Sarah Drew, born October 1, 1980[1], is an actress. She is known for her roles as Hannah Rogers in Everwood, voiced Stacy Rowe in Daria, Dr. April Kepner on Grey's Anatomy, and she guest starred on Glee as Suzy Pepper in 2009.

Personal life

Drew was born in Charlottesville, Virginia to Dr. Jean Drew and Rev. Charles Drew. Her mother is now teaching biology at the independent private school for girls, Brearley, in Manhattan. Her father is the senior pastor at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City. She grew up in Stony Brook, New York, on Long Island.[2] Her second cousin is actor Benjamin McKenzie.[1]

She received a Bachelor's degree in Drama from the University of Virginia in 2002.[1]

Drew married Peter Lanfer in 2002 and their son, Micah Emmanuel, was born in January 2012.[3] Drew gave birth to her second child, Hannah Mali Rose, on December 3, 2014[4]; despite begin born three and a half weeks early, Hannah is healthy and happy.

Drew is good friends with fellow Everwood star Emily VanCamp.



Drew began her acting career in 1997, while still in High School. She voiced the animated television series Daria with the television movies Is It Fall Yet? and Is It College Yet? as Stacy Rowe.

She later had her stage debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey, in 2001 and her Broadway debut in Vincent in Brixton,2003. The Broadway debut later took her to London's West End.

She made the move to television with a guest-starring role in the series Wonderfalls, and was in the feature film Radio, starring Cuba Gooding Jr. She appeared in the theatrical feature American Pastime, as Katie Burrell, the daughter of a Japanese relocation camp sergeant.

On June 9, 2010 she was promoted to a series regular on Grey's Anatomy.

She filmed Moms' Night Out in summer 2013.


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Daria Stacy Rowe / Various voice, 1997 - 2001 (26 episodes)
2000 Daria: Is It Fall Yet? Stacy Rowe voice and TV movie
2002 Daria: Is It College Yet? Stacy Rowe voice and TV movie
2003 Radio Mary Helen
2004 Wonderfalls Bianca Knowles (Karma Chameleon)
Everwood Hannah Rogers 2004 - 2006 (38 episodes)
2005 The Baxter Serena
2006 Locked Upstairs Jo short film
Cold Case Jenny (Static)
2007 Reinventing the Wheelers Becky Conner TV movie
American Pastime Katie Burrell
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Becca Rick (Responsible)
The Violin Judit short film
2008 Medium Suzie Keener (Wicked Game: Part 2)
Wieners Karen
Privileged Caryn (All About Insecurities)
Hallmark Hall of Fame Nancy Lazarus (Front of the Class)
Mad Men Kitty Romano 2008 - 2009 (4 episodes)
Private Practice Judy 2008 - 2009 (Know When to Fold and Nothing to Fear)
2009 Inside the Box Molly TV pilot
Castle Chloe Richardson (Nanny McDead)
Numb3rs Piper St. John (Angels and Devils)
In Plain Sight Rachel Rosenzweig (Aguna Matatala)
Glee Suzy Pepper (Ballad)
Grey's Anatomy Dr. April Kepner 2009 - (113 episodes)
2010 Supernatural Nora (Swap Meat)
Miami Medical Emily (What Lies Beneath)
Seattle Grace: Message of Hope April Kepner
Tug Ariel
2014 Moms' Night Out Allyson
Waking Marshall Walker Charlotte short


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