Sarah Wayne Callies is an American actress who made a breakthrough from many Tv roles. Fans of Sarah are familiar with her from Prison Break, in which she had a recurring role, which lasted for four years. The Walking Dead fans recognize her as Lori Grimes, wife of the main character Rick Grimes. And as of recent, she stars in the USA network’s Colony.
We have a lot to talk about this talented actress. Stick with us till the end!
Sarah was born on June 1, 1977, in La Grange, Illinois, United States. She was born to Valerie Wayne and David E. Callies. When she was one year old, her family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, where Valerie was an English professor, and David was a law professor at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.
Since her childhood, Callies expressed an innate desire for acting. She participated in school plays at Punahou School. Afterward, she enrolled in Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. At the same time, Callies managed her studies and involvement in theatre. Later, she obtained a degree in Master of Fine Arts in 2002 from the National Theatre Conservatory.
She is an American national. However, she has a mix of German, Czech, Ashkenazi Jewish heritage. Callies is Gemini, which can be judged by her passionate characteristics.
Sarah Wayne Callies is 42 years old. But we have to say it; she looks nothing like 42. Callies maintains her body and health, and it reflects in her beauty. Similarly, she is 5′ 8½” (1.74 m), which is an average height for an American woman. She weighs 62 kgs (136 lbs).
In the same way, Sarah measures 34-25-35 inches. It seems natural that she keeps fit. Also, she wears a dress of size four and a shoe of size 10. Her cup size measures 32 B. Callies has a slim body frame.
Sarah has dark brown hair which compliments her brown eyes. We do like to point out that she has a beautiful smile, and it seems she also has a dimpled cheek.
Ms. Callies starred as Detective Jane Porter on The WB’s Tarzan from which she moved onto a recurring role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Dragnet (2003), and NUMB3RS. Moreover, Callies managed to land a starring role on Fox’s Prison Break as Sara Tancredi. Unfortunately, she had to part to ways from Prison Break due to disputes.
Although a short-lived stint on Prison Break, she was cast as in a central role on The Walking Dead as Lori Grimes, Callies wanted to stay true to the comic book story, so she asked the writers to kill off her character. Lori is the wife of the main character Rick Grimes, who leads a group of survivors, protecting them against the evil Zombies and other surviving humans.
The Walking Dead is not her only significant role. Since her departure from the show, she stars in Colony, The Long Road Home, and Unspeakable in lead roles, whereas she has a supporting role in Letterkenny.
Callies’s debut feature film was The Celestine Prophecy, after which she did another feature called Whisper– a Universal Pictures’ production. Lullaby for Pi, Faces in the Crowd, Black November, and Black November are some of her movie involvements.
Furthermore, she bagged nominations for several awards, including Saturn Awards for Best Actress on Television for The Walking Dead, Scream Awards for Best Horror Actress for the same show, Leo Awards for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture for The Show. But she won for Satellite Awards Best Cast in Television Series category.
After appearing in numerous movies and Tv shows, Sarah’s net worth is $5 million as of today. Her earnings per episode are $43k as per the sources.
Reports suggest that Sarah amassed a total of $2 million from her role in Prison Break and The Walking Dead. On the other hand, her other sources of income are as of yet unknown r are not disclosed.
Sarah is a married woman. Callies happily tied the knot to Josh Winterhalt on July 21, 2012, whom she met at Dartmouth.
The couple welcomed a daughter in 2007, and they also share an adopted son who was born in 2013.