Who Is Sarah Dugdale (Lizzie in ‘Virgin River’)?

Season four of Virgin River is finally here, and we’re struggling to think about anything other than the popular Netflix series. For example, what’s going to happen to Mel (Alexandra Breckenridge)? Is Jack (Martin Henderson) getting cuter by the day? And finally, who is the actress who plays Connie’s rebellious niece, Lizzie?

Keep scrolling for everything we know about 27-year-old Sarah Dugdale.

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1. Who Is Sarah Dugdale?

You probably recognize her from Virgin River, where she plays Lizzie. Dugdale is a Canadian actress who’s bilingual in English and French. Although she’s just beginning her career in the entertainment industry, she’s already accumulating fans with her nuanced acting abilities.

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2. Does She Play Lizzie In 'virgin River'?

That’s correct. Virgin River tells the story of Mel Monroe, a woman who moves to the remote area for a fresh start. She quickly realizes that small town living isn't quite as simple as she expected, especially when past secrets begin to haunt her.

Lizzie was originally introduced in season two, but the character has a much larger role in seasons three and four. In the newest installment, Lizzie is finally getting over her breakup with Ricky. Although he hasn’t left for the Marines (yet), he lied to her, and she’s struggling to forgive him. In the meantime, Lizzie strikes up a friendship with Doc’s new grandson, Denny, who puts her troubled past to the test.

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3. What Else Has Sarah Dugdale Starred In?

Dugdale is widely known for playing Lizzie in Netflix’s Virgin River, but that’s not her only claim to fame. In addition to playing Claire on Mystery 101, she’s made several guest star appearances in shows like Supernatural, The Haunting Hour, The Secret Circle, Arrow, Rush and Aftermath.

Oh, and Dugdale is no stranger to the cheesy world of television movies. Her credits include Sugar Babies, Stolen Daughter, Sorority Murder, Woman of the House, The Bad Seed and Death of a Cheerleader. One of her most recent projects is The College Admissions Scandal, where she portrayed Emma Slade.

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