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About Sarah

A writer and actor focused on television, Sarah J. Eagen is a 2019 Semifinalist for the prestigious Humanitas NEW VOICES program. She is currently writing a feature film for Triple Jay Productions, an independent production company committed to hiring 200 women in the entertainment industry in the next year. She wrote on the new sci-fi audio drama anthology "The Veil" from Voxx Studios, writing 4 episodes with unique settings and characters in season 1. She co-wrote, produced, and acted in the short Soledad, starring Frankie Loyal of “Mayans, M.C.,” which screened on the Disney lot at the end of 2018 and was nominated for Best Writing and Best Short at the Top Indie Film Awards, winning Most Terrifying in 2019. She wrote and starred in the webseries "Magic for Muggles" and the short The Interview, based on her graduate school research in Genetics and Virology.
One of Eagen’s pilots was chosen as a top ten finalist in the Stage 32 TV Writing Contest in April of 2019, and one of her sitcom pilots was a quarterfinalist in Stage 32’s Comedy Writing Contest. Previously, her pilots have placed as semifinalists in the 2018 NYTVF Script Comp, as a finalist for the WAN Writers Workshop in 2019, and for the Women in Film/Blacklist Episodic lab in the fall of 2017. One of her parody scripts was performed live by the Parsec award-nominated podcast Once Upon a Wine in 2018. She is a monthly contributor to the online journal Ms in the Biz, where she writes about breaking into writing for TV with advice and resources for writers as well as interviewing prominent showrunners.
She just appeared on one of the last episodes of “The Big Bang Theory,” TV’s longest-running multi-cam show, in a sequence with Academy Award winner Regina King. Eagen was previously seen as helpful paralegal Carol in CBS's action comedy “Rush Hour”, in a Guest Star role on Lifetime's scripted series "My Crazy Ex,” and she had the pleasure of sharing the screen with funny lady Kristen Schaal in Austin Found, which premiered at Dances with Films in 2017.
Eagen is a member of the Junior Leadership Board of Hollywood Heart, a LA-based organization that provides arts education to underserved youth and those affected by HIV/AIDS. Last year she co-taught the weeklong writing workshop at Camp Hollywood Heart with Oscar-nominated screenwriter John Gatins, and she will be returning to teach with Gatins for the 2019 camp. She has been an HIV/AIDS educator and activist since she was 10, when she learned that her cousin Christopher was fighting a long and public battle with the disease as a result of an affected blood transfusion in his childhood. He spent several summers attending a camp like Hollywood Heart before he died at the age of 18.
She is also an avid traveler and rock climber, having climbed in Zion, Yosemite, Arches, Joshua Tree, and Devil’s Tower.

Unique traits: Neuroscience degree and went to Grad School for Genetics. Rock Climber. Tea Connoisseur.

Loglines

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep Drama A bored but brilliant anesthesiologist who has never lost a patient discovers that helping end their lives is more enticing than preventing their deaths.

  • Pros & Cons

    Pros & Cons Comedy A law clerk fighting to make partner gets seduced into the world of cosplay, forcing her to reexamine what she values and fight for her professional credibility.

  • Magic for Muggles

    Magic for Muggles Other After the end of the 2nd Wizarding War, Hermione Granger goes to work as the Junior Muggle Liaison to the Ministry of Magic.

Credits

  • Soledad

    Soledad (2019)
    Film Actress

  • The Big Bang Theory

    The Big Bang Theory (2019)
    TV Series Actress

  • Nice Place

    Nice Place (2019)
    Film Producer

  • Let's Not Talk About That

    Let's Not Talk About That (2018)
    Video Miscellaneous Crew

  • The Lurking Man

    The Lurking Man (2017)
    Film (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actress 'Cailean' is an abusive alcoholic mother. When she dies she is offered a chance at redemption if she takes over the job of 'Death'.

  • Austin Found

    Austin Found (2017)
    Film Actress

  • Three Legged Dog

    Three Legged Dog (2017)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

  • Broken: A Musical

    Broken: A Musical (2016)
    Film by Nancy Criss (Musical) Choreographer

  • You're Here

    You're Here (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress An avid bible study leader dies and goes to heaven but that the finds place isn't all it's cracked up to be.

