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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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 2010/II Trigger
 2009 Splice
Elsa Kast
 2005 Beowulf & Grendel
 2004 Siblings
 2004/I Sugar
Pregnant Girl
 2004 The I Inside
 2003 Luck
 2003 The Event
Dana Shapiro
 2000 The Law of Enclosures
Beatty 'Beatrice'
 2000 Love Come Down
Sister Sarah
 1999 The Life Before This
 1999 Go
Ronna Martin
 1999 eXistenZ
 1999 Guinevere
Harper Sloane
 1998/I Last Night
Jennifer 'Jenny' Wheeler
 1998 Jerry and Tom
 1997 The Hanging Garden
Teen Rosemary
 1996 Joe's So Mean to Josephine
 1994 Exotica
 1987 Blue Monkey
 1987 The Big Town
Christy Donaldson
 1987 Tomorrow's a Killer
 1986 Confidential
 1985 One Magic Christmas
Molly Monaghan
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Sara Polley


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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[on movie critics] "There are a few who are not nice and they say things that are harsh...but they always help me to become a better actor." See more »


Both Sarah and her first husband, David Wharnsby, won 2004 Genie Awards, she for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for My Life Without Me (2003), and he for Outstanding Achievement in Editing for The Saddest Music in the World (2003). See more »

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