Sarah Chalke was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Chalke's acting career began at the age of 8 when she began appearing in musical theater productions. At 16 she became a reporter on Canadian Children's show KidZone. In 1993 she took over the role of Becky in Roseanne.
Chalke is best known for starring in the comedy series Scrubs
and has made several guest appearances on the comedy show How I Met Your Mother