Happy Birthday: Shannyn Sossamon

Festival Reviews

shannynsossamon.jpgShannyn Sossamon

Born: October 3, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

It was in 1999, when Shannyn was helping a friend D.J. at a birthday party for Gwyneth Paltrow that a new chapter began in her fairy tale life. Francine Maisler, a casting director known for such films as The Usual Suspects (1995), spotted Shannyn. Shortly thereafter Shannyn found herself with the backing of an influential Hollywood name and one very important audition… A Knight’s Tale (2001). She determined she wanted the lead role and after six call backs, beat out the competition to play “Lady Jocelyn”. Admittedly, the dancer turned actress knew little of her Australian costar Heath Ledgerbut the two became friends during filming.

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