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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameHalston Jean Schrage
Height 5' 5¼" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Named to Variety's Top 10 Stars to Watch, Halston Sage continues to gain fame, working alongside notable actors and filmmakers.

She was born Halston Jean Schrage in Los Angeles, California, to Lenny and Tema Schrage, and has two younger siblings, Max and Kate. In addition to her acting credits, Sage rode horses for eight years and is an award-winning equestrian. She possesses a great love for reading and writing and was the editor of her high school newspaper. Sage broke into modeling at the age of fourteen. Soon afterward, she realized she had a passion for acting.

In 2013, the actress joined Adam Sandler and an all-star cast in the ensemble hit, Grown Ups 2 (2013) for Sony Pictures. She also starred in Greg Francis' indie, Poker Night (2014), alongside Ron Perlman and Titus Welliver, and was seen alongside Emma Watson in Oscar®-winning director Sofia Coppola's biography drama, The Bling Ring (2013), and as Amber in Rand Ravich's NBC series, Crisis (2014), opposite Gillian Anderson and Dermot Mulroney.

In 2014, she had a role in the film Neighbors (2014), with Zac Efron. Sage was a nominee for the MTV Movie Award "Best Kiss", for her onscreen kiss with Rose Byrne in the film. In 2015, Sage played Lacey Pemberton in the film Paper Towns (2015), alongside Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by John Green. Later that year, she co-starred in Sony Pictures' Goosebumps (2015), opposite Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, and Odeya Rush. Based on the popular children's book series of the same name by writer R.L. Stine, the film tells the story of a teenage boy who moves from New York City to the small town of Madison, Delaware, only to discover his next door neighbor is the famed, but strange, bestselling author. Directed by Rob Letterman with a screenplay from Darren Lemke and Mike White,

Also in 2015, she had a role in Paramount's Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015), which centers on a group of boy scouts who rise to the occasion as their small town is faced with a zombie outbreak. Sage's co-stars include Tye Sheridan and Patrick Schwarzenegger.

Most recently, Halston can be seen alongside Seth MacFarlane in Fox's The Orville. In 2019. Halston can be seen in Mindy Kaling's Late Night (2019), the Netflix film, The Last Summer (2019), as well as a prominent role in Prodigal Son (2019), released in the Fall of 2019.

She is repped by CAA and Untitled.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: LS and doctoracula-32567

Trivia (5)

She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (with family from Riga, Latvia on her father's side and Ukraine, Poland, and Romania on her mother's).
Says she is obsessed with eighties movies.
Her favorite weekend activity is riding bikes to breakfast.
Her paternal grandmother was born in Cuba.
She is the first actress to play the Marvel Comics character Dazzler in a live-action adaptation.

Personal Quotes (23)

I love dogs. I have a Golden Doodle and an Alaskan Klee Kai.
I went to an all-girls school, and I always felt like I missed out on a traditional high-school life.
I like to Instagram my dogs! I also get excited to post behind-the-scenes photos from when I was filming something.
I love oatmeal raisin cookies.
I like the simplicity of a halter-top or plunging neckline, but I'll rough it up by wearing studded shoes and my leather jacket.
Girl, Interrupted (1999) is one of my favorite movies.
I did grow up reading the 'Twilight' books. I feel guilty, but I was always Team Edward.
I always start the day by washing my face and moisturizing.
My favorite weekend activity is riding bikes to breakfast.
I am excited when I get a movie and I get to move somewhere for a certain amount of time. But I am a Cali girl.
I'm 20 years old, and I still love love. I hope I'm sweet. Just your everyday girl.
John Mayer and Jack Johnson are two of my all-time favorites. I love Colbie Caillat and really cool, beach-y, guitar, acoustic type music.
I went to high school in Los Angeles, and I grew up riding horses, so that was kind of my life. I always wanted to act.
I would love to be in a Nicholas Sparks movie. And Scarlett Johansson inspired me. I think it's cool when women are able to kick butt.
I'm not always happy, I promise. I can be serious.
My dad is afraid of my laugh.
The whole experience on Grown Ups 2 (2013) was like going to adult summer camp.
I did grow up in Los Angeles. I actually didn't start acting until I was sixteen, so I was very removed from the Hollywood scene. I had always been in my school plays, but my mom and dad wanted to keep me out of the business until I was old enough to know who I was and not let anyone change me.
Things I say are sometimes silly.
New York City is my favorite city in the world.
Making a movie is like an accelerated version of growing up with someone. You spend so many hours a day with each other, and you're putting your heart into this same effort.
I grew up riding horses since I was eight. I rode English style and competed every weekend. I had two horses, Scout and Camille, and they were my babies. It taught me a lot about responsibility and commitment. I hope horses will always be in my life.
I met my agent when I was 10 years old on a family skiing vacation. He asked if I was interested in acting, and I had been doing school plays. A couple of years later, I called him up, and I started auditioning.

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