Kiernan Shipka (born November 10, 1999), is an American actress. She is known for playing Sally on the AMC series Mad Men, and for lending her voice Jinora in the Legend of Korra. She was born in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents are: John Young Shipka, a real estate developer and Erin Ann, who was a queen of Chicago's St. Patrick's Day parade. Kiernan and her family moved to Los Angeles, when she was 6 years old, so she can pursue her acting career. Kiernan likes golf and cooking. She also like ballroom dancing, so she is taking classes since she was 5 years old.
Kiernan’s performance on Mad Men, got many positive reviews. Dale Roe even announced that this 10 year old actress is the best part of the series, and she should be upgraded to a regular actress of mentioned series! From the season 4, Shipka is the series regular.
This young actress is known for movies: Dimension (2007),Lower Learning (2008), Carriers (2009), House broken /2009), Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010), The Ryan and Randi Show (2010), The Empty Room (2012), Very Good Girls (2013), Child Star Psychologist 2 with Kiernan Shipka (2013) and The Edge of the Woods (2014).
During her career, she won: in 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards, from the category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Mad Men; in 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards from category Outstanding Performance in a Drama Series for Mad Men; in 2012, Young Hollywood Awards from category Scene Stealer Female for Mad Men and in 2013 Young Artist Awards from the category Best Performance in a TV Series, Mad Men.