Mar. 9th, 1986
Tampa, Florida, USA
Brittany Snow's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - The Vicious Kind
2008 - Finding Amanda
2008 - Prom Night
2007 - Hairspray
2007 - On the Doll
2006 - John Tucker Must Die
2005 - The Pacifier
Guest TV Roles
Brittany Anne Snow (born March 9, 1986) is an American television and film actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Meg Pryor in American Dreams, Daisy Lemay in Guiding Light, Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray, Donna Keppel in Prom Night and Jenna Backstrom in the NBC legal drama Harry's Law.
Personal life Snow was born and grew up in Tampa, Florida. Her mother, Cindy Johannah (née Archer), works for Prentice Hall, and her father, John Thomas Snow, Sr., ran an insurance agency until retiring to organize Brittany's schedule. She has one half-brother, John Jr., and a half-sister, Holly; both of them live in Ohio. Snow has spoken openly about her battles with eating disorder. It has been reported by media outlets that she is currently dating Matthew Mayfield, a musician from Birmingham, AL..
Career Snow began modeling at the age of three and a half in a print ad for Burdines. She was on CBS' Guiding Light for three years as troubled teen Susan/Daisy Lemay. She played Meg Pryor on NBC's American Dreams and neo-Nazi high school student Ariel Alderman on the third season of Nip/Tuck. In 2005, she appeared in The Pacifier with action star Vin Diesel.
In 2006, she was in the film John Tucker Must Die and voiced Naminé in the video game Kingdom Hearts II as well as Shizuku Tsukishima in the Studio Ghibli film Whisper of the Heart, along with Ashley Tisdale. She also portrayed a young woman afflicted with bipolar disorder in the season seven finale of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
She appeared in Hairspray, a film adaptation of the Broadway musical, playing Amber Von Tussle, the daughter of Michelle Pfeiffer's character. She had already worked with the director of Hairspray (Adam Shankman) on the Disney film The Pacifier. With her role in Hairspray, her musical side is shown in several numbers, including a solo entitled "The New Girl In Town", a song previously cut from the Broadway musical version. She played the lead role in Prom Night, which was released in April 2008. Snow appeared on the music video for "The Phrase That Pays" by The Academy Is... which was released July 2007.
Snow is set to play the lead, Alyssa, in the film adaptation of Clock Tower, to be released in 2012. She stars alongside Evan Ross in the cautionary thriller 96 Minutes.
In 2011, Snow appeared in the short lived CBS' romantic comedy Mad Love.
Snow recently appeared as a series regular in the first season of the legal drama Harry's Law as Jenna, which premiered on January 17, 2011, created by David E. Kelley. Snow returned as a recurring character in the series for season two.
- Has a half-brother and a half-sister who live in Ohio.
- Best friends with actresses 'Sophia Bush' (qv), 'Arielle Kebbel' (qv), 'Ashanti (II)' (qv), 'Bethany Joy Galeotti' (qv) and 'Ashley Tisdale' (qv).
- Her parents are John and Cynthia Snow.
- Has suffered from anorexia, exercise bulimia and suppression and had gotten down to a weight of 85 pounds, until she got help at age 17.
- Her best friend is 'Vanessa Lengies' (qv), her former _"American Dreams" (2002)_ (qv) co-star.
- She was a straight-A student. She once got a B on a report card, and her parents got her a tutor to get her back on track.
- Ranked #93 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
- Began modeling at age 3.