Sandra Ellis Lafferty

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Sandra Ellis Lafferty is best known for her roles in Walk the Line (2005), Hunger Games (2012), Prisoners (2013) Self/Less (2015) and A Walk in the Woods (2015). Over the past three decades, she has received national and international acclaim for playing pivotal characters in film and television. Sandra began her career as a stage actor and was ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Hunger Games Hob Vendor
Walk the Line Maybelle Carter
The Prophecy Madge


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  Pay Attention (announced)
 2022 Starbright (post-production)
Elegant Woman
  Hellbilly Hollow (completed)
  Linda Gets Justice (Short) (completed)
 2021 Dopesick (TV Mini Series)
Elderly Lady
- The 5th Vital Sign (2021) ... Elderly Lady
 2021 Just Beyond (TV Series)
The Old Woman
- Standing Up for Yourself (2021) ... The Old Woman
 2021 Charming the Hearts of Men
Effie (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2021 Lansky
Mrs. Anne Lansky (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2020 The Crickets Dance
Miss Claudia Wainwright
 2020 A Fall from Grace
Mrs. Fieldman
 2019 Dated (Short)
Older Jen
 2018 A Dark Place
Betty Devlin (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2018 Abigail Falls
 2017 Lore (TV Series documentary)
Aunt Bridget
- Unboxed (2017) ... Aunt Bridget (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2017 White Trash Freaks (Short)
 2016 Pandora's Jug (TV Series)
Lorna Hill
- The Pitch (2016) ... Lorna Hill
 2016 Another Day in Paradise
 2016 Brave New Jersey
Old Farmer Lady
 2016 Buster's Mal Heart
Mrs. Bowery
 2016 Containment (TV Series)
- Path to Paradise (2016) ... Micheline (as Sandra Lafferty)
- Yes Is the Only Living Thing (2016) ... Micheline (as Sandra Lafferty)
- Nothing Gold Can Stay (2016) ... Micheline (as Sandra Lafferty)
- There Is a Crack in Everything (2016) ... Micheline
- Like a Sheep Among Wolves (2016) ... Micheline (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2015 Brewing (Short)
 2015 Self/less
Phyllis Jensen (as Sandra Laugherty)
 2015 A Walk in the Woods
Widow (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2015 Resurrection (TV Series)
Mrs. Henderson
- True Believer (2015) ... Mrs. Henderson (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2015 The World Made Straight
Mrs. Ponder (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2014 Finding Harmony
Isabelle Flores
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Greasy Sae (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2013 Prisoners
Mrs. Milland
 2012 High Heels & Hoodoo (Short)
 2012 Hell and Mr. Fudge
Woman Slapping
 2012 The Hunger Games
Hob Vendor (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2012 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
Older Woman
- Catastrophe and the Cure (2012) ... Older Woman (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2011 Game of Your Life (TV Movie)
Mrs. Conolovich
 2011 Footloose
Mrs. Allyson (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2011 Awakened
Evelyn James Murray
 2011/VI After
Aunt Lu
 2011 Quarantine 2: Terminal
Louise (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2010 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)
Old Farm Woman
- Katerina (2010) ... Old Farm Woman (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2010 Blood Done Sign My Name
Grandma Jessie
 2009 The New Daughter
Mrs. Amworth
 2008 Front of the Class (TV Movie)
Recruiter (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2008/I Light Years (Short)
 2007 October Road (TV Series)
Mrs. Weiner
- The Pros and Cons of Upsetting the Applecart (2007) ... Mrs. Weiner (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2005 Walk the Line
Maybelle Carter
 2002 The Secret Sea (Short)
Mrs. Flaherty
 2001 Soulkeeper
Terrence's Mom
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie)
White Committee Woman (as Sandra Lafferty)
 2000 Dumped (Video)
Will's Mom
 2000 The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (Video)
Madge (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
- Critical (1999)
 1998 Spark
 1997 St. Patrick's Day
 1997 Conan the Adventurer (TV Series)
- The Siege of Ahl Sohn-Bar (1997) ... Midwife
 1997 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Mrs. Blutermann
- Learning to Fly (1997) ... Mrs. Blutermann (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1997 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Mrs. Gibbs
- Goodbye Mr. Gibbs (1997) ... Mrs. Gibbs (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1996 Crossroads Café (TV Series)
Ms. Gilroy
- Worlds Apart (1996) ... Ms. Gilroy (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1996 The Vampire Diaries (Video Game)
Aunt Judith (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1996 Dark Skies (TV Series)
Mrs. Weatherly
- Dark Days Night (1996) ... Mrs. Weatherly
 1996 What Love Sees (TV Movie)
 1996 Norma Jean & Marilyn (TV Movie)
Inez Melson
 1996 Baywatch (TV Series)
Carmen Masters
- Desperate Encounter (1996) ... Carmen Masters (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1996 Spark (Short)
 1995 The Prophecy
Madge (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1995 Steel Frontier (Video)
 1995 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
- Don We Now Our Gay Apparel (1995) ... Waitress
 1994 Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography (TV Movie)
 1994 New Nightmare
Senior Nurse with Needle
 1994 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Jail Matron
- With This Ball and Chain (1994) ... Jail Matron
 1993 Suture
Nurse Stevens (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1993 Posse
Big Kate
 1993 Bodies, Rest & Motion
Yard Sale Lady (as Sandra Lafferty)
 1991 Dogfight
Crying Woman
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Alternate Names:

Sandra Lafferty | Sandra Laugherty


Jerry Ellis (sibling)

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