Sarah Rafferty Biography

Sarah Rafferty is an American actress recognized for her role in the drama series ‘Suits’. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

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Birthday: December 6, 1972

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 47 Years, 47 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Also Known As: Sarah Gray Rafferty

Born in: New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'9" (175 cm), 5'9" Females

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Spouse/Ex-: Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppälä (m. 2001)

father: Michael Griffin Rafferty Jr.

mother: Mary Lee Rafferty

siblings: Ann Rafferty, Connie Rafferty, Maura Rafferty

children: Iris Friday Seppala, Oona Gray Seppala

U.S. State: Connecticut

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education: Phillips Academy, Hamilton College, University of Oxford, Yale School of Drama

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Sarah Rafferty is an American actress best recognized for her role as Donna Roberta Paulsen on the drama series ‘Suits’. She has also guest-starred in a number of other TV shows, such as ‘Law & Order’, ‘Third Watch’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘Six Feet Under’, ‘The Practice’, ‘Charmed’, ‘8 Simple Rules’, ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘Brothers & Sisters’. The actress has acted in many TV films as well. On the big screen, she has worked in the movies ‘Speakeasy’, ‘Soccer Dog: European Cup’ and ‘Falling for Grace’. In addition to acting, Sarah Rafferty also contributes to various causes including The Brain Project (TBJ) and the Alzheimer's Association. She hosted the Sardi's event held in Los Angeles for two years which benefited the Alzheimer's Association to a great extent. The American beauty also serves as an ambassador for TBJ whose aim is to raise funds for the Baycrest Health Sciences, a world leader in brain health and aging.

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  • Sarah Rafferty first acted in the 1998 TV film ‘Trinity’. She then appeared in an episode of the series ‘Law & Order’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’ She proceeded to act in the flick ‘Speakeasy’ in 2003. The same year, the actress got featured in the dramas ‘Without a Trace’, ‘Six Feet Under’, ‘The Practice’, ‘Tremors’ and ‘Good Morning, Miami’. Then in 2004, Rafferty did the movie ‘Soccer Dog: European Cup’. During that time, she also starred in the series ‘Charmed’, ‘Second Time Around’ and ‘8 Simple Rules’.
  • Two years later, in 2006, the blonde beauty was cast as Sydney in the film ‘Falling for Grace’. Rafferty then did the TV movies ‘Football Wives’ and ‘What If God Were the Sun?’ in 2007. After this, she appeared in episodes of the dramas ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘Bones’ respectively. The actress was cast in the main role of Donna Roberta Paulsen in the series ‘Suits’ in 2011. In 2016, she acted in the television film ‘All Things Valentine’.
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Personal Life
  • Sarah Rafferty was born as Sarah Gray Rafferty on December 6, 1972 in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA, to parents Michael Griffin Rafferty Jr., and Mary Lee Rafferty. She has three sisters, Ann, Maura and Constance. Rafferty attended the Phillips Academy and later on studied at Hamilton College and graduated magna cum laude from there in 1993. She then studied at the University of Oxford and received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale School of Drama.
  • The blonde beauty got married to Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala in 2001. Her husband serves as a stock research analyst at the Lazard Frères & Company. Rafferty has two daughters, Oona Gray and Iris Friday, with her husband.

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