Sarah Wright

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This article is about the American actress. For the American writer, see Sarah E. Wright.
Sarah Wright
Born Sarah Fay Wright
(1983-09-28) September 28, 1983 (age 32)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) A. J. Mason (m. 2005–06)
Eric Christian Olsen (m. 2012)
Children 1
Family

Mother Debbie Wright

Brother Samuel Wright

Father Robert Wright

Brother in law David Paul Olsen

Sister in law Daniela Ruah

Sarah Fay Wright (born September 28, 1983) is an American actress and former fashion model who has appeared in several films and TV series. Wright most recently co-starred in the NBC sitcom Marry Me. She is married to the actor Eric Christian Olsen.

Early life[edit]

Wright was born in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the elder child of Robert, a preacher, and Debbie, a dental technician and has a younger brother named Samuel, who is a United States Marine.

Career[edit]

Wright was involved with local drama as a child, and became a model at age 14. Her big break came when she was discovered by organizers from the 1999 Mossimo model search contest. She attended LeGrande Elementary and Hart County High School before moving to Louisville to finish her high school career.

Wright played the character of Paige Chase in the sitcom Quintuplets. She co-starred in the sitcom The Loop as Lizzy in Season 1. She also guest-starred in Season 11 of the CW series 7th Heaven as Jane, a best friend of Andrea Morris's character Margaret. She appeared as Sarah Mason, one of the girls with whom Patrick Dempsey's character has a one-night stand in the 2008 film Made of Honor.

In 2011, Wright began a recurring role in the CBS mid-season replacement comedy series Mad Love, and she maintains a small recurring role as Millicent Gergich on the NBC show Parks and Recreation.[1]

In 2014, she co-starred alongside Casey Wilson and Ken Marino in the short-lived NBC sitcom Marry Me.

Personal life[edit]

Wright married A. J. Mason in 2005, but they divorced in 2006. Wright began a relationship with actor Eric Christian Olsen in 2007. In 2011, Olsen announced their engagement on an episode of The Talk.[2] They were married near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on June 23, 2012.[3] Their first child, a boy, Wyatt Oliver Olsen, was born August 16, 2013.[4] The couple was also featured buying a vacation home near Jackson Hole on a 2015 episode of the HGTV series House Hunters''.[5] On Friday 26 February 2016, a post on both her and her husband's Instagram pages,[6] showed that the couple are expecting their second child. Her father Robert died in April of 2016.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2006 All You've Got Lauren McDonald
2007 X's & O's Jane
2008 Made of Honor Sexy blonde
2008 Wieners Lavender
2008 House Bunny, TheThe 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
2014 Walk of Shame Denise
2016 Mena Lucy Seal Post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004–05 Quintuplets Paige Chase Series regular
2005 CSI: Miami Sara Jennings Episode: "Prey"
2005 Malcolm in the Middle Vicki Episode: "Secret Boyfriend"
2006 Loop, TheThe Loop Lizzy Series regular
2006–07 7th Heaven Jane 18 episodes
2008 Mad Men Susie Episode: "Maidenform"
2009 Accidentally on Purpose Sasha Episode: "The Love Guru"
2009 How I Met Your Mother Claire Episode: "The Playbook"
2010 Middle, TheThe Middle Kasey Episode: "A Birthday Story"
2011 Mad Love Tiffany McDermott 7 episodes
2011–13 Parks and Recreation Millicent Gergich 5 episodes
2012 Happy Endings Nikki Episode: "The Shrink, the Dare, Her Date and Her Brother"
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
2014–15 Marry Me Dennah Series regular

References[edit]

  1. ^ Snierson, Dan (October 14, 2011). "'Parks and Recreation' recap: Ranger Danger". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Actor Olsen Is Engaged". ContactMusic. October 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rizzo, Monica (June 25, 2012). "Eric Christian Olsen Marries Sarah Wright". People. Retrieved June 25, 2012. 
  4. ^ Rizzo, Monica (26 August 2013). "Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Welcome Son Wyatt Oliver". People (magazine). Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "'NCIS: LA' Star Eric Christian Olsen and Wife Sarah Wright Hunt for Homes on HGTV". 
  6. ^ "Sarah Wright Olsen (@swrightolsen) • Instagram photos and videos". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 2016-02-26. 

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