Jennifer Love Hewitt

 

Date Of Birth

February 21, 1979
 

Biography

Jennifer Love Hewitt is an actress, producer, director, and singer-songwriter who rose to fame with her roles in the hit Fox series Party of Five as Sarah Reeves Merrin and in the film "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and its sequel as Julie James. Born in Waco, Texas, Hewitt was solely raised by her mother, Pat, in Harker Heights, Texas. At the age of 10, her family moved to Los Angeles with the encouragement of talent scouts. Hewitt quickly snagged some commercial works and a role on Disney's "Kids Incorporated" in 1989. In L.A., Hewitt attended Lincoln High School, where she met Jonathan Neville who later became a talent scout and recommended her to be cast in popular series, Party of Five in 1995.

In 1997, Hewitt landed the lead role in the hit horror flick, "I Know What You Did Last summer". She later appeared in the film's sequel in 1998, "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer".

In 1999, Hewitt released the single 'How Do I Deal" for the soundtrack of "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer", which became her first charting single peaking at No. 59 on the Hot 100. Three years after, she signed with Jive Records, recorded her 4th album and released her first single, "Barenaked". It turned out to be her biggest hit that peaked at No. 25 on the Top 40 Mainstream.

In 2004, Hewitt starred in "Garfield", which became her highest-grossing film to date. She would then reprise her role for the sequel, "Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties" two years after.

In 2005, Hewitt landed the lead role in the CBS hit television series Ghost Whisperer for 5 seasons before being cancelled by the network in 2010. After Ghost Whisperer got cancelled, Hewitt earned another lead role on the Lifetime film, The Client List, which got her a Golden Globe nomination.

Currently, Hewitt stars as the lead cast in Lifetime's new original drama, The Client List.
 

Place of Birth

Waco, Texas, United States
 

Birth Name

Jennifer Love Hewitt
 

Gender

Female
 

Filmography

2010: The Client List (TV film)

2010: Cafe - Claire

2008: Tropic Thunder - Herself

2006: Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties - Liz Wilson

2005-2010: Ghost Whisperer (TV series) - Melinda Gordon

2005: The Truth About Love - Alice Holbrook

2004: Garfield: The Move - Liz Wilson

2004: If Only - Samantha Andrews

2002: The Tuxedo - Del Blaine

2001: Heartbreakers - Page Conners

2000: The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV film) - Audrey Hepburn

1999-2000: Time of Your Life (TV series) - Sarah Reeves Merrin

1998: I Still Know What You Did Last Summer - Julie James

1998: Can't Hardly Wait - Amanda Beckett

1997: I Know What You Did Last Summer - Julie James

1995-1999: Party of Five (TV series) - Sarah Reeves Merrin

1994: The Byrds of Paradise (TV series) - Franny Byrd
 

Nickname

Love
 

Height

5' 2.5" (159 cm)

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