Sarah Drew

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Sarah Drew
Sarah Drew 2012 2.jpg
Drew in 2012
Born(1980-10-01) October 1, 1980 (age 33)
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Virginia (B.A.)
OccupationActress
ReligionPresbyterian Christian[1]
Spouse(s)Peter Lanfer (2002–present)
ChildrenMicah Lanfer
 
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Sarah Drew
Sarah Drew 2012 2.jpg
Drew in 2012
Born(1980-10-01) October 1, 1980 (age 33)
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Virginia (B.A.)
OccupationActress
ReligionPresbyterian Christian[1]
Spouse(s)Peter Lanfer (2002–present)
ChildrenMicah Lanfer

Sarah Drew (born October 1, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Hannah Rogers in Everwood (2004–2006) and for her role as Dr. April Kepner on Grey's Anatomy (2009–present).

Early life[edit]

Drew was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, and raised in Stony Brook, New York, on Long Island where she also attended The Stony Brook School. Her mother, Dr. Jeannie Drew is now teaching biology at the independent private school for girls, Brearley, in Manhattan. Her father, Rev. Charles Drew, is the senior pastor at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City. Her second cousin is actor Benjamin McKenzie.[2] Drew began acting in school plays, community theater with Take One Theatre Arts, and summer stock. Drew received a Bachelor's degree in Drama from the University of Virginia in 2002.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

In 1997, while still in high school, Drew lent her voice to the animated television series Daria, playing the character Stacy Rowe. She also voiced that same character in the Daria animated television movies Is It Fall Yet? and Is It College Yet?

In 2001, Drew made her professional stage debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey. She made her Broadway debut in 2003 in Vincent in Brixton, which later took her to London's West End. She made the move to television with a guest-starring role in the series Wonderfalls, and was in the feature film Radio, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. She appeared in the theatrical feature American Pastime, as Katie Burrell, the daughter of a Japanese relocation camp sergeant. She had a starring role on the 2002 series Everwood.

On June 9, 2010, she was promoted to a series regular on Grey's Anatomy.[3]

In the summer of 2013, she filmed Moms' Night Out with former co-star Patricia Heaton, whom she previously worked with on Front of the Class.

Personal life[edit]

Drew married Peter Lanfer, a lecturer at UCLA and visiting faculty at Dartmouth in June 2002. They reside in Los Angeles.[citation needed] On January 18, 2012, Drew and Lanfer welcomed their first child, a son named Micah Emmanuel.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2003RadioMary Helen
2005Baxter, TheThe BaxterSerena
2006Locked UpstairsJoShort film
2007American PastimeKatie Burrell
2007Violin, TheThe ViolinJuditShort film
2008WienersKaren
2010TugAriel
2014Moms' Night OutAllyson

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1997-2001DariaStacy Rowe (voice)Recurring role (26 episodes)
2000Is It Fall Yet?Stacy Rowe (voice)TV movie
2002Is It College Yet?Stacy Rowe (voice)TV movie
2004WonderfallsBianca KnowlesEpisode: "Karma Chameleon"
2004-2006EverwoodHannah RogersMain role (38 episodes)
2006Cold CaseJennyEpisode: "Static"
2007Reinventing the WheelersBecky ConnerTV movie
2007Law & Order: Special Victims UnitBecca RiceEpisode: "Responsible"
2008MediumSuzie KeenerEpisodes: "Wicked Game: Parts 1 & 2"
2008PrivilegedCarynEpisode: "All About Insecurities"
2008Front of the ClassNancy LazarusTV movie
2008-2009Private PracticeJudyEpisode: "Know When to Fold", "Nothing to Fear"
2008-2009Mad MenKitty RomanoEpisodes: "For Those Who Think Young", "Flight 1", "The Gold Violin","The Arrangements"
2009Inside the BoxMollyTV movie
2009CastleChloe RichardsonEpisode: "Nanny McDead"
2009Numb3rsPiper St. JohnEpisode: "Angels and Devils"
2009In Plain SightRachel RosenzweigEpisode: "Aguna Matatala"
2009GleeSuzy PepperEpisode: "Ballad"
2009–presentGrey's AnatomyDr. April KepnerRecurring role (season 6)
Main role (season 7-present)
2010SupernaturalNoraEpisode: "Swap Meat"
2010Miami MedicalEmilyEpisode: "What Lies Beneath"
2010Seattle Grace: Message of HopeDr. April KepnerWebisodes

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