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Sarah Wayne Callies


Actress, writer, and director, Sarah Wayne Callies is best known for starring in multiple hit television series. Sarah starred earlier this year in the ABC series “The Company You Keep” alongside Milo Ventimiglia. Prior to that, Sarah starred in the NBC series “Council Of Dads,” which is currently available on NBC’s website, Peacock, and Hulu. Before “Council Of Dads,” Sarah starred in the USA series “Colony,” “Letterkenny,” and in the AMC mega-hit, “The Walking Dead.” 

Sarah’s role in the Fox franchise “Prison Break” continued with a re-boot of the series. She starred in the critically acclaimed NatGeo limited series, “The Long Road Home” based on the Martha Raddatz book of the same name. She also starred in the Sundance TV/CBC limited series, “Unspeakable,” where Sarah leapt into directing, having directed an episode of the limited series, “Unspeakable,” as well as an episode of the final season of “Colony.” Since then, Sarah has directed for “The Good Doctor,” “Firefly Lane,” “Family Law,” and most recently, “Fire Country.” As a writer, Sarah has several screenplays in development with various motion picture entities.

As a film actress, Sarah has appeared in Giancarlo Esposito’s “This Is Your Death,” opposite Josh Duhamel and Famke Jannsen, Warner Brothers’ and Broken Road’s geo-thriller, “Into the Storm,” Volage Pictures’ “Pay the Ghost” opposite Nicolas Cage, “Black November” opposite Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger, and 20th Century Fox’s “The Other Side of the Door.” Continuing her passion for storytelling, Sarah is the writer, director, and voice of the science fiction, post-apocalyptic scripted podcast “Aftershock” whose season 2 will be launching in August of 2023.

Selected filmography

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    The Company You Keep
    • Character: Birdie Nicoletti
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    Council of Dads
    • Character: Robin Perry
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    • Character: Katie Bowman
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    The Walking Dead
    • Character: Lori Grimes
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    The Long Road Home
    • Character: Leann Volesky
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    Prison Break
    • Character: Sara Tancredi
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    Into the Storm
    • Character: Allison
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    Black November
    • Character: Kate Summers
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    The Show
    • Character: Karina
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    The Other Side of the Door
    • Character: Maria