Sara Waisglass is a Canadian actress who has worked in the entertainment industry for over a decade, steadily establishing herself as a skilled performer with a promising future. Her career started in 2007 when she made her television debut as 8-year-old Jane in The Jane Show.
Since then, she has appeared in a variety of TV shows, movies, and commercials, proving herself to be a versatile actress with a wide range of talents. Despite her young age, Sara has gained an overwhelming number of fans who are drawn to her captivating performances and her ability to bring complex characters to life on screen.
Let’s take a closer look at some of Sara Waisglass’ must-see acting roles
1. Max in “Ginny & Georgia”
Sara Waisglass truly shines as Maxine “Max” Baker in Netflix’s hit series “Ginny & Georgia.” Max, a member of the MANG crew, is known for her outgoing and humorous personality, as well as her love of theater and self-expression. However, underneath her confident exterior is a complex character struggling with her own vulnerabilities and obsessions, particularly in her relationships.
Sara gives an outstanding performance as Max, effortlessly bringing the character to life with an authentic and relatable touch. In an interview, she even joked that Maxine is like her without the anxiety and caffeine addiction, but what truly drew her to the role was the character’s fierce and unconditional love for others. Sara’s portrayal of Max has quickly earned her a devoted following and cemented her status as an industry rising star.
2. Frankie Hollingsworth in “Degrassi: The Next Generation” & “Degrassi: Next Class”
Sara Waisglass’s impressive range and talent were on full display in her portrayal of Frankie Hollingsworth in “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and its follow-up series, “Degrassi: Next Class.” Sara played Frankie for six seasons, earning praise from critics and a Young Entertainers Award nomination in 2016.
Frankie is a warm-hearted character who believes that doing good for others is the key to making the world a better place. Sara’s portrayal of Frankie is nuanced and authentic, capturing the character’s innocence and vulnerability in a relatable and lovely way. With this, Sara has clearly established herself as one of Canada’s most promising young actresses, captivating audiences with her impeccable acting skills and natural charisma.
3. Jordy Cooper in “Overruled”
Sara Waisglass played Jordy Cooper in “Overruled,” a character who was deceiving and manipulative while remaining one of the show’s most beloved characters. Her performance as Jordy proved her ability to portray complex and layered characters. Not to mention, her portrayal of the show’s protagonist’s younger sister was nothing short of impressive.
Despite her character’s cunning nature, Sara Waisglass managed to endow Jordy with a charm and likability that set her apart from the other characters on the show. Her on-screen rivalry with Coop, her older sister, was always entertaining to watch, and her ability to outwit her own parents added a dynamic element to the show. Waisglass’ performance brought Jordy Cooper to life in a way that has made her a memorable character to this day.
4. Robyn in “Mary Goes Round”
In “Mary Goes Round,” Sara Waisglass shines as Robyn, Mary’s younger sister. She expertly portrays Robyn as a rebellious and troubled adolescent, whose experiences and emotions feel raw and genuine. Waisglass captures Robyn’s rage, vulnerability, and pain as she grapples with her father’s illness and her own identity.
The chemistry between Sara Waisglass and Aya Cash, who played Mary, is also noteworthy. Their evolving relationship is at the heart of the film. At the same time, Waisglass successfully portrayed a young woman who is desperate for connection and understanding with depth and sophistication.