Hayden Panettiere

American actress, model, singer, and activist

Hayden Lesley Panettiere (born August 21, 1989) is an American actress, singer, and a Grammy Award nominee.[1]

Hayden Panettiere
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Panettiere at The 6th Annual Hollywood Style Awards in Beverly Hills in 2009
Born (1989-08-21) August 21, 1989 (age 30)
Palisades, New York, United States
OccupationActress, model, singer, activist
Years active1994–present

She first appeared on TV as a baby in commercials, and had her first role at the age of four in the TV show One Life To Live.[2] She is also well known for her work in trying to stop whaling. In January 2008, Panettiere spoke at an anti-whaling meeting in Washington D.C., and later spoke to representatives from Norway, Iceland and Japan.[3]

Her brother is actor Jansen Panettiere (born 1994).

Some of her acting rolesEdit


  1. An interview here mentions that she turned 15 in August 2004, putting her birth in August 1989
  2. "Today's Birthdays: Hayden Panettiere". The Age. 21 August 2009. p. 18. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. "Hayden Panettiere held her Washington DC rally for Save The Whales". Gossip Center. January 28, 2008. Retrieved 2009-12-20. Ref failed test.