Aug. 1st, 1981
New York City, New York, USA
Sally Pressman's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - My Best Friend's Girl
2006 - Last Rites of the Dead
Guest TV Roles
Young Dr. Ellis Grey
Sally Pressman (born August 1, 1981) is an American dancer and actress.
Pressman 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.
On October 19, 2010, Pressman accepted the marriage proposal of her longtime boyfriend 'David Clayton Rogers'. The couple met at Lesley Kahn's Acting Studio.The couple married on September 17, 2011. On October 6, 2012, it was announced the couple is expecting their first child. She gave birth to a boy on April 10, 2013.
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).
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 (released as Zombies Anonymous). She also appeared in another independent horror film, The Dread, released in 2007. In 2006, she appeared on American network television in the series Shark.
She starred as a regular on the Lifetime Television series Army Wives as Roxy LeBlanc from 2007 to 2012. In 2013, she landed a role in an NBC pilot titled Joe, Joe and Jane.
With other members of the Army Wives cast, she joined the picket line on November 13, 2007 in support of striking writers.
- Classically trained in ballet.
- Former member of the Manhattan Ballet Company.
- Graduated from Yale University with a BA in theater.