Sarah Jeffery (born April 3, 1996) is a Canadian actress, singer and dancer. She is known for her work in the Fox television sci-fi drama Wayward Pines, the Disney Channel original movie Descendants, and the NBC crime drama Shades of Blue.
Life and career
Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jeffery booked her first television role on the Cartoon Network pilot Aliens in the House. Months later, while attending the Langley Fine Arts School, Jeffery landed a series regular role on DirectTV's Rogue, portraying the teenage daughter to Thandie Newton.
While shooting Rogue, Jeffery was cast in the M. Night Shyamalan event series Wayward Pines and worked with industry heavyweights, such as Matt Dillon, Melissa Leo and Terrence Howard.
Following the completion of "Rogueand Wayward Pines, Jeffery moved away from dark and edgy characters when she was cast in the Disney Channel movie Descendants, directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega. Descendants premiered to 12.2 million total viewers, including a record-breaking 3.3 million viewers on the Disney Channel app.
Jeffery would get her first taste of independent film when she was cast in the feature Undone, portraying a teen straddling the line between black and white students at a school dealing with racial tensions. Directed by famed music video director Director X, the film won the Best Atlantic Feature Award at the 2015 Atlantic Film Festival.