Shannyn Sossamon
American actress
Shannyn Sossamon
Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon is an American actress. She starred in the films A Knight's Tale, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Wristcutters: A Love Story, The Order and Road to Nowhere. Sossamon also had a starring role on the CBS supernatural drama, Moonlight.
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Man Attempts To Find His Manic Pixie Dream Girlfriend On Craigslist, Likely Fails
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Attention men with insanely specific criteria for your "dream woman" -- please stop posting about it, especially on Craigslist. One such dude took to the Missed Connections section of the Brooklyn site on Nov. 1 to ask the world whether his "Imaginary Girlfreind [sic]" exists. Sorry to break your heart, man, but probably not. Here are eight of this 25-year-old gentleman's imaginary lady-friend requirements: 1. They've known each other for over a decade. We have been going out in my head since I was 12. We have aged and grown together. You are my safe warm place. I daydream about your fictitious character when the world gets dark. I think about us watching a movie that changed both our lives or how we back each other up in conversations with other people. 2. She needs to be very tall and hip -- but NOT a hipster. You are about 6 foot tall now. Short black hair with a bit of a fringe. Your skin is sallow. You dress well but you don't let ''hipster culture'' define anything y ...
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'Mistresses' star Shannyn Sossamon joins Fox's 'WayWard Pines'
Yahoo News - over 3 years
By Jethro Nededog LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Mistresses" star Shannyn Sossamon has signed on to "Wayward Pines," M. Night Shyamalan's limited series for Fox, a network representative told TheWrap. The actress will play Theresa Burke, who's married to star Matt Dillon's character, Secret Service agent Ethan. Formerly an agent herself, Theresa left to stay home with their son, Ben. She's described as an intelligent, independent and charismatic person. While her relationship to Ethan has been strong, his flaws are beginning to test her patience. ...
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'Knight's Tale' Becoming A TV Show From 'Battlestar Galactica' Showrunner
MTV News - over 4 years
Ron Moore is heading from outer space to medieval times. The "Battlestar Galactica" showrunner will next tackle a television version of "A Knight's Tale" that has been picked up by ABC. Deadline has the news, reporing that "the series is expected to stay close to the premise and the style of the movie -- it is described as a medieval fantasy incorporating modern music and themes that follows the journey of a young man who starts out impersonating a knight of the realm and ends up becoming one." The 2001 feature film starred Heath Ledger as the titular knight, Shannyn Sossamon as his love interest and Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer. As fans of Moore will know, he's more than adept at adapting previously successful projects to the small screen. Though it might seem like a strange choice to have him tackle "A Knight's Tale," we'd argue that this is some of the best television news we've heard in a long time. First off: if you haven't seen "Battlestar Galactica" already, fix th ...
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Watch an Exclusive Clip From The Day
Coming Soon - over 4 years
ComingSoon.net's ShockTillYouDrop.com has your exclusive first look at a clip from The Day , the horror thriller starring Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Michael Eklund, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan and Shannyn Sossamon. You can watch the clip by clicking here ! In the film, now playing in theaters, a group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators...
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The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names As Of 2012: From Apple To Zappa
Daily Fill - over 4 years
This article is presented by Giuliana Rancic’s online publication FabFitFun. Click here to sign up for her amazing newsletter for women! With the awesome news that Giuliana and Bill welcomed their baby boy Edward Duke Rancic into the world this week, we have babies on the brain. That got us thinking about all the bizarre baby names stars love to give their celebrity spawn. If a regular citizen named their firstborn Pineapple Ninja-Hunter Feather, Child Protective Services wouldn’t be far behind. But when an eccentric celebrity gives their baby boy Superman’s birth name from the destroyed mythical planet of Krypton, he or she gets a big fat congratulations on the cover of People magazine. With that in mind, we’ve ranked the weirdest celebrity baby names: 14. Sage Moonblood, the oldest son of Sylvester Stallone and Sasha Czack 13. Audio Science, the son of actress Shannyn Sossamon and her boyfriend—who oddly enough has a totally awesome name—Dallas Clayton 12. Blue Ivy Cart ...
