Sarah Jane Hyland is an American actress. Born in Manhattan, she attended the Professional Performing Arts School before having small roles in the films Private Parts, Annie and Blind Date. She is best known for playing Haley Dunphy in the ABC sitcom Modern Family, for which she received much acclaim, including four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In August 2022, Hyland began hosting Love Island USA on Peacock. Hyland is also known for her roles in the films Geek Charming, Struck by Lightning, Scary Movie 5, Vampire Academy, See You in Valhalla, XOXO, Dirty Dancing and The Wedding Year.