• The 2023 Oscars were recently hosted
  • Sarah Polley won her first Oscar
  • Here is what you need to know about her

This year, the world got to know the name of Canadian actor and director Sarah Polley. Polley won her first ever Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, thanks to the hit film Women Talking. Outside of the critical acclaim the film received, Sarah herself was also highly applauded.

Sarah Polley is here to stay!

Her speech was given a standing ovation after she picked up her award. "First of all, I want to thank the academy for not being mortally offended by the words 'women' and 'talking' so close together like that — cheers," Sarah said.

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How did she get her start? She began acting at the age of four and made her film debut in Philip Borsos’s One Magic Christmas. Sarah got her big break in acting in 1994's Exotica, which launched her career.

Watch the video above to learn more!