Member, Board of Directors
Tony Award© winner Sara Ramirez is known to viewers as orthopedic surgeon Dr. Callie Torres on ABC’s top-rated television drama Grey’s Anatomy. Prior to Grey’s Anatomy, Ramirez was seen in the Broadway smash-hit Monty Python’s Spamalot as Lady of the Lake, for which she earned both a Tony Award© for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, and an Outer Critics Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.
Ramirez graduated from the Juilliard Drama School. Shortly after graduation, she made her Broadway debut starring in Paul Simon’s The Capeman. Following that, she starred on Broadway in Fascinating Rhythm and A Class Act, as well as Off Broadway in The Vagina Monologues. For the past 3 seasons, Sara has been the voice of ‘Queen Miranda’ in the Disney Channel animated series, Sofia The First. She has also appeared on NYPD Blue, Law & Order: SVU, Third Watch, and Spin City, in addition to several pilots. In Spring 2011, Ramirez captured a whole new audience when she performed the most prominent songs on the special music event episode of Grey’s Anatomy and released her own EP on iTunes.
In 2015, Sara was awarded the Ally For Equality Award by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. In addition to her role as a member of the True Colors Fund’s Board of Directors, she supports non-profit organizations like the Human Rights Campaign and the California Writing Program’s “I Write the Future” campaign.