Sarah Vowell

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Born: 12/27/1969 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

Conan 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

A.C.O.D. 2013 (Movie)

Lorraine (Actor)

The Daily Show 2011, 2013 (Tv Show)

Guest

Hit So Hard 2012 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008, 2011 (Tv Show)

Guest

Bored to Death 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Assume the Position With Mr. Wuhl 201 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Incredibles 2004 (Movie)

Voice of Violet Parr (Actor)

Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns 2003 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

EDUCATION

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1996

Montana State University

1993

Milestones

2015

Penned Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

2011

Wrote Unruly Fishes, about the history of Hawaii

2004

Voiced Violet Parr for "The Incredibles"

1998

Began decade-long run as contributor to "This American Life"

1997

Published first book of essays, Radio On: A Listener's Journey 

Bonus Trivia

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With her sister Amy, she followed the Trail of Tears, the path followed by the Cherokee during forced relocations between 1830 and 1850. The sisters' journey was chronicled on an episode of "This American Life."

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Was raised fundamentalist, but later declared herself as an atheist.

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Reprised her voice acting role as Violet Parr for several Disney-related video games, including "Disney Infinity" (2013).

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Appeared as herself in two music documentaries: "Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns") (2002), about the band They Might Be Giants, and "Hit So Hard" (2011), about Hole drummer Patty Schemel.

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Served as "Senior Historical Context Correspondent" for "The Daily Show" in 2011.

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Vowell's trademark was her unique speaking voice, an oddly-inflected mixture of hip cool and childlike enthusiasm.

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