Sarah Roemer
as Leila Buchanan
Name Sarah Roemer
Birthplace San Diego, California
Birth Date August 28, 1984
Season(s) 1
Number of Episodes 14 episodes

Sarah Roemer plays Leila Buchanan, the missing fiancée of Sean Walker on NBC's The Event.


Sarah Roemer stars as Leila Buchanan, Sean Walker's (Jason Ritter) would-be fiancée who suddenly disappears during a Caribbean cruise and becomes involved in a complex government conspiracy, in NBC's new high-octane conspiracy thriller, "The Event."

Roemer recently wrapped the Alcina Pictures film titled "The Love Child," starring opposite Donald Sutherland and Rebecca Romijn. The film portrays an ex-con who takes on one last heist after being coerced out of a plan to go straight by a loan shark. She can soon be seen in the features "Falling Up," "The Con Artist," the independent thriller "Locked In," and the independent drama "Waking Madison."

Roemer is known for her role in the hit film "Disturbia," in which she starred opposite Shia LaBeouf. Other film credits include "Fired Up," the family drama "Hachiko" opposite Richard Gere and Joan Allen, the short film, "Cutlass," opposite Virginia Madsen, Dakota Fanning and Kurt Russell, "Asylum" and "The Grudge 2."

A native of San Diego, Calif., Roemer was always an avid athlete and began a career in modeling at the age of 15. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles and enjoys surfing and horseback riding in her spare time.

Selected Career


  • The Love Child (2010)
  • Disturbia (2007)


  • The Event (2010)


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