Shannyn Sossamon

  • Birth Name: Shannon Marie Kahoolani Sossamon
  • Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Musician
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  • Was discovered by a casting director while DJing at a 1999 birthday party for actor Gwyneth Paltrow.
  • Big-screen breakthrough came opposite Heath Ledger in the genre-bending medieval hit A Knight's Tale (2001).
  • Reunited with Ledger and Tale director Brian Helgeland for supernatural thriller The Order, a 2003 box-office disappointment.
  • Moved into TV work in 2007, landing regular roles on the FX drama Dirt and the CBS supernatural series Moonlight.
  • Appeared in music videos for the Goo Goo Dolls and Mick Jagger.
  • Featured in a commercial for GAP, as well as alongside George Clooney in a commercial for Martini vermouth.
  • Played drums in a rock band called Warpaint.


  • Todd Lindberg — Father
  • Audio Science Clayton — Son
  • Sherry — Mother
  • Mortimer — Son
  • Tex Salem — Ex-significant Other
  • Dallas Clayton — Ex-significant Other
  • Randy Goldstein — Stepfather

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