Brittany Anne Snow (born March 9, 1986) is an American television and film actress. She is known for her roles as Meg Pryor in American Dreams, Daisy Lemay in Guiding Light and Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray.
Snow was born and grew up in Tampa, Florida.
She is the daughter of Cynthia, who works for Prentice Hall, and John Snow, Sr, who ran an insurance agency until retiring to organize Brittany's schedule. She has one half-brother, John Jr., and a half-sister Holly; both of them live in Ohio. She attended Carrollwood Day School in Tampa, Florida, for her early education (kindergarten through second grade). She attended Claywell Elementary for the rest of elementary school. Snow is a 2004 graduate of Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida.
Snow began modeling at the age of three and a half in a print ad for Burdines. She had a popular role at age 12 as troubled teen Daisy LeMay on CBS' Guiding Light. She played Meg Pryor on NBC's American Dreams and neo-Nazi high school student Ariel Alderman on the third season of Nip/Tuck. In 2005, she appeared in The Pacifier with action star Vin Diesel.
In 2006, she was in the film John Tucker Must Die and voiced Naminé in the video game Kingdom Hearts II as well as Shizuku Tsukishima in the Studio Ghibli film Whisper of the Heart, along with Ashley Tisdale. She also portrayed a young woman afflicted with bipolar disorder in the season seven finale of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
She more recently appeared in Hairspray, a film adaptation of the Broadway musical, playing Amber Von Tussle alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, James Marsden, Amanda Bynes, Zac Efron, John Travolta, Allison Janney and Queen Latifah. She had already worked with the director of Hairspray (Adam Shankman) on the Disney film The Pacifier. With her role in Hairspray, her musical side is shown in numerous numbers, including a solo entitled "The New Girl In Town", a song previously cut from the Broadway musical version. She played the lead role in Prom Night, which was released in April 2008. Brittany appeared on the music video for "The Phrase That Pays" by The Academy Is... which was released July 2007.
Snow is currently scheduled to play the lead, Alyssa, in the upcoming film adaptation of Clock Tower, which is due out in 2010. She will star alongside Evan Ross in the upcoming cautionary thriller 96 Minutes.
|2001||Murphy's Dozen||TV movie; Supporting role|
|2005||The Pacifier||Zoe Plummer||Supporting role|
|2006||Whisper of the heart||Shizuku Tsukishima||Lead role|
|2006||John Tucker Must Die||Kate||Lead role|
|2007||Hairspray||Amber Von Tussle||Supporting role|
|On the Doll||Barely||Lead role|
|2008||Prom Night||Donna Keppel||Lead role|
|Finding Amanda||Amanda Tangerman||Lead role|
|Streak||Baylin||Short film; Lead role|
|2009||The Vicious Kind||Emma Gainsborough||Lead role|
|Black Water Transit||Sardoonah||Lead role|
|Janie Jones||Iris||Lead role|
|2011||96 Minutes||Carley||Lead role|
|1998||Guiding Light||Susan Lemay||9 episodes 1998-2002|
|2002||American Dreams||Margaret "Meg" Pryor||61 episodes, 2002-2005|
|2005||Nip/Tuck||Ariel Alderman||(5 episodes, 2005)|
|2006||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jamie Hoskins||1 episode|
|2009||Family Guy||Candy||1 episode Episode: Quagmire's Baby|
|2009||Gossip Girl||Lily Rhodes||Episode 24: Valley Girls|
|2010||Harry's Law||Jenna Backstrom||(filming)|
|2007||The Phrase That Pays||Naughty Nurse||The Academy Is... video|
|2008||Otep The Ascension||Crooked Spoons video|
|Ride EP||Girlfriend||Cary Brothers video|
|Just Impolite||Girlfriend||Plushgun video|
|2009||It's Alright, It's OK||Second girlfriend||Ashley Tisdale video|
- 2007: Hairspray Soundtrack - July 10, 2007
- ↑ "Dayton Daily News Archive of Past Articles". Dayton Daily News. February 13, 2004.
- ↑ Movies: Snow focuses on work, not image
- ↑ http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/celebrity/317099/first-look-gossip-girl-spin-off.html
- ↑ Brittany Snow Gets Carjacked in '96 Minutes'
- ↑ NBC Universal (May 14, 2010). "NBC Adds To New Scripted Lineup With Four New Series -- 'The Cape,' 'Outlaw,' 'Harry's Law' And 'Friends With Benefits' - And Renews 'Chuck' For Fourth Season In 2010-11". Press release. http://www.nbc.com/news/2010/05/14/nbc-adds-to-new-scripted-lineup-with-four-new-series----the-cape-outlaw-harrys-law-and-friends-with/. Retrieved May 16, 2010.
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