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Kiernan Brennan Shipka is an American actress. She is known for playing Sally Draper on the AMC series Mad Men (2007), B. D. Hyman in the FX anthology series Feud: Bette and Joan (2017), and voicing Jinora in the Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005) spin-off, The Legend of Korra (2012). She stars as Sabrina Spellman on Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018) series based on the comic series of the same name. Kiernan Shipka was born in Chicago, Illinois. As part of Mad Men (2007)’s ensemble cast, she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and 2009. As part of Mad Men’s ensemble cast, she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and 2009. Shipka has received praise for her performance on Mad Men (2007). In naming her as his dream nominee for the “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series” Emmy Award, Austin American-Statesman critic Dale Roe remarked, “This 10-year-old actress was so affecting as troubled Sally Draper last season that it seems odd that she’s only just been upgraded to series regular. If Shipka’s upcoming Mad Men (2007) work-struggling with the broken marriage of her parents and entering preteendom in the tumultuous 1960s-remains as amazing as it was in season three, this is a ballot wish that could come true next year.” Initially a recurring guest star, Shipka was upgraded to a series regular with the start of season four. She got the part after two auditions. Shipka’s credits after Mad Men (2007) include Flowers in the Attic (2014) (2014) and a dual role in the Oz Perkins horror film, February (2015) (2015). In 2014, Shipka was named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014” by Time magazine. In the same year, IndieWire included her in their list of “20 Actors To Watch That Are Under 20”. In 2017, she portrayed B.D. Hyman, daughter of Bette Davis, in the FX television series Feud: Bette and Joan (2017). In January 2018, it was announced that Shipka would be starring as Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018) series based on the comic series of the same name. The first season was released by Netflix on October 26, 2018.
Interesting Facts about Kiernan Shipka
- Her fashion influences are Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn.
- She has a black belt in taekwondo.
- She was originally from Chicago, Illinois.
- Her father is of one-half Bohemian/Czech, one-quarter German descent, with his other ancestry being English, some Scottish, and distant French. Her mother is of three-quarters Irish and one-quarter Italian ancestry. Her surname is from her Bohemian roots.
- Kiernan means ‘Son of a lord’.
- One of the youngest people to be interviewed on Inside the Actors Studio (1994).
Personal Quotes by Kiernan Shipka
There’s nothing wrong with a lisp.- Kiernan Shipka
I do listen to some music, but I don’t technically have one band I’m absolutely hooked on.- Kiernan Shipka
I certainly know quite a few kid actors, but I’m not really friends with them. They’re all very nice people, but I just don’t run in the same circles.- Kiernan Shipka
I hate a messy closet. I totally freak out when my closet is messy and I can’t find anything.- Kiernan Shipka
Some things are worth the splurge.- Kiernan Shipka