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Sarah Sokolovic is an American film, television, and theatre actress, who starred in Homeland as Laura Sutton and currently has a recurring role on Big Little Lies. She has performed in several plays including The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World, Detroit, and A Streetcar Named Desire.

Sarah Sokolovic
Nationality American
Other names Sascha
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011-present
Notable work Homeland, Big Little Lies


Early lifeEdit

Sokolovic graduated in 2011 from the Yale School of Drama.[1] Her father is Dimso "Dan" Sokolovic, a Serb who immigrated to the United States from Germany, and her mother is Donna Stowell, an American of German and English descent.[2][3][4] She has a brother Stevan and a sister Stephanie.


Theatre workEdit

Sokolovic started her career in theatre, she performed the role Betty in the musical The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World at Playwrights Horizons in New York City, for which she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.[1] Later she performed in the play Detroit at Playwrights Horizons along with Amy Ryan, David Schwimmer, John Cullum, and Darren Pettie.[5] In 2013, she performed in the A Streetcar Named Desire at the Yale Repertory Theatre along with Adam O'Byrne.[6]

Film & televisionEdit

In 2013, Sokolovic played Gwen, a prostitute in the crime thriller Cold Comes the Night, directed by Tze Chun and starring Alice Eve and Bryan Cranston. It was released domestically on January 10, 2014.[7]

In 2014, Sokolovic played Maveen Lyttle in the crime film Every Secret Thing along with Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, and Dakota Fanning, directed by Amy J. Berg, and released on May 15, 2015.[8][9]

In June 2015, Sokolovic was cast in Homeland's season 5 as Laura Sutton, an American journalist in Berlin who works for the Düring Foundation.[8]

Since 2017, she has played the role of Tori Bachman on the award winning TV show Big Little Lies.[10][11][12][13]

Sokolovic has also acted on the TV series The Good Wife[14][15], Timeless[16] and Unforgettable.[17][18]



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Cold Comes the Night Gwen
2013 La vida inesperada Holly
2014 Every Secret Thing Maveen Lyttle
2015 The Iron Warehouse Christina Harper completed, short
2015 Dead Water post-production, short
2016 Omphalos Chess Girl post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Unforgettable Lauren Garber 1 episode
2012 The Good Wife Mary Jane Heidel 1 episode
2015 Homeland Laura Sutton 10 episodes
2017 Big Little Lies Tori Bachman 4 episodes (more episodes in 2018)
2018 Timeless Grace Humiston 1 episode


  1. ^ a b Brown, Scott. "Detroit's Finest". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
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  5. ^ Jones, Kenneth (August 24, 2012). "Detroit, With Amy Ryan, David Schwimmer, John Cullum, Darren Pettie, Sarah Sokolovic, Begins in NYC". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ Hetrick, Adam (August 19, 2013). "Adam O'Byrne and Sarah Sokolovic Join Yale's A Streetcar Named Desire Starring René Augesen and Joe Manganiello". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ Chang, Justin (January 9, 2014). "Film Review: 'Cold Comes the Night'". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b Ge, Linda (June 1, 2015). "'Homeland' Adds Miranda Otto, Sarah Sokolovic for Season 5". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Psychological Thriller Every Secret Thing Spotlights Conflicted Female Characters". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
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