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Sally Pressman
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General Information
Gender: Female
Birthday: August 1, 1981
Age: 35
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Other Information
Height: 5'2"
Occupation(s): Actress
Dancer
Education: Spence School for girls in New York
Yale University
Talents: Acting
Dancing
Family & Friends
Family: Unnamed Son
Relationships: David Clayton Rogers (husband)
Series Information
Character: Princess Helga
First appearance: The Snow Queen

Sally Pressman is an American actress and dancer, best known for her role as Roxy LeBlanc on the Lifetime Television drama series Army Wives.

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Early life

Pressman was born Sally Pressman Bernstein in New York City. She is the daughter of Penny Ann Pressman and Jonathan Bernstein. Pressman's mother studied fine arts and theater at Brandeis University and works for Christie'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.

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 Company. 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 Dining Room, Freedomland and Sylvia. In London, she played in the West End premiere of Burleigh Grime$ in the role of Mrs. Grimes (2004).

Career

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 horror film, Last Rites of the Dead. She also appeared in another independent horror film, The Dread, released in 2007. In 2006, she appeared on the pilot episode of CBS series Shark, and later guest-starred in Criminal Minds.

Pressman is best known for her role as Roxy LeBlanc on the Lifetime Television drama series Army Wives. She was regular cast member in the first six seasons (2007 to 2012). In 2013 she appeared in two episodes of season 7. With other members of the Army Wives cast, she joined the picket line on November 13, 2007 in support of striking writers. She also played the lead role in Lifetime movie Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict, and guest-starred on CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine in 2008. In 2013, she landed a lead role in an NBC comedy pilot Joe, Joe and Jane.

In 2013, Pressman was cast in recurring role as Candace Marcus, a daughter of Lisa Kudrow's character, in the third season of Shonda Rhimes drama series Scandal. In 2014 she guest-starred in the episode of CBS series Person of Interest. She also co-starred alongside Brandon Routh and Dane Cook in the sci-fi thriller film, 400 Days. In September, 2014 she was cast of the fourth season in the ABC series, Once Upon a Time, and appeared in Shonda Rhimes' Grey's Anatomy as Young Ellis Grey in flashbacks. This role previously played Sarah Paulson in Season 6. In 2016, she guest starred in two episodes of The Catch, another Rhimes' drama. Later that year, she was cast in a recurring role as Debi Mazar"s character's love interest on Younger.

Personal life

On October 19, 2010, Pressman became engaged to her longtime boyfriend David Clayton Rogers. The couple met at Lesley Kahn's Acting Studio. The couple married on September 17, 2011. Pressman gave birth to a boy on April 10, 2013. Pressman gave birth to a girl on September 8, 2018.

Filmography

Year Title Type Role
2003 Swordswallowers and Thin Men Monica (as Sally Bernstein)
2006 Shark TV Series Deena Brock
2006 Zombies Anonymous Angela's Boss
2007 Life Unkind Short Amelia
2007 The Dread Teri
2007 Criminal Minds TV Series Chrissy Wilkinson
2007 - 2013 Army Wives TV Series Roxy LeBlanc / Virginia
2008 The New Adventures of Old Christine TV Series Melanie
2008 Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict TV Movie Sue Silverman
2008 My Best Friend's Girl Courtney
2011 Man Up! TV Series Kelly
2013 The Barter System Short Jenna
2013 Speed Queen Short Jenna
2013 Scandal TV Series Candace Marcus
2013 Joe, Joe & Jane TV Movie Jane Waxman
2014 Person of Interest TV Series Holly
2014 Ladies on Top Short Cassie Bieber
2014 Grey's Anatomy TV Series Young Dr. Ellis Grey
2014 Once Upon a Time TV Series Princess Helga
2015 Major Crimes TV Series Gretchen Tucker
2015 400 Days Darla
2016 Rally TV Series Stephanie Miller
2016 Girls TV Series Coco
2016 The Catch TV Series Stephanie Duncan
2016 Pure Genius TV Series Suzie
2016 - 2018 Younger TV Series Malkie
2017 iZombie TV Series Tori Sutcliffe
2017 9JKL TV Series Christina
2017 Sedation Short Charlotte
2018 The Detour TV Series Gayle Rosenberg
2018 13 Reasons Why TV Series Chloe's Mother
2018 Reverie TV Series Holly Maxwell
2018 Magnetic Plasma for mass(es) Enlightenment Short Buddy
2018 - 2020 Good Girls TV Series Nancy
2019 Just A Drill Short Eva
2020 One Day at a Time TV Series Nurse Sasha
2020 Disconnected TV Series
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