office. The film grossed $117.8 million against a budget of $20 million.[7] She also starred alongside Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart and Virginia Madsen in the Kate Hudson–directed short film Cutlass.

In 2008, she starred alongside Travis Van Winkle and Ellen Hollman in Asylum. Directed by David Ellis, who also directed Final Destination 2, the film was released straight-to-DVD on July 15, 2008. A year later, Roemer appeared in the 2009 teen comedy film Fired Up. Also in 2009, Roemer portrayed Andy Wilson, the daughter of Richard Gere's character Parker Wilson, in the American drama film Hachi: A Dog's Tale. An American adaptation of the 1987 Japanese film Hachikō Monogatari, the film opened to positive critical reception and enjoyed worldwide box office success. In 2009, she also starred in the independent film Falling Up, which was released to mixed reviews and released straight-to-DVD. Roemer appeared in the music video for "Come Back to Me" by American Idol contestant David Cook.

On September 11th 2010, she starred in the independent thriller film Locked In, portraying Emma Sawyer. She also served as an associate producer in the film. Roemer portrayed 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 film The Con Artist.

Later that year, Roemer starred in the NBC drama series The Event, portraying Leila Buchanan.[8] The series concluded on May 13, 2011.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Roemer began dating her Chosen co-star Chad Michael Murray in 2014.[10] In January 2015, it was announced that she and Murray had married.[11] They have a son born in 2015,[12] and a daughter, born 2017.[13]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story Rachel
2006 The Grudge 2 Lacey Kimble
2007 Disturbia Ashley Carlson Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Shia LaBeouf)
2007 Cutlass Eve Short film
2008 Asylum Madison
2009 Fired Up! Carly Davidson
2009 Hachi: A Dog's Tale Andy Wilson
2009 Falling Up Scarlett Dowling
2010 Waking Madison Madison Walker
2010 Locked In Emma Sawyer Also as associate producer
2010 The Con Artist Kristen
2016 Manhattan Undying Vivian
2020 Algorithm: Bliss Elizabeth

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010–2011 The Event Leila Buchanan Main role
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Marissa Garcia Episode: "Kame'e"
2012 Daybreak Sarah Episodes: "Chapter 1", "Chapter 4", "Chapter 5"
2013–2014 Chosen Avery Sharp Main role
2019 Deadly Hollywood Obsession
(also known as Famous and Fatal)
Casey Wright Television film[14][15]


  1. ^ a b c Mathewson, Catriona (2007-04-12). "Roemer's horrifying career". Archived from the original on 2007-06-10. Retrieved 2007-04-14.
  2. ^, The FMD-. "Sarah Roemer - Fashion Model | Models | Photos, Editorials & Latest News | The FMD". The FMD - Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  3. ^ Inc.(tm), Website Brands. "Sarah Roemer and GQ Magazine". Coolspotters. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  4. ^ "Sarah Roemer". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  5. ^ "Sarah Roemer | TV Guide". Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  6. ^ "Disturbia : Sarah Roemer : Interview : Movies". Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  7. ^ Clint, Caffeinated (2007-04-09). "Exclusive Interview : Sarah Roemer". Moviehole. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  8. ^ "The Event: Interview with Jason Ritter & Sarah Roemer — TV Drama Watch". Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  9. ^ "Interview Jason Ritter Sarah Roemer The Event". Daily Actor. 2010-11-29. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  10. ^ Reilly, Kaitlin. "Big News For Chad Michael Murray & Sarah Roemer". Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  11. ^ Rotman, Michael (January 20, 2015). "Chad Michael Murray is Married and Expecting First Child with Sarah Roemer". ABC News. Retrieved January 20, 2015.
  12. ^ Rouse, Wade (June 1, 2015). "Chad Michael Murray and Sarah Roemer Welcome a Son". People. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  13. ^ "Chad Michael Murray and Wife Sarah Roemer Expecting Second Child". Retrieved 7 November 2016.
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