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Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love HewittBorn: 21-Feb-1979
Birthplace: Waco, TX

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ghost Whisperer

Hewitt's parents divorced when she was eight months old, and Hewitt spent her formative years in Texas, where at the age of three, she gave her first performance, singing as a side attraction at a Texas livestock show. It must have been a busy childhood -- she was taking tap, jazz, and ballet lessons when she was five. She won a beauty pageant at the age of nine, and soon a talent scout suggested that Hewitt could be a child star, if she moved to California. The family moved to the coast, leaving Hewitt's older brother behind to finish high school with his friends. 10-year-old Hewitt became a spokeschild for L.A. Gear, and a regular on Kids Incorporated. She had small roles in just two films before landing the title role in Little Miss Millions, opposite Howard Hesseman.

She played "the teenaged daughter" in three cancelled TV series (Shaky Ground, McKenna, and Byrds of Paradise) before Fox called with Party of Five. That teen melodrama had already finished its first season, but the producers wanted a new character, and Hewitt was cast as Sarah Reeves. She bailed from the show before its last season, when her character received her own quick-flopping spin-off series, called Time of Your Life. Since Time of Your Life, Hewitt has primarily appeared in a long line of forgettable films, uninterrupted by any bright spots. I Know What You Did Last Summer and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, from 1997 and 1998 respectively, remain her most recognisable big-screen work. Hewitt also starred in a TV telling of The Audrey Hepburn Story. Insert your own punchline. (Or, if you don't get the joke, just rent anything with Audrey Hepburn in it.) Inevitably, she has also tried to make it as singer, and has released several albums.

Father: Tom Hewitt (medical technician)
Mother: Pat Hewitt (speech pathologist, d. 12-Jun-2012 cancer)
Brother: Todd Hewitt (chiropractor, b. 1971)
Boyfriend: Joey Lawrence (actor, together 1996)
Boyfriend: Will Friedle (actor, together 1996-97)
Boyfriend: Carson Daly (talk show host, together 1997-99)
Boyfriend: Wilmer Valderrama (actor, together 1999)
Boyfriend: John Mayer (singer, together 2002)
Boyfriend: Jamie Kennedy (actor, together 2009-10)
Boyfriend: Alex Beh (director, together since 2010)
Husband: Brian Hallisay (m. 2013, one daughter)
Daughter: Autumn James Hallisay (b. 26-Nov-2013)

    High School: Laurel Springs High School, Ojai, CA (1997)

    American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet
    Endorsement of Hanesbrands Hanes underwear
    Birthday: Miley Cyrus (2008)

    TELEVISION
    Ghost Whisperer Melinda Gordon (2005-10)
    Time of Your Life Sarah Reeves Merrin (1999-2001)
    Party of Five Sarah Reeves (Bailey's girlfriend, 1995-99)
    Shaky Ground Bernadette Moody (1992-93)
    Kids, Incorporated Robin (1989-91)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Jewtopia (26-Apr-2012)
    Café (19-Aug-2011)
    The Lost Valentine (30-Jan-2011)
    Jamie Kennedy: Uncomfortable (6-Nov-2010) · Herself
    The Client List (19-Jul-2010)
    Yes, Virginia (11-Dec-2009) [VOICE]
    Tropic Thunder (13-Aug-2008) · Herself
    Delgo (17-Apr-2008) · Princess Kyla [VOICE]
    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (15-Jun-2006)
    Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber (12-Mar-2005) · Katya Livingston
    A Christmas Carol: The Musical (28-Nov-2004)
    Garfield (11-Jun-2004) · Liz
    If Only (23-Jan-2004)
    The Truth About Love (2004) · Alice
    The Tuxedo (19-Sep-2002) · Del Blaine
    The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (6-Aug-2002) · Thumbelina [VOICE]
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (13-Feb-2002) [VOICE]
    Heartbreakers (23-Mar-2001)
    The Audrey Hepburn Story (27-Mar-2000)
    The Suburbans (25-Jan-1999)
    I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (13-Nov-1998)
    Telling You (7-Aug-1998) · Deb Freidman
    Can't Hardly Wait (12-Jun-1998) · Amanda
    I Know What You Did Last Summer (17-Oct-1997) · Julie James
    Trojan War (26-Sep-1997) · Leah
    House Arrest (14-Aug-1996)
    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (10-Dec-1993) · Margaret
    Little Miss Millions (1993)


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