An incredible and versatile actress who has captured film and television audiences, alike, with her many roles in films and TV shows, Sabrina Lloyd is well known among movie lovers as Wade Welles in Sliders and Natalie Hurley in Sports Nights.
The actress started her career in 1988 and has since continued to light up our screens with her stunning presence. So far, she has performed in numerous notable films, television and theatre productions such as Girl From Monday, Dopamine Numb3rs, Ed, among others. Join us as we take you through her bio, net worth and other interesting facts below.
Who Is Sabrina Lloyd?
Cherished internationally as Wade Welles in the TV series Sliders, Sabrina Lloyd was born on November 20, 1970, in Fairfax County, Virginia. She spent her formative age in Eustis Florida where she started her career as a 13-year-old in the local theatre. The theatre background soon turned into her greatest asset as it provided her the knowledge she used in excelling in her career.
During her school days, she began acting non-professionally in school dramas and once played Pepper in Annie, a musical based Broadway production. In 1985, she became part of a student exchange program which allowed her to relocate to Brisbane Royal, the capital of Queensland in Australia. During her one-year stay in the city, she joined Brisbane Royal Theatre Company to hone her skills. She then spent the next three years performing only in theatre productions.
In 1988, after returning to the United States, precisely New York City, Sabrina continued her theatre performances. At the same time, she began to work as a bartender. But as the stress of combining the bartending job and acting began to take a toll on her, she decided to scout and audition for acting roles.
In 1990, she won her first role in an episode of Law & Order: Intolerance (1992). Her performance in the series earned the actress a new agent and as well gave her career a huge boost. The same year, she secured her first breakthrough role in the movie Chain of Desire and a starring role in Father Hood (1993).
She went on to appear in numerous television movies and films. Some of her notable TV works include Lifestories: Families in Crisis and Love Off Limits. In 1995, Sabrina successfully auditioned for the role of Wade Welles in the TV series Sliders which gained widespread fame in its third season. However, it was canceled by Fox. Though the show was later picked up by Sci-fi Channel, Sabrina gave up her role and moved on to new ones. Her next gig was a co-starring role as associate producer Natalie Hurley in the ABC sitcom Sports Night in 1998.
Her career took off from this point and she has since appeared in more notable films and TV shows, including Wanderlust (2001) Dopamine (2003) Numb3rs (2005), The Girl From Monday (2005), among others. Throughout her career, she has been able to gather a net worth estimated at $1 million.
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Awards and Accomplishments
Even though Sabrina is yet to record notable awards in her name, she has been recognized in the film circle for her performances, including a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Sports Night in 2000. Also, her role in Hello Lonesome in 2010 earned her the Jury Prize for Outstanding Performance.
She Is Versatile
Apart from acting, Sabrina has an interest in music. She writes and records original music with her guitar which makes her a multi-talented star.
She Loves Pet
Sabrina has a special love for animals. She owns two adorable cats named Lucy and Theodore. For the love of animals and healthy living, she turned to a vegetarian at some point in the 1990s, giving up meat and other animal products but switched back to consuming dairy products after six years.
She Is Well-traveled
Sabrina Lloyd has lived and worked in different countries outside the United States and Australia, one of which is Uganda where she lived for one year (from 2009 to 2010). She adopted a little girl while living in the African country. She has also lived in Italy and Rome for a few years.
When it comes to her personal life, Sabrina prefers to stay under the radar. She is on social media but not all over the platform like most celebrities. Therefore, her personal details are not really shared. However, it is known that she has been married to Ross Smith since April 1997.
By just looking at Sabrina, there is no denying that she is a beautiful woman. her overall body measurements are not available but she is 5 ft 5 inches tall. She has red hair and brown eyes.