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David Lynch Turns Hollywood's Milk Studios Into a Fun House for the Reveal of His Custom Bottle for Dom Perignon
Artinfo - over 4 years
David Lynch Turns Hollywood's Milk Studios Into a Fun House for the Reveal of His Custom Bottle for Dom Perignon Language English Email Print Save Tweet Pin It Photo Gallery:  Slideshow: David Lynch's Celebration of the Global Launch of "Dom Perignon by David Lynch" by Nate Freeman Published: June 22, 2012 LOS ANGELES – An hour into the reveal of “Dom Perignon by David Lynch,” the walls of Milk Studios in Hollywood, California started to shake. They shook until the center ruptured and opened, like a mouth, engulfing the masses and their Champagne flutes into a void of fog and neon. And beyond the wobbly precipice, before a dark tunnel of which we could see no end, stood a blank black chalkboard that stretched from the floor to the ceiling. “Are we not impressed?” said a man in a topcoat ...
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Video: Shannyn Sossamon directs a music vid
USA Today - over 5 years
OK, so I've had a bit of a crush on <a class="fplink fp-251132" href="/shannyn+sossamon">Shannyn Sossamon</a> ever since she starred in 2002's The Rules of Attraction. (I still watch that movie about ...
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Film Now Playing - Artvoice
Google News - over 5 years
ROAD TO NOWHERE—The first feature in 21 years from director Monte Hellman (Two Lane Blacktop), a drama about the making of a film in which reality becomes tangled up with illusion. Starring Shannyn Sossamon, Tygh Runyan, Cliff De Young and Dominique
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How to Make It In America Poster and Trailer - FansShare
Google News - over 5 years
How to Make It In America stars Luis Guzman, Shannyn Sossamon and Bryan Greenberg and follows the lives of a group of aspiring stars who try to make a name for themselves in American. The first season did so well that a second season was commissioned
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How to Make it in America Season 2 Poster - BuzzFocus.com
Google News - over 5 years
... that takes place outside of Hollywood and inside the New York City grind. The series stars Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Lake Bell, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Shannyn Sossamon, Kid Cudi and Luis Guzmán. Season 2 premieres on Sunday, Oct 2 at 10:30PM ET/PT
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"40 Days And 40 Nights" on Blu-ray! - EDGE Boston
Google News - over 5 years
His plan is on track until he meets Erica (Shannyn Sossamon, HBO&#39;s &quot;How to Make It in America&quot;). Applauded by critics for its wit and chemistry, &quot;Josh Hartnett and Shannyn Sossamon set the screen on fire,&quot; (FOX-TV) in this sexy and electric romantic
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Film Review: 'Road to Nowhere' - Hartford Advocate
Google News - over 5 years
Because he believes Laurel Graham (Shannyn Sossamon), the unknown actress who has been hired by Haven to play Velma Duran in his film (over hopefuls like Scarlett Johansson – the joys of fiction!), is the real Velma Duran. And indeed there are scenes
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VIDEO; Streaming Video's Emerging Bounty
NYTimes - over 5 years
AT this point in its evolution streaming video can still feel like your neighborhood VHS rental shop, circa 1985. The shelves of the two leading services, Netflix Instant and Hulu Plus, seem to be full of films you've never heard of, arranged in no particular order. The latest hits haven't arrived yet, and there's no one around to help you out
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Streaming Video's Emerging Bounty - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
(Lionsgate, Blu-ray $39.99, DVD $29.95, PG-13) ROAD TO NOWHERE A director (Tygh Runyan) shooting a true-crime film finds that his leading actress (Shannyn Sossamon) may have a personal connection to the events he is portraying
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Movie review: Oddball moviemaking mystery 'Road to Nowhere' takes viewers ... - Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
By James Sanford Tunnel vision: Shannyn Sossamon and Cliff De Young in a scene from &quot;Road to Nowhere.&quot; If you&#39;re in the mood for mind games, director Monte Hellman has constructed one that&#39;s practically a hot yoga session for the brain in “Road to
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Monte Hellman's Road to Nowhere - DVD Talk
Google News - over 5 years
His embezzlement is uncovered by a reporter named Nathalie Post (Dominique Swain), and the release of her story leads to a murder of a police officer by Taschen and Velma Duran (Shannyn Sossamon), and concludes with Taschen&#39;s apparent suicide (the
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'Road to Nowhere': Navigating a film-within-a-film puzzle - The Seattle Times
Google News - over 5 years
&#39;Road to Nowhere,&#39; with Tygh Runyan, Shannyn Sossamon, Cliff De Young, Dominique Swain. Directed by Monte Hellman, from a screenplay by Steven Gaydos. 122 minutes. Rated R for brief language and some violence
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"Entourage" recap: 8x1 - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
When Ben&#39;s friend Gingy (Shannyn Sossamon) tells him she&#39;s going to give him one of their friend Tim&#39;s photographs as a gift, he replies, &quot;That&#39;s great, I mean these are like a framed reminder of what losers all my friends are.&quot; Ben is kind of a dick,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Shannyn Sossamon
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 36
    In 2015, Sossamon stated during an interview with Details magazine that she was in a "committed relationship" with the father of Mortimer.
