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Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her sensitive portraits of wounded and conflicted young women... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 47 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010/II Trigger
Hillary
 2009 Splice
Elsa Kast
 2005 Beowulf & Grendel
Selma
 2004 Siblings
Tabby
 2004/I Sugar
Pregnant Girl
 2004 The I Inside
Clair
 2003 Luck
Margaret
 2003 Dermott's Quest (Short)
Gwen
 2003 The Event
Dana
 2000 The Law of Enclosures
Beatty 'Beatrice'
 2000 Love Come Down
Sister Sarah
 2000 This Might Be Good (Short)
 1999 The Life Before This
Connie
 1999 Go
Ronna Martin
 1999 eXistenZ
Merle
 1999 Guinevere
Harper Sloane
 1998/I Last Night
Jennifer 'Jenny' Wheeler
 1998 Jerry and Tom
Deb
 1997 The Hanging Garden
Teen Rosemary
 1996 Joe's So Mean to Josephine
Josephine
 1994 Exotica
Tracey
 1987 Blue Monkey
Ellen
 1987 The Big Town
Christy Donaldson
 1987 Tomorrow's a Killer
Karla
 1986 Confidential
Emma
 1985 One Magic Christmas
Molly Monaghan
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4 Interviews | 13 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sara Polley

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

The reason why I stayed in Canada had everything to do with the kind of films we used to make before the commercial mandate came in effect at Telefilm. They were films that asserted an independent vision of the world. They weren't just cheap versions of American genre films...but movies that spoke to the human condition. Now, I'm beginning to wonder why I stayed and if it was a huge mistake. See more »

Trivia:

On February 24, 2006, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists awarded her the Award of Excellence for a critically acclaimed career at the 2006 ACTRA Toronto Awards. ACTRA's Toronto chapter, the union's largest, has approximately 21,000 members. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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Terrible actress. vertigoa
Reminds me of.... KIMADIAN
Did she appear in Kids In the Hall? mwicketts
Looks like Julianne Moore qafranklin
Effects from filming Munchausen SirCharlesO
The Fugtive? memphistim2001
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