Biography

Australian character actress and playwright Yvonne Strahovski attended the Theatre Nepean drama program at the University of Western Sydney before achieving fame as a small-screen star on series and telemovies in her native Australia. Viewers first caught her on Channel 7's short-lived yet memorable Headland series, then as Martina on the weekly Channel 9 drama Sea Patrol. After a role her her debut feature, Middle of Nowhere, Strahovski heard Hollywood beckoning, and in 2006, she officially moved to Los Angeles. Almost immediately, she signed for a plum role in her first Tinseltown series: the NBC sci-fi comedy Chuck (2007), about Chuck Bartowski (Zachary Levi), a computer nerd-turned-highly unlikely spy. The actress played Sarah Walker, the top CIA agent assigned to work with Chuck, with whom she becomes romantically involved. A bit role in the 2011 action upos Killer Elite followed, and the followng year Strahovski joined the cast of Showtime's hit serial killer series Dexter while still maintaing her role on Chuch. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi