• Sarah Gadon is a Canadian Screen Award-winning actress
• She studied at Innis College in the University of Toronto
• Her hobbies include listening to music, cooking Italian cuisine, and watching films and TV series
• She has appeared in many films and TV series, including “Alias Grace” and “True Detective”
• She is believed to have married her boyfriend, Max Fine, in 2022, and has an estimated net worth of $1 million
The Canadian Screen Award-winning actress Sarah Gadon, is perhaps best known for her roles in the films “Cosmopolis” and “Enemy”, and the miniseries “Alias Grace.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Sarah Lynn Gadon was born under the Aries zodiac sign on 4 April 1987, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is 36 years old as of 2023. She is the daughter of Michael Gadon, a psychologist, and his wife Linda, a teacher, and is of Italian and English roots.. She was brought up alongside her older brother James, and her parents were very supportive of her artistic passion. She grew up very interested in dancing and her supportive parents enrolled her in the National Ballet School of Canada at the age of five, where she landed the role of a lamb in “The Nutcracker.”
She also whetted her dancing skills at Claude Watson School of Performing Arts.
Sarah attended Vaughn Road Academy for her high school education, and graduated as an Ontario Scholar in 2005. She went for her higher education to the Cinema Studies Institute of Innis College, which is one of the University of Toronto’s constituent Colleges.
Sarah finds music very entertaining and spends most of her spare time listening to her favorite songs.
She’s a culinary enthusiast who loves Italian cuisine.
The Toronto native is also a big fan of films and TV series – her favorite actors are Jennifer Aniston and Luke Evans.
Sarah made her TV debut in 1998, playing Julia in the episode “Last Night” of the Canadian action-drama “La Femme Nikita” when she was 11 years old. In 2000, she appeared in several series including “In a Heartbeat”, and also lent her voice to “Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall.” She appeared in single episodes of several other series in the early 2000s, until in 2008 landing the recurring role of Zoe Kessler in the CBC Television drama “The Border”, appearing in 14 episodes, and was then selected for another recurring role, of Katie in the CBC comedy-drama “Being Erica.”
Gadon’s following roles were in Citytv/CBC drama “Murdoch Mysteries” (2009 – 2011) and the ABC drama “Happy Town” in 2010. 2016 saw the Toronto native playing Sadie Dunhill in the American sci-fi thriller miniseries “11.22.63,” which is based on the Stephen King 2011 book of the same title. Subsequently, she was cast for the main role of Gae in the Jared Keeso sitcom “Letterkenny” in 2017 and 2018, sharing the screen with Keeso, Michelle Mylett, and Nathan Dales. Sara’s next main role was in the Canadian miniseries “Alias Grace,” in which she played Grace Marks, who’s convicted of killing her boss; the Mary Harron-directed miniseries is based on an eponymous 1996 novel by Margaret Atwood.
From 2018 to 2022, Sarah voiced Beth in the animated children’s series “Total DramaRama”, and in 2019, she was cast for the recurring role of Elisa Montgomery in the American anthology crime series “True Detective.” Most recently in 2020, she was cast as Val in the American crime series “Most Dangerous Game.”
In 2003, Sarah was cast as Zoe in the film “Fast Food High,” which was followed by appearances in “Siblings” in 2004, and “Charlie Bartlett” in 2007. Her next notable appearance was in the Brandon Cronenberg-directed sci-fi “Antiviral” in 2012, and in the same year, she appeared in another Brandon Cronenberg film “Cosmopolis”, and in 2013, she played Helen St. Claire in Dennis Villeneuve’s drama “Enemy” in which she shared the screen with Jake Gyllenhaal. 2014 saw her voice Lana in the computer-animated comedy “The Nut Job” and in the same year, she shared the screen with the likes of Stan Lee, Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in the superhero action-adventure “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” which had an impressive box office collection of over $700 million.
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Sarah is also known for appearing in the action horror “Dracula Untold” in 2014, the British romantic drama “A Royal Night Out” in 2015, and the drama “American Woman”
in 2019 among others. Her recent appearances are in the 2021 Canadian drama “All My Puny Sorrows”, and the American black comedy movie “Corner Office” in 2022. She’s now set to play Linda Christian in the upcoming biographical movie “Ferrari” in 2023.
Awards and Nominations
Sarah won a Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film for her role in “Cosmopolis” in 2013; she’s also been nominated for the same award twice in 2013 and 2021. In 2014, ‘18 and ‘19, she scooped the Canadian Screen Awards for her roles in “Enemy,” “Alias Grace,” and “La Grande Noirceur.” Moreover, she won an ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence in 2016. 2018 saw her win the International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) for Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for her role in “Alias Grace”. Sarah has been nominated for many other awards, including Gemini, and Online Film & Television Association Award (OFTA).
Social Media Presence
Gadon is active on Instagram (@sarahgadon) with over 180,000 followers. The actress is fond of uploading nature pictures and her photos on adventures on the platform. She joined Twitter in January 2012, and now has over 30,000 followers – her username is @SarahGadon.
It’s believed that Gadon secretly married her boyfriend, Max Fine, on 24 September 2022. A month after their alleged wedding, the duo posted numerous photos of themselves on Instagram, hinting that they had gone for their honeymoon. When one of their fans asked where they had gone, she replied that they’d traveled to Italy.
Previously, Gadon was in a romantic relationship with the film editor and director, Matthew Hannam. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native, who was born in September 1981, is known for editing the films “Enemy,” “James White,” “Swiss Army Man,” and “The Nest” in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2020 respectively. For his achievements in editing, Matthew has won various awards including two Canadian Screen Awards and two Canadian Cinema Editors Awards. The duo first met on the set of the horror movie “Antiviral” in the 2000s, but only started dating in 2012, initially keeping their relationship a secret –in a 2015 interview with Daily Mail Online, Sarah revealed that they’d been together for over three years, and that they were living in the same house. Sarah and Hannam parted ways in 2020 for reasons they haven’t revealed.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Sarah is of Caucasian ethnicity, and has long blonde hair and a set of blue eyes. She is slimly built, weighs around 115lbs (52kgs), and is 5ft 3ins (1.60m) tall, with vital statistics of 33-24-35; she wears shoe and dress sizes 8(US) and 4(US) respectively.
Gadon has carved a niche for herself in the Canadian film industry, and has accumulated a decent sum. She is worth approximately $1 million as of 2023, and seemingly leads a lavish lifestyle.