FANDOM


Sally Pressman (born August 1, 1981) is an American dancer and actor.

About SallyEdit

AW6 cast sally4

Sally as Roxy LeBlanc in Army Wives

Sally Pressman was born and raised in New York City, where she was classically trained in ballet and became a member of the Manhattan Ballet Company. While studying at Yale University, she played notable roles in a number of stage productions, including the works of Shakespeare and A.R. Gurney. After graduating cum laude with a B.A. in theater studies, Pressman treaded the boards as Mrs. Grimes in Roger Kirby’s “Burleigh Grimes” in London’s West End.

Pressman appeared in the romantic comedy “My Best Friend’s Girl” opposite Jason Biggs, Kate Hudson and Dane Cook. Her additional television credits include guest appearances on two CBS series, “Shark” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” and the Lifetime movie “Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict.” Her feature film credits include the independent film “The Dread.”

CareerEdit

Sally Pressman

220px-Sally_Pressman.jpg

Born

August 1, 1981 (age 30) New York City, New York, USA

As a child, she attended Spence School for girls in New York. She was classically trained in ballet and was a member of the Manhattan Ballet Commpany. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater studies from Yale University, where she also participated in such productions as The Merchant of Venice, The Dinning Room, Freeomland and Sylvia. In London, she played in the West End premiere of Burleigh Grime in the role of Mrs. Grimes (2004).

Apart from a minor role in the film Swordswallowers and Thin Men, shot at Yale while she was still a student, her film career effectively began in 2006 with the independent horro film, Last Rites of the Dead (released as Zombies Anonymous ). She also appeared in another independent horror film, The Dread, released in 2007. In 2006, she appeared on American network television in the series Shark. She currently appears on the Lifetime Television series Army Wives as Roxy LeBlanc.

With other members of the Army Wives cast, she joined the Picket Line on November 13, 2007 in support of striking writers

FilmographyEdit

Year Film/TV Series Role Notes
2003 Swordswallowers and Thin Men Monica shot at Yale
2006 Zombies Anonymous Angela's Boss Minor role
2006 Shark Deena Brock Pilot episode
2007 - present Army Wives Roxy LeBlanc Regular
2007 Crimmial Minds Chrissy Wilkinson One episode
2007 Life Unkind Amelia Short film, comedy
2007 The Dread Teri Lead role
2008 Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict Sue Silverman Direct-to-TV film; lead role
2008 The New Adventures of Old Christine Melanie Guest, one episode
2008 My Best Friend's Girl Courtney Minor role

PersonalEdit

Pressman is the daughter of Penny Ann Pressman and Jonathan Bernstein. Pressman's mother studied fine arts and theater at Brandies University and works for Christine's Auction House. Pressman's father is a lawyer and investor. She no longer uses her childhood name of Sally Bernstein professionally, preferring her mother's maiden name. Pressman has a brother, Benjamin Rhodes Bernstein.

Her maternal grandparents were Rhoda and William Manny Pressman. William Pressman, as Executive Vice President of Hasbro Toys, is credited for creating the G.I.Joe action figure, an armed forces doll.

Her maternal great uncle was Jack Pressman, the founder of Pressman Toy Corporation .

On October 19, 2010, Pressman accepted the marriage proposal of her longtime boyfriend David Clayton Rogers. The couple met at Lesley Kahn's Acting Studio.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cast Bios: Sally Pressman, Lifetime television
  2. ^ Playwrights database: Roger Kirby Doolee.com
  3. ^ "Picket with the Stars: Tuesday, 12-2 at Universal". United Hollywood. 2007-11-13.]
  4. ^ New York Times Obituary. Deaths:PRESSMAN, WILLIAM M.Published: May 22, 2008. Retrieved July 10, 2011: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9906E2DA1E3AF931A15756C0A96E9C8B63
  5. ^ "Army Wives's Sally Pressman Engaged to Cougar Town Actor." People Magazine. Monday October 25, 2010. Retrieved July 5, 2011: http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20436735,00.html

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.