Sarah Polley

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 63
Sarah Ellen Polley is a Canadian actress, writer, director, producer and political activist. Polley first garnered attention as a child actress for her role as Ramona Quimby in the television series Ramona, based on Beverly Cleary's books. Subsequently this led to her role as Sara Stanley in the Canadian television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996). read more

Sarah Ellen Polley is a Canadian actress, writer, director, producer and political activist. Polley first garnered attention as a child actress for her role as Ramona Quimby in the television series Ramona, based on Beverly Cleary's books. Subsequently this led to her role as Sara Stanley in the Canadian television series Road to Avonlea (1990–1996). She has starred in many feature films, including Exotica (1994), The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Guinevere (1999), Go (1999), The Weight of Water (2000), My Life Without Me (2003), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Splice (2009), and Mr. Nobody (2009).

Born

Monday, 08 January 1979

Actress Filmography

Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power Self / Self - Filmmaker 2019
Stories We Tell Self 2012
Trigger Hillary 2010
Splice Elsa Kast / Elsa 2010
Mr. Nobody Adult Elise 2009
The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen Self - 'Sally Salt' / Herself 2008
John Adams Nabby Adams / Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith, Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith, Nabby Adams Smith / Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 2008
Wrath of Gods Herself / Self 2006
The Secret Life of Words Hanna 2005
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Actress Filmography

Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power Self / Self - Filmmaker 2019
Stories We Tell Self 2012
Trigger Hillary 2010
Splice Elsa Kast / Elsa 2010
Mr. Nobody Adult Elise 2009
The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen Self - 'Sally Salt' / Herself 2008
John Adams Nabby Adams / Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith, Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith, Nabby Adams Smith / Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 2008
Wrath of Gods Herself / Self 2006
The Secret Life of Words Hanna 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Beowulf & Grendel Selma 2005
Don't Come Knocking Sky 2005
Siblings Tabby 2004
Sugar Pregnant Girl 2004
Dawn of the Dead Ana 2004
The I Inside Clair 2004
Slings and Arrows Sophie 2003
The Event Dana / Dana Shapiro 2003
My Life Without Me Ann 2003
No Such Thing Beatrice 2001
The Claim Hope Dillon / Hope Burn 2000
The Weight of Water Maren Hontvedt 2000
The Law of Enclosures Beatty 'Beatrice' 2000
Love Come Down Sister Sarah 2000
The Life Before This Connie 1999
Guinevere Harper Sloane 1999
eXistenZ Merle 1999
Go Ronna Martin / Ronna 1999
Happy Christmas, Miss King Sara Stanley 1998
Jerry and Tom Deb 1998
Last Night Jennifer 'Jenny' Wheeler / Jennifer Wheeler 1998
The Hanging Garden Teen Rosemary 1997
The Sweet Hereafter Nicole Burnell / Nicole 1997
The Planet of Junior Brown Butter 1997
Life and Times Narrator 1996
Joe's So Mean to Josephine Josephine 1996
Exotica Harold's daughter / Tracey / Tracey Brown 1994
Avonlea Sara Stanley, Sara Stanley / Jo Pitts 1990
Lantern Hill Jody Turner 1989
Babar: The Movie Young Celeste 1989
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Sally Salt 1988
Ramona Ramona 1988
Friday the 13th: The Series Mary 1987
Blue Monkey Ellen 1987
The Big Town Christy Donaldson 1987
Hands of a Stranger Suzie Hearn 1987
Tomorrow's a Killer Karla 1987
Confidential Emma (child) / Emma 1986
One Magic Christmas Molly Monaghan 1985
Night Heat Cindy Keating 1985
Screen Two 1985

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2008 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Nominated
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