'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' cast, then and now

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, June 13, 2011

3 of 11: Mia Sara played Ferris Bueller's love interest Sloane in the 1986 comedy film 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'

The actress, whose real name is Mia Sarapocciello, is also known for her role as Lili in the 1985 fantasy movie 'Legend,' which starred Tom Cruise.

Sara appeared in the 1989 mini-series 'Till We Meet Again' and in the 1993 television film 'Call of the Wild.' She played Annie Rueman on the medical drama series 'Chicago Hope' in 1995 and 1996 and has other small roles on television before she was cast as Dr. Harleen Quinzel, aka Harley Quinn, in the show 'Birds of Prey,' which ran between 2002 and 2003.

She later guest starred on 'CSI: NY' in 2005 and on the show 'Tinseltown' in 2007. In 2011, Sara played Princess Langwidere in a 2011 mini-series based on 'The Wizard of Oz,' a project that stars Sean Astin.

Sara once dated Brian Henson, son of 'Muppets' creator Jim Henson. The two have a daughter. Sara married actorJason Connery, son of Sean Connery and Diane Cilento, in 1996. They two are parents to Dashiell Quinn, born in 2007. Sara and Jason Connery divorced in 2002.

(Pictured: Mia Sara appears in a promotional photo for 'The Witches of Oz.' / Mia Sara appears as Dr. Harleen Quinzel in a promotional photo for 'Birds of Prey.' / Mia Sara appears in a scene from the 1986 movie 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.') ( Photo / AXN / Warner Bros. Television / Paramount Pictures)