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Sarah Chalke Biography

Birth Name:
Sarah Cassandra Chalke
Birth Place:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Fast Facts

  • At 8, started appearing in local Vancouver musical theater productions
  • Began her TV career as an environmental reporter on the Canadian children's series KidZone
  • Got her big break in the U
  • S
  • in 1993 when she replaced Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner on Roseanne
  • Her first episode had the Conner family watching a Bewitched rerun, during which Chalke's Becky No
  • 2 smartly proclaims, "Well, I like the second Darrin much better
  • " Scrubs creator and executive producer Bill Lawrence paid her $500 when she won a dare to go to Starbucks in fishnets, heels and feather fans
  • Had a recurring role on How I Met Your Mother as Stella, a girl who left Ted at the altar
  • Guest-starred on an episode of Grey's Anatomy that was based on her son's health struggles
  • Member of the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund advisory board


  • Frankie -- Daughter
  • Doug Chalke -- Father
  • Jamie Afifi -- Fiancé
  • Angie Chalke -- Mother
  • Natasha -- Sister
  • Piper -- Sister
  • Charlie Rhodes Afifi -- Son