Sarah Steele

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Sarah Steele
Born Sarah Jane Steele
(1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 26)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Sarah Jane Steele (born September 16, 1988) is an American actress.

Early years[edit]

Steele was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Katherine A. High, is a hematology oncology physician at the University of Pennsylvania, and her father, George Steele, is an internal medicine physician specializing in nutrition who was on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.[1][2][3] Steele graduated with the class of 2006 from The Episcopal Academy a private school in southeast Pennsylvania. She graduated from Columbia University in 2011 with a B.A. in Comparative Literature.

Career[edit]

After her breakout role as Bernice in the 2004 film Spanglish, Steele continued acting, appearing on an episode of Law & Order and in the films: Mr. Gibb, which co-stars Hayden Panettiere, Tim Daly and Dan Hedaya; and Margaret, which co-stars Matt Damon, Matthew Broderick, Anna Paquin, Mark Ruffalo, and Allison Janney.

Steele was seen on the New York stage in an off-Broadway production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, which ran for a few months at the Acorn Theater. From 2007 to 2008 she appeared in the off-Broadway play Speech & Debate. From January to March 2012 she appeared in the off-Broadway play Russian Transport at the Acorn Theatre, playing the role of Mira. She has also appeared in other off-Broadway and regional productions. In late 2014 Steele made her Broadway debut in The Country House by Donald Margulies, playing the granddaughter, Susie, opposite Blythe Danner.

In 2009, Steele appeared on Gossip Girl as Kira Abernathy, Jenny Humphrey's rival at Cotillion and Eric van der Woodsen's friend. Steele appeared in three episodes of The Good Wife in 2011 as Marissa Gold, the daughter of Eli Gold (Alan Cumming). She reprised the role during season six in 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Spanglish Bernice "Bernie" Clasky
2006 Mr. Gibb Amber Jinx released on DVD as The Good Student
2008 Man Maggie Short film
2008 Lucky Ones, TheThe Lucky Ones Girl with jacket
2008 Old Days Carla Short film
2009 My Father's Will Nancy Curtis
2010 Please Give Abby
2010 Monkeywrench N/A Short film
2011 Margaret Becky
2012 Last Kind Words Katie
2013 To Do List, TheThe To Do List Wendy
2013 Relics Shelley Short film
2014 Mend, TheThe Mend Sarah Post-production
2014 It's All Relative Beth Post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Law & Order Katie White Episode: "Cost of Capital"
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Tessa Nobile Episode: "Legacy"
2009 Gossip Girl Kira Abernathy 2 episodes
2011; 2014–present Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Marissa Gold Recurring role
2011 Harry's Law Sela Vinson Episode: "Queen of Snark"
2013 Blue Bloods Rebecca Episode: "Men in Black"
2013 Nurse Jackie Hannah Cohen 2 episodes
2014 Girls Rebecca Episode: "Flo"

References[edit]

  1. ^ King, Susan (2004-12-26). "Growing into her biggest film role". LATimes.com (Los Angeles Times). Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  2. ^ Healy, Patrick (June 28, 2012). "Sarah Steele, Star of LCT3's ‘Slowgirl'". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ http://articles.philly.com/2013-07-26/news/40817169_1_sarah-steele-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-teen-experience

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