    More Details Hide Details Besides acting, Sossamon continues to study music and dance. After having Audio Science, she started to play guitar frequently, with lessons about four days a week, as she wanted to create a band with her sister Jenny Lee Lindberg, who knew how to play the bass. Shortly afterwards, they joined Warpaint, an indie rock and psychedelic band formed in Los Angeles. As all the members were playing the guitar at the beginning, she became the drummer of the group: "When we all started the band together, no one was playing drums, it was like all of us on guitars, I was on guitar with them, and we needed a drummer. We tried out a pool of drummers and then one day I was just practicing, I just decided to sit on the drum kit and it really worked and I had so much fun".
    Her role was Theresa Burke, the wife of Matt Dillon's character, and the show premiered on May 14, 2015.
    More Details Hide Details Wayward Pines received mostly favorable reviews from critics and after a debut described as "soft" by Deadline, viewership for the series grew in subsequent episodes.
  • 2014
    Age 35
    She provided her voice for a character named Lorna during an episode of Over the Garden Wall, which aired on November 6, 2014 ("Chapter 7: The Ringing of the Bell").
    More Details Hide Details She next had starring role in the supernatural horror sequel Sinister 2, where she played a mother whose sons are tormented by the ghostly children taken by Bughuul at their rural farmhouse. The movie was released worldwide on August 21, 2015, generating overwhelmingly negative reviews from critics. However, it has grossed over US$48 million on a budget of US$10 million. Sossamon plays Pandora in the season three of FOX's Sleepy Hollow, where she is a series regular. She also has a main part in a short film called Limina, directed by Florian Halbedl and Joshua M. Ferguson under their production company, Turbid Lake Pictures. She plays Maria, a woman "whose mourning process is influenced by a curious gender-fluid child".
  • 2013
    Age 34
    On June 30, 2013, she debuted as Alex in the ABC drama Mistresses.
    More Details Hide Details Her character had a "multi-episode arc" during the first season of the series, with her last airdate being September 2 (episode "When One Door Closes "). Sossamon accepted the role as it was a "softer character" for her to play, given she had been in a career hiatus due to her second pregnancy. At the time, it was announced that Sossamon was cast to play one of the main parts in M. Night Shyamalan's limited series for FOX, Wayward Pines.
    It had initially a debut at the 2013 Sundance London Film and Music Festival and was then posted on YouTube.
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  • 2012
    Age 33
    In March 2012, she announced that she had given birth to her second son, Mortimer.
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    In January 15, 2012, The Cyclist, a short film where Sossamon starred, premiered; it was screened later that year at the Las Vegas Film Festival. She appeared in the indie romantic drama The End of Love as Lydia, a single mother and the love interest of Mark Webber's character. The movie debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and opened theatrically in a limited run in March 2013.
    More Details Hide Details Reviews for the film were largely positive, with Sossamon earning top notices. Chicago Sun-Times critic Charlie Schmidlin concluded that the actress "radiates warmth" and noted that her part in the movie "is the most natural and welcome performance I've seen from her". The Hollywood Reporter and Time Out found Shannyn "captivating" and "enormously appealing", respectively. Sossamon then appeared in Desire, another short feature and a collaboration between Jaguar and Ridley Scott Associates, to help kick off the 2014 Jaguar F-Type. The 13-minute video, directed by Adam Smith and co-starring Damian Lewis, is about a car delivery man who gets caught up in a dangerous chase involving a woman in trouble (who is played by Sossamon).
