Faith Salie Wiki
Faith Salie is an American writer, journalist, actress, comedian, radio and television host and Rhodes scholar. She is a contributor to CBS Sunday Morning and a panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!. She hosts Science Goes To The Movies on PBS and CUNY TV. Her first book, Approval Junkie, a collection of humorous essays, was published by Crown in April 2016.
Faith Salie Biography
In 1989 she graduated from North Springs High School in Fulton County, Georgia. She enrolled at Northwestern University as an undergraduate and later transferred to Harvard University.
She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard with a degree in History and Literature of Modern France and England. She earned an M.Phil. in Modern English Literature from Oxford University.
Faith Salie Profession
Her first film appearance was in The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, playing the rival to Diane Lane’s character. She had to fly back and forth from England to Georgia to film her scenes. She appeared in small roles on Sweet Valley High and Married… with Children before being cast on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine upon moving to Los Angeles from Oxford.
In 1997 and 1998 she played the role of Sarina Douglas in two episodes, “Statistical Probabilities” and “Chrysalis.” She also appears on a Deep Space Nine trading card as Sarina Douglas.
In 2004 she starred in the Bravo improvisational situation comedy Significant Others, as well as other television sitcoms and dramas, including Sex and the City and Unhappily Ever After, in which she played goth girl Caitlin Blackpool for a season. She appeared on several VH-1 shows including Best Week Ever, I Love the…90s, and Undateable as a stand-up comedian and “pop-culture pundit.”
She moved to Manhattan to host the Public Radio International show Fair Game from PRI with Faith Salie in 2006. It was a daily satirical news and entertainment show and podcast.
She interviewed hundreds of newsmakers including Lorne Michaels, Jimmy Carter, Anthony Hopkins, Zach Galifianakis, Leonard Nimoy, and Chelsea Handler on Fair Game.
She has appeared as a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The O’Reilly Factor, Anderson, The Ricki Lake Show, and Piers Morgan Live. For Planet Green she hosted the series Treehugger TV and was a panelist on BBC America’s with Graham Norton.
She hosted a Bravo special of Approval Matrix, a TV adaptation of New York magazine’s feature by the same name in February 2011. She hosted Sundance Channel’s coverage of the Sundance Film Festival from 2008-2010, where she interviewed actors and directors such as Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Redford, Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Rock, Amy Poehler, Billy Bob Thornton, Joan Rivers, Michelle Williams, Dax Shepard, Elijah Wood, and Ashton Kutcher.
She hosted the National Book Awards in 2012. Her show Science Goes to the Movies, in which she interviews scientists about pop culture, premiered in 2015. She guest-hosted the NPR show Ask Me Another in 2016. On April 19, 2016, her book Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much, “a collection of daring, funny essays chronicling the author’s adventures during her lifelong quest for approval,” was published.
She developed the material from her book into a one-woman show, which ran at the Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage in Atlanta, GA April 5-28, 2019. Amanda Watkins directed the production.
Faith Salie Age
She was born Faith Coley Salie on April 14, 1971, in South Weymouth, Massachusetts, US.
Faith Salie Family
She was born to Robert Salie and Coley Salie and is the youngest of three children. Together with her two older brothers Doug and David, she grew up in Dunwoody, Georgia. She was raised Roman Catholic. At the age, she began dancing and decided she wanted to be an actor after getting the lead in the 4th-grade class play.
At the age of 13, she began performing professional children’s theatre. One of her first jobs was acting in a Chick-fil-A industrial film. She performed in plays and musicals with Matt Damon, Mo Rocca and China Forbes in college. She also performed improvisational comedy with Eric Garcetti, the current mayor of Los Angeles in graduate school.
Faith Salie Husband(s)
She has been married twice. In 2005 she married Nick Holly in the Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. They later dissolved their marriage in 2009.
On October 9, 2011, she married John Semel in Rome.
Faith Salie Children
The couple has two children a son and a daughter.
Faith Salie Height
She stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in.
Faith Salie Eye color
Faith Salie Salary
Faith’s salary is estimated to be between $10k to $50k per year.
Faith Salie Net worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $1m.
Faith Salie Awards
She has won three Daytime Emmy Awards as a Contributing Commentator to CBS News Sunday Morning with the show’s wins for Outstanding Morning Program in 2013 and 2015.
Faith Salie Filmography
- Wild Things 2 (2004).
- The Trip (2002).
- Till Death Us Do Part (1998).
- Running Woman (1998).