Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Her role as Sarah Reeves on TV series Party of Five
Background: Teen horror actress popular for her role in the movie I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) and its sequel, I Still Know What You Did LastSummer (1998), Jennifer Love Hewitt was first noticed playing Sarah Reeves in the hit TV series Party of Five (1995). Jen is also aprolific singer. Since her debut in 1992 with Love Songs, she has released four albums, the latest of which is Barenaked (2002).On a more personal level, Jen has been linked romantically to suchnames as LFO employee Rich Cronin, MTV VJ Carson Daly, actors Will Friedle, Joey Lawrence, Paul Nichols, and rocker John Mayer. She wasalso close to Latin singer Enrique Iglesias and appeared in his music video Hero.Close to her older brother Todd, Jennifer became a spokesperson forBig Brothers and Big Sisters of America.Jennifer's ObsessionChildhood and Family: Auburn-haired, brown-eyed Jennifer Love Hewitt is a Waco, Texas native, who was born on February 21, 1979 and is the daughter ofmedical technician father Danny Hewitt and speech pathologist mother Pat Hewitt. Her older brother is Todd Hewitt (b. 1971). Jennifer'sparents divorced when she was only 6 months old and her mother later moved Jennifer to Los Angeles, California.Obsessed with being a singer, ten-year-old Jennifer was also a gooddancer. The adolescent Jen performed with the Texas Show Team in countries like Russia and Denmark.Can't Hardly Wait for HewittCareer: Commencing her career with dancing and singing, Jennifer Love Hewitt won her first role at a young age. As a child actress, she had areoccurring role with Disney Channel's series Kids Incorporated. Jennifer also portrayed Robin (1989-1991) on the Kids INC show,appeared in a Barbie dance workout video (1991) and in the video movieMunchies (1992).A talented dancer, ten-year-old Jen was also a model, danced and wasthe spokesmodel for LA Gear shoes. She also starred in Mattel toy campaigns.As a recording artist, Jen debuted in Love Songs (1992), which wasreleased only in Japan. Three years later, she followed up the album with Lets Go Bang (1995), this time to be marketed in America. Jenlaunched a self-titled disc in 1996 called Jennifer Love Hewitt.Jennifer made her debut as a young woman actress in the comedy moviestarring Lauryn Hill and Whoopi Goldberg titled Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993). In the same year, she acted in Shaky Ground (TV)and got her first lead role in Little Miss Millions (TV). She also played Franny Byrd in Byrds of Paradise (1994, TV) and Cassidy McKennain the TV series McKenna.Jen was first hurled toward stardom when she was cast as Sarah Reevesin the striking FOX drama Party of Five (1995). She had a reoccurring role on the show along with other starlets Neve Campbell and LaceyChabert. Jennifer also portrayed the role of Brooke Figler in the feature film House Arrest in 1996. Her absolutely prominent year was in 1997 when she costarred withgifted Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, and Freddie Prinze Jr. in the teenage horror movie I Know What You Did Last Summer. In 1998,Jen starred in the movie Can't Hardly Wait opposite Ethan Embry. With her flourishing work, Jennifer was nominated for Best FemalePerformance at the MTV Movie Awards for Can't Hardly Wait in 1999. I Know What You Did Last Summer's sequel, I Still Know What You Did LastSummer (1998), found Jennifer again cast as lead character Julie James. She also appeared in the movie Suburbans in 1999.After her departure from Party of Five, Jen produced and starred inits follow-up, Time of Your Life (1999). She also won the starring role of her idol Audrey Hepburn in TV's The Audrey Hepburn Story andthen received a role in the comedy Heartbreakers (2001), costarring Sigourney Weaver and GeneHackman.With the assistance of Meredith Brooks, who helped Jennifer write thesongs and produce the album, Jennifer released her fourth album, Barenaked, after singing at the Teen Choice Awards in August 2002.About her latest album, Jen stated, "Barenaked reveals (my) insecure, vulnerable side, while the song 'You' shows my heart because it's thekind of love I think we all search for... the kind of love I hope to find one day."Jen continues to work in films, including costarring with Jackie Chanin The Tuxedo (2002), and roles in a menagerie of films including If Only, Garfield: The Movie, animation film Delgo, Why Can't I Be AudreyHepburn, and TV's The Magic 7. Soon in 2005, Jen will appear in the upcoming movie The Truth About Love, star in a novel adaptation movietitled Confessions of A Sociopathic Social Climber (2005) and in ABC's comedy In The Game (along with Christine Baranski, Alyson Hannigan andEd O'Neill). She will also launch her self-written movie Love Story and provide her voice as Thumbelina in the animated movie TheAdventures of Thumbelina.Following her work on films, Jen has set up her own production company, Love Spell Productions. Though she is credited as a dancer,singer, actress, writer and film producer, Jennifer continues to expand her talents."I love that whole princess mentality, but I also like throwingmy hair in a ponytail and just wearing jeans, going on a hike and then eating a big chili-cheeseburger." Jennifer Love Hewitt.Awards: People's Choice: Favorite Female Television Performer in a New Series, Time of Your Life, 2000 DVD Exclusive: DVD Premiere Award - Best Original Song, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame II, 2003 Kids' Choice: Blimp Award - Favorite Female Butt Kicker, 2003 
Sometimes as actors and artists, we don't really get to be an effective and integral part of the promotional process, other than doing interviews. With Twitter and Facebook now, and all of this stuff, it really allows us to play and have fun, vis-à-vis the pictures that I send out on Twitter every day, or little videos, or whatever it is.More Jennifer Love Hewitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing.More Jennifer Love Hewitt quotes [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
feel the same angst, confusion, anger, sadness and awkwardness teens always felt. But in 1998, you also worry if the kid in the next locker has a gun, or if your best friend will get pregnant or commit suicide. Teens are forced to be adults the minute they step into a high school hallway.More Jennifer Love Hewitt quotes [04/16/2007 12:04:00]
One day you retire, and you get a social life.More Jennifer Love Hewitt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would just love once to be called sexy. Just because it would make me something other than cute.More Jennifer Love Hewitt quotes [08/27/2011 02:08:58]

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