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Biography #2 (for Man of the House)

Kelli Garner, a native of Bakersfield, California, made her film debut in director Mike Mills' short The Architecture of Reassurance, a Sundance Film Festival entry. Her performance captured the attention of director Larry Clark (Kids), who cast her in the role of the drug-addicted teen, Heather Swallers, in the controversial docudrama Bully.

Garner also appeared in the films Timeshare, Love Liza, Outside, Hometown Legend and Confessions of A Dangerous Mind. She most recently completed a role as 1940s Hollywood ingenue Faith Domergue (opposite Leonardo DiCaprio's Howard Hughes) in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator and reunited with director Mills in the indie drama Thumbsucker co-starring with Keanu Reeves, Tilda Swinton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vince Vaughn and Benjamin Bratt. She will also be seen in the drama Piggy Banks opposite Matthew Modine, Tom Arnold and Gabriel Mann and Dreamland with John Corbett.

Her television work includes a starring role in the MTV pilot This is How the World Ends directed by Gregg Araki, and guest-starring stints on the WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and FOX-TV's Grounded for Life.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Man of the House" (12-Mar-2005)

Biography #3 (for Bully)

A native Californian, she made her film debut in the short, The Architecture of Reassurance, which played at the Sundance Film Festival. It was her performance in that film that impressed director Larry Clark who cast her in the role of the young, drug-addicted Heather Swallers. She also stars in the film, Timeshare, and began production on American Leather with Peter Coyote shortly after completion of filming of Bully.

Garner played a recurring role on the daytime drama, The Young and the Restless and starred in the MTV pilot, This is How the World Ends. In her brief career, Garner is already winning the interest of a number of directors and is being considered for a variety of important roles in both film and television. Immediately upon completion of filming, she began filming a role in American Leather starring Peter Coyote and filming in Alabama.

Bio courtesy Lionsgate Films for "Bully" (30-Mar-2003)