Jennifer Love Hewitt Biography (1979-)

Original name, Jennifer Hewitt; born February 21, 1979, in Waco, TX; daughterof Danny (a medical technician; some sources cite father's name, Tom) and Pat (a speech pathologist) Hewitt. Addresses: Office: Love Spell Entertainment, 500 South Buena Vista Dr., Bldg. 1E, Rooms 24-25, Burbank, CA 91521.;Agent: Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Manager: Danielle Thomas, Untitled Entertainment, 331 North Maple Dr., 2nd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Publicist: PYR Public Relations, 6725 Sunset Blvd., Suite 570, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer, songwriter, producer
Birth Details
February 21, 1979
Waco, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Robin, Kids, Incorporated (also known as Kids, Inc.), The Disney Channel, 1989-91
  • Bernadette Moody, Shaky Ground, Fox, 1992-93
  • Franny Byrd, The Byrds of Paradise, ABC, 1994
  • Cassidy McKenna, McKenna, ABC, 1994-95
  • Sarah Reeves, Party of Five, Fox, 1995-2000
  • Sarah Reeves Merrin, Time of Your Life, Fox, 1999-2000
  • Voice, The Weekenders (animated; also known as Disney's "The Weekenders"), ABC, 2000-2001
  • Riley Reed, In the Game, ABC, 2005
  • Movies
  • Title role, The Audrey Hepburn Story, ABC, 2000
  • Samantha Andrews, If Only, ABC Family Channel, 2004
  • Emily, A Christmas Carol (also known as A Christmas Carol: TheMusical), NBC, 2004
  • Katya Livingston, Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber, Oxygen, 2005
  • Specials
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Audrey Hepburn, Lifetime, 1996
  • Christmas Miracles, ABC, 1997
  • Host, The Senior Prom, ABC, 1997
  • Host, MTV's New Year's Eve Live, MTV, 1998
  • Host, Director's Cut: World AIDS Day '99, MTV, 1999
  • Teen People's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21, ABC, 1999
  • The AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Stars, CBS, 1999
  • Comedy Central Presents the New York Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller, Comedy Central, 1999
  • Interviewee, Celebrity Profile: Jennifer Love Hewitt, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • The 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 (also known as Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25), MTV, 2001
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Passions, CBS, 2002
  • Host, 100 Greatest Love Songs, 2002
  • Summer Music Mania 2002, Fox, 2002
  • The 3rd Annual Women Rock! Girls and Guitars, Lifetime, 2002
  • MTV Bash: Carson Daly, MTV, 2003
  • Scream Queens: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2004
  • Host, The Story of Veterans Day, History Channel, 2004
  • The Greatest: The 40 Hottest Rock Star Girlfriends ... and Wives,2005
  • Also appeared as host of True Tales of Teen Romance and True Tales of Teen Trauma, both MTV.
  • Episodic
  • Mad TV, Fox, 1997, 2000
  • Herself, Later with Greg Kinnear, 1997
  • Herself, Arthel & Fred, 1997
  • Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998, 1999, 2004
  • Guest host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1998
  • