|Born||in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA|
|Birth Name||Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon|
|Height||5' 7" (1.7 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Shannyn Sossamon is an American actress. She was raised in Reno, Nevada. Her ancestry is Irish, French, Dutch, Hawaiian-Filipino, German and English. Her first love was dance and she spent most of her youth at a local dance studio. At age 17, she decided to move to Los Angeles, California to pursue a life in creative arts. Ms. Sossamon can be seen starring opposite Matt Dillon in the event series WAYWARD PINES, from M. Night Shyamalan and Fox's SLEEPY HOLLOW. Recently seen starring as the lead of Blumhouse feature SINISTER 2. Other feature credits include THE END OF LOVE starring Michael Cera and Mark Webber; OUR FAMILY WEDDING starring opposite Oscar winner Forest Whitaker, WRISTCUTTERS: A LOVE STORY starring opposite Patrick Fugit; THE RULES OF ATTRACTION starring opposite James Van Der Beek, 40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS starring opposite Josh Hartnett, and A KNIGHTS TALE starring opposite Heath Ledger. Ms. Sossamon spends her free time creating short videos for her video channel, THE MAUDE ROOM.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jeff Raymond