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A Portrait Of Sarah Douglas
Sarah Douglas in Conan The Barbarian
Sarah Douglas in Stargate
Sarah Douglas has always been an actress, first and foremost, and relishes the opportunity to practice her craft in various forms within the media.
appears on stage, film, television or in voice-work, the chance to frequently evolve and try new things is something that Sarah
enthusiastically tackles within her
lengthy professional career.
"As an actor, it is my natural desire to communicate..
proclaims and so in addition to her
acting profession, Sarah
can also be found getting up close and personal with her
audiences and fans by entertaining on both sides of the Atlantic with public appearances and presenting talks that take a light hearted look at her
talks on the importance of effective communications are motivational as well as entertaining and have on occasion been utilized by drama students and workshops, eager to follow in to the profession.
As an actress, Sarah's career began at the tender age of nine on stage as The First Fairy in A Midsummer's Nights Dream, performed in Stratford Upon Avon, England, home of the author of the play and of the aspiring young actress of which she
will always consider to be her
heart and home.
From an early age, Sarah
was surrounded by actors and actresses as her
mother, Beryl, worked closely with performers of the Royal Shakespeare Company
, as their physiotherapist.
Growing up in the hometown of William Shakespeare was a source of continuous inspiration.
As a young ingenue, Sarah joined The National Youth Theatre in her teens and attended The Rose Bruford Drama School.
With an established love of the theatre, Sarah
then worked in the West End show, Gomes, with Roy Dotrice, went on a National Tour of Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! alongside the late Jon Pertwee and, in more recent years, along with Emily Lloyd, has appeared on The Open Air Shakespeare Tour of both Hamlet and As You Like It, and a production of Roast Beef at London's Riverside Theatre.
career soon steered her in front of the camera, and her first screen appearance was in the 1973 sci-fi film, The Final Programme, with Jon Finch.
Soon after this, Sarah's
screen career began to flourish with appearances in top television shows, Space:1999, Return Of The Saint and Thundercloud.
Returning to the silver screen, Sarah
began to establish herself in leading lady roles, starring in the highly controversial The Brute, with Julian Glover, and cult-favourite The People That Time Forgot, maintaining her reputation as the "good girl who was always a bit naughty on the side.
During the shooting of The People That Time Forgot, Sarah
was invited to audition for a role that would ultimately take her
career to new heights, and redefine her
Beating over 600 actresses to the part, Sarah
was to find herself "flying" at the end of a wire for the next three years as the movies were extensively filmed and then reshot by two different directors, Richard Donner and Richard Lester.
stint on Falcon Crest, Sarah
was luckily afforded the opportunities to work on other projects simultaneously with the hit show.
In more recent years, Sarah
has furthered her genre credits by appearing in films for SyFy, such as Witchville for rising star director, Pearry Teo
, and most recently, co-starred in the British horror-comedy film Strippers Vs Werewolves which features an acclaimed cast including Steven Berkoff and horror icon Robert Englund.
To add to this, Sarah
has recently become part of the Doctor Who universe, lending her
vocals to three online Adventure Games, a BBC exclusive that enables players to interact with the current stars of the hit tv show.
In addition to these games, the actress has frequently recorded Audio Stories for Doctor Who and numerous other radio plays and commercials.
Continuing her animated credits, Sarah has a recurring voice role in Green Lantern: The Animated Series which began airing early in 2012, a role that Sarah clearly relishes within a media forum that the actress has always loved to get involved in.
During the autumn of 2012, Sarah
returned to London's West End, treading the boards in The Halloween Sessions, a collection of stories cleverly interwoven together by a team of writers that included Kim Newman, Stephen Volk and Anne Billson, with direction by Sean Hogan.
Moving on to the future, Sarah
is looking forward to further career opportunities that are currently in development, with further invitations to convention appearances also being lined up.
is continually approached by publishing houses to write her
autobiography, however she
has chosen to use her
experiences as online blogs on this site in order to become readily accessible to her
In addition to her
writing and acting, Sarah
can also be found teaching and accepting invitations to appear at speaking events.
Whenever opportunity allows, Sarah tries to attend as many conventions and signings globally as possible in order to meet her
fans, many especially in the sci-fi/fantasy genre, of whom she
is delighted to meet and thank them personally for all of their loyal support and interest in her
personal time, Sarah
beautiful and beloved Stratford Upon Avon and her
passion for gardening, creating a piece of England's "green and pleasant land" in the heart of the Hollywood Hills keeps this "Ursa's" high flying feet on the ground.