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Jennifer Love Hewitt (born 21.2.1979)
Jennifer Love Hewitt is an American actress, as well as a singer and songwriter.
Jennifer Love Hewitt: Childhood
Jennifer Love Hewitt was born to Patricia Mae and Herbert Daniel Hewitt in Waco, Texas and was raised in the Nolanville area after her parents divorced. Jennifer and her elder brother Todd were raised by their mother.
When she was just three years old, Jennifer sang 'The Greatest Love Of All' at a livestock show and a year later, she performed a cover of 'Help Me Make It through The Night' at a restaurant.
At five years old, she was learning tap dance and ballet and by the age of nine, she was a member of the Texas Show Team. Among her friends at school was Jonathan Neville, who later became the talent scout that recommended her for her role in the TV series Party of Five.
Jennifer Love Hewitt: Acting Career
Jennifer Love Hewitt's big break came when she landed a role as a child actor on the Disney Channel's Kids Incorporated show. She also danced and sang in a video entitled Dance! Workout With Barbie, which was released by Buena Vista.
After taking a number of roles in TV series such as Shaky Ground, The Byrds of Paradise and McKenna In the early 1990s, Hewitt then crossed over into the mainstream with her role in the Fox TV series Party of Five. The show also starred Neve Campbell, Matthew Fox and Lacey Chabert. When Party of Five finished, she also appeared in the spin-off Time of Your Life. Hewitt worked a co-producer on the show, but it was cancelled after just half a season.
Jennifer Love Hewitt's feature film debut came in 1992 when she appeared in Munchie, an independent film. She then landed the lead role in the popular horror movie I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997. The film also starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr. She then went on to appear in the sequel, entitled I Still Know What You Did Last Summer in 1998, which fared less well than its predecessor.
She also appeared in Can't Hardly Wait in 1998, a teen comedy that also starred Seth Green.
In 2000, Jennifer Love Hewitt played Audrey Hepburn in the biopic, The Audrey Hepburn Story and the following year, she starred opposite Sigourney Weaver in Heartbreakers, a romantic comedy that also starred Ray Liotta and Gene Hackman. In 2001, she also featured in a music video for Enrique Inglesias' pop hit 'Hero'.
Since 2005, Jennifer Love Hewitt has starred as Melinda Gordon, the lead character in the TV series Ghost Whisperer. The series boasts an average viewer figure of around 9 million per episode.
Jennifer Love Hewitt: Music Career
Jennifer Love Hewitt's first album was released when she was just 12 years old. Entitled Love Songs, the album was only released in Japan, where it became very popular.
Upon joining the cast of Party of Five, Atlantic Records signed a recording contract with Hewitt and released her second album Let's Go Bang in October 1995. When the material for the next album failed to make an impact on the record-buying public, Atlantic released Hewitt from the contract, putting a brief halt on her musical career.
In 1999, Hewitt performed the song 'How Do I Deal' for the soundtrack to I Know What You Did Last Summer and the song became the best-selling single of her career.
In 2002, Jennifer Love Hewitt signed to Jive Records (home to Britney Spears) and worked with the songwriter Meredith Brooks. The lead single from the album, 'BareNaked' was a hit single in the US, Australia and the Netherlands, though its follow-up, 'Can I Go Now' fared less well.
Jennifer Love Hewitt: Personal Life
Jennifer Love Hewitt has, in the past, been romantically linked with a number of high profile showbusiness professionals, including John Mayer, Carson Daly, Joey Lawrence and Will Friedle, as well as the actor Enrique Inglesias.
Jennifer was briefly engaged to the Scottish actor Ross McCall, when he worked on Ghost Whisperer but the pair split in January 2009.
In March 2009, it was announced - on Ryan Seacrest's radio show - that Hewitt was dating the comedian Jamie Kennedy.
16th September 2014 -
17 years after the original, Sony Pictures is rebooting the horror flick I Know What You Did Last Summer. The movie was a major hit for the studio and grossed $125 million, whilst the sequel,...
