Sarah Hyland
Sarah Hyland
as Lisa Houseman

Actor Biography

Sarah Hyland, best known for her starring role as Haley Dunphey on the Golden Globe and five-consecutive Emmy Award-winning hit, the ABC comedy series "Modern Family," is a true triple threat. A native New Yorker, Hyland has been working in film and television since she was four years old. She made her debut in Howard Stern's "Private Parts," and at the age of eight landed the role of Molly in ABC's "Annie." Other credits include "The Audrey Hepburn Story," "Falcone," "Geek Charming," "Struck by Lightning," "Scary Movie 5," "Bonne and Clyde: Dead and Alive" and "XOXO." Additional guest appearances include "Touched by an Angel," "Law & Order" and "Law & Order: SVU" and "Lipstick Jungle."

In 2016, Hyland was named the creative director of Candie's. She currently serves as the Youth Ambassador for The Lopez Foundation and was honored at Variety's Power of Youth in 2012 for her work with the foundation. She is also involved in Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.

In 2006, Hyland created the role of Jackie Bouvier in "Grey Gardens" at Playwrights Horizons, in which she made her Broadway debut.