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Brittany Snow

Snow at the 2009 Heart Truth fashion show
Born Brittany Anne Snow
March 9, 1986 (1986-03-09) (age 24)
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present

Brittany Anne Snow (born March 9, 1986) is an American television and film actress.


Personal life

Snow was born and grew up in Tampa, Florida. She is the daughter of Cynthia, who works for Prentice Hall, and John Snow, Sr, who ran an insurance agency[1][2] until retiring to organize Brittany's schedule. She has one half-brother, John Jr., and a half-sister Holly; both of them live in Ohio. She attended Carrollwood Day School in Tampa, Florida, for her early education (kindergarten through second grade). She attended Claywell Elementary for the rest of elementary school. Snow is a 2004 graduate of Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida.


Snow began modeling at the age of three and a half in a print ad for Burdines. She had a popular role at age twelve as troubled teen Susan LeMay on the soap opera Guiding Light from 1998 to 2001. She is perhaps best known for playing Meg Pryor on NBC's American Dreams and neo-Nazi high school student Ariel Alderman on the third season of Nip/Tuck. In 2005, she appeared in The Pacifier with action star Vin Diesel.

In 2006, she was in the film John Tucker Must Die and voiced Naminé in the video game Kingdom Hearts II as well as Shizuku Tsukishima in the Studio Ghibli film Whisper of the Heart.

She more recently appeared in Hairspray, a film adaptation of the Broadway musical, playing Amber Von Tussle alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, James Marsden, Amanda Bynes, Zac Efron, John Travolta, Allison Janney and Queen Latifah. She had already worked with the director of Hairspray (Adam Shankman) on the Disney film The Pacifier. With her role in Hairspray, her musical side is shown in numerous numbers, including a solo entitled "The New Girl In Town", a song previously cut from the Broadway musical version. She played the lead role in Prom Night, which was released in April 2008. Brittany appeared on the music video for "The Phrase That Pays" by The Academy Is... which was released July 2007.

It has been reported that she is in final talks to appear as the young Lily van der Woodsen in the new Gossip Girl spinoff. The series was not picked up as a full season.[3] Snow stars as the younger Lily in the Gossip Girl 24th Episode for its 2nd Season entitled Valley Girls premiered on May 11th.

Snow is currently scheduled to play the lead, Alyssa, in the upcoming film adaptation of Clock Tower, which is due out in 2010.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
1998-2001 Guiding Light Susan Lemay TV series
2002-2005 American Dreams Meg Pryor TV series; 61 episodes
2005 The Pacifier Zoe Plummer Main role
Nip/Tuck Ariel Alderman TV series; 5 episodes
Kingdom Hearts II Naminé Video game; voice
2006 Whisper of the Heart Shizuku Tsukishima Anime; voice (English-language version)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jamie Hoskins TV series; episode: "Influence"
John Tucker Must Die Kate Spencer Main role
2007 Hairspray Amber Von Tussle
On the Doll Balery
2008 Prom Night Donna Keppel Main Role
Finding Amanda Amanda Tangerman Main Role
Streak Baylin Main role, short film
2009 The Vicious Kind Emma Gainsborough Main role
Black Water Transit Sardoonah Main role
Gossip Girl Young Lily Rhodes TV series; episode: "Valley Girls"
Family Guy Candy Voice; episode: "Quagmire's Baby"
2010 Hairspray 2 Amber Von Tussle
Clock Tower Alyssa
Music videos
Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Phrase That Pays Nurse The Academy Is... video
2008 Otep The Acention Crooked Spoons video
Ride EP Girlfriend Cary Brothers video
Just Impolite Girlfriend Plushgun video




  • Snow was nominated for and won a Hollywood Film Award for her role as Amber Von Tussle in 2007's Hairspray.
  • Nominated for and won Best Musical Antagonist in 2008 Teen's Choice Awards.


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Simple English

Brittany Snow (born March 9, 1986) is an American actress. She is famous for her latest appearance in Hairspray.

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