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Shannyn Sossamon

Shannyn, who credits her striking looks to an eclectic 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 exotic locale: Reno, Nevada. Her youth was spent at a dance studio. At 17, promptly after high ... See full bio »

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 2015 Sinister 2 (post-production)
 2014 Over the Garden Wall (TV Mini-Series)
- Chapter 7: The Ringing of the Bell (2014) ... Lorna (voice)
 2013 Mistresses (TV Series)
- 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)
 2012/II The Cyclist (Short)
 2011/I The Day
 2010/I Road to Nowhere
Laurel Graham / Velma Duran
 2010 The Heavy
 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)
 2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown
 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
 2005 Chasing Ghosts
Taylor Spencer
 2005 Undiscovered
 2005 The Double (Short)
 2005 Devour (Video)
 2005 I Hate You (Short)
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Myra Denning
- Doubt (2004) ... Myra Denning
 2003 Wholey Moses (Short)
 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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l2001: Appeared in Mick Jagger's "God Gave Me Everything" music video. See more »

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


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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2002: Was featured as #33 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. See more »


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Do her children have the world's worst names?! cocobug1
Ashamed to see her performance in The Day cpheonix
Most beautiful woman in the world? smurta
looks like... mistres_divine
she was STUNNING t_tovina
Does anyone know her size/measurments?? LyraOctober
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