  • The Breakout: A Rock Opera

    The Breakout: A Rock Opera (2016)
    Film (Drama and Musical) Actress Albert, a loner who spends most of his time in the high school library, is obsessed with the beautiful and bright but tormented Cara (who the other kids call "Scara" because of her scarred arms). When the school authorities decide Scara is a danger to herself and have her committed to a hospital, Albert enlists the help of the rebellious kids Scara hangs with to rescue her from her fate. But can they hope to triumph over the adult world? Written by J.P.

  • Magic for Muggles

    Magic for Muggles (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Rush Hour

    Rush Hour (2016)
    Television (Action, Comedy and Crime) Actress TV show based on the action-comedy 'Rush Hour' films about an L.A. cop who teams up with a detective from Hong Kong.

  • My Crazy Ex

    My Crazy Ex (2016)
    Television (Drama) Actress "My Crazy Ex" tells the extraordinary but true stories of past relationships that went awry when one partner's behavior goes from romantic to excessive to extreme.

  • What Dreams Mae Come

    What Dreams Mae Come (2016)
    Film (Short) Production designer Add a Plot »

  • Halo

    Halo (2015)
    Film (short) by Luwam Mikael (Drama) Actress

  • Truth or Dare

    Truth or Dare (2015)
    Film (short) by Shannon Corbeil (Comedy) Actress An innocent game of Truth or Dare escalates quickly. Very quickly.

  • Makeup Call

    Makeup Call (2015)
    Television Actress Add a Plot »

  • The Interview

    The Interview (2015)
    Film (short) by Sarah J. Eagen Actress, Writer, Producer It will break you down like an enzyme.

  • Love Obsession

    Love Obsession (2015)
    Film (short) by Mike Barroga (Mystery and Thriller) Actress

  • Salt

    Salt (2014)
    Film (short) by Anne Hestia Lann (Drama) Actress Beatrice admires and cares for her identical twin sister Zena, a successful dancer. A car accident changes their relationships. Zena decides to move on, and Beatrice must decide whether to accept her new reality - her imperfect other self.

  • The Reel Deal

    The Reel Deal (2014)
    Television (Reality-TV) Actress Pairs celebrities with talented up and coming Actors, Directors, Writers and Composers to create short films from scratch in 4 days.

  • What If My Wife Died In Yoga Class?

    What If My Wife Died In Yoga Class? (2014)
    Film (short) by Jeffrey Williams (Comedy) Actress, Choreographer We've all asked ourselves what would happen if a sudden, shocking tragedy changed our lives forever. Most people let those fleeting thoughts slide. Randy is not most people. During a tedious day of doing laundry, he is determined to find an answer. While fighting for washing machines and folding socks, he sets out on an epic journey of self-discovery. On the road to enlightenment, he experiences heartbreak, joy, crooked cops, and a big ass bag of socks. It's an unthinkable question with a most unexpected answer. Written by Anonymous

  • Option B

    Option B (2013)
    Film (short) by Aaron Sutherland (Comedy) Actress

  • Charlie's Dilemma

    Charlie's Dilemma (2013)
    Film by Desiree Naomi Stone (Comedy) Actress Charlie can't forget his childhood love while he attempts to navigate the tricky (and often hilarious) world of dating. An homage to Federico Fellini.

  • Out of Order

    Out of Order (2013)
    Film (short) by Dwight Hwang (Comedy) Actress

  • 100% OFF: A Recession-Era Romance

    100% OFF: A Recession-Era Romance (2012)
    Film by Shaun Scott (Drama) Actress 100% OFF is about being young and in love in the Recession. When graduation and the financial crisis of 2007 coincide, relationships fray and come together in unexpected ways.

  • Green Means Go

    Green Means Go (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Actress

  • Dr. Dufour's Secret Tunnel

    Dr. Dufour's Secret Tunnel (2011)
    Film (short) by Ram Ganesh Actress

Education

  • Knox College

  • Annie Grindlay Studios (Advanced On Camera Intensive)

  • Gary Austin (Groundlings)

  • Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland

  • The Groundlings

  • Sara Mornell

  • Steven Anderson (Acting Coach)

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