Born and raised in Vancouver, Sarah was introduced to the television business at an early age, her parents are the writers of the long airing TV show The Beachcombers.
Sarah went into acting shortly after high school. During her five years that Sarah played Carol on Madison she was nominated for three Gemini Awards for Best Actress. In 1996 she won the Best Actress Leo award for the same character. Once again in 2000, she was nominated for two Leo Awards, one for her work on Da Vinci's Inquest and the second she won for her work in the short drama Second Date. Throughout the years Sarah appeared in many TV shows and movies.
Once attended Kitsilano High School.