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Vanessa Carlton


Vanessa Carlton was born on August 16, 1980, the first of two children (she has a sister and a brother) born to Ed and Heidi Carlton. Raised in Milford, Pennsylvania, her mother was a piano teacher, and exposed Vanessa to classical music from a young age. By age two, she began playing the piano, and at age 9 became obsessed with ballet. She joined ... See full bio »

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Known For

Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde Soundtrack
(2001)
White Chicks
White Chicks Soundtrack
(2004)
The Fate of the Furious
(2017)
Pitch Perfect 2
Pitch Perfect 2 Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 The Fate of the Furious (writer: "GOOD LIFE")
  Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Mike Tyson vs. Terry Crews (2015) ... (performer: "A Thousand Miles") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hurt Locker: Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Thousand Miles" - uncredited)
  Workaholics (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Flashback in the Day (2012) ... (performer: "A Thousand Miles" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Thousand Miles" - uncredited)
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2011 (2012) ... (performer: "Ordinary Day") / (writer: "Ordinary Day")
  Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Devil Drives Stick (2011) ... (performer: "I Don't Want to Be a Bride" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Don't Want to Be a Bride" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #19.188 (2011) ... (performer: "Carousel" - uncredited) / (writer: "Carousel" - uncredited)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top Eight Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Ordinary Day")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 (2009) ... (performer: "Wanted")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Round Four (2009) ... (performer: "Ordinary Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ordinary Day" - uncredited)
 2007 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Blair Waldorf Must Pie! (2007) ... ("Nolita Fairytale")
 2007 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 14 Performance: Girls (2007) ... (writer: "Ordinary Day")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The War at Home (2006) ... (performer: "White Houses" - uncredited)
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Performance Show: Australian #1's (2006) ... (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 40 #1 (2006) ... (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2003-2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 24: Group 2 (2005) ... (writer: "Pretty Baby")
- Top 32: Group 2 (2003) ... (writer: "Pretty Baby")
- Top 32: Group 1 (2003) ... (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
  Charmed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Death Becomes Them (2005) ... (performer: "San Francisco") / (writer: "San Francisco")
  One Tree Hill (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- The Lonesome Road (2005) ... (performer: "Who's To Say" - uncredited) / (writer: "Who's To Say" - uncredited)
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kvalprogram 3 (2004) ... (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2004 White Chicks (performer: "A Thousand Miles") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2003 The One (TV Movie) (performer: "A Thousand Miles", "Pretty Baby") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles", "Pretty Baby")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kleine Liveshow 1 (2003) ... (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2003 You Wish! (TV Movie) (performer: "A Thousand Miles") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2002 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dritte Top 30 Show (2002) ... (writer: "Ordinary Day")
 2002 Two Weeks Notice ("Big Yellow Taxi")
  Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Trautes Heim (2002) ... (performer: "A Thousand Miles") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (performer: "Wishin' And Hopin'")
  Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Episode dated 26 September 2002 (2002) ... (performer: "A Thousand Miles") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
 2001 Legally Blonde (performer: "A Thousand Miles") / (writer: "A Thousand Miles")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Her song "A Thousand Miles" was used for promotions for the television series Good Morning, Miami (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Well, I would say that music just happens with me, I'm not in the driver's seat when I am at the piano, the piano is. See more »

Trivia:

Her parents are Ed (a pilot) and Heidi (a pianist and teacher) Carlton, she has a younger sister, Gwen and a younger brother, Edmond. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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