Hayden Panettiere

Actress + Singer
Born Aug 21, 1989

Hayden Leslie Panettiere is an American actress, singer and model. She began her acting career by playing Sarah Roberts on One Life to Live, and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light (1996–2000), before starring at age 10 as Sheryl Yoast in the Disney feature film Remember the Titans. Her most notable role to date is that of cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC series Heroes (2006–2010), for which she won several awards.… Read More

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1989 - 1994 2 More Events
1998 8 Years Old Panettiere made her feature film debut with 1998's A Bug's Life, but her first film to actually be released was the same year's The Object of My Affection, in which she appears briefly as a mermaid in the school play in the opening scene.
In 1999, she portrayed the girl on a sinking sailboat in Message In A Bottle.
2000 10 Years Old She played the role of Coach Yoast's daughter, Sheryl, in the 2000 Disney film Remember the Titans.


2004 14 Years Old In 2004, she played Kate Hudson's title character's adolescent niece in Raising Helen.
2005 15 Years Old In 2005, she was the title character's rival in a skating contest in Ice Princess. … Read More
2006 16 Years Old She subsequently starred in 2006's Bring It On: All or Nothing as a cheerleader and had a supporting role as Adelaide Bourbon in the 2007 independent film Shanghai Kiss.
In June 2007, she signed with the William Morris Agency, after previously being represented by the United Talent Agency.
…  In February 2008, Kohl's announced that Panettiere would be their next Candie's spokesperson. … Read More
2009 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Panettiere was one of the celebrities featured in the coffee table book Room 23, produced by Diana Jenkins and photographed by Deborah Anderson.


2010 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2010, she was signed to star as Amanda Knox in the controversial Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy. … Read More
2011 21 Years Old In May 2011, she announced that they had broken up amicably after two years together. … Read More
2013 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Panettiere confirmed reports that she and Klitschko had resumed their romantic relationship in an April 2013 interview.
2014 - 2015 2 More Events
2016 26 Years Old She returned to treatment in May 2016. … Read More
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