Actress Sarah Thompson is known for her roles in the television series “Boston Public” (as Dana Poole, 2000-2002), “Angel” (as Eve, 2003-2004) and “7th Heaven” (as Rose, 2005-2006). She has starred in a number of films, such as “Cruel Intentions 2” (2000), “The Pink Conspiracy” (2007), “Babysitter Wanted” (2008), “Broken Windows” (2008), “Hansie” (2008), “ A Christmas Proposal” (2008), “Brooklyn's Finest” (2009) and “Raajneeti” (2010).
Thompson is married to Brad Kane. She enjoys singing and cooking.
Childhood and Family:
Sarah Thompson Kane was born on October 25, 1979, in Los Angeles, California. She has two younger sisters, Elizabeth and Anne. She attended high school at The Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. She went on to enrolled at Barnard College, Southern Illinois University and Columbia University.
On July 28, 2007, Sarah married screenwriter Brad Kane at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, CA.
Sarah Thompson began her professional acting career in 1997. She made her feature film debut as Beth in “The Ice Storm,” a drama directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Rick Moody. The film, which featured an ensemble cast of Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Elijah Wood, and Sigourney Weaver, was not a box office success upon its release. On the small screen, she debuted with a two episode role as Bobbi in the Dan Aykroyd sitcom “Soul Man.”
Two years later, Thompson resurfaced by portraying Erica in the comedy film “ A Wake in Providence,” starring Vincent Pagano, Victoria Rowell and Adrienne Barbeau and directed by Rosario Roveto Jr., and landing guest spots in television series such as HBO's “The Sopranos” (as Lucinda), Comedy Central's “Strangers with Candy” and the CBS daytime soap “ As the World Turns” (as Young Deena Silva).
In 2000, Thompson landed a minor character on the David E. Kelley drama “Boston Public,” which premiered on Fox on October 23, 2000. Playing Dana Poole, a popular student who kissed Harry, then tried to blackmail him, she appeared in a total of 8 episodes until 2002. Also in 2000, she played Daria in the pilot of the ABC short lived comedy series “Madigan Men,” starring Gabriel Byrne, and Delaney Park in an episode of “ FreakyLinks” called “Subject: Three Thirteen” before giving a memorable performance as Danielle Sherman in the direct to video “Cruel Intentions 2,” a prequel to the 1999 hit “Cruel Intentions.” Co-starred in the film included Robin Dunne, Keri Lynn Pratt and Amy Adams.
Thompson next made guest appearances in such TV shows as Showtime's “Going to California” (2001, as Christina), CBS'“Touched by an Angel” (2002, as Kristie) and Lifetime's “The Division” (2003, as Madeleine Bainbridge). In October 2003, she landed the recurring role of Eve in the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” spin off, “Angel,” starring David Boreanaz and Charisma Carpenter. She appeared in a total of 10 episodes until May 2004. Between December 2003 and February 2004, she portrayed Bambi in several episodes (included the pilot) of the short lived ABC crime/drama film “Line of Fire,” starring Leslie Bibb, Jeffrey D. Sams, David Paymer and Anson Mount. On the big screen, she portrayed Krista the Barista in the comedy film “Malibu's Most Wanted” (2003), written by and starring Jamie Kennedy and co-starring Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson, and Regina Hall, and worked with Zack Ward, Tony Daly and Jennifer Aspen in Sven Pape's comedy, “L.A. Twister” (2004).
Thompson's television career gained further boots when she was cast as Rose in the long running but now defunct family drama “7th Heaven” (The WB, 1996-2006; The CW, 2006-2007), starring Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Barry Watson and Jessica Biel. She was on the show from 2005 to 2006.
After leaving the show, Thompson appeared as Lilly Dolan in an episode of “ Without a Trace” called “Crash and Burn” (2007), and starred with Bradley Snedeker and Mercedes McNab in the comedy film “The Pink Conspiracy” (2007) as well as with Crystal Stone and Eric Lange in the direct to video “Brutal” (2007), which was directed and written by Ethan Wiley. In addition to a guest spot in “House M.D.,” the actress also had seven different film projects under her belt in 2008. She first teamed up with Walid Amini, Jessica Anderson and Daniel Bonjour for the Michael Feifer direced comedy “Dear Me,” then co-starred with Frank Krueger and Chad Everett in Marc Clebanoff's action/crime, “Break,” and starred as Angie Albright in the horror/thriller “Babysitter Wanted,” opposite Tina Houtz and Nana Visitor. She also portrayed Katie in Tony Hickman's drama, “Broken Windows,” with Larisa Oleynik and Jennifer Hall, Bertha Cronje in Regardt van den Bergh's “Hansie,” co-starring Frank Rautenbach, and Reagan in the comedy/drama “ A Christmas Proposal,” opposite Nicole Eggert, David O'Donnell and Tom Arnold.
Thompson was cast as Sarie in “Brooklyn's Finest,” a 2009 crime film starring Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the film received mixed reviews from critics and grossed over $36 million worldwide, against a budget of $17 million. The same year, she portrayed Annie in the historical drama “Taking Chance,” starring Kevin Bacon. The film was chosen for showing at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and premiered on HBO on February 21, 2009. In 2010, she starred in the Hindi film “Raajneeti,” directed, produced and co-written by Prakash Jha, and had a supporting role in the comedy film “A Nanny for Christmas,” starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Dean Cain and Richard Ruccolo. On television, she guest starred in “ All My Children” and played The Woman in the TV series “No Clean Break” (both 2010).
Thompson is set to co-star with Fred Willard and Michael Gross in the upcoming TV film “12 Wishes,” which is scheduled for a 2012 release.