Sarah Chalke Biography
Sarah started acting at the age of 8. She appeared in the local musical theatre plays. At the age of 16 she landed a job as a reporter on the childrens show, KidZone. Then in 1993 she took over Lecy Goranson as Becky Healy in the hit sitcom Rosanne. After her stint in Rosanne she returned to Canada and appeared on the Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy. The television drama by CBC lasted from 1998 to 1999.
In 2001, she landed the role of Dr. Elliot Reid in Scrubs. Prior to appearing in this hit NBC comedy she appeared in several films and television shows with minor roles. In 1994, she appeared in Ernest Goes to School. She was also seen in The Bu, Channel 101s parody of The O. C.
Aside from appearing in television and films she is also active in breast cancer awareness campaign. She starred in Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy. Her involvement in cancer awareness was brought by having experienced breast cancer in her family. She lost both her aunt and grandmother to breast cancer. When not busy filming for movies or television, Sarah is busy with her campaign for early breast cancer detection.
Television appearances to her credits are: City Boy in 1992, Relentless: Mind of a Killer and Woman on the Ledge in 1993, Roseanne in 1993 to 1997, Beyond Obsession in 1994, Robin of Locksley, Dead Ahead and Stand Against Fear in 1996, A Childs Wish, Dying to Belong and Daughters in 1997, Ive Been Waiting for You and Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy in 1998, Clone High in 2002, The Bu from 2003 to 2005, Scrubs from 2001 to present, Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy in 2006 and The Chronicle for 2008. Films to her credits include: Ernest Goes to School in 1994, Y2K in 1999, All Shook Up in 1999, Cinderella: Single Again and Spin Cycle in 2000, Kill Me Later and XCU: Extreme Close Up in 2001, Alchemy ad Cake in 2005, Chaos Theory and Mamas Boy for 2007.