Hayden Panettiere

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Hayden Panettiere was born on August 21, 1989 in Palisades, New York, and started acting at the tender age of 11 months, when she starred in her very first commercial for Playskool! This gal's mom, Lesley R. Vogel, is a former soap actress, so it's no surprise that Hayden became world-famous thanks to her roles on One Life to Live and Guiding Light, but her fame skyrocketed when she nabbed the role of Claire Bennet on NBC’s Heroes! Hayden's best known for her television roles, but she's no stranger to the big screen, and has starred in tons of full-length movies, including A Bug’s Life, Remember the Titans, Bring It On: All or Nothing, Raising Helen, and Scream 4 (check out her full roster on IMDb). She's also appeared in a couple mock-political Funny or Die videos!

Hayden dated The Hills' Stephen Colletti for a year, and then went on to date her Heroes co-star Milo Ventimiglia (aka Jess on Gilmore Girls), before realizing that she likes her boyfriends slightly more athletic. This blonde bombshell was in a serious relationship with Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko for two years before breaking up with him for New York Jets footballer Scotty McKnight. She and Scotty aren't currently dating, and Hayden's rumored to be hooking up with her OG squeeze, Wlad!

When she isn't busy belting out songs and making music as Juliette Barnes on Nashville (a role which earned her a Golden Globe nomination), Hayden is a passionate animal rights activist. She's outspokenly against whaling, and is also an ambassador against teen pregnancy.

Nashville character: Juliette Barnes
Full name: Hayden Leslie Panettiere
Age: 23
Ethnicity: Italian
Birthday: August 21, 1989
Hometown: Palisades, New York
Twitter: @haydenpanettier
Fun Fact: Hayden's appeared in over 50 commercials!

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