Jennifer Love Hewitt

Published August 17th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Date of Birth: February 21, 1979 

Place of Birth: Waco, Texas, USA 

Sign: Sun in Pisces, Moon in Sagittarius 

Relations: Father: Danny; Mother: Pat (speech pathologist); brother: Todd (chiropractor); ex-companions: Joey Lawrence, Carson Daly (MTV host); feline companions: Don Juan DeMarco, Haylie  

Education: Laurel Springs High School 


 

THE MULTI-TALENTED Jennifer Love Hewitt is just about everywhere you look and listen this year. Known as Love to family and friends, Hewitt currently stars as Sarah Reeves, on FOX Television's Golden Globe-winning series Party of Five. For her work on the show, Hewitt was recently honored with a 1997 Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award nomination as Best Actress in a Television Series.  

Besides her lead role in I Know What You Did Last Summer, Hewitt will be seen later this year in the independent film Telling You written and directed by Robert DeFranco. In addition to acting, Hewitt is a gifted vocalist with three solo albums to her credit. Her first CD, Love Songs was released in Japan in 1992, singles from that album have been released in England, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She made her Atlantic Records debut with the dance-oriented pop album Let's Go Bang Her latest Atlantic recording, Jennifer Love Hewitt hit stores in September 1996 and features the singles No Ordinary Love and I Believe In... Also included is It's Good To Know I'm Alive from the soundtrack of House Arrest, in which Hewitt co-starred with Jamie Lee Curtis and Jennifer Tilly.  

Born on February 21, 1979, in Waco, Texas and raised in nearby Killeen, Hewitt became a member of the Texas Show Team at age nine, accompanying the troupe on a tour of Russia. She arrived in Los Angeles on her tenth birthday and began appearing in commercials. Hewitt made her television debut singing and dancing her way through two seasons of the Disney Channel's Kids, Incorporated. She was also a series regular on Steven Bochco's The Byrds of Paradise (ABC), the Chad Everett adventure series McKenna (ABC), and the Matt Frewer sitcom Shaky Ground (FOX). Her additional feature film credits include Trojan War and Sister Act II: Back in the Habitas well as the John Hughes-inspired teen angst flick, Can't Hardly Wait and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.  

Hewitt was selected to be the 1996 spokesperson for the Sears & Seventeen Magazine Peak Performance Scholarship Program, which encourages self-confidence and achievement in young women. In addition. Hewitt has hosted a series of specials for MTV on teenage issues entitled True Tales of Teen Trauma and True Tales of Teen Romance.  


 

Movies: 


 

1999 The Suburbans  

1998 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer  

1998 Can't Hardly Wait  

1998 Telling You  

1997 I Know What You Did Last Summer  

1997 The Trojan War  

1996 House Arrest  

1993 Sister Act 2  

1993 Little Miss Millions  

1992 Munchie  

1991 Dance! Workout With Barbie  


 

TV: 

1998 Time Of Your Life 

1997 The Senior Prom  

1994-1998 Party of Five  

1989-91 Kids, Incorpared  

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