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Sarah Bolger Biography

Birth Place:
Dublin, Ireland
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • At 10, costarred with her real-life sister, Emma, as siblings in 2003's In America, in a role written for a 14-year-old, but director Jim Sheridan was so impressed she got the part
  • In America role was an acclaimed breakthrough that earned numerous accolades, including the Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role Award from the Phoenix Film Critics Society, and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female
  • Other honors include a Shooting Stars award at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival and an Actress in a Supporting Role award in 2010 from the Irish Film & Television Academy for TV's The Tudors
  • In 2012, cast as Princess Aurora, aka Sleeping Beauty, for the second season of the ABC hit Once Upon a Time

Awards

  • 2018IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actress in a Lead Role Film: nominated
  • 2004Critics' Choice Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2004Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2003Chicago Film Critics Association-Most Promising Performer: nominated

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