  • 2010
    Age 31
    She created Maudegone Theater also in 2010, an online-video project under which she releases short and musical features directed by herself.
    More Details Hide Details Eight videos have been premiered under the moniker as of 2013. During an interview with Keba Robinson, of Hook and Line magazine, Sossamon explained hat her initiative for creating Maudegone was about having "some sort of control and do creative things and feel like it was something that I started. I like the feeling of independence and freedom". Sossamon starred in Monte Hellman's independent romantic thriller Road to Nowhere. Her role was Lauren Graham, a non-professional actress invited to star in a movie by a director who falls in love with her. Sossamon was the first person to be cast in the film after writer Steven Gaydos saw her in a restaurant rehearsing a scene with another person. Reluctant, Gaydos gave the actress his card saying, "I don't do this often, but I wonder if you or your agent would contact director Monte Hellman". The movie screened at the 67th Venice International Film Festival in September 2010, and received a very limited theatrical release in the U.S the following year. It generated mostly positive reactions from critics, with Sossamon's role gaining a similar response. Kevin Thomas, of Los Angeles Times remarked that the film "ultimately stands on the beauty and talent of its femme fatale, and Shannyn Sossamon is so stunning and gifted she actually withstands a remark comparing her to Louise Brooks". Meanwhile, Colin Convert for Star Tribune wrote in his review: "The key to the movie is casting the right femme fatale, and non-actress Shannyn Sossamon, the mystery woman's eerie doppelgänger, wins the part and her director's heart".
    She also made a brief appearance in the romantic comedy Our Family Wedding and appeared as one of the leads in the thriller The Heavy, which had a U.S. straight-to-video release in April 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Around that time, she served as a feature jury at the 8th Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles. Sossamon signed on to play a recurring character (Gingy Wu) in the HBO television series How to Make It in America. The series premiered in February 2010, with the actress appearing in eight episodes throughout the show's first season.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2008
    Age 29
    The movie had its U.S. premiere on January 4, 2008, and fared "decently" on its opening weekend, with an estimated US$13.5 million in sales, as noted by Box Office Mojo.
    More Details Hide Details It went on to gross US$45 million in theaters, on a production budget of US$20 million. Reception towards the film was heavily negative, with critics describing it as one of the "weakest" J-horror remakes to be released. Georgia Straight writer Steve Newton felt that Sossamon tried "desperately to bring some substance to her role", but the "preposterous script" made it a "lost cause". Despite the critical reaction, the actress was nominated for the "Choice Film Actress – Horror" Award at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards. She played Concetta, a woman faced with the challenges of raising her sick child and supporting her husband in the indie drama Life Is Hot in Cracktown, directed by Buddy Giovinazzo, and co-starring Kerry Washington, Lara Flynn Boyle and Brandon Routh. The movie was first screened at the 2009 Fantasia International Film Festival, and received a limited theatrical release in June that year; it went to DVD two months later.
  • 2007
    Age 28
    Her last airdate was on March 27, 2007 (episode "Ita Missa Est").
    More Details Hide Details She also starred in the horror movie Catacombs as Victoria, a young woman trying to find her way out of the Paris Catacombs while being pursued by a killer. It received a theatrical release in countries like Italy and Japan throughout 2007, but came out directly-to-DVD in United States in February 2008. Catacombs and Sossamon generated mostly negative reviews; About.com wrote that the her "Ambien-induced acting doesn't help matters", and DVD Verdict stated: "This film is all Sossamon and I feel for her. Aside from the uninspired twist finale, her performance is solely of gasping and looking worried and furrowing her brow and screaming and gazing worriedly at her flickering flashlight". Sossamon signed on as a series regular on CBS's vampire drama Moonlight, to play the character of Coraline Duvall. The series began airing on September 28, 2007, and was watched by 8.54 million viewers, finishing first among total viewers and adults 18–49 for its night. CBS ordered a 16-episode first season, but over the season, viewership decreased to around 7.5 million viewers. The series had a very large fan base, but despite fans' efforts, CBS canceled the series after the first season.
