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Kiernan Shipka Biography

Birth Name:
Kiernan Brennan Shipka
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Best known for playing Sally Draper on Mad Men
  • Got her first TV role when she was 5 months old, on ER
  • Sings, writes songs and plays the piano
  • Enjoys ballet and horseback riding
  • With the rest of the series regulars, won a Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and '09 for Mad Men
  • Would like to emulate Ron Howard's career, as a child actor who moves on to direct

Awards

  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships

  • John Shipka -- Father
  • Erin Brennan Shipka -- Mother