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Get to Know 'The Front Runner' Star Sara Paxton With These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Get to Know 'The Front Runner' Star Sara Paxton With These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Sara Paxton is one of the stars of this week’s hot new movie The Front Runner, and we got the chance to catch up with her and get to know her a little better!

The 30-year-old actress stars in the role of Donna Rice in the movie about the real-life scandal surrounding Senator Gary Hart during his 1988 presidential campaign.

The film follows the rise and fall of the Senator after allegations of his extramarital relationship with Donna Rice came to light. Hugh Jackman stars as the Senator with Vera Farmiga and JK Simmons also taking on roles. Be sure to check it out, in theaters on November 21!

Get to know Sara a little better and read these 10 Fun Facts!

  • 1. I am half Mexican and Jewish! My family immigrated to the US so I am first generation American on my Mother’s side!
  • 2. I am very passionate about animals! I have a one year old rescue pup named Auggie. He’s half terrier, half Chihuahua and I love him to death.
  • 3. I am an only child, but I have a ton of cousins.
  • 4. My BIGGEST fear is roaches. I have literally leapt into the arms of strangers.
  • 5. I have always been a voracious reader and I am a POTTERHEAD. Let’s just say I sobbed when I didn’t get my letter to Hogwarts when I was 12.

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. In middle school band I played the flute and loved it
  • 7. My mom is a dentist and I sleep with two retainers every night LOL
  • 8. I am a die-hard Big Brother fan. I played a real life, game version of the show with some friends, (including some past Big Brother winners) and I WON.
  • 9. My first acting job was a Coca Cola commercial when I was 6.
  • 10. I don’t have a middle name.
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Photos: Victoria Stevens, Frank Masi/Sony Pictures
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