Who is Sarah Power?
Sarah Power was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on 29 June 1985 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds Canadian nationality. She’s an actress with 24 credits to her name, probably known best for her portrayal of Pawter Simms, one of the lead characters in the action adventure science fiction series “Killjoys”. It aired from 2015 to 2019, was created by Michelle Lovretta, and also starred Hannah John-Kamen and Aaron Ashmore. It follows the lives of three bounty hunters, who are travelling the universe in search of bad guys to catch; the series won one of the 30 awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Sarah was raised in St. John’s by her parents who prefer to be left out of media, thus not a lot about them is known; they were very supportive of Sarah’s dream to become an actress, and drove her to all the auditions she wanted to attend. She hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
Sarah grew up being interested in dancing, and was four years old when she began taking dance lessons. In 1999 aged 14, her parents enrolled her at a school of the arts, at which Sarah practiced acting, and in 2002 she launched her acting career with her portrayal of Fanny in two episodes of the drama mini-series “Random Passage”. Following this, she moved to Toronto and began attending Ryerson University’s Theatre School, from which she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 2007.
Roles in TV series
In 2007, Sarah was cast to play Bubbly Girl in the episode “From Here to Eternity” of the drama “The Best Years”, and in 2009, she portrayed Mina Delia Croce in the episode “Some Kinda Love” of the crime fantasy drama “The Listener”.
She gained recognition in 2009, when cast to play Lucy Henry, one of the main characters in the romantic drama “Wild Roses”, created by Miranda de Pencier and Amy Cameron, and which also starred Steve Byers and Michelle Harrison. The series follows the McGregor and Henry families, and the romances between their members; it won Landon Liboiron an Alberta Film & Television Award for Best Performance By An Alberta Actor.
Sarah was then invited to appear in an episode of various series, including the action fantasy drama “Lost Girl”, the mystery crime drama “Murdoch Mysteries” and the comedy drama “Californication”. Between 2010 and 2014, she played the supporting character Crystal Maher, in three episodes of the crime comedy “Republic of Doyle”, while her following notable performance was in 2016, when cast to portray Jennifer Windham in the mystery crime drama “American Gothic”. It starred Juliet Rylance and Antony Starr, and follows a Boston family, which believes that one of their members has teamed up with a serial killer. Sarah’s following roles were in an episode or two of the comedy “Schitt’s Creek”, the mystery crime drama “Rosewood” and the action mystery drama “Designated Survivor”.
Since 2015, she has been playing the supporting character Abigail Pershing, in the critically acclaimed fantasy comedy drama “Good Witch”. It was created by Sue Tenney and Craig Pryce, stars Catherine Bell, Catherine Disher and James Denton, and follows the lives of Cassie Nightingale and her daughter Grace. The series has won one of the four awards for which it has been nominated.
Roles in movies
Sarah made her debut film appearance in 2007, with her portrayal of Denise in the comedy “American Pie Presents: Beta House”, which was liked by viewers, but received mostly negative reviews from the critics.
In 2008, she played Marni in the musical science fiction horror “Repo! The Genetic Opera”, written by four people, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, and which starred Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head and Alexa PenaVega. It follows a world in which an epidemic has begun killing people, while a biotech company has created an organ-financing program, which functions in a similar way to a car loan; it won three of the four awards for which it was nominated. In 2008 as well, Sarah appeared in the mystery horror comedy “Saw V”. She portrayed Abigail Pershing in 2011 (the same character she’s today portraying in the series “Good Witch”), in the family fantasy drama “The Good Witch’s Family”, and the year 2013 saw her play Megan Welles, in the thriller “Time of Death”. Three of her following roles were in the 2014 short fantasy horror “Keyhole”, the mystery horror thriller “I Lived” and the horror “The Hexecutioners”, both in 2015.
Her two most recent roles in movies have been in 2017, in the drama “Sea Change”, and the short comedy “Must Kill Karl”, neither of which attracted a lot of attention.
In 2008, Sarah sang the song “Chase the Morning” in the movie “Repo! The Genetic Opera”.
Love life and boyfriend
Sarah’s more or less secretive when it comes to her love life, but it’s known that she’s today a married woman. She exchanged vows with Peter Mooney on 1 July 2017, after having met him on the set of a TV series two years earlier. Peter’s an actor, film script writer and producer, who has been credited with appearing in over 40 movies and TV series, while he’s probably known best for his portrayal of Nick Collins, in the crime drama series “Rookie Blue”.
— Sarah Power (@sarahspower) September 22, 2018
Sarah’s fans noticed in the fifth season of the series “Good Witch” that she was pregnant, and on 12 May 2012, she announced that she had given birth to her and Peter’s daughter, but neither of the two has disclosed the girl’s name.
As of May 2021, Sarah’s married to Peter Mooney and they have a daughter together.
Hobbies and other interests
Sarah enjoys being active on Instagram, because of the attention she’s receiving from her 35,000 followers; she’s uploaded close to 600 pictures, most of which nowadays feature her husband and their daughter.
Winter seems to be her favorite season because she loves snow, but Sarah also enjoys summer, as she likes being close to the ocean when it’s warm.
She’s a huge animal lover, with horses and donkeys being her favorites. She’s volunteered at a number of animal shelters, and has apparently also donated money to some.
Sarah’s a fighter for equal human rights, and today supports the American movement Black Lives Matter.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt and Natalie Portman. A couple of Sarah’s favorite movies are “Scent of a Woman”, “Meet Joe Black” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, measurements and net worth
Sarah’s age is 35. She has long brown hair and green eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) and she weighs around 134lbs (61kgs).
As of May 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.