Sarah Wright Olsen

Sarah Wright Olsen

Sarah Wright was discovered by a modeling agency while still in high school, and lived in Japan and Greece by the time she was 19. So it was no surprise that the Kentucky-bred actress felt a kinship with Nicole, her free-spirited, adventure-seeking character in "21 & Over" (2013). The epic party film was just another example of her bubbly comedic talents, which she first displayed in the romantic comedy "Enchanted" (1998) and on the short-lived sitcom "Quintuplets" (Fox 2004-05). After beginning a relationship with co-star Eric Christian Olsen, whom she met on "The Loop" (FOX, 2006-07), Wright landed a recurring role on the family drama "7th Heaven" (The CW, 1996-2007) and appeared opposite Anna Faris in "The House Bunny" (2008). Born in Louisville, KY, Wright grew up singing in a school choir and dreaming of becoming an actress. Her discovery by a modeling scout when she was 15 sent the photogenic teen to far-flung locations in Japan and Greece. Upon returning to the States in the late '90s, Wright settled in Chicago and turned her sights to acting. She landed her debut role in 1998 as a prom date in the romantic comedy "Enchanted," and a few years later landed a supporting role as the beautiful and popular quintuplet Paige in Andy Richter's short-lived "Quintuplets." She worked steadily on TV series such as "Malcolm in the Middle" (FOX, 2000-06) and "The Loop," and after her year-long marriage ended in 2006, Wright began dating "The Loop" actor Olsen. That same year she was cast as Margaret's best friend Jane on "7th Heaven," and appeared in over a dozen episodes of the award-winning show. The late 2000s saw Wright take on more prominent supporting roles in both film and TV. In 2008 she was cast as a snooty sorority girl in "The House Bunny," and as a sexy stranger who has a one-night stand with Patrick Dempsey in "Made of Honor." She followed a stint on the NYC-set "Mad Love" (CBS, 2011) with a recurring role on the critically-acclaimed "Parks and Recreation" as Milly Gergich, the charming daughter of office punching bag Jerry Gergich. A year later she married Olsen in Jackson Hole, WY, and continued appearing on "Parks and Recreation" while filming the all-night-rager "21 & Over." After giving birth to a son, Wright landed cameo roles on the dude-centric "Men at Work," starring Danny Masterson, as well as the snarky sitcom "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (ABC, 2012-13). After a series arc in the nightclub-set sitcom "Mixology" (ABC 2014), Wright joined the cast of "Marry Me" (NBC 2014-15), a short-lived sitcom reuniting "Happy Endings" (ABC 2011-13) star Casey Wilson with series creator (and her husband) David Caspe. After a brief hiatus during which she and Olsen had their second child, Wright landed her highest profile role to date as the female lead opposite Tom Cruise in Doug Liman's comedy-drama "American Made" (2017).


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