Sarah Burns

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Sarah Burns
BornLong Island, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress, comedian
Years active2004–present
Website
sarahburns.com
 
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Sarah Burns
BornLong Island, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress, comedian
Years active2004–present
Website
sarahburns.com

Sarah Burns is an American film and television actress and comedian, best known for playing Krista on HBO's Enlightened.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Long Island, New York,[1] Burns has become known for her prolific appearances in prominent comedic films and television series. Her film roles include Hailey in I Love You, Man (2009), Harper in the Going the Distance (2010) and Janine Groff in Life as We Know It (2010).

She has also appeared in television productions including Damage Control (one episode; 2005), Flight of the Conchords (one episode; 2007), Party Down (one episode; 2010) and Ben and Kate (one episode; 2012). She also had a costarring role in the short film Cried Suicide (2010), which was screened at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. Her short film "The First Step" (2012) premiered at the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival

Appears as part of a recurring cast of sketch players for the Comedy Central television series Drunk History, which premiered in July 2013.

Burns has performed improvisational comedy regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City, New York.

In 2009, Entertainment Weekly named her one of the "25 Funniest Actresses in Hollywood". In June 2013 Entertainment Weekly named Burns one of "15 Actresses We're Rooting For" as part of its "Emmy Watch".

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