Sarah Gertrude Shapiro

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Birthday
19, 1978
Birthplace
Santa Barbara, CA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Santa Barbara, CA

About

Writer and director who became best known for co-creating the Lifetime series UnREAL. The show is based on a short film she wrote and directed called Sequin Raze. In 2012, she became one of eight women selected to be a part of the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women.

Before Fame

She began writing a book called Ergant Cries Ignored when she was just five years old. She attended a film class at Santa Barbara City College when she was 16, deciding then that she wanted to be a director. She got her bachelor of arts in fiction writing and filmmaking from Sarah Lawrence College.

Trivia

She has worked on the reality shows High School Reunion and The Bachelor, both as a producer.

Family Life

One of her siblings is Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza. Her father Perry was a professor and her mother's name is Diane Wolf.

Associated With

Marti Nixon is her co-creator on the show UnREAL.