Actor, director, and writer Sarah Wayne Callies currently stars in the ABC series “The Company You Keep” premiering in February. On the comedy front, Sarah appears as Anita Dyck in the breakout comedy series, “Letterkenny.” Prior to that, Sarah starred in the NBC series “Council Of Dads.” Sarah is best known for nuanced and complex leading roles in hit television series including the USA series “Colony,” as Lori Grimes in the AMC mega-hit "The Walking Dead", and on FOX's "Prison Break" as Sara Tancredi. Sarah also starred in the critically acclaimed NatGeo limited series, “The Long Road Home,” based on the Martha Raddatz book of the same name.
Sarah led the Sundance TV/CBC limited series, “Unspeakable,” where she also leapt into directing, helming an episode. Sarah also directed an episode of the final season of “Colony.” Since then, Sarah has directed several episodes of “The Good Doctor,” Netflix's “Firefly Lane,” “Family Law,” and most recently on the premiere season of “Fire Country.”
As a film actress, Sarah appeared in Giancarlo Esposito’s “The Show,” opposite Josh Duhamel and Famke Jannsen, 20th Century Fox’s “The Other Side of the Door,” Voltage Pictures’ “Pay the Ghost,” opposite Nicolas Cage, Warner Brothers’ and Broken Road’s geo-thriller, “Into the Storm,” and “Black November” opposite Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger.
Expanding her passion for storytelling, Sarah is the creator, writer, director, and voice of the science fiction, post-apocalyptic scripted podcast “Aftershock,” the second season of which is due out in April from iHeart radio. As a writer, Sarah has several screenplays in development with various television and motion picture entities.