2nd July 2014 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt has found a new outlet for her talents with her series regular role on Criminal Minds. Hewitt will play Kate Callaghan, a veteran undercover investigator, who transfers to the Behavior Analysis Unit...
1st July 2014 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt is coming after TV criminals.The 35 year-old actress has joined the cast of CBS's 'Criminal Minds' in a regular role for the upcoming 10th season, the network announced on Tuesday (July 1st).Hewitt...
27th November 2013 -
Congratulations to Jennifer Love Hewitt, who is not only a new mum, but also married to her The Client List co-star Brian Hallisay. The couple confirmed the happy news to Us Weekly via their rep....
27th November 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt is a mother for the second time, welcoming her daughter Autumn James into the world on Tuesday, 26 November. Not only has Jen been kept busy with her pregnancy, but with her...
27th November 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt had a very eventful day on Tuesday (Nov 26th).The 34 gave birth to her first child and also announced she recently tied the knot with the baby's daddy, Brian Hallisay.Us Weekly reports,...
3rd November 2013 -
'The Client List' has aired on the Lifetime network for two seasons, since April 2012.Lifetime announced on Friday (Nov 1st) that the show is officially cancelled due to ratings decreasing during the second season.The show...
2nd November 2013 -
The Jennifer Love-Hewitt drama The Client List has been axed by Lifetime after just two series, with the network deciding to wrap the show after lengthy talks with the star and executive producer Love-Hewitt. After...
3rd September 2013 -
'The Client List' star Jennifer Love Hewitt poses for photographers on the red carpet at the launch of Pampers' 'Love Sleep & Play' campaign in New York City. She herself is heavily pregnant and is...
23rd August 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt, who made the wise, but rare decision to withdraw from social media after announcing her pregnancy almost three months ago, is back with a vengeance. It was the Pampers Love Sleep &...
5th June 2013 -
Kid Rocker! Congratulations to Kate Winslet and husband Ned Rocknroll this week, after the couple confirmed they are expecting their first child together. It will be the Oscar winning actress's third child, joining her daughter...
5th June 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt has fallen pregnant with her first child, just 15 months after meeting boyfriend Brian Hallisay. The 34-year-old Client List star confirmed the news to Us Weekly, saying, "We're so thrilled and happy...
4th June 2013 -
The Client List co-stars Jennifer Love-Hewitt and Brian Hallisay are expecting a child together, US Weekly have confirmed, with the actress believed to already be three-months pregnant with her first child. Congratulations to you...
20th April 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt’s show, The Client List, is raunchy to say the least. But she’s an adult; she can deal with people talking about it. What happens when your grandmother sees you half naked...
11th March 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt and The Client List returns for a second season on Lifetime, and the actress has been revealing a little of what viewers can expect after a first season which saw most of...
6th February 2013 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt has made a return with a brand new single and video 'I'm A Woman' to promote her new TV series 'The Client List' as it makes its own comeback. This serves as...
11th October 2012 -
A Jennifer Love Hewitt boxing injury has hit the news, with the star breaking her right wrist whilst working out, but she’s addressed her fans on Twitter to assure them that her little accident won’t...
10th October 2012 -
Jennifer Love Hewitt's injury to her wrist, that she suffered while boxing has not stopped her either from working out, or from looking good, snapped with freshly coiffured hair, as seen in The Daily...
11th May 2012 -
The A&E Networks 2012 Upfront present the red carpet arrivals at the Lincoln Center, New York. Among them were 'La Bamba' actor Lou Diamond Phillips, 'Dance Moms' reality star Abby Lee Miller, 'Ghost Whisperer's Jennifer...
23rd September 2011 -
Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer; I Know What You Did Last Summer; Garfield the Movie) leaves Madison clothing store on Melrose Avenue, wearing a pretty floral dress. She says 'hi' to someone across the...
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