• Canadian actress Sara Waisglass was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1998
• She has appeared in 22 movies and TV series, most notably as Maxine Baker in "Ginny & Georgia"
• She has won one award and been nominated for seven others
• Her film roles include "Afterwards", "Life", "Degrassi: Don't Look Back", "Holiday Joy", and "Tainted"
• She has also appeared in TV series such as "Overruled!", "Degrassi: The Next Generation", "Killjoys", "The Good Doctor", "Suits", "October Faction", and "Holly Hobbie"

Who is Sara Waisglass?

Canadian actress Sara Waisglass was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 3 July 1998, meaning that her zodiac sign’s Cancer. She’s appeared in 22 movies and TV series, and is probably best known for playing Maxine Baker, one of the lead characters in the comedy series “Ginny & Georgia”, created by Sarah Lampert, and which also stars Brianne Howey and Antonia Gentry. It follows the lives of 15 years old Ginny Miller and her 30 years old mother Georgia Miller, the series has aired 20 episodes since 2021, and has won two of its seven award nominations.

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Education and early life

Sara was raised alongside her sister Carly Waisglass in Toronto, by their father Jeff and mother Tess Waisglass; she rarely speaks about her family in public, as she respects their privacy.

She became interested in acting at the age of six, mostly because she often watched TV with her parents. Sara was nine when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Eight-Year-Old Jane in the 2007 episode “It’s All Relative” of the comedy “The Jane Show”, and the following year saw her make her debut film appearance, playing Amber in the short drama “Watering Mr. Cocoa”; Sara has been active in the film industry since then.

She studied at a local high school in Toronto, and upon matriculating in 2016, chose to focus on acting, rather than to pursue a college degree.

Roles in movies

In 2008, Sara played Tracey in the mystery thriller “Afterwards”, written and directed by Gilles Bourdos, based on the novel “Et Apres…” by Guillaume Musso) and which starred Romain Duris, John Malkovich and Evangeline Lilly. It follows recently divorced attorney Nathan Del Amico who’s met a doctor with an ability to sense when someone’s about to die; the movie won Etoiles d’Or France Award for Best Music.

Sara’s following film role came in 2015, when cast to play High School Hop Girl in the popular biographical drama “Life”, directed by Anton Corbijn, and which starred Robert Pattinson, Dane DeHaan and Peter Lucas; it tells the story of a “Life Magazine” photographer who’s about to shoot pictures of James Dean.

Some of Sara’s following roles were in the 2015 drama “Degrassi: Don’t Look Back”, the 2016 fantasy comedy “Holiday Joy”, and the 2017 drama “Mary Goes Round”. The year 2018 saw her star as Jess in the short comedy “Sled Serious”, and in 2019, she played a supporting character in the drama “An Assortment of Christmas Tales in No Particular Order”.

Sara’s only other movie role has been playing the lead character, Anna, in the 2020 crime thriller “Tainted”, written and directed by Brent Cole, and which also starred John Rhys-Davies and A. C. Peterson. It follows former convict Lance who’s trying to leave his life as a criminal behind him, but has now been recruited by the Russian mafia for one final job; the movie was nominated for a Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award for Best Cinematography in Non-Theatrical Feature.

Sara’s currently shooting for the upcoming movies “Suze” and “Cascade”.

Roles in TV series

In 2009 and 2010, Sara played Jordy Cooper in the family drama “Overruled!”, created by Jeff Biederman and Jeff Schechter, and which starred Jacob Kraemer, Sally Taylor-Isherwood and Nick Spencer. It follows teenager Jared ‘Coop’ Cooper who’s a lawyer at Banting High’s teen court, and the series won one of its three award nominations.

Sara became popular for playing Frankie Hollingsworth in 44 episodes from 2013 through 2015 of the romantic drama “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, created by Yan Moore and Kit Hood, and which starred Melinda Shankar, Stefan Brogren and Aislinn Paul. The series follows the lives of several children who are studying at the Degrassi Community School, aired from 2001 through 2015, and won 43 awards, while it was nominated for 103 others. Sarah reprised her role in the series “Degrassi: Next Class”, appearing in 37 episodes in 2016 and 2017.

The year 2017 saw her play Quin in two episodes of the action adventure science fiction “Killjoys”, while she could then have been seen playing Olivia Hartman in the 2017 episode “Pipes” of the drama “The Good Doctor”, and Teen Esther in two episodes of the 2018 comedy “Suits”.

Sara’s since appeared in only three TV series, including “Ginny & Georgia”; she played Madison St. Claire in eight episodes of the 2020 fantasy adventure “October Faction”, and Lyla in 18 episodes of the family musical “Holly Hobbie” from 2018 through 2022.

Other credits

Sara was featured in the 2016 TV special “The 1st Annual Young Entertainer Awards”.

She’s made a guest appearance in talk-shows “Degrassi: On the Set”, “Degrassi TV” and “Made in Hollywood”.

Awards and nominations

Sara was nominated for a 2016 Young Entertainer Award for Best Recurring Young Actress 16-21 – Television Series, for her performance in “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, and a 2019 Joey Award for Best Television or Webseries Ensemble, for her and her colleagues’ performance in “Holly Hobbie”.

Love life and boyfriend

Sara’s allowed her fans to have a glimpse into her love life, although she usually avoids talking about it in public.

She’s today in a relationship with American non-celebrity boy Jeremy Kellen, whom she met while they were attending the same high school; it’s believed that the two were friends for a couple of years prior to going on their first date. Jeremy prefers to stay away from media, but it’s known that he’s today studying law at the University of British Columbia.

Sara hasn’t mentioned other boys whom she’s maybe dated, she’s in a relationship with Jeremy Kellen as of January 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

There are over two million people following Sara on Instagram today, and she’s posted more than 420 pictures and videos onto the social media network.

Sara highly resembles American actress Kaylee Bryant; Kaylee’s following Sara on Twitter, and the two have revealed that Sara once messaged Kaylee, writing ‘We’re twins! We should be friends!’, and that Kaylee responded ‘Twinsie, let’s be friends!’

Sara works out at the gym on a daily basis, mostly because it’s important for her career to stay in shape.

Sara’s become passionate about travelling, and her career’s taken her to a number of European countries and US states; her favorite city is Miami, Florida.

Her favorite actresses are Natalie Portman and Julia Roberts, and her favorite movies “Lucy in the Sky”, “A Tale of Love and Darkness”, and “Vox Lux”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Sara’s age is 24. She has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs about 120lbs (54kgs).

Sara’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of January 2023.


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