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Bethany Joy Lenz

Bethany Joy Lenz was born in Hollywood Florida, an only child of Robert George Lenz (a history teacher and therapist) and Catharine Malcolm Holt Shepard (a personnel manager and entrepreneur). She is best known for her role on - the WB hit One Tree Hill (2003) - as "Haley James Scott", wife to James Lafferty's "Nathan" and childhood mate of Chad ... See full bio »

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 2016 Home (TV Movie) (filming)
Rose Bell
 2016 Extortion (post-production)
Julie Riley
 2014 Sock Monkee Therapy (TV Series)
- Holly (2014) ... Holly
 2014 Songbyrd (TV Series)
Lauren Byrd
- Pilot (2014) ... Lauren Byrd
 2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Darcy Blaine
- Frame by Frame (2013) ... Darcy Blaine
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
- Tyler the Pioneer (2013) ... Meg
 2003-2012 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
Haley James Scott / Haley James
- One Tree Hill (2012) ... Haley James Scott (as Bethany Joy Galeotti)
- Anyone Who Had a Heart (2012) ... Haley James Scott (as Bethany Joy Galeotti)
- Danny Boy (2012) ... Haley James Scott (as Bethany Joy Galeotti)
- Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (2012) ... Haley James Scott (as Bethany Joy Galeotti)
- Every Breath Is a Bomb (2012) ... Haley James Scott (as Bethany Joy Galeotti)
 2012 One Tree Hill: Always & Forever (TV Movie)
Haley James Scott / Herself
 2010 Life Unexpected (TV Series)
Haley James Scott
- Music Faced (2010) ... Haley James Scott (as Bethany Joy Galeotti)
 2004 Bring It on Again (Video)
Marni (as Joie Lenz)
 2003 The Guardian (TV Series)
Claire Stasiak
- What It Means to You (2003) ... Claire Stasiak (as Joie Lenz)
- My Aim Is True (2003) ... Claire Stasiak (as Joie Lenz)
 2002 Maybe It's Me (TV Series)
- The Romeo & Juliet Episode (2002) ... Salesgirl (as Joie Lenz)
 2002 The Legacy (TV Movie)
 2001 Felicity (TV Series)
- Oops... Noel Did It Again (2001) ... Gretchen (as Joie Lenz)
 2001 Charmed (TV Series)
Lady Julia
- A Knight to Remember (2001) ... Lady Julia (as Joie Lenz)
 2001 Off Centre (TV Series)
- Feeling Shellfish (2001) ... Heather (as Joie Lenz)
 2000 Mary and Rhoda (TV Movie)
Rose Cronin (as Joie Lenz)
 1998 1973 (TV Movie)
Lisa (as Joie Lenz)
 1996 Thinner
Linda Halleck (as Joy Lenz)
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not (uncredited)
 1992 Psalty's Salvation Celebration (TV Movie)
Shelly Barnes (as Joy Lenz)
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Her duet with Tyler Hilton, a cover of the song "When The Stars Go Blue", originally by Ryan Adams, is on the first One Tree Hill (2003) soundtrack album, "One Tree Hill - Music from the WB Television Series. (January 2005) On the album she is credited as "Bethany Joy Lenz", her maiden name, as she was not married at the time ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bethany Joy Galeotti | Bethany Joy | Joie Lenz | Joy Lenz


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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I love singing. Getting on stage... it's like reaching in to the bottom of my soul and bringing it right up. I love it. See more »


Since leaving Guiding Light (1952) in 2000, she has kept in touch with co-stars Tammy Blanchard (Drew) and Paul Anthony Stewart (Danny). See more »


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