Sarah Drew is known for her role as Hannah Rogers in Everwood (2004–2006) and for her role as Dr. April Kepner on Grey's Anatomy (2009–present).
She was born in Charlottesville, Virginia and raised in Stony Brook, New York on Long Island. Her mother, Dr. Jean Drew, is a science teacher. Her father, Charles Drew, is the senior pastor at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City.
Her second cousin is actor Benjamin McKenzie. Drew began acting in school plays, community theater with Take One Theatre Arts, and Summerstock.
Drew received a Bachelor's degree in Drama from the University of Virginia in 2002. Drew and her husband, Peter Lanfer, reside in Los Angeles.
Drew is good friends with fellow Everwood star Emily VanCamp.