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Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Leslie Panettiere (English pronunciation: /ˌpænɨtiˈɛər/, Italian pronunciation: [panetˈtjɛre]; born August 21, 1989) is an American actress, singer and model. She began her acting career by playing Sarah Roberts on One Life to Live (1994–1997), and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light (1996–2000), before starring at age 10 as Sheryl Yoast in the Disney feature film Remember the Titans. Her most notable role to date is that of cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC series Heroes (2006–2010), for which she won several awards. Her most recent roles include her portrayal of the title character in true crime drama Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy and Kirby Reed in the slasher film Scream 4. In October 2012, she began starring as Juliette Barnes in the ABC musical drama series Nashville. Panettiere was born in and partly raised in Palisades, New York, the daughter of Lesley R. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and Alan Lee "Skip" Panettiere, a fire department lieutenant. She has one younger brother, fellow actor Jansen Panettiere. Panettiere has Italian ancestry, and her surname means "baker" in Italian. Her mother's family is from Indiana. Although Panettiere attended South

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Hayden Panettiere in Nashville Car Crash -- Accused of Blowing Red Light

Hayden Panettiere
Car Crash Accused of Blowing Red Light

Hayden Panettiere was involved in a BMW vs. Geo Prism car crash in Tennessee earlier this month ... TMZ has learned ... and a witness told cops it all could have been prevented if Hayden hadn't… READ MORE >

Hayden Panettiere's BF Scotty McKnight -- CUT From the NY Jets

Scotty McKnight
Hayden Panettiere's BF CUT From the NY Jets

Hayden Panettiere's short stint as a NY Jets fan is over ... Gang Green has officially dumped her boyfriend Scotty McKnight ... weeks before the NFL season is set to begin. McKnight was a longshot… READ MORE >

- 705 days ago
Hayden Panettiere's Bikini -- In a Tight Spot

Hayden P's Bikini
In a Tight Spot

And now ... some photos of Hayden Panettiere in a really small, wedge-tastic bikini ... because it's summer. Hayden hit the beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico this week ... showing off her tiny… READ MORE >

- 737 days ago
Hayden Panettiere -- Doing Sports and Stuff ... IN A BIKINI

Hayden Panettiere
Doing Sports and Stuff ... IN A BIKINI

Hayden Panettiere solidified her title as coolest chick on the whole damn planet -- and all she had to do was talk sharks and play sports ... in a little teeny tiny bikini. Awesomeness.Check out… READ MORE >

- 822 days ago
Hayden Panettiere -- Bootyful Bikini Babe

Hayden Panettiere
Bootyful Bikini Babe

For your viewing pleasure, Hayden Panettiere poured herself into a skimpy orange bikini in Hawaii the other day.The 22-year-old former "Heroes" star flaunted her curves while vacationing with her… READ MORE >

- 822 days ago
Hayden Panettiere's Mom Files for Divorce

Hayden Panettiere's Mom
Pulls Plug On Marriage

Hayden Panettiere's mother has filed for divorce ... 3 years after her husband pled no contest to battering her.Lesley Panettiere cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce petition, filed in… READ MORE >

- 919 days ago
Famous Football Fans -- The Pigskin Pictures!

Famous Football Fans
THE PIGSKIN PICTURES

'Tis the season for the great gridiron games ... and even famous people are big football fans! Check out which stars are getting in on the action and are into playing a little game of catch with… READ MORE >

- 1037 days ago
Hayden P's NFL Boyfriend -- Meet The Fam!!!

Hayden P's NFL Boyfriend
Meet The Fam!!!

Hayden Panettiere and her new NFL wide receiver boyfriend Scotty McKnight have only been together for a few weeks ... but she's already partied with his family!!! Sources close to the couple tell… READ MORE >

- 1107 days ago
Hayden's New BF -- Closer in Age & Height

Hayden's New BF -- Closer in Age & Height

Since breaking up with her super-sized 35-year-old ex  Wladimir Klitschko, Hayden Panettiere has moved on to a shorter, younger man ... NY Jets wide receiver Scotty McKnight. Hayden and her… READ MORE >

- 1122 days ago
Mark Sanchez: I PROMISE I'm Not Dating Hayden P

Mark Sanchez:
I PROMISE I'm Not Dating Hayden P

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez knew the question before we even asked it ... and he gave us a straightforward answer -- he is NOT dating Hayden Panettiere.Not only did Sanchez assure us he… READ MORE >

- 1136 days ago

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