    On January 2, 2007, she debuted on Courteney Cox's drama series Dirt on FX.
    More Details Hide Details Her role was Kira Klay, a troubled young drug-addicted actress who after realizing that she is pregnant, kills herself. Her death happens in the pilot, where that is the only episode she is "alive." She appears in four more episodes as a ghostly figment of Ian Hart's character imagination, becoming a sort of love interest.
  • 2005
    Age 26
    Chasing Ghosts, a mystery thriller starring Sossamon, was released straight-to-video in late 2005.
    More Details Hide Details As Undiscovered, this movie received negative reviews and was a box office bomb, failing to recoup its budget. Sossamon was cast as the female lead in the indie romantic black comedy Wristcutters: A Love Story, which was based on an Etgar Keret short story and co-starred Patrick Fugit, revolving around two characters who fall in love in purgatory after committing suicide. It was shown at both The Sundance Film Festival and The Seattle International Film Festival Awards in early 2006, before going on to open in a limited theatrical run in October 2007. The movie premiered to popular and critical acclaim, garnering a cult following since then. Sossamon, similarly, received a wide positive feedback for her performance; Variety magazine felt she made her character "feisty and alluring" in a "resigned goth-girl kind of way", while Matthew Turner of View London remarked that she "gives her best performance to date." Wristcutters was nominated for several awards, including Sundance's Grand Jury Prize, two Independent Spirit Awards, and the Humanitas Prize.
  • 2004
    Age 25
    Her only acting appearance of 2004 was a guest-starring role in the episode "Doubt" on the NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
    More Details Hide Details Her next vehicle was the horror thriller Devour, in which she played Marisol, one of several friends who become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda. A B movie, it did not received a theatrical release and instead, went directly-to-DVD in 2005. Critical reception towards the picture was unanimously negative, but a few reviewers showed approval of the cast members' performances, with DVD Talk noting that Sossamon, alongside co-star Dominique Swain, "do the best they can with the material they're given, but end up as not much more than eye-candy stuck in a sea of aimless gore and maddeningly vague plot droppings". At the time, she made a cameo appearance in the black action comedy Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005). She played Josie in the dramedy Undiscovered, which followed a group of aspiring entertainers who intend to establish their careers in Los Angeles. Distributed for a limited release to certain parts of the United States only, the movie premiered on August 26, 2005, to lackluster sales and critical failure.
  • 2003
    Age 24
    It was released in late 2003, to extremely poor reviews; Critical reception for Sossamon was average with 7M Pictures finding the movie "well acted" by the leads but eFilmCritic.com remarking that she, "so charming in both "A Knight's Tale and 40 Days and 40 Nights, is given very little to do besides utilize her 'tortured soul with dark eye makeup' schtick".
    More Details Hide Details The movie also made little interest at the box office, opening at number six at the charts; it finished its theatrical run with US$11 million on a budget of US$35 million. After Sossamon filmed The Order, she became pregnant and took a hiatus from working on film productions; "It was almost like she was out on a lark, and she found herself in this big circumstance that she hadn't planned on, which I think made it easier for her to go off and have a baby and stop working", director Helgerland said on the actress' motherhood and subsequent acting break. She has recalled seeing her acting career in a "total stop" after giving birth, but nevertheless described her absence on screen as a "blessing in disguise for many reasons".
  • 2002
    Age 23
    She dated children's book illustrator and author Dallas Clayton from 2002 to 2004.
    More Details Hide Details They had a son, Audio Science Clayton, born on May 29, 2003. Though she admitted not being prepared for having a child, she focused on her pregnancy and motherhood, laying aside acting more or less for the next few years: "I wasn't ready to be a mom. But if you have any desire to be a better person, having a baby kicks it right into gear. Now I'm a better actress and a better mother".
    In 2002, Sossamon starred in Miramax Films' romantic comedy 40 Days and 40 Nights, as Erica Sutton, the love interest of Josh Hartnett's character, Matt Sullivan.
