Sarah Gadon


Sarah Gadon
Sarah Gadon
Born April 4, 1987 (1987-04-04) (age 24)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present

Sarah Gadon (born April 4, 1987)[1] is a Canadian actress. She acted in David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method and Cosmopolis. She has guest starred in number of notable television series including Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Dark Oracle, Doc, In a Heartbeat, La Femme Nikita, Life with Derek, and Mutant X. She has voice acted for Mattimeo, My Dad the Rock Star, Ruby Gloom, Total Drama, and Wayside.

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Career

Gadon started acting at the age of 10, her first role was Julia in an episode of La Femme Nikita (1998). For the next few years, Sarah took episodic roles in various television series including Monica in Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1999), Young Laura Burnham in Twice in a Lifetime (2000), Catherine Hartman in Mutant X (2002), Vicki in Life with Derek (2005) and Tasha Redford in Flashpoint (2008).

She also has a number of Television films to her credit. She was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble in a TV movie for her first film, The Other Me (2000), portraying Heather. Other roles include Samantha in What Girls Learn(2001), Amanda in Cadet Kelly (2002), Julia Norton in Code Breakers (2005) and Celeste Mercier in The Cutting Edge 3 (2008).

Sarah has had a recurring role in many television series, Zoe Kessler in The Border (2008-2009), Katie Atkins in Being Erica (2009), Georgia Bravin in Happy Town (2010) and Ruby Odgen in Murdoch Mysteries (2009-2011). She is also behind the voice of the title character in the animated series Ruby Gloom (2006-2007), Beth in Total Drama Island (2007) and Portia in Friends and Heroes (2007-2009). Sarah was nominated for a Gemini Award in 2008 for Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series for her work in Ruby Gloom (2008). She shared in this nomination with Emily Hampshire.

In 2005, she filmed for Where Love Reigns, a promotional film co-starring Douglas Henshall.[2]

Her filmography includes both feature and short length films. Her first feature film was Fast Food High(2003) where she portrayed Zoe. She portrayed Margaret in the dark comedy Siblings, Priscilla in Charlie Bartlett (2007) and Laura in Leslie, My Name is Evil (2009). Her short film work includes Haley in Burgeon and Fade (2007), Julia in Grange Avenue (2008) and Gabrielle in Spoliation (2008). Burgeon and Fade won the Special Jury Award at the WorldFest Houston Festival for original dramatic short film.

She stars in the short indie film, The Origin of Tedddy Bears as Madison.[3]

She was also cast in the David Cronenberg film A Dangerous Method where she plays Emma Jung, Carl Jung's wife. She has appeared twice as a guest star on Murdoch Mysteries as Dr. Ogden's sister, Ruby.

She will star in Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, alongside Robert Pattinson as his on-screen wife of 22 days, Elise Shifirin. She is cast in the TV adaptation of Ken Follett’s global bestseller World Without End as an eight-hour event series.[4]

Brandon Cronenberg has cast her in his debut feature, Antiviral for which principle photography took place in November 2011.[5]

Personal life

Gadon was born in Toronto, Ontario. She has an older brother named James. Gadon spent much of her childhood and adolescence training and performing as a dancer, with time spent as a Junior Associate at The National Ballet School of Canada and as a student at the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts. She was an Ontario Scholar in high school. Currently, she is a student at the University of Toronto's Cinema Studies program.[6]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
2000 Other Me, TheThe Other Me Heather
2001 What Girls Learn Samantha
2002 Society's Child Nikki Best
2002 Cadet Kelly Amanda
2002 Mom's On Strike Jessica Harris
2003 Fast Food High Zoe
2004 Siblings Margaret
2005 Code Breakers Julia Nolan
2005 Where Love Reigns Sabina Spielrein
2007 Charlie Bartlett Priscilla
2007 Burgeon and Fade Haley
2008 Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream, TheThe Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream Celeste Mercier
2008 Grange Avenue Julia MacMillan
2008 Spoliation Gabriella
2009 Leslie, My Name Is Evil Laura
2011 The Moth Diaries Lucie
2011 Dangerous Method, AA Dangerous Method Emma Jung
2011 Dream House Cindi
2011 The Origin of Tedddy Bears Madison
2012 Cosmopolis Elise Shifrin
2012 Antiviral Hannah Geist

Television

Year Title Role
1998 Femme Nikita, LaLa Femme Nikita Julia
1999 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Monica
2000 Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall Cynthia Vole
2000 Twice in a Lifetime Young Laura Burnham
2000 In A Heartbeat Jennifer
2002 Strange Legacy of Cameron Cruz, TheThe Strange Legacy of Cameron Cruz Lucy Montgomery
2002 Mutant X Catherine Hartman
2003 Doc Terri Lewis
2003–2005 My Dad the Rock Star Alyssa
2004 Dark Oracle Claudia
2004–2005 Bury The Leader Cassie Redner
2005 Time Warp Trio Jodie
2005 Life With Derek Vicki
2006–2007 Ruby Gloom Ruby Gloom
2007 Total Drama Island Beth
2007–2008 Wayside Rondi
2007–2009 Friends and Heroes Portia
2008 Flashpoint Tasha Redford
2008–2009 Border, TheThe Border Zoe Kessler
2009 Aaron Stone Dr.Martin
2009 Being Erica Katie Atkins
2009–2010 Murdoch Mysteries Ruby Ogden
2009–2010 Total Drama Action Beth
2010 Happy Town Georgia Bravin
2012 Without End, WorldWorld Without End Philippa

Awards and nominations

List of awards and nominations
Year Title of work Award Category Result Notes
2001 Other Me, TheThe Other Me Young Artist Award Best Ensemble in a TV Movie Nominated Shared with Andrew Lawrence, Brenden Jefferson, Tyler Hynes and Alison Pill
2003 Ruby Gloom Gemini Award Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series Nominated Shared with: David Berni, Stacey DePass, Emily Hampshire, Jeremy Harris, Peter Keleghan, Scott McCord and Adrian Truss.(For the episode, "Hairless the Musical - part 1")
2009 Flashpoint ACTRA Awards Outstanding Performance - Female Nominated Awarded to Rosemary Dunsmore

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