Brittany Snow

 

Date Of Birth

March 9, 1886
 

Biography

Born on March 9, 1986 in Tampa, Florida, Brittany Snow is a television and film actress known for her roles in films like The Pacifier, John Tucker Must Die, Hairspray, and Prom Night.  The daughter of a publishing professional and an insurance agent, Snow grew up in Tampa Bay. She is good friends with fellow young actors Sophia Bush, Amanda Bynes, Zac Efron, and Bethany Joy Galeotti.  She attended Carrollwood Day School in Tampa, then Ben Hill, then eventually graduated from Gaither High School in 2004.

Brittany Snow entered the modeling world at the age of three and a half for a print ad for Burdines.  Her first venture to the small screen was a role as a troubled teen on the soap opera Guiding Light.  She played this role from 1998 to 2001 while she was 12.  She also played a very popular role on NBC’s American Dreams, then on the third season of Nip/Tuck as a neo-Nazi high school student.  She got her movie break in 2005 with The Pacifier with Vin Diesel.  She appeared in John Tucker Must Die and lent her voice to Namine in a video game called Kingdom Hearts II.  In the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Hairspray, she played the role of the bratty Corny Collins Show queen Amber Von Tussle.  As her part required singing, she was able to show off her musical abilities. In fact, she had a solo entitled “The New Girl in Town.  Finally, in 2008, she played the lead in the movie Prom Night.
In 2010, she was cast as Jenna Backstrom on the NBC legal series Harry's Law.
 

Place of Birth

Tampa, Florida
 

Birth Name

Brittany Snow
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

Started modeling at 3 years old.

Parents: John and Cinda Archer Snow.

Graduated in the class of 2004 from Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida.

Has suffered from anorexia, exercise bulimia and suppression and had gotten down to a weight of 85 pounds, until she sought help at the age of 17.

Has a small scar on her forehead, which she obtained at 2 years old because she tripped on the brick walk of their house and had to get 14 stitches.

 

Awards

2008: Palm Springs International Film Festival - Ensemble Cast Award for: Hairspray. Shared.
2007: Hollywood Film Festival Awards - Ensemble of the Year for: Hairspray. Shared.
2001: Young Artist Award - Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series - Young Actress for: "The Guiding Light"
 

Filmography

2011: Harry's Law (TV series) - Jenna Backstrom
2010: Janie Jones - Iris
2009: Family Guy (TV series) - Candy
2009: Black Water Transit - Sardoonah
2009: Gossip Girl (TV series) - Lily Rhodes
2009: The Vicious Kind - Emma Gainsborough
2008: Streak (short) - Baylin
2008: Finding Amanda - Amanda
2008: Prom Night - Donna Keppel
2007: On the Doll - Balery
2007: Hairspray - Amber Von Tussle
2006: John Tucker Must Die - Kate
2006: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series) - Jamie Hoskins
2005: Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game) - Namine (voice: English version)
2005: Nip/Tuck (TV series) - Ariel Alderman
2002-2005: American Dreams (TV series) - Meg Pryor
2005: The Pacifier - Zoe Plummer
2001: Murphy's Dozen (TV movie)
1998-2001: The Guiding Light (TV series) - Susan Lemay #2
1999: Safe Harbor (TV series) - Sara
1998: From the Earth to the Moon (TV mini-series)
1995: Whisper of the Heart - Shizuku Tsukishima (voice: English version)
1994-1995: SeaQuest DSV (TV series) - Hyperion Child / Young Girl
1995: Walt Disney World Inside Out (TV movie)
1994: All That (TV series) - Special Guest
 

Nickname

Britt
 

Height

5' 4" (1.63 m)
 

Quotes

"My greatest accomplishment is receiving my role on "The Guiding Light" (1952)."


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