Sarah Hyland

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Sarah Hyland

Hyland at the World of Color premiere at the Disney California Adventure Park, June 2010
BornSarah Jane Hyland
(1990-11-24) November 24, 1990 (age 21)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma materProfessional Performing Arts School
OccupationActress
Years active1997–present
Partner(s)Matt Prokop (2009-present)
ParentsMelissa Canaday
Edward James Hyland
 
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Sarah Hyland

Hyland at the World of Color premiere at the Disney California Adventure Park, June 2010
BornSarah Jane Hyland
(1990-11-24) November 24, 1990 (age 21)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma materProfessional Performing Arts School
OccupationActress
Years active1997–present
Partner(s)Matt Prokop (2009-present)
ParentsMelissa Canaday
Edward James Hyland

Sarah Jane Hyland (born November 24, 1990) is an American actress, currently starring as Haley Dunphy on the ABC comedy Modern Family.

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Life and career

Hyland was born in Manhattan, New York City, the daughter of actors Melissa Canaday and Edward James Hyland, and sister of actor Ian Hyland.[1] She has been acting since she was 5 years old, with her first role as Howard Stern's daughter in Private Parts.[2] She went on in her career to portray such roles as Molly in the 1999 remake of Annie, and has played Brooke Shields' daughter, Maddie Healy, in Lipstick Jungle on NBC. Hyland is featured in an Olive Garden commercial along with actress Molly Culver, and has also appeared on Broadway playing the young Jackie O in Grey Gardens the musical.[3]

Hyland currently portrays Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which she has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along with the rest of the show's cast.

Hyland attended the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan alongside Andrea Bowen, Taylor Momsen, Gregory Malek-Jones and Paul Iacono.

Since 2009, Hyland has been dating and living with actor Matt Prokop, whom she met while auditioning for High School Musical 3: Senior Year.[4] In 2011, Hyland and Prokop co-starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Geek Charming

In 2011, it was reported that Hyland was starring in the movie Struck by Lightning alongside Chris Colfer. The trailer released in 2012.[5]

In May 2012, Hyland revealed that she has had a lifetime battle with kidney dysplasia. Hyland received a kidney transplant, donated by her father, on April 13, 2012.[6]

In September 2012, It was announced that she will be part of a Nintendo campaign. Dianna Agron and Gabby Douglas will be part of the campaign as well.

Filmography

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
1997A Tall Winter's TaleElizabeth
Private PartsHoward's Daughter
1998The Object of My AffectionMolly
Advice from a CaterpillarLizbeth
1999Cradle Will RockSilvano – Giovanna
AnnieMollySupporting role
2000Joe Gould's SecretElizabeth Mitchell
2002The EmpathYoung Christine
2004SpanglishSleepover Friend
2007Blind DateChildVoice only
2010The Science of CoolUnknown
Cougars, Inc.Courtney
2011The MuppetsHerselfCameo appearance (scenes cut from all versions)
Geek CharmingDylan ShoenfieldDisney Channel Original Movie; Lead role
ConceptionTracey
2012Struck by LightningClaire Mathews
Gay DudeStella
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1998TrinityShy GirlGuest appearance, episode "No Secrets"
1998The Audrey Hepburn StoryAudrey Hepburn (at 8 years old)
2000FalconeJessica Pistone Egan
2001Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLily RamseyGuest Appearance, episode "Repression"
2002Touched by an AngelGraceGuest appearance, episode "A Feather on the Breath of God"
2008–2009Lipstick JungleMaddie HealyRecurring cast
2009Law & Order: Special Victims UnitJennifer BanksGuest Appearance, episode "Hothouse"
2009–presentModern FamilyHaley DunphyMain cast
2012Punk'dHerselfAccomplice
2012Drop Dead DivaCarla MiddletonGuest appearence, episode "Family Matters"

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