Hayley McFarland

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Hayley McFarland
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Hayley McFarland in 2011
Born (1991-03-29) March 29, 1991 (age 27)
Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S.
Residence Burbank, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of Missouri-Columbia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Hayley McFarland (born March 29, 1991) is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is best known for her portrayal of Emily Lightman on the Fox TV series Lie to Me and Brooke Putner on the FX TV series Sons of Anarchy.

Early life[edit]

Hayley McFarland grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma.[1][2][3] She began acting in musical theater productions at Oklahoma’s Lyric Theater during her summers.[2] While living in Oklahoma she studied at Michelle De Long’s ACTS Acting Academy which notes fellow alumni such as Ryan Merriman of Pretty Little Liars fame.[2] De Long is credited with sending a tape of the young actor to a manager in Los Angeles.[2]


In 2008 McFarland and her mother relocated to Los Angeles permanently.[2] Her first major role came in the form of an independent film, An American Crime, starring Ellen Page and Catherine Keener.[4] She has appeared in TV shows including Gilmore Girls, ER, and Criminal Minds, and films including Ring Around the Rosie, and Winged Creatures.[3] She was a series regular on the television series Lie to Me.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 An American Crime Jennifer Faye “Jennie” Likens
2008 Winged Creatures Lori Carline
2011 Eye of the Storm Poor Little Zombie Short film
2013 The Conjuring Nancy Perron
2016 The Chaplain Cole Short Film


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Gilmore Girls Marcia 2 episodes: “The Real Paul Anka”, “Super Cool Party People”
2007 ER Candice 1 episode: “The War Comes Home”
2008 Criminal Minds Katie Owen 1 episode: “3rd Life”
2008 Pushing Daisies Nikki Heaps 1 episode: “Circus, Circus”
2009 24 Emily Latham 1 episode: “Day 7: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.”
2009 Without a Trace Addy Gilroy 1 episode: “Believe Me”
2009 United States of Tara Petula 3 episodes: “Aftermath”, “Work”, “Betrayal”
2009 Medium Jamie Portman 1 episode: “New Terrain”
2009–11 Lie to Me Emily Lightman Main cast
40 episodes
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jenna Fox 1 episode: “Smoked
2012 Mad Men Bonnie 1 episode: “Tea Leaves
2013–14 Sons of Anarchy Brooke Putner Guest (season 6); Recurring cast (season 7)
11 episodes
2014 Grey’s Anatomy Rory Williams 1 episode: “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away”

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