    More Details Hide Details The movie depicts Sullivan as he meets Sutton during a period of his abstinence from any sexual contact for the duration of Lent. It received mixed reviews from critics, but was a major box office success, earning a worldwide total of US$95,146,283 on a production budget of US$17 million. Sossamon's part gained critical acclaim in general; About.com noted that she was "already making a name for herself as a romantic leading lady. With starring roles opposite two of Hollywood's hottest young actors (Hartnett and Heath Ledger) under her belt, Shannyn's star is rising fast. Her exotic looks separate her from the pack, and her performances have, thus far, been exceptional". Praising Sossamon and co-star Harnett, Elvis Mitchell wrote for The New York Times: "Mr. Hartnett matches up with Ms. Sossamon, and not only because their eyebrows signal that they are both Vulcans. She is a more direct performer; what she does is not acting – yet – but she can look as if she's listening. Her approach contrasts hilariously with his gentility". Afterwards, both actors received a Teen Choice Award nomination for "Choice Film Chemistry".
  • 2001
    Age 22
    The film premiered on May 11, 2001, and received average reviews, with her part getting an equally mixed response; Robin Clifford for Reeling Reviews concluded that Sossamon was "pretty but little more than an object of affection" and Rob Blackwelder, of SPLICEDwire, called her role "the movie's weakest link", noting that although Sossamon was a "wonderfully wicked flirt", her character "isn't terribly well established and she's the most jarringly modern sight in this ancient tale".
    More Details Hide Details A Knight's Tale garnered US$117,487,473 worldwide, bringing Sossamon into mainstream audiences. It earned the actress two Teen Choice Awards nominations as well as three MTV Movie Awards nominations, including one for "Best Breakthrough Performance".
  • TEENAGE
  • 1997
    Age 18
    In 1997, Sossamon guest-starred as several characters in three episodes of Mr. Show with Bob and David, and two years later, she was discovered by casting director Francine Maisler, while assisting a fellow DJ at Gwyneth Paltrow's brother's birthday party.
    More Details Hide Details Sossamon beat Kate Hudson for the lead female role in Brian Helgeland's medieval adventure dramedy A Knight's Tale, opposite Heath Ledger. She was cast as Lady Jocelyn, the love interest of a peasant (Ledger) pretending to be a knight in the world of Middle Age jousting.
  • 1995
    Age 16
    After moving to Los Angeles in 1995, she began to work as a DJ, booking gigs in local clubs and performance venues.
    More Details Hide Details While Sossamon was pursuing a career in dance, she actually never planned to become a professional dancer, recalling: "It was more like I just love to do this. It wasn't clear what I wanted, but I was fine with that. I had never needed a plan. I'm really good at feeling safe in the unknown in the aspect of planning your life". Around that time, Sossamon established her early career by modeling for various companies including Sassy Magazine, Unionbay Clothing, American Eagle Outfitters, and Planned Parenthood. She appeared in two television commercials for Gap and in music videos for artists such as Daft Punk, The Goo Goo Dolls, Cher, and the rock group 9xdead.
    The y in her first name was an adolescent alteration in 1995.
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    Sossamon attended Galena High School in Reno, graduating in 1995.
    More Details Hide Details The day after her high school graduation, she relocated in Los Angeles with two friends, to study dance. "Nothing compares to that feeling when you first leave home and arrive somewhere new," she once recalled. "When we woke up in the morning, just making coffee felt amazing. It felt like being so free – just to wake up and make coffee and look at our couch. Nothing beats that".
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Age 2
    She has a younger sister, singer Jenny Lee Lindberg, who was born in 1981.
    More Details Hide Details Her parents divorced when she was five, and Sossamon and her sister were then raised by her mother, who married Randy Goldman, a salesman and manager of an auto dealership. Her maternal grandmother is of Hawaiian and Filipino descent, while the rest of her ancestry is English, German, Dutch, French, and Irish.
  • 1978
    Born
    Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon was born on October 3, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was raised in Reno, Nevada.
    More Details Hide Details She is the daughter of Sherry Sossamon, a nurse, and Todd Lindberg.
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