Sarah Wright

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Sarah Wright
Born
Sarah Fay Wright

(1983-09-28) September 28, 1983 (age 38)
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)
A. J. Mason
(m. 2005; div. 2006)

(m. 2012)
Children3

Sarah Fay Wright Olsen (born September 28, 1983) is an American actress who has appeared in several films and TV series. She played Millicent Gergich in a recurring role on Parks and Recreation.

Career[edit]

Wright began her acting career at an early age.[1] When she was 14 years old she became a model and soon after, she appeared in a minor role in the 1998 comedy Enchanted.[1] She played the character of Paige Chase in the sitcom Quintuplets.[2] She co-starred in the sitcom The Loop as Lizzy.[3] She also played the recurring role of Jane on the CW series 7th Heaven.[4] In 2011, Wright began a recurring role in the CBS mid-season replacement comedy series Mad Love and maintained a small recurring role as Millicent Gergich on the NBC show Parks and Recreation.[5]

In 2017, Wright co-starred alongside Tom Cruise in the action crime film American Made as Lucy Seal.[6] She had a major role in the Netflix show Spinning Out, which aired January 1, 2020.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Wright was born on September 28, 1983, in Louisville, Kentucky.[8][9] She graduated from Seneca High School and married A. J. Mason in 2005; they divorced in 2006.[10][11]

In 2011, on an episode of The Talk, Wright announced her engagement to actor Eric Christian Olsen.[12] They were married near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on June 23, 2012.[13] Their children are son Wyatt Oliver Olsen (born 2013)[14] and daughters Esme Olivia Olsen (born 2016)[15] and Winter Story Olsen (born in 2020).[16][17]

Olsen and actress Teresa Palmer co-founded the parenting site Your Zen Mama and co-authored the book Zen Mamas: Finding Your Path Through Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond in 2021.[18]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Enchanted David's High School Date
2006 All You've Got Lauren McDonald
2007 X's & O's Jane
2008 Made of Honor Sexy blonde
2008 Wieners Lavender
2008 The House Bunny Ashley
2008 Surfer, Dude Stacey
2008 Streak Ashley Short film
2012 Touchback Jenny
2012 Celeste and Jesse Forever Tera
2013 21 & Over Nicole
2013 Girls Season 38 Short film
2014 Walk of Shame Denise
2017 American Made Lucy Seal
2019 The Place of No Words[19] Sarah/Knight in Shining Armor

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 Quintuplets Paige Chase 22 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Sara Jennings Episode: "Prey"
2005 Malcolm in the Middle Vicki Episode: "Secret Boyfriend"
2006 The Loop Lizzy Series regular
2006–2007 7th Heaven Jane 18 episodes
2007 Up All Night Kris Television film
2008 Mad Men Susie Episode: "Maidenform"
2008 Ernesto Madizon Cutler Television film
2009 Accidentally on Purpose Sasha Episode: "The Love Guru"
2009 How I Met Your Mother Claire Episode: "The Playbook"
2009 Waiting to Die Brandi Television film
2010 The Middle Kasey Episode: "A Birthday Story"
2010 True Love Tiffany Television film
2011 Mad Love Tiffany McDermott 7 episodes
2011 The Assistants Tina Television film
2011–2013 Parks and Recreation Millicent Gergich 5 episodes
2012 Happy Endings Nicki Episode: "The Shrink, the Dare, Her Date and Her Brother"
2012 Happy Valley Agnes Little Television film
2013 Men at Work Molly 3 episodes
2013 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Trish Osborne Episode: "Original Bitch..."
2013 Hello Ladies Courtney Episode: "Pilot"
2014 Mixology Laura 3 episodes
2014–2015 Marry Me Dennah 18 episodes
2015 House Hunters Herself Episode: "Television Actors Hunt for a Vacation

Home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming"

2017 Lady Dynamite Self Episode: "Kids Have to Dance"
2020 Spinning Out Mandy Davis 10 episodes
2021 Home Economics Jessica Episode: "Giant Jenga, $120"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dennah: Marry Me Character - NBC.com". NBC. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  2. ^ "Quintuplets" – via www.rottentomatoes.com.
  3. ^ "Sarah Wright - Rotten Tomatoes". www.rottentomatoes.com.
  4. ^ "'Marry Me' Has a 'Parks' Alum". Bustle.
  5. ^ Snierson, Dan (October 14, 2011). "'Parks and Recreation' recap: Ranger Danger". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 30, 2011.
  6. ^ "Sarah Wright Loved Bossing Tom Cruise Around in American Made". screenrant.com. September 26, 2017.
  7. ^ ""Spinning Out" Just Dropped On Netflix And If You're Not Watching It, You're Missing Out". buzzfeed.com. January 3, 2020.
  8. ^ "Sarah Wright on What It's Really Like to Shoot a Sex Scene with Tom Cruise". GQ. September 30, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  9. ^ "Sarah Wright - Rotten Tomatoes". www.rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  10. ^ Puckett, Jeffrey Lee. "Tom Cruise's new movie is filled with ties to Louisville, the town he loves to ignore". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  11. ^ "Sarah Wright". TVGuide.com. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  12. ^ "Actor Olsen Is Engaged". ContactMusic. October 25, 2011.
  13. ^ "Eric Christian Olsen Marries Sarah Wright". People. June 25, 2012.
  14. ^ "Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Welcome Son Wyatt Oliver". People. August 26, 2013.
  15. ^ "Eric Christian and Sarah Wright Olsen Welcome Daughter Esmé Olivia". People. August 11, 2016.
  16. ^ "Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Olsen Welcome Daughter Winter Story: 'Newborn Bliss'". PEOPLE.com. September 19, 2020.
  17. ^ "'NCIS: LA' Star Eric Christian Olsen and Wife Sarah Wright Welcome Baby No. 3". whas11.com. September 20, 2020. Retrieved July 28, 2021.
  18. ^ "Teresa Palmer and Sarah Wright Olsen Ink Deal with Harper Horizon for 'Zen Mamas'". The Hollywood Reporter. June 29, 2020.
  19. ^ Hipes, Patrick (September 15, 2020). "Mark Webber And Teresa Palmer's 'The Place Of No Words' Placed At Gravitas Ventures". Deadline. Retrieved July 26, 2021.

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