Sarah Hyland is an actress known for the role of Haley Dunphy in the television series Modern Family.
Sarah Hyland was born in Manhattan, where she studied. She is the daughter of actor Edward James Hyland and Melissa Canaday, has a four year younger brother, Ian, also actor.
She began acting at the age of five, taking part in the Private Parts movie as the Howard Stern’s daughter . She then plays and plays at Broadway working for the musical Gray Gardens. She became famous in 2008 when she joined the cast of the television series Lipstick Jungle, in the role of Maddie Healy, who performed until the following year for a total duration of 15 episodes.
Later, in 2009, she became part of the fortunate Modern Family sitcom, as the rebel and popular Haley Dunphy, who has been hitherto in charge of her senior position and which has given her some notoriety at the global level. Together with the rest of the lead cast of the series, she triumphed for four consecutive years at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and personally obtained a candidacy at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2013.
Although she focuses mainly on television, the actress has appeared in several films: starred in Geek Charming and Struck by Lightning and minor character in Scary Movie V and Vampire Academy.
In July 2015, Hyland was hired to play a prominent role in a film produced by Netflix, XOXO. Directly for the first time by Christopher Louie, she plays alongside actors of the likes of Graham Phillips and Hayley Kiyoko. The film is being distributed all over the world since August 26, 2016 and received a tepid response from critics.
In 2017 she took part in the Shadowhunters television series and Dirty Dancing, a 1987 remake of the same film.
In 1999, at the age of 9, she was diagnosed with renal dysplasia, but received in the year 2012 a donation from a kidney by her father. Regarding this situation, in an interview with Seventeen, the actress stated that this had been mainly an opportunity to open her eyes to those who were really alongside her and added that she was very impressed with receiving support from part of several people including then boyfriend Matt Prokop.
She knowns Prokop during the screenings for the movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year, with whom she lived from 2011 to 2014, the year in which their report ended , following an attempted aggression after repeated threats to Hyland. She obtained the provisional restrictive order.
In February 2015 she started a relationship with Dominic Sherwood, which ended in August 2017.