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Haley Bennett

They dynamic young actress gained world-wide recognition as the star of the Warner Brothers film, Music and Lyrics. Haley Bennett beat out over 600 girls for role of Cora Corman in which she played a pop singer opposite Drew Barrymore and Hugh Grant. Like the true artist she is, Haley effortlessly transitions from actress to singer, performing all her own songs in the film. She can soon be seen playing a lead role in the film, College, opposite Drake Bell. She recently completed shooting the lead in the dramatic psychological thriller, She Lived, opposite Chace Crawford, for director Mickey Liddell which is being edited and submitted to film festivals. In addition, Haley is shooting a lead role in the feature film, Marley And Me for director, David Frankel, opposite Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston.

A talented singer, Haley is also in the process of recording her debut album. Although she has been singing her whole life, Haley's voice seems to resonate beyond her 18 years. Her sound has often been compared folk/pop singer Jewel who unsurprisingly is one of Haley's biggest influences.

Haley Bennett was born in Fort Myers, Florida and grew up in Naples; she was destined to be a star. During a trip to Los Angeles with her mother in 2005 Haley was discovered by a music producer who quickly put the wheels in motion to start her new career. Just a short while later Haley booked her first feature film and began recording her album. She says that with life as her stage, she's been performing since day one and now it's time for the world to see Florida's best-kept secret.

With both Aubrey Hepburn and Jewel as her mentors, Haley is surely on her way to becoming an inspiration to both young singers and actresses all over the world.

When Haley finds time in her hectic schedule, she enjoys songwriting, writing poetry, singing, reading, boxing, working out and hanging out at the beach.

Haley currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Haley Bennett Facts

Birth Name Haley Keeling
OccupationActress, Musician
BirthdayJanuary 7, 1988 (36)
BirthplaceFort Myers, Florida, USA

Selected Filmography

The Girl on the Train
The Magnificent Seven
A Kind of Murder
Knight of Cups
Hardcore Henry
The Equalizer
Music and Lyrics
Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Special Edition
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