Her earliest memory is of knocking on neighbors' doors, giving them hand puppets made from brown paper bags and inviting them to a show on her driveway that night, in which she sang along to records while in her nightgown.
At 5 years old, she played an angel in a Christmas play.
Was a cheerleader, prom queen and senior-class president in high school.
Her first professional gig was performing in the chorus of Godspell at the Muny Opera in St. Louis, MO, as a teenager.
Made friends with Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker while doing stunt work on The Ring; Baker later helped her get cast as Samara in The Ring 2.
It took five and a half hours to get her makeup on for the role of Samara in The Ring 2, and an hour and a half to take the makeup off.
Is a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.
Kurt Patino — Husband
Kellen William Patino — Son
Kendrick Kurt Patino — Son
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States (BA in Communications)