Sara Garcia is a wildly talented Latinx/Lebanese and queer actress whose star is quickly rising within the industry. Garcia’s impressive roster of performances is a testament to her innate ability to form and embody diverse and compelling characters, and her attention to detail truly distinguishes her within the craft. She guest starred on NBC’s musical series “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” and had a successful two-season run on The CW’s beloved superhero series “The Flash.” Garcia’s first foray into the industry was her role on FX’s “Man Seeking Woman” alongside the esteemed Jay Baruchel.
Other recent credits of include a recurring role on Netflix’s “My Little Pony” franchise, and as the lead of the feature horror film True Fiction. Garcia’s incredible voice work can additionally be heard in two seasons of Amazon Prime’s “Gary & His Demons,” and on AppleTV/Dreamwork’s project “Pinecone & Pony.” Prior to these roles, she starred in The CW’s acclaimed period piece “Reign,” USA’s “Falling Water,” Syfy’s film “Stickman” and the Canadian CBC thriller series “X Company.” In addition to her work in film and television, Garcia has displayed her acting skills in major roles in two incredibly successful video game franchises, Far Cry 6 and Starlink: Battle for Atlas, with both premiering to great success.
Ontario-born and Toronto-raised by parents of Latin and Lebanese descent, Garcia was a born storyteller. Her love of the theater was instinct; she knew she had to be a part of it all. Garcia found community theater very early on, and with the mentoring help of her choir teacher, she began her foray into theater at just seven years old. Following this passion, Garcia eventually applied and was accepted to one of Toronto’s most prestigious arts schools, the Etobicoke School of the Arts which has been home to many incredible artists. When it came time for university, Garcia chose to attend the renowned Queen’s University, where she double majored in global development and theater. Her studies eventually took her abroad, teaching migrant children health and English in China. Her passion for the thrills of life abroad led her to the vibrant city of Shanghai, where she lived and taught for three years. Garcia embraced her desire to be a theater actor full-time when she finished teaching and began booking roles upon her return to Canada. Upon wrapping “Man Seeking Woman,” she was enthralled with taking on new roles and has been filming ever since. Garcia’s cosmopolitan upbringing and life experiences have been a major asset to her ability to authentically adopt new and exciting roles. She is proudly and openly queer and is very open about how this has factored into her fascinating journey.
Garcia enjoys creative endeavors such as abstract and watercolor painting, music, and poetry when not working. In addition, she loves to explore the environment around her wherever she finds herself, whether it be hiking or people-watching.
Find out more about Sara Garcia's character in Ride, Valeria Galindo.