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Shannyn Sossamon

Biography

American film actress who gained fame on her behalf striking, amazing looks and appeared in the 2001 film A Knight’s Story as well as the 2008 film 1 Missed Call. She 1st moved to LA to pursue a profession in dance and worked well like a DJ. She became recognized to audiences on her behalf breakout part in the 2001 film A Knight’s Story. She experienced a two 12 months relationship with writer Dallas Clayton. Throughout that time that they had a child named Audio Technology. After their separation, she experienced another child called Mortimer with her partner. She experienced a recurring part on HBO’s Steps to make it in the us, which starred Bryan Greenberg.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shannyn Sossamon
Date Of Birth October 3, 1978
Place Of Birth Honolulu, HI
Height 1.72 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Galena High School
Nationality American
Children Audio Science Clayton, Mortimer Sossamon
Parents Todd Lindberg, Sherry Sossamon
Siblings Jenny Lee Lindberg
Partner Dallas Clayton
Awards Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance - Female
Music Groups Warpaint
Nominations MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Sequence, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller, MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance - Female, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry
Movies A Knight's Tale, Sinister 2, The Rules of Attraction, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Wristcutters: A Love Story, One Missed Call, The Order, The Holiday, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The End of Love, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Road to Nowhere, Undiscovered, Catacombs, Our Family Wedding, Fight for Your Right Revisited, Man Without a Head, Chasing Ghosts, Devour, The Day, The Heavy, Jerry, The Cyclist, Wild East, Andam Kosam Pandem
TV Shows Sleepy Hollow, How to Make It in America, Moonlight, Dirt, Wayward Pines
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1 2001: Appeared in the music video for "God Gave Me Everything" by Mick Jagger feat. Lenny Kravitz.
2 Sister of Jenny Lee Lindberg who plays bass guitar in the band Warpaint.
3 She played drums for the first album of the band Warpaint and directed the video "Undertow".
4 Gave birth to her second son, Mortimer, in December 2011. Child's father is her 2nd ex-boyfriend.
5 Served on on the Feature Jury at the 2010 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.
6 1995: As an adolescent, she added the "y" in her first name.
7 Is of French, Dutch, English, Irish, Hawaiian, Filipino and German descent. Her maternal grandmother is of Hawaiian and Filipino descent, and her maternal grandfather is of English and German ancestry.
8 Beat out Kate Hudson for the role of Lady Jocelyn in A Knight's Tale (2001).
9 2002: Was featured as #33 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement.
10 2002: Ranked #55 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World".
11 She gave birth to her first child, a son with children's book author and her ex-boyfriend Dallas Clayton named Audio Science Clayton, born on May 29, 2003.
12 Was with her friend, who deejayed for Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Paltrow's joint birthday party in Hollywood, when discovered by Brian Helgeland, director of A Knight's Tale (2001). Was in three commercials before being in the movies.
13 Born in Hawaii but grew up in Nevada.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jesuit 2015 post-production
Man Without a Head post-production Hazel
Sleepy Hollow 2015-2016 TV Series Pandora
Sinister 2 2015 Courtney Collins
Wayward Pines 2015 TV Series Theresa Burke
Over the Garden Wall 2014 TV Mini-Series Lorna
Mistresses 2013 TV Series Alex
Desire 2013/III Short
Hitman: Absolution 2012 Video Game Jade
The End of Love 2012 Lydia
The Cyclist 2012/II Short Girl
The Day 2011/I Shannon
Fight for Your Right Revisited 2011 Short Café Patron
Road to Nowhere 2010/I Laurel Graham / Velma Duran
The Heavy 2010 Claire
How to Make It in America 2010 TV Series Gingy Wu
Our Family Wedding 2010 Ashley McPhee
Jerry 2009 Short Nurse
Life Is Hot in Cracktown 2009 Concetta
Moonlight 2007-2008 TV Series Coraline / Morgan
One Missed Call 2008 Beth Raymond
Catacombs 2007 Victoria
Dirt 2007 TV Series Kira Klay
The Holiday 2006 Maggie
Wristcutters: A Love Story 2006 Mikal
Chasing Ghosts 2005 Taylor Spencer
Undiscovered 2005 Josie
The Double 2005 Short Melanie
Devour 2005 Video Marisol
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2005 Pink Hair Girl
I Hate You 2005 Short Jo
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2004 TV Series Myra Denning
The Order 2003 Mara Sinclair
Wholey Moses 2003 Short Max
The Rules of Attraction 2002 Lauren Hynde
40 Days and 40 Nights 2002 Erica Sutton
A Knight's Tale 2001 Jocelyn
Mr. Show with Bob and David 1997 TV Series Fashion Model / Girl / Trophy Presenter

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
How to Be a Lady 2015 TV Mini-Series 1 episode announced

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
How to Be a Lady 2015 TV Mini-Series 1 episode announced

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Siren 2010/III writer: "Elephants" - as Shannon Sossamon

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Venice 70: Future Reloaded 2013 Documentary Woman (segment "Vive L'Amour")
Cannes Film Festival 2010 2010 TV Movie Herself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007-2008 TV Series Herself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2007 TV Series Herself
The Work of Director Mark Romanek 2005 Video documentary Herself (segment "God Gave Me Everything")
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2002 TV Series Herself
Korn: Deuce 2002 Video documentary Lab Assistant (segment "Make Me Bad")
Sexy Armor and a Rock Band on Tour 2001 Video documentary short Herself
The Rules of Love 2001 Video documentary short Herself
Anatomy of a Scene 2001 TV Series documentary Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story 2008 TV Series documentary Herself
VH1: All Access 2003 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Young Hollywood Award Young Hollywood Awards Breakthrough Performance - Female

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller One Missed Call (2008)
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Breakthrough Female Performance A Knight's Tale (2001)
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss A Knight's Tale (2001) · Heath Ledger
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Musical Sequence A Knight's Tale (2001) · Heath Ledger
2002 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Chemistry 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) · Josh Hartnett
2001 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Breakout Performance A Knight's Tale (2001)
2001 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Chemistry A Knight's Tale (2001) · Heath Ledger


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