• Sarah Bolger is an Irish actress best known for films such as “Emelie” and “In America”, as well as the TV series “Once Upon a Time”.
• She is 29 years old, 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.
• Sarah is in a long-term relationship with actor Julian Morris, whom she met on the set of the TV series “Once Upon a Time” in 201•
• She is an animal lover, and enjoys playing board games, sports and spending time outdoors with her friends.
• She has won a Berlin International Film Festival Award and an Irish Film & Television Award for her acting.

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MarkBright blue eyes
FactGood friends with Once Upon a Time (2011) co-stars Jamie Chung, Colin O'Donoghue and Julian Morris.

Who is Sarah Bolger? Wiki Bio

Sarah Bolger was born in Dublin, Ireland, on 28 February 1991 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds Irish nationality. She is an actress, best known for starring in movies such as “Emelie” and “In America”, while she also appeared in the TV series “Once Upon a Time”.

Early life and education

Sarah was raised in Dublin by her mother Monica who is a housewife, and her father Derek who works as a butcher; her younger sister named Emma has become an actress as well, and is known for appearing in movies “Proof” and “Heidi”.

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Sarah became interested in acting after watching movies and TV series with her parents, and when she enrolled at The Young People’s Theatre School, she began appearing in the plays in school, and so went on to enroll at Loreto High School, matriculating in 2009. Sarah was also playing soccer and volleyball during her time at Loreto – she chose not to attend college, but to focus on acting.

Career as a film actress

She made her debut film appearance in 1999, portraying Eileen Cloney in “A Love Divided” while she gained recognition after starring in the movie “In America” in 2003, which also starred Paddy Considine and Samantha Morton, and follows the life of Irish immigrants who come to live in Hell’s Kitchen in New York City.

She then appeared in the short film “Premonition” and in “Tara Road” in 2005, before being cast to portray Sabina Pleasure in “Stormbreaker” in 2006. Some of her following roles were in “The Spiderwick Chronicles” and “The Moth Diaries”, before she made her voicing debut in 2011, lending her voice to Umi Matsuzaki in the Studio Ghibli film “From Up on Poppy Hill”.

She was invited to star as Lucy Diamond in the movie “As Cool as I Am” in 2013, and then appeared in “Kiss Me” and “Starbright” in 2014. Some of Sarah’s most recent roles in movies have been in “Halal Daddy” in 2017, “End of Sentence” in 2019, and “A Good Woman Is Hard to Find”, which is set to be released in the second half of 2020.

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She has voiced two video game characters too, in “The Spiderwick Chronicles” in 2008 and “BioShock 2” in 2010.

Career as a TV series actress

She made her debut TV series appearance in 2002 in “The World of Tosh”, which was followed by her role in “The Clinic” in 2004. She was the star of the miniseries “Stardust” in 2006, before being cast in the recurring role as Mary Tudor in “The Tudors”, being a member of the cast from 2008 to 2010 and appearing in a total of 23 episodes.

In 2012, she was cast as Princess Aurora, the recurring character in the fantasy romance series “Once Upon a Time”, which starred Ginnifer Goodwin and Jennifer Morrison, and which follows a girl who comes to live in a small town located in Maine, where she finally finds happiness.

In 2014, she portrayed Janey in the episode “Tom & Maya” of the series “Mixology”, and then portrayed the lead character Jade in “Into the Badlands” from 2015 to 2017. Some of her most recent roles in TV series have been in “Agent Carter” in 2016, “Counterpart” in 2018, and in “Mayans M.C.”, in which she has been portraying the lead character Emily Thomas since 2018.

She has been nominated for 13 awards, winning a Berlin International Film Festival Award for a shooting star in 2009, and an Irish Film & Television Award for the best actress in a supporting role – television.

Love life and boyfriend

Sarah met Julian Morris in 2012 on the set of a TV series they were both cast to appear in, and after two weeks of being friends they went out on a date; they have been together for over seven years now, but haven’t married nor do they have any children together.

Julian David Morris was born in Crouch End, London, England on 13 January 1983 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds British nationality.

He is an actor best known for appearing in the TV series “Pretty Little Liars”. He was raised in Muswell Hill by his African parents Glen and Andrea, and spent a lot of time in South Africa and Zimbabwe where his father and mother were born. His younger sister Amy has also tried acting. Julian has appeared in numerous movies, with some of the most notable among being “Valkyrie” in 2008, “Something Wicked” in 2014, and “Viper Club” in 2018. He’s played main roles in several TV series, including “My Generation” in 2010, “Once Upon a Time” in 2012 (when he met Sarah), and “Hand of God” for which he was shooting from 2014 to 2017.

Hobbies and other interests

Sarah has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, and Sela Ward, while two of her favorite movies are “The Fugitive” shot in 1993 and the trilogy “Men in Black”. She is a highly social person, and is very close to the actors who starred alongside her in “Once Upon a Time”, including Jamie Chung and Colin O’Donoghue, and also to Torrance Coombs and Annabelle Wallis who starred alongside her in “The Tudors”. She is a huge lover of animals, and has two pet dogs with her favorite being Darby who often rides with her in her car.

Sarah enjoys spending her free time outdoors, and playing board games and sports with her friends – one of her favorite board games is “The Settlers of Catan”, while her favorite sports include baseball and soccer.

