“Reception and Salute” to Sarah Wayne Callies at the Big Island Film Festival

Tonight at Ruth Chris Steakhouse at The Shops of Mauna Lani, actress Sarah Wayne Callies was the celebrity honored at the 2011 Big Island Film Festival.

Sarah Wayne Callies

Sarah Wayne Callies and Ruth Chris's Steakhouse General Manager Kyle Nishimura

The following is from her Internet Movie Data Base listing:

Sarah Wayne Callies was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is the daughter of two university professors. She graduated from Dartmouth College and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Denver’s National Theatre Conservatory.”

Sarah Wayne Callies and her mother

Sarah Wayne Callies and her mother

She currently stars in the breakout hit AMC series “The Walking Dead” (2010) as “Lori Grimes”. Prior to “The Walking Dead” (2010), Sarah was a series regular on the FOX TV series “Prison Break” (2005), playing the role of Dr. Sara Tancredi.

Sarah with Big Island Film Director Leo Sears outside of Ruth Chris's Steakhouse

Sarah with Big Island Film Director Leo Sears outside of Ruth Chris's Steakhouse

Additional television credits include the role of “Officer Jane Porter” on the WB’s “Tarzan” (2003) as well as a recurring role on CBS’ “Queens Supreme” (2003) with Oliver Platt. Callies has also appeared on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1999), “Numb3rs” (2005) and “L.A. Dragnet” (2003). She has also starred in three feature films, _”Bittersweet” (2010)_ Stewart Hendler‘s Whisper (2007) for Universal Pictures and Barnet Bain‘s independent, The Celestine Prophecy (2006).

Here Sarah Wayne Callies shares a moment with last night’s “Golden Honu Award” recipient Kristina Anapau.

Sarah Wayne Callies and Kristina Anapau

Sarah Wayne Callies and Kristina Anapau at the Big Island Film Festival

If you think she looks tall compared to Kristina Anapau in the above picture… it’s because she is tall!

Sarah and myself

Sarah and myself

Feel free to click on the pictures below for larger versions:




3 Responses

  1. Sarah is the best and i don’t know anything else.

    thanks for your pictures.

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