Sara Rue is an American actress. She started her career in the late 1980s, debuting in the 1988 film Rocket Gibraltar. During the 1990s, she first starred as Edda Pasetti in the short-lived series Grand. She next played the recurring role of Monica in the sitcom Phenom. Afterward, she starred as Darby Gladstone in the NBC show Minor Adjustments. During this period, she also had performances in the films Passed Away, Can’t Hardly Wait, A Slipping-Down Life, A Map of the World. She later became widely known for starring as Carmen Ferrara in the teen comedy series Popular. She earned greater success for her role as Claudia “Claude” Casey in Less than Perfect. Her latest role was as Olivia Caliban in A Series of Unfortunate Events.