Appearance and net worth

Sarah is 29 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and weighs around 114lbs (52kgs). As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

General Info

Full NameSarah Bolger
Height1.59 m
ProfessionVoice Actor


ParentsDerek Bolger, Monica Bolger
SiblingsEmma Bolger


NominationsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Drama, VIP Style Award for Most Stylish Newcomer, Irish Film...
MoviesThe Spiderwick Chronicles, Emelie, The Lazarus Effect, The Moth Diaries, Stormbreaker, As Cool as I Am, My All American, In America, Tara Road, Crush, From Up on Poppy Hill, A Love Divided, A Secret Affair, Kiss Me, Gilded Lilys, Locke & Key, Starbright, Iron Cross, Connemara Days
TV ShowsThe Tudors, Once Upon a Time, Into the Badlands, The World of Tosh

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#Marks / Signs
1Bright blue eyes


1Ireland's always going to be my home, but so much is filmed in L.A., so you have to spend time out here.
2I became a minister of the Eucharist when I was 17. My parents aren't very strict Catholics, but for some reason I decided this is what I want to do, and I have kept it up.
3I have blessed hands. I got my hands blessed by the priest, and I am able to give out Holy Communion at Mass. It is lovely to be part of it.
4I think you are taken more seriously as a young adult when you are on a film set and you are doing a job and people expect something from you. Is that losing my youth? Not at all. I had a fantastic childhood.
5I love the dog. She comes for drives with me in the back of my car. Darby is not aggressive or judgmental. She just is. That's what I love about her. She sits there and watches 'The Fugitive' with me.


1Good friends with former The Tudors (2007) co-star Torrance Coombs and Annabelle Wallis.
2Is best friends with Ana Mulvoy-Ten.
3Good friends with Once Upon a Time (2011) co-stars Jamie Chung, Colin O'Donoghue and Julian Morris.
4Her favorite movie is The Fugitive (1993).
5Has been shortlisted along with nine other European actors for the European Film Promotion (EFP) Shooting Stars of 2009, the annual new talent forum at the forthcoming Berlin International Film Festival.
6Although she had more acting experience, her sister, Emma Bolger, got the part in In America (2002) first by impressing director Jim Sheridan at an audition. Emma then demanded that Jim take a look at her sister (who was waiting in the car), which he did, and realised they were perfect together.
7Played the sister of her real-life sister in In America (2002).
8Her father is a butcher.
9Her parents are Monica and Derek Bolger.
10When her birthday fell on the same day as the Independent Spirit Awards, director Jim Sheridan got the entire room to sing "Happy Birthday" to her. She was so embarrassed, she hid her face behind a program. All of this was captured on camera during the award telecast.
11Older sister of Irish actress Emma Bolger.




The Spiderwick Chronicles2008Video GameMallory Grace (voice)
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker2006Sabina Pleasure
Stardust2006TV Mini-SeriesLorraine Keegan
Tara Road2005Annie
The Clinic2004TV SeriesJaney Quinn / Janie Quinn
In America2002Christy
The World of Tosh2002TV Series voice
A Secret Affair1999TV MovieHelena Fitzgerald
A Love Divided1999Eileen Cloney
Halal Daddy2017post-productionMaeve Logan
Into the Badlands2015-2017TV SeriesJade
In the Shadows of the Rainbow2016Short
Agent Carter2016TV SeriesViolet
My All-American2015Linda Wheeler
Once Upon a Time2012-2015TV SeriesPrincess Aurora
The Lazarus Effect2015Eva
Mixology2014TV SeriesJaney
Kiss Me2014/IZoe
As Cool as I Am2013Lucy Diamond
Gilded Lilys2013TV MovieViolet Langton Lily
The Moth Diaries2011Rebecca
From Up on Poppy Hill2011Umi Matsuzaki (English version, voice)
Locke & Key2011TV MovieKinsey Locke
The Tudors2008-2010TV SeriesMary Tudor
BioShock 22010Video GameEleanor Lamb (voice)
Iron Cross2009Kashka
The Spiderwick Chronicles2008Mallory Grace


The Moth Diaries2011performer: "Fantasia in D minor K.397"
In America2002performer: "Desperado" 1973


Making 'Emelie'2016Video documentary shortHerself
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHerself
Xposé2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
Los Tudor: Rodarán cabezas2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 6th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Award Nominee
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2008TV SeriesHerself
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Late Late Show2003-2004TV SeriesHerself
The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Cast of a Motion Picture
The View2003TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Once Upon a Time2014-2015TV SeriesAurora
Once Upon a Time: Wicked Is Coming2014TV Movie documentaryPrincess Aurora (uncredited)
Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland2013TV Movie documentaryPrincess Aurora (uncredited)
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesPrincess Aurora in 'Once Upon a Time'


Won Awards

2010IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role in TelevisionThe Tudors (2007)
2009EFP Shooting StarBerlin International Film FestivalIreland
2004IFC AwardIowa Film Critics AwardsBest Supporting ActressIn America (2002)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - FemaleIn America (2002)

Nominated Awards

2014BTVA Anime Dub Movies/Special Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Female Lead Vocal Performance in an Anime Feature Film/SpecialKokuriko-zaka kara (2011)
2014BTVA Anime Dub Movies/Special Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/SpecialKokuriko-zaka kara (2011)
2011IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role in TelevisionThe Tudors (2007)
2009IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role in a FilmThe Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
2009Rising Star AwardIrish Film and Television Awards
2004Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Young Actor/ActressIn America (2002)
2004CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising PerformerIn America (2002)
2004Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsBreakthrough PerformanceIn America (2002)
2004Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting FemaleIn America (2002)
2004Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsYouth in FilmIn America (2002)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Youth PerformanceIn America (2002)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Breakthrough Performance - FemaleIn America (2002)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Adapted SongIn America (2002)
2004Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role, DramaIn America (2002)
2004ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureIn America (2002)
2003WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressIn America (2002)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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