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Sara Canning

Actress know for her roles on The CW television series 'The Vampire Diaries' & 'Supernatural'

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Sarah Canning was born in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, the daughter of Wayne and Daphne Canning, and was raised in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta. She competed as a figure skater in her childhood and early adolescent years, and became interested in theatre as a student at F.R. Haythorne Junior High. Canning starred in several stage productions while attending Bev Facey Community High School, and acted in shows at her hometown stage at Festival Place.

Canning made her professional acting debut in George Orwell's "1984" at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton at the age of 18. She began studying general arts at the University of Alberta, and considered going into journalism. Still interested in performing, Canning left university and moved to Vancouver at 19, to pursue a career in acting. She graduated from a year-long acting program at the Vancouver Film School.

Canning found an agent and began acting in television series and in TV films produced in Vancouver. She worked in a restaurant and would take time off to film. Her first role was playing Nicky Hilton in "Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story" in 2008. In 2009, she guest-starred on "Smallville" and "Kyle XY," and starred in the based-on-real-events TV movie "Taken in Broad Daylight" as Anne Sluti, a 17-year-old girl who is abducted by a demented criminal (James Van Der Beek).

Canning filmed a television pilot for The CW series "The Vampire Diaries." She then starred in the feature film "Black Field," directed by Danishka Esterhazy, a gothic 19th Century period piece. Canning shot the drama in May 2009 near Tyndall, Manitoba, Canada for close to 20 days. She played Maggie McGregor, the older of two Scottish sisters struggling take make their way on the Canadian Prairies. The film premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 2009. Three weeks after filming "Black Field," Canning got the news that "The Vampire Diaries" had been picked up as a television series.

Canning co-starred on "The Vampire Diaries" as Jenna Sommers, the aunt and guardian of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and her younger brother Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen). Canning was the same age, or younger, than her fellow cast members who played high school students. Makeup artists and the wardrobe team worked to make her look older than she usually did. Canning also downplayed her Canadian accent for the role. Her character's love interest, Alaric, was played by Matthew Davis.

Canning appeared on the second season of "The Vampire Diaries." Her character was killed in the episode, "The Sun Also Rises." As of 2011, Canning was working on a short film noir, and shooting a Lifetime Network film in Vancouver, "Hunt for the I-5 Killer." She is also interested in writing and directing. As of September 2010, Canning was co-writing a love story set in the Western time period. She signed on to play the lead in the Canadian horror film, "Blitzed."

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Sara Canning

Actress know for her roles on The CW television series 'The Vampire Diaries' & 'Supernatural'

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Sara Canning Biography

Sarah Canning was born in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, the daughter of Wayne and Daphne Canning, and was raised in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta. She competed as a figure skater in her childhood and early adolescent years, and became interested in theatre as a student at F.R. Haythorne Junior High. Canning starred in several stage productions while attending Bev Facey Community High School, and acted in shows at her hometown stage at Festival Place.

Canning made her professional acting debut in George Orwell's "1984" at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton at the age of 18. She began studying general arts at the University of Alberta, and considered going into journalism. Still interested in performing, Canning left university and moved to Vancouver at 19, to pursue a career in acting. She graduated from a year-long acting program at the Vancouver Film School.

Canning found an agent and began acting in television series and in TV films produced in Vancouver. She worked in a restaurant and would take time off to film. Her first role was playing Nicky Hilton in "Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story" in 2008. In 2009, she guest-starred on "Smallville" and "Kyle XY," and starred in the based-on-real-events TV movie "Taken in Broad Daylight" as Anne Sluti, a 17-year-old girl who is abducted by a demented criminal (James Van Der Beek).

Canning filmed a television pilot for The CW series "The Vampire Diaries." She then starred in the feature film "Black Field," directed by Danishka Esterhazy, a gothic 19th Century period piece. Canning shot the drama in May 2009 near Tyndall, Manitoba, Canada for close to 20 days. She played Maggie McGregor, the older of two Scottish sisters struggling take make their way on the Canadian Prairies. The film premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 2009. Three weeks after filming "Black Field," Canning got the news that "The Vampire Diaries" had been picked up as a television series.

Canning co-starred on "The Vampire Diaries" as Jenna Sommers, the aunt and guardian of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and her younger brother Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen). Canning was the same age, or younger, than her fellow cast members who played high school students. Makeup artists and the wardrobe team worked to make her look older than she usually did. Canning also downplayed her Canadian accent for the role. Her character's love interest, Alaric, was played by Matthew Davis.

Canning appeared on the second season of "The Vampire Diaries." Her character was killed in the episode, "The Sun Also Rises." As of 2011, Canning was working on a short film noir, and shooting a Lifetime Network film in Vancouver, "Hunt for the I-5 Killer." She is also interested in writing and directing. As of September 2010, Canning was co-writing a love story set in the Western time period. She signed on to play the lead in the Canadian horror film, "Blitzed."

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  • How to book Sara Canning?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sara Canning for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Sara Canning, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sara Canning or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sara Canning?

    Booking fees for Sara Canning, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sara Canning, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sara Canning?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sara Canning for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sara Canning for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sara Canning or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sara Canning or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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