This gorgeous and highly talented film and TV actress is of Irish origin. Sarah Bolger started out as a child actress in the late 90s but has since transitioned into a bonafide Hollywood diva. From the small screen to the big screen, this Hollywood star has several notable acting credits to her name. Bolger has also bagged several accolades for her brilliant work both in her home country and overseas.
Sarah Bolger’s Biography & Age
She was born Sarah Lee Bolger on February 28, 1991, in Dublin, Ireland. Her parents are Monica and Derek Bolger and she was raised alongside a younger sister Emma. She studied at The Young People’s Theatre School in her home city of Dublin and for high school, she attended Loreto High School in Beaufort, Rathfarnham.
As a child star, Bolger marked her acting debut in the telefilm A Secret Affair (1999) followed by a role in the biopic A Love Divided (1999). Other early film appearances include the biopic In America (2002), Tara Road (2005) as well as the action film Stormbreaker (2006). She got her first major film role as Mallory Grace in the adventure film The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008). She also had guest roles in the TV series The World of Tosh (2002), The Clinic (2004) and Stardust (2006).
Sarah Bolger landed her first major TV role on the historical drama series The Tudors (2008-10) starring as Lady Mary Tudor. She equally played a recurring role as Princess Aurora on the fantasy series Once Upon a Time (2012–15). Sarah Bolger was also on the main cast of the adventure series Into the Badlands (2015–17) portraying the character Jade and she featured in the Sci-Fi series Counterpart (2018). The talented actress got yet another major TV gig when she landed the role of Emily Thomas on the crime series Mayans M.C. (2018-present). The series was renewed for a second season in October 2018 after a successful debut season.
While her career on television continues to soar, Bolger has also recorded numerous big screen credits across diverse genres. She has had roles in films like The Moth Diaries (2011), Crush (2013), As Cool as I Am (2013), Kiss Me (2014), My All American (2015), Emelie (2015), The Lazarus Effect (2015) and so many more.
Sarah Bolger is known to lead a particularly well-guarded private life and thus, her dating life has remained a subject of speculations over the years. The talented actress is reportedly in a longterm relationship with her Once Upon a Time costar Julian Morris. The duo is said to have gotten together back in 2012 but has chosen to keep their romance away from the media all these years.
Prior to her rumored relationship with Julian Morris, Bolger had a 3-year relationship with English actor Freddie Highmore, her costar in the movie The Spiderwick Chronicles.
5 Interesting Facts about Sarah Bolger
Her Sister is also an Actress
Apparently, Sarah Bolger is not the only member of her family to get involved in showbiz. Her younger sister Emma Bolger is also an actress. Interestingly, these two talented sisters were co-stars in the 2002 biographical film In America.
Bolger has also received much critical acclaim for her work as an actress both in her home country of Ireland and abroad. She won the Shooting Stars Award at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival and she was also named the Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Television at the 2010 Irish Film & Television Awards.
Face Of Ireland
In early 2011, Sarah Bolger took part in a photography project dubbed “The Face of Ireland” by renowned Irish artist Kevin Abosch. Other Irish-born A-listers selected for the project include Sinéad O’Connor, Neil Jordan and former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan.
Sarah Bolger is the voice behind the character Mallory Grace in the video game The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), reprising the role she played in the movie of the same name. The talented actress also lent her voice to the role of Eleanor Lamb in the video game BioShock 2 (2010).
Bolger stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) and she sports an enviably trim physique at a body weight of 58 kg (128 lb). She has a bust size of 31 inches (81 cm), a waist size of 24 inches (61 cm) and a hip measurement of 31 inches (81 cm). Her gorgeous blue eyes are among her most distinctive features.