Sarah Chalke is a Canadian actress best known for television sitcom roles as Dr. Elliot Reid on Scrubs (2001-2010) and as the second Becky Conner-Healy on Roseanne (1993-1997).
She also starred as Kate Swanson in the short-lived sitcom Mad Love (2011) and as Polly Green-Tatham in the sitcom How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life), in 2013.
A native of Ottawa, Canada, Chalke was raised in Vancouver and began appearing in local musical theatre productions when she was eight. A few years later she became an environmental reporter for the Canadian series Kid Zone.
Her big break came in 1993 when she was cast as Becky Conner on the series Roseanne. She starred in the Lifetime original movie Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy.
She starred in the Warner Independent feature film Chaos Theory alongside Ryan Reynolds and Emily Mortimer as well as the comedy Mama's Boy opposite Diane Keaton, Jeff Daniels and Jon Heder.
Chalke's theatrical credits include starring roles in the New York off-Broadway production of Modern Orthodox and the drama Create Fate in Williamstown.
In her free time, Chalke enjoys cooking with friends, playing the guitar, hiking, snowboarding, and skiing (she is an instructor).
She also speaks French and German fluently and volunteers at a hospice for terminally ill children.