Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies was born Sarah Anne Callies on 1st June 1977 in La Grange, Illinois but at the age of one moved to Honolulu with her parents Valerie Wayne and David Callies, who are professors at the University of Hawaii. Sarah’s father teaches law and her mother teaches English.
Sarah was always interested in acting even as a child, and was a student at Punahou School which is an exclusive private school where Kelly Preston, Director Jim Simpson (husband of Sigourney Weaver) and AOL’s Steve Case and where she took part in a lot of the school plays.
After she graduated from high school in 1995, Callies attended Dartmouth College where she graduated with an undergraduate emphasis in Feminist Studies and a Senior Fellowship in Indigenous Studies in 1999 and then acquired a Master in Fine Arts at Denver’s National Theater Conservatory in 2002. Throughout her college days, Callies never left acting and continued with her passion. The beautiful auburn haired actress has also done commercials for L’Oreal cosmetics.
Callies started her acting career with a recurring role on Queens Supreme, and had to move to New York City when she got it. Sarah married her college sweetheart Josh Winterhalt on 21st June 2002 and their first child is scheduled to be born August 2007.