Sara Lindsey was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Ellicott City, Maryland. She attended Wilde Lake High School and Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Her feature film credits include Concussion, Promised Land, Blue Jay, Please Come With Me, Won't Back Down, Fun Size, Super 8, Ride, and 5 Pilgrims. Her television credits include NCIS: New Orleans. She has made two short films: Daddy Isn't Here Right Now (Montclair Film Festival co-direction with John Weselcouch) and Liam Reeves. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.