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Shannyn Sossamon


Shannyn Sossamon, who credits her striking looks to a mix of English, French, Hawaiian, Dutch, Irish, Filipino, and German ancestry, was born Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon in Honolulu, Hawaii. At the age of one, Shannyn and her family moved to a new locale: Reno, Nevada. Her youth was spent at a dance studio. In 1995, she left her hometown the... See full bio »

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Known For

A Knight's Tale
A Knight's Tale Jocelyn
(2001)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Pink Hair Girl
(2005)
40 Days and 40 Nights
40 Days and 40 Nights Erica Sutton
(2002)

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 2015-2016 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Pandora
- Ragnarok (2016) ... Pandora
- Delaware (2016) ... Pandora
- Incommunicado (2016) ... Pandora
- Into the Wild (2016) ... Pandora
 2014 Over the Garden Wall (TV Mini-Series)
Lorna
- Chapter 7: The Ringing of the Bell (2014) ... Lorna (voice)
 2013 Mistresses (TV Series)
Alex
- When One Door Closes... (2013) ... Alex
- Full Disclosure (2013) ... Alex
- Ultimatum (2013) ... Alex
- All In (2013) ... Alex
- Decisions, Decisions (2013) ... Alex
 2013/III Desire (Short)
 2012 Hitman: Absolution (Video Game)
Jade (voice)
 2012/II The Cyclist (Short)
Girl
 2011/I The Day
Shannon
 2010/I Road to Nowhere
Laurel Graham / Velma Duran
 2010 The Heavy
Claire
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series)
Gingy Wu
- Never Say Die (2010) ... Gingy Wu (credit only)
- Keep on Truck'n (2010) ... Gingy Wu
- Good Vintage (2010) ... Gingy Wu
- Big in Japan (2010) ... Gingy Wu (credit only)
- Unhappy Birthday (2010) ... Gingy Wu
 2009 Jerry (Short)
Nurse
 2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown
Concetta
 2007-2008 Moonlight (TV Series)
Coraline / Morgan
- Sonata (2008) ... Coraline
- The Mortal Cure (2008) ... Coraline
- Sleeping Beauty (2007) ... Coraline
- Fleur De Lis (2007) ... Coraline / Morgan
 2007 Dirt (TV Series)
Kira Klay
- Ita Missa Est (2007) ... Kira Klay
- Ovophagy (2007) ... Kira Klay
- Blogan (2007) ... Kira Klay
- Pilot (2007) ... Kira Klay
 2006 The Holiday
Maggie
 2005 Chasing Ghosts
Taylor Spencer
 2005 Undiscovered
Josie
 2005 The Double (Short)
Melanie
 2005 Devour (Video)
Marisol
 2005 I Hate You (Short)
Jo
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Myra Denning
- Doubt (2004) ... Myra Denning
 2003 Wholey Moses (Short)
Max
 1997 Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series)
Fashion Model / Girl / Trophy Presenter
- Flat Top Tony and the Purple Canoes (1997) ... Fashion Model
- Oh, You Men (1997) ... Girl
- Peanut Butter, Eggs, and Dice (1997) ... Trophy Presenter
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1998: Appeared in Cher's "Strong Enough" music video. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 7 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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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. See more »

Nickname:

Shan

Star Sign:

Libra

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Most beautiful woman in the world? smurta
she was STUNNING t_tovina
Ashamed to see her performance in The Day cpheonix
looks like... mistres_divine
Does anyone know her size/measurments?? LyraOctober
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