Hayden Panettiere Biography
Hayden Panettiere began her Hollywood career at only 11 months old when she appeared in a Plaskool ad. She then won a role in the ABC soap, One Life to Live, where she played Sarah Robles from 1994 to 1997. She also appeared in the CBS soap, Guiding Light, where she played Lizzie Spaulding from 1997 to 2001.
The sexy Hayden Panettiere is best known for her role as Claire Bennet in the NBC series, Heroes. She plays a high school cheerleader with regenerative healing powers. Her role in this series made her an instant Hollywood success, which led her to invitations from various conventions worldwide, such as Fan Expo Canada and New York Comic-Con.
Hayden Panettiere also guest starred in Malcolm in the Middle, Law & Order: SVY and Ally McBeal. Aside from her television appearances, Hayden Panettiere has also made numerous feature films and made-for-TV movies, such as Raising Helen, Ice Princess and Bring it on: All or Nothing. She also lent her voice for the Disney movie, A Bugs Life and in the popular Playstation 2 game, Kingdom Hearts. She is set to appear on a feature film in 2008 entitled, Fireflies in the Garden.
When the young and hot Hayden Panettiere is not acting, she is singing and working on her debut album. It was originally scheduled for release in May 2007, has been pushed back a couple of times to a later date, and is confirmed to be released in 2008. Hayden Panettiere is also the worldwide cover girl for Neutrogena.
Beautiful, young and talented Hayden Panettiere is not just any ordinary actor. She is also an environmental activist, being involved in a violent confrontation with Japanese fishermen on October 2007 as she and a group of surfers tried to save dolphins from the brutal killings in Taiji, Wakayama. Although many Japanese considered their bravery as an act of attacking Jap culture, Hayden Panettiere was awarded the Compassion in Action Award from the animal rights organization Peta2.