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Sarah Hyland
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Gender Female
Born November 24, 1990
Character Haley Dunphy
Occupation Actress
Years Active 1997 - present
Sarah Hyland (born Sarah Jane Hyland) is an American actress who portrays Haley Dunphy on Modern Family.

Early Life

Sarah Hyland was born in New York City, to parents Melissa Canaday and Edward James Hyland.

Career

Sarah began in the business at the age of 4 with commercial work and voice overs. Her first film was Private Parts (1997). She then moved on to The Object of My Affection (1998) and then spent time on "Another World" as "Rain Wolfe", a child found in the park, and fostered by Josie and Gary. Sarah would go on to work with Amy Carlson several more times: "Falcone", "Law & Order" and "Law & Order: Trial by Jury". Sarah was cast as one of the young "Audrey Hepburns" in Jennifer Love Hewitt's The Audrey Hepburn Story the same year she was cast as "Molly" in ABC's Annie (TV) starring Kathy Bates, Audra McDonald, Alan Cummings, Victor Garber and Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Gould's Secret and "Falcone". Aside from all of her film and television work, Sarah studied voice, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, theater Dance, and performed with her tap and theater dance class at "Reel to Real" at Lincoln Center as invited performers.

Her work on "Lipstick Jungle" (2008) as Brooke Shields's daughter further showcased her talent and, because of LJ's cancellation, drew her to Los Angeles and the role of "Haley Dunphy" on "Modern Family" (2009).

Personal Life

Sarah has a maltipoo named Barkley, and is happily living in the Los Angeles Area. Her brother, Ian Hyland, is also an actor and, even though most think Ian is her older brother, he is really 4 years her junior.

She dated Matt Prokop, who was in HSM3 and Geek Charming (in which she starred alongside him) they dates from 2009 until August 2014 for abusive reasons.

Kidney Disease & Transplant

In 2012, Sarah revealed as she reported to Seventeen Magazine & Good Morning America that she had a secret long battle with kidney disease since she was the age of nine. She hid her pain by sitting down and/or texting in character while filming. To make matters worse, she couldn't get a transplant until her pain got worse which it eventually did. So she set out to find a donor or she's history. Then a miraculous moment occurred, she learned that her father Edward James Hyland was the perfect donor; so she finally got the deserving transplant she was hoping for on April 22, 2012. Sarah recovered over the summer of 2012 while her current hit show was on summer break.[1][2][3]

Filmography

Film

Year Film Role Notes
1997 A Tall Winter's Tale Elizabeth Short Film
Private Parts Howard's Daughter Credited as Sarah Jane Hyland
1998 The Object of My Affection Molly
1999 Advice from a Caterpillar Lizbeth
Cradle Will Rock Silvano - Giovanna
2000 Joe Gould's Secret Elizabeth Mitchell
2002 The Empath Young Christine
2004 Spanglish Sleepover Friend
2007 Blind Date Child Voice Only
2010 Monster Heroes Delilah
I Owe My Life to Corbin Bleu Herself/Sarah Short Film
2011 Conception Tracey
Cougars, Inc. Courtney
Geek Charming Dylan Schoenfield Disney Movie/Main Cast
2012 Struck by Lightning Claire Mathews
Gay Dude Stella
2013 Scary Movie 5 Mia Character from 'Evil Dead'
April Apocalypse Samm
2014 Vampire Academy Natalie Dashkov Only Appearance
Date and Switch Ava
2015 See You in Valhalla Johana Burwood

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Trinity Shy Girl Guest Appearance, episode " No Secrets
1999 Annie Molly Guest Appearance
2000 The Audrey Hepburn Story Audrey Hepburn 8 years old Audrey
2001-09 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Lily Ramsey (2001)

Jennifer Banks (2009)

Guest Appearance

Lily Ramsey - "Repression"

Jennifer Banks - "Hothouse"

2008–09 Lipstick Jungle Maddie Healy Main Cast
2010 Cubed Herself Season 2 Episode 4/Guest Appearance
2011 Childrens Hospital Famous Person Season 3 Episode 5 - "Nip/Tug"
2009 – Modern Family Haley Dunphy Main Cast

References

  1. Sarah's Successful Battle with Kidney Disease (1)
  2. Sarah's Successful Battle with Kidney Disease (2)
  3. Sarah's Successful Battle with Kidney Disease (3)

Gallery

ved Modern Family  cast
Main cast
Ty BurrellJulie BowenSarah HylandAriel WinterNolan GouldEd O'NeillSofía VergaraRico Rodriguez IIJeremy MaguireJesse Tyler FergusonEric StonestreetAubrey Anderson-Emmons
Recurring cast
Fred WillardShelley LongNathan LaneElizabeth BanksAdam DeVineReid EwingSteve Zahn

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