Wanda English Burnett, Editor
For those who enjoy watching the TLC show I
Didnt Know I Was Pregnant a familiar face will be
on an episode that will air this week on Wednesday, September
30 at 8:00 p.m.
Sarah Morris, who graduated from Jac-Cen-Del High School and
was also named Miss Ripley County, will appear on this episode
Morris told the Osgood Journal she decided to try out
for the show and was excited when she got the email telling
her she had been chosen to audition. The casting agency is Morman
Boling Casting. I auditioned surrounded by a room full
of other girls that all looked similar to me, she noted.
She said the story is based around a girl, Abbigale, who is
from Eastern Pennsylvania who was supposed to have a dialect.
After staying up all night to perfect this dialect for
my audition, I realized I just needed to concentrate on my acting
and just do a hint of the dialect, Morris noted.
After her audition, she didnt think she had placed, but
a few days later the casting agency called Morris to ask her
availability for film dates because the original dates had changed.
Morris was available and the next day she got the call she had
been waiting for. They called me and offered me the role,
yeah! she told the Osgood Journal.
Before going to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of acting, Morris
did several plays at local theatres and college. She always
dreamed of being an actress and said she had to be in California
to be close to the action.
I love it out here in LA. Its so different than
Ripley County, but I love being able to one day go to the mountains
and then the next walking by the ocean. The weather is great
and the opportunities, although difficult to find, are definitely
everywhere in this California air, she told the Osgood
Morris gives a sneak peak at her upcoming performance saying
the hardest scene to film was the bathroom scene where Abbigale
has the baby and the baby goes into the toilet. She said it
was quite a surreal experience especially the scenes
where a real infant is used.
Morris says this experience makes her realize how much more
she wants to do this every day for the rest of her life. She
always knew she wanted to act, and has thoroughly enjoyed every
acting opportunity shes had.
As she took time out to share her good fortune with people at
home in Ripley County, Morris admitted she was busy sending
out postcards and emails to casting directors and agents to
watch the upcoming episode.
Morris has been doing some theater while in LA, short and feature
length films, public service announcements, and a commercial.
While she says most of the things she has done are small
scale, she says she will continue to work hard until she
fulfills all of my dreams.
She is the daughter of James and Sally Morris of Versailles.