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Sarah Wayne Callies Biography

Birth Name:
Sarah Anne Callies
Birth Place:
La Grange, Illinois, United States

Fast Facts

  • Born in Illinois, but raised in Honolulu, HI; speaks basic Hawaiian
  • Interest in acting began as a child and appeared in a high school production of Shakespeare's As You Like It
  • Studied acting at the National Theatre Conservatory in Denver and earned an MFA in 2002
  • Picked as one of L'Oreal's new faces in 2003
  • In 2003, had roles on two short-lived series, Queens Supreme and Tarzan
  • Though her role as Dr
  • Sara Tancredi on Prison Break was written off at the end of season two, overwhelming fan response prompted the show to bring her back in season four


  • Keala Winterhalt -- Daughter
  • David Callies -- Father
  • Josh Winterhalt -- Husband
  • Valerie Wayne -- Mother