Brittany Snow is Best Known For Appearing in TV series like Guiding Light (1998-2002), and American Dreams (2002-2005). She has also appeared in musical film Hairspray for which she won 2 awards (out of 3 nominations).
Born Name: Brittany Anne Snow
Nick Name: Brit
Occupation: Film and TV actress, singer
Years active: 1994–present
Born: March 09, 1986, 33 years and 9 months, Tampa, Florida, United States
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Measurements: 36-25-34 in or 91.5-63.5-86 cm
Bra size: 34B
Genre: Traditional pop, soul
Shew completed school from Gaither High School in Tampa.
Father – John Thomas Snow Sr
Mother – Cindy Joanna Archer Snow
Siblings – John Snow Jr (Half Brother), Holly Snow (Half-sister)
Brittany Anne Snow is an American actress, producer, director and singer. She began her career as Susan Daisy Lemay on the CBS series Guiding Light (1998–2002) for which she won a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress and was nominated for two other Young Artist Awards and a Soap Opera Digest Award. She then played the protagonist Margaret Meg Pryor on the NBC series American Dreams (2002–2005) for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award and three Teen Choice Awards.
Her subsequent television roles have included Ariel Alderman on Nip/Tuck (2005) and Jenna Backstrom on Harry’s Law (2011). Her film roles include Kate Spencer in John Tucker Must Die (2006), Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray (2007), Donna Keppel in Prom Night (2008), Emma Gainsborough in The Vicious Kind (2009), Chloe Beale in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017) and Blair Helms in Someone Great (2019).
Snow is also the co-creator of the Love is Louder movement, a project dedicated to stop bullying in schools.
She is the daughter of Cinda and John Snow. She has a half-brother, John Jr., and a half-sister, Holly. She attended Gaither High School in Tampa.
She enjoys dancing and has been a member of Broadway Dance, LA Dance Force, Underground and The Pizazz Competitive Dance Group.
Snow began modeling at the age of three in a print ad for Burdines. She was on CBS Guiding Light for three years as troubled teen Susan Daisy Lemay. She played Meg Pryor on NBC 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 Namine in the video game Kingdom Hearts II (but is replaced by Meaghan Martin in all subsequent appearances) and Shizuku Tsukishima in the Studio Ghibli film Whisper of the Heart. She also portrayed a young woman afflicted with bipolar disorder in the season seven finale of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Snow appeared on the music video for The Phrase That Pays by The Academy Is which was released in July 2006.
In 2007, she appeared in Hairspray, a film adaptation of the Broadway musical, playing Amber Von Tussle, the daughter of Michelle Pfeiffer character. She had already worked with Hairspray director Adam Shankman on the Disney film The Pacifier. With her role in Hairspray, her musical side is shown in several 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.
On January 17, 2011, Snow began appearing as a series regular in the first season of the legal drama Harry’s Law as Jenna, and returned as a recurring character in season two. Also in 2011, she starred alongside Evan Ross in the thriller 96 Minutes.
On November 9, 2012, Snow was cast in the sitcom Ben and Kate as Lila, a love interest for Tommy. In 2012, Snow starred in the musical comedy film Pitch Perfect, as a cappella singer Chloe, alongside Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Alexis Knapp, and Skylar Astin. She reprised her role in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3, released on December 22, 2017. In 2019, she co-starred in Netflix Someone Great as Blair.
Snow has spoken openly about her battles with eating disorders and co-created the Love is Louder Movement with The Jed Foundation to support anyone feeling mistreated, hopeless, or alone. Thousands of individuals, campuses, and communities have used Love is Louder’s programs, events and clubs to address issues such as bullying, body image, discrimination, and depression. Snow was recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in 2015 with a Special Recognition Voice Award for her efforts to bring attention to mental health issues.
Snow is currently engaged to realtor, Tyler Stanaland.
Sparkling blue eyes
Small scar on her forehead
She had appeared in a print ad for Burdines.
As a Singer
Brittany contributed to the 2007 musical film Hairspray for the single “The New Girl in Town”. She appeared in the film Hairspray for her role of the main vocalist as Amber Von Tussle.
Later in 2012, she again contributed for the musical film Pitch Perfect and for this, she also won MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment along with Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee and Rebel Wilson.
Brittany played Zoe Plummer in the 2005 action comedy film The Pacifier with action hero Vin Diesel.
First TV Show
From 1998 to 2002, Brittany appeared in American television soap opera The Guiding Light (also known as GL) for her role as troubled teen Susan “Daisy” Lemay.
This TV show holds the world record for the longest-running television drama in the history credited by Guinness Book of World Records.
She ditched her personal trainer in 2008. Now, she only tries to keep herself happy by going to the gym 3 to 4 times in a week, hang out with her friends, and eat healthily. Snow, now, does not want to follow the trainer’s demands regarding exercises, reps, and diet plans. She has found her own way to stay healthy and happy, at least as of now.
She does her workouts in her own apartment too, where she has an elliptical trainer. In the gym, she does a mix of Pilates and boxing, which she calls Piloxing for 2 times in a week. Mainly, Brittany tries to stay with the gym, but sometimes, she enjoys doing yoga and strength training for a change and overall body toning.
Brittany Snow Favorite Things
Accessory – Sunglass
Actress – Meg Ryan, Natalie Portman, Reese Witherspoon
Hair Products – Kerastase deep conditioner, Pureology shampoo, Bumble and Bumble (for styling), some leave-in conditioner
Brittany Snow Facts
She has suffered from eating disorder and had openly spoken about it.
Brittany began modeling at the age of three when she appeared in a print advert for departmental store chain Burdines (now merged with Macy’s).
The worst beauty advice she has ever received is about waxing the complete face rather than eyebrows. So, she just stays with waxing only her eyebrows as that incident created a lot many rashes on her face. It was the day before her birthday. So, she had to go with a face full of rashes on her birthday.
Brittany is often told that she looks like the younger sister of Reese Witherspoon.
She always puts SPF moisturizer, when going out in sun, drinks lots of water, and wear sunglasses.
She can be seen at #23 in Maxim’s Hot 100 list of Women of 2011.
Brittany has been featured as the naughty nurse in The Academy Is…’s 2007 music video “The Phrase That Pays”. There are numerous other videos too, where you can find her.
She is best friends with American Dreams‘ co-star Vanessa Lengies since 2002.