Sarah Steele

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Sarah Steele
BornSarah Jane Steele
(1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 25)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present
 
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Sarah Steele
BornSarah Jane Steele
(1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 25)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present

Sarah Jane Steele (born September 16, 1988) is an American actress who got her first break into the film industry by beating thousands of young hopeful females for the role of Bernice in the 2004 film, Spanglish.

Life and career[edit]

Steele was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Katherine A. High, is a hematologist, and her father, George Steele, is a nutritionist who was on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.[1][2][3] Her sister, Dr. Katherine Steele, is an intern in the Brigham and Women's Hospital Internal Medicine Program and, after completing her intern year, will follow in her parents footsteps and return to University of Pennsylvania to complete her Dermatology residency. Steele graduated with the class of 2006 from The Episcopal Academy, a well-received private school in southeast Pennsylvania. She graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2011 with a B.A. in Comparative literature. She continues to live in Brooklyn with other young professionals.

After her breakout role in Spanglish, Steele continued acting for a short while, appearing on an episode of Law & Order and appearing in two films, Mr. Gibb, which co-stars Hayden Panettiere, Tim Daly and Dan Hedaya and Margaret, which co-stars Matt Damon, Matthew Broderick, Anna Paquin, Mark Ruffalo, and Allison Janney. Steele was recently on the New York stage in an off-Broadway production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, which ran for a few months at the Acorn Theatre.

In 2007–2008 she appeared in the off-Broadway play Speech & Debate.

She also recently appeared on Gossip Girl as Jenny Humphrey's rival at Cotillion and Eric van der Woodsen's friend as Kira Abernathy.[when?]

In 2011, Steele appeared in three episodes of The Good Wife as Marissa Gold, the daughter of Eli Gold (Alan Cumming).

In January–March 2012 she appeared in the off-Broadway play Russian Transport at the Acorn Theatre in New York City playing the role of "Mira".

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004SpanglishBernice "Bernie" Clasky
2006Mr. GibbAmber
2008ManMaggieShort film
2008Lucky Ones, TheThe Lucky OnesGirl with Jacket
2008Old DaysCarlaShort film
2010Please GiveAbby
2010MonkeywrenchVideo short
2011MargaretBecky
2012Last Kind WordsKatie
2013To Do List, TheThe To Do ListWendy
2013RelicsShelleyShort film

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Law & OrderKatie WhiteEpisode: "Cost of Capital"
2008Law & Order: Criminal IntentTessa NobileEpisode: "Legacy"
2009Gossip GirlKira AbernathyEpisodes: "They Shoot Humphreys, Don't They?", "The Debarted"
2011Harry's LawSela VinsonEpisode: "Queen of Snark"
2011Good Wife, TheThe Good WifeMarissa GoldEpisodes: "Silver Bullet", "Killer Song", "Death Row Tip"
2013Blue BloodsRebeccaEpisode: "Men in Black"
2013Nurse JackieHannah CohenEpisodes: "Happy F&Cking Birthday", "Luck of the Drawing"
2013Lady BusinessJackieEpisode: "The Intern"

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