Sara Waisglass Biography


Birthday: July 3, 1998 (Cancer)

Born In: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sara Waisglass is a Canadian actress best known for playing the role of Frankie Hollingsworth in the popular Degrassi franchise. She started playing Frankie Hollingsworth in the franchise's fourth series Degrassi: The Next Generation and then went on to reprise the role in subsequent series, such as Degrassi: Minis, Degrassi: Don't Look Back, and Degrassi: Next Class. In 2015, she received a nomination at the Young Entertainer Awards for her performance in Degrassi: The Next Generation. Her portrayal of Frankie Hollingsworth has established her as one of the finest young actresses in Canada. Over the years, she has worked alongside popular actors like Robert Pattinson, John Malkovich, Dane Dehaan, Romain Duris, Evangeline Lilly, and Sir Ben Kingsley. Apart from being an actress, Sara Waisglass is also a social media influencer. She is popular on several social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

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Canadian Celebrities Born In July

Age: 25 Years, 25 Year Old Females


father: Jeff Waisglass

mother: Tess Waisglass

siblings: Carly Waisglass

Born Country: Canada

Actresses Canadian Women

Height: 5'4" (163 cm), 5'4" Females

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education: Earl Haig High School

Early Life

Sara Waisglass was born on July 3, 1998, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Tess and Jeff Waisglass. She was raised alongside her older sister Carly Waisglass. She became interested in modeling and acting at a young age. She made her acting debut in 2007 when she was cast to play Young Jane in one of the episodes of the popular TV series The Jane Show. She made her short film debut when she played Tracey in the 2008 short film, Afterwards. The same year, she also appeared as Amber in another short film titled Watering Mr. Cocoa.

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Sara Waisglass’ big breakthrough came in 2009 when she appeared as Jordy Cooper in the popular children's television sitcom Overruled when she was 11 years old. She played the role from 2009 to 2010, appearing in 29 episodes. After a hiatus of three years, Waisglass made a comeback in 2013 when she landed the main role of Frankie Hollingsworth in the popular teen drama TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She played the role from 2013 to 2015, appearing in 44 episodes. She reprised the role as Frankie Hollingsworth in the 2015 TV movie Degrassi: Don't Look Back. The same year, she was also seen in a biographical drama film titled Life, in which she played a minor role.

In 2016, she played Chanel in a TV movie titled Holiday Joy. The same year, she was also seen reprising her role as Frankie Hollingsworth in Degrassi: Next Class. She appeared in the series from 2016 to 2017, playing the role in 37 episodes. In 2017, she appeared in TV series like Killjoys and The Good Doctor. The same year, she was also seen playing Robyn in the Canadian drama film Mary Goes Round, which was screened at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. The following year, she landed the recurring role of Lyla in the children's TV series Holly Hobbie. In 2018, she was also seen in a couple of episodes of popular TV series Suits where she played Teen Esther

In 2020, Sara Waisglass landed the recurring role of Madison St. Claire in the American supernatural drama streaming TV series October Faction. The same year, she also appeared as Anna in the Brent Cote-directed crime drama-thriller Tainted. Waisglass’ popularity increased in 2021 when she started playing Maxine Baker in the popular comedy-drama streaming TV series Ginny & Georgia, Over the years, Sara Waisglass has established herself as one of the most talented young actresses in Canada.

Personal Life

Sara Waisglass did not allow her acting and modeling career disrupt her education; she graduated from Earl Haig High School while also focusing on her acting career. She is also an aspiring screenwriter and spends her free time writing her own projects. Waisglass is a vegetarian, which helps her maintain a healthy lifestyle. She also enjoys spending time at the gym, which helps her maintain an attractive physique. She also loves spending time with her family and is especially close to her father, whom she often features on her Instagram page.

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