- Began taking acting classes and hired an agent soon after her family moved to Mission Viejo, CA, when she was 10.
- Trained in ballet and danced in several theatrical productions.
- Previously worked as a model.
- Educated primarily by tutors on the sets of the TV series she was in, including Saved by the Bell: The New Class and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.
- Appeared on Undressed, MTV's sexed-up teen soap opera.
- Michael Lancaster — Father
- Daniel Lancaster — Brother
- Barbara Lancaster — Mother
- Oliver Michael Jacobs — Son
- Matthew Jacobs — Husband
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan — Ex-significant Other
- Birth Name: Sarah Michelle Lancaster
- Birth Place: Overland Park, KS
- Birthday: February 12, 1980, Aquarius
- Profession: Actor