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From Bit Role in The Dark Knight Rises to Earning Emmy Award Nomination: Seven Facts of Barry Actress Sarah Goldberg

Dahlia Published On Thu Mar 26 2020   Modified On Thu Mar 26 2020
From Bit Role in The Dark Knight Rises to Earning Emmy Award Nomination: Seven Facts of Barry Actress Sarah Goldberg

Canadian actress Sarah Goldberg is prominent for her performance in movies and television series as The Dark Knight Rises, Barry, and The Report. 

She is the recipient of various prestigious awards nominations and is equally active in the stage production. Recently, her movie The Night House had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2020. Let's learn seven exciting facts of the actress. 

7. How Old is Sarah Goldberg?

Born on May 31, 1985, Sarah Goldberg is currently 34 years old as of now. Moreover, she is 5 feet and 5.5 inches tall (1.66m). 

6. Is of Jewish Descent

The 34 years old actress comes from a Jewish family. She grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, and had a penchant for theatre works from an early age.

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Sarah Goldberg at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Source: Zimbio

In the initial period of pursuing the acting profession, Goldberg would work as a waitress and babysitter. She also had small roles in movies like  A Bunch of Amateurs, Gambit, and The Dark Knight Rises. 

As a matter of fact, Barry actress played as an unnamed analyst in the Christopher Nolan's superhero film The Dark Knight Rises

5. Loves Fleabag Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Sarah Goldberg is the only female lead in the Emmy-award nominated show Barry. Nevertheless, she is proud to be the single main female character despite the pressure. 

While conversing with Los Angeles Times, Goldberg revealed that she is a huge fan of the one-woman show Fleabag, mentioning the creator and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge as her 'spirit animal.'

"Bridge and Sharon Horgan are out there fighting the fight.", Goldberg exclaimed.

4. Not to be Confused with 7th Heaven Actress Sarah Danielle Goldberg

Both actresses share an identical name, so there's a higher chance that people might confuse the 34-years old actress with the Jurassic Park III star. Sarah Danielle Goldberg, more commonly known as Sarah Goldberg, passed away in her sleep by natural causes on September 27, 2014, at her family’s cabin in Wisconsin. She was only 40 years old at the time of her death.

3. Sarah Goldberg Doesn't Have an Instagram Account

Social media has taken away the personal freedom actors need. Having to make a post every day to stay in the trend, wherever or whatever you are going through, sounds quite wearisome. 

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Sarah Goldberg at the premiere of  "Barry." Source: Pinterest

In an interview with Gossamer, Goldberg stated, 

"I’m a bit nostalgic for a period of time when actors had some anonymity. Social media kicked off when I was still in college, but I never got involved. Not because I thought I was too good for it, but because I thought, Oh this is definitely going to bring out the worst in me. "

The actress further talked about the reason she doesn't use Instagram and Twitter, exclaiming, 

"I found the whole thing a bit creepy. Now I feel like it’s gotten to the point where it’s dangerous. I understand it’s a necessary evil in a lot of professions, and I don’t want to knock anyone who uses it as a form of gaining employment because it’s effective. But I find, for what I do, there’s this pressure to have a presence, and I don’t think that it’s necessary."

2. Earned Laurence Olivier Awards Nomination For Stage Work

The actress played as Betsy/Lindsey in the Royal Court Theatre play Clybourne Park. The play is the spin-off of A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. 

Moreover, it is also loosely based on some monumental events that took place in Chicago city. The stage production went on to receive a Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2011 and  Tony Award for best play in 2012. 

Goldberg also received the nomination for the category of best actress in a supporting role in the Laurence Olivier Awards. She reprised the character in the Broadway theatre. 

1. Has Been Nominated For Two Awards in the Same Year 

Sarah Goldberg has become a household name after she appeared in the critically acclaimed television series Barry. In the show, she plays as Sally Reed, who is an aspiring actress and love-interest of Barry, played by Bill Hader. 

Sarah Goldberg at the Emmy award red carpet. Source: Glamour

In just one year, she gained wide recognition, earning a nomination in two different award shows. At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Goldberg received a nomination in the category of outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series. The same year, she received an Emmy award nomination for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. 

The series features amazing actors as Anthony Carrigan, Bill Hader, Stephen Root, Glenn Fleshler, Henry Winkler, and many more.