sarah bolger once upon a time birthday Happy birthday, Sarah Bolger: 5 GIFs when the 'Once Upon a Time' star was the perfect Princess Aurora

Happy birthday, Sarah Bolger!

The “Once Upon a Time” star turns 23 on Friday (Feb. 28). After a couple seasons, we still can’t believe the ABC fairy tale show managed to find such a perfect Princess Aurora, a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty, in this Irish actress. So we decided to celebrate Bolger’s big day by rounding up all the times she perfectly personified the Disney character … in GIF form.

When she was woken up from her sleeping curse with true love’s kiss:

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When she and Prince Philip found happiness together:

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When she proved that princesses don’t have to be weak:

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When she and Mulan were best friends:

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Even when she was unknowingly breaking Mulan’s heart:

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Happy birthday Sarah Bolger! “Once Upon a Time” returns on Sunday, March 9 on ABC.