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  • Has been dancing since age 2.
  • Became an antidrug activist after her brother died in a drunk-driving crash in 2001.
  • Entered and won first beauty pageant, St. Charles Parish Teen Queen, at age 13. She would later go on to win the 2004 Miss Teen USA pageant.
  • Won a scholarship to attend The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in New York, NY.  
  • First regular acting gig was on NBC's Days of Our Lives, which she auditioned for in  2007 while she was in Los Angeles on vacation. 
  • Received a Daytime Emmy award nomination in 2010 for Best Young Actress in a Drama Series.


  • Wayne Gosset — Stepfather
  • Cathy Distefano Gosset — Mother
  • Glenn H. Hennig Sr. — Father
  • Brad Joseph Hennig — Brother
  • Glenn H. Hennig Jr. — Brother

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  • Birth Name: Shelley Catherine Hennig
  • Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
  • Profession: Actor

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