Aug. 21st, 1989
Palisades, New York, USA
Hayden Panettiere's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Scream 4
2010 - Alpha and Omega
2009 - The Cove
2009 - I Love You, Beth Cooper
2008 - Fireflies in the Garden
2007 - Shanghai Kiss
2006 - The Architect
2005 - Racing Stripes
2005 - Ice Princess
2004 - The Dust Factory
2004 - Raising Helen
2001 - Joe Somebody
2001 - The Affair of the Necklace
2000 - Remember the Titans
2000 - Dinosaur
1999 - Message in a Bottle
1998 - A Bug's Life
1998 - The Object of My Affection
Guest TV Roles
Ashley Austin Black
Herself - Guest Host
Herself - Guest Judge
Herself - Actress (segment "The Greatest Women of Country Music")
Herself - Guest
Hayden Leslie Panettiere was born on 21st August 1989 in Palisades, New York. She still lives in New York with her parents, Lesley Vogel (I) and Skip Panettiere, and younger brother Jansen Panettiere. Her mom got her started in the business by doing commercials when she was just 11 months old. Then, at only 4 1/2, she was cast on the soap opera "One Life to Live" (1968), where she remained until 1997. Since then, she has gone on to appear in many feature films and TV movies. But she is probably best known in the United States for her role as "Claire" on the hit TV show "Heroes" (2006/II).
As for movies, Hayden starred in Remember the Titans (2000) with Denzel Washington and Joe Somebody (2001) with Tim Allen (I). When Hayden isn't working, she enjoys singing, dancing, horseback riding, gymnastics, taking piano lessons, and swimming.
She has been involved with many animated movies, beginning with A Bug's Life (1998) as "Dot", later to follow was Dinosaur (2000), the video game Kingdom Hearts (2002) (VG), and The Mark of Kri (2002) (VG). Her next movie is Racing Stripes (2005), a partly animated film, but Hayden will star in the human role; other cast members include the voices of Whoopi Goldberg, Dustin Hoffman, Joshua Jackson and Mandy Moore (II).
In 2003, she joined the likes of Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson (I), and Clancy Brown (I) in Jane Anderson (II)'s Normal (2003) (TV) a film about a Midwestern husband and father who announces his plans to have a sex-change operation. In July of the same year, Hayden appeared in a John Guare play, "Landscape of the Body", for the Williamstown theater festival in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
- Despite impressing producers with her audition, she lost out the role of Ariel Moore in _Footloose (2010)_ (qv) to 'Julianne Hough' (qv).
- 7/21/98: Soap Opera Magazine's star of the week.
- Has two dogs, named Penny Lane and Madison.
- Is a vegan.
- Has appeared in over 50 commercials.
- 2000: Was nominated for a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for _A Bug's Life (1998)_ (qv) Read-Along.
- Parents are: 'Lesley Vogel (I)' (qv), a former soap opera actress; and Alan L. "Skip" Panettiere, a fire department lieutenant. Coincidentally, Hayden's first rescue on _"Heroes" (2006/II)_ (qv) was from a train wreck fire.
- Voted #6 in FHM 100 Sexiest 2007.