Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York
A shy child, Sara turned to acting to become more social. She appeared on the television drama All My Children (1982), which was followed by the feature films Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Legend (1985). She has since appeared in numerous films, including Timecop (1994), The Maddening (1995), Undertow (1996), Black Day Blue Night (1995), The Pompatus of Love (1996), and The Impossible Elephant (2001). She was in the television mini-series Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001) and the short-lived WB series Birds of Prey (2002–2003).