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Sarah Hyland Bio

We all know her as Haley Dunphy, the hysterical teen daughter from the hit sitcom Modern Family, but 21-year-old Sarah Hyland has actually been acting since age five! Find out more in her Kidzworld bio!

New York, New York

Sarah was born in New York City. Her dad, Edward James Hyland, has been involved in theater as an actor, and used to take Sarah on trips touring different theatres with him. Her mom is a stage acting coach and home-schooled Sarah until Grade 2, making it easy to balance acting and schoolwork. Sarah was a standout talent even at a young age, and started doing voice work and commercials when she was only five years old; she was well-known for her “little girl” voice!

Actor’s Academy & Annie

By Grade 6 Sarah had been accepted into the Professional Performing Arts School, graduating from there in 2008. In that time her career really took off: she appeared in movies like the Object of My Affection and the Audrey Hepburn Story, plus as Annie in ABC’s TV version of the classic musical. She also appeared on TV shows like Another World and Law & Order.

Screen & Stage

Sarah didn’t just take the acting world by storm on screen, she also booked stage performances like Annie (as the lead role), Grey Gardens, Bad Girls and A Dark Part of the Forest. Grey Gardens was nominated for tons of stage awards, and Sarah was pegged as a young talent to watch.

California Dreams

When Sarah turned 18 she moved to L.A. and, within weeks, landed a juicy role in the family comedy-drama Modern Family! Since landing the role Sarah and the rest of the cast have received several awards, including the Emmy for “Outstanding Comedy."

Disney Princess

So what’s up next for Sarah? She’s set to star in Disney’s new TV movie Geek Charming alongside her boyfriend Matt Prokop (you may know him from High School Musical 3)! We can’t wait until it’s out!

Did You Know...

Some of Sarah’s nicknames are Kitty, Raindrop and SJ!

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catsrcute9
catsrcute9 posted in TV Shows:
"anybody7" wrote:Both only create stupid shows with poor actors and idiotic plots. However Disney does make a decent movie once in a blue moon (eg. Big Hero 6), and Nickelodeon features reruns of SpongeBob from when it was still a good show.I miss the good shows like Teen Titans (the original series, not the ridiculous joke of a remake), Dexter's Laboratory, That's So Raven, you know when kids tv was still good and enjoyable. you make a good point about the old shows on disney. I am tied for nick and disney. I like nick for the fact that it had some good shows like Fairly Oddparents. disney had good shows that brings back good memories but it now has stupid shows with screaming children and overall loud voices, in a bad way.
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KingShawn13
KingShawn13 posted in TV Shows:
"anybody7" wrote:Both only create stupid shows with poor actors and idiotic plots. However Disney does make a decent movie once in a blue moon (eg. Big Hero 6), and Nickelodeon features reruns of SpongeBob from when it was still a good show.I miss the good shows like Teen Titans (the original series, not the ridiculous joke of a remake), Dexter's Laboratory, That's So Raven, you know when kids tv was still good and enjoyable. I feel your pain my friend
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malia101
malia101 posted in TV Shows:
It depends. I prefer the older shows on Disney and Nick. Most shows that are on Disney and Nick today are stupid in my opinion, If I would watch anything it would be Spongebob and the older shows on Nick and Disney. I can't decide. 
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anybody7
anybody7 posted in TV Shows:
Both only create stupid shows with poor actors and idiotic plots.  However Disney does make a decent movie once in a blue moon (eg. Big Hero 6), and Nickelodeon features reruns of SpongeBob from when it was still a good show. I miss the good shows like Teen Titans (the original series, not the ridiculous joke of a remake), Dexter's Laboratory, That's So Raven, you know when kids tv was still good and enjoyable.
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anybody7
anybody7 posted in Celebs:
Neither, I say deport him back to Canada where he belongs.
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