Shannyn Sossamon is a popular American actress and a Hollywood award winner. A master of all the languages, including Filipino, Hawaiian, Irish, English, French, Dutch, and German descent, she is one of the renowned celebrities from the United States, having a height of 5 Feet 8 Inch, Shannyn looks gorgeous, sexy and very beautiful. Shannyn Sossamon was awarded as Stuff magazine’s 102 Sexiest Women of the year. Besides being a popular actress, she is also a musician. She became quite famous after her debut in the movie, A Knight’s Tale, where she starred in the role of Jocelyn.
Shannyn was born on October 3, 1978. She was brought up by her parents, Sherry Sossamon and Todd Lindberg in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. She did her education and formal schooling at Galena High School. At her school, she enjoyed stage dancing and took professional dancing classes. Later she represented her school in different events. She completed her graduation in the year 1995. After completing her academics, she further pursued her career as a DJ, dancer and moved to Los Angeles. Initially she worked in local clubs. Meanwhile, she also got passionate in modeling career. As a model, she worked with several leading magazines like American Eagle Outfitters, Union Bay Clothing, Sassy Magazine, and many more.
As an actress, she debuted in the Mr. Show with Bob and David comedy series in the year 1997. Afterwards, she got her first lead role as an actress in the popular movie, A Knight’s Tale, in the year 2001. She has net earnings and assets of around $3 million. As far as her love life is concerned, Shannyn dated Dallas Clayton and got married to him in the year 2002. Her husband was also a popular illustrator and an author. They welcomed their first son. But, unfortunately, the relationship could not last long and the couple broke up in 2004 leaving behind a beautiful relationship. Afterwards, she has been a single for some years. Again in the year 2011 there was some news in the media about her relationship with another superstar. She was pregnant again and welcomed her second baby. Officially, she announced a serious relationship with Mortimer father.
Shannyn was a lead actress in the direction of Roger Avary’s for “The Rules of Attraction”. This movie was a big hit which has revenue of around $11,819,244 worldwide. She played the role of a college student. The movie was quite emotional which included sexual contents, drug use and suicide. Shannyn’s role was quite admired in the movie. Director Avary called her act resemble a very sympathetic and unbelievable act. He recalls the act “like a wild animal you can’t really control. What she does and what she brings is complete and truth to the scene, something real” in an interview. Another celebrity from the Film Journal International, David Noh, called the act very passionate and engulfed in the actual character. Ellis in his statement called Shannyn, an upcoming superstar.
In another drama, Life Is Hot in Crackdown, Shannyn played the lead role of a woman, Concetta, who was facing damn difficulties while supporting her poor husband and bringing up her sick child. The movie had other co-stars like Brandon Routh, Lara Flynn Boyle, and Kerry Washington and was directed by Buddy Giovinazzo. This movie got a theatrical publication in the month of June, and was screened in the year 2009 at the popular Fantasia International Film Festival. She also played a romantic comedy,” Our Family Wedding” which was released in the year April 2010. For the Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles, Shannyn was a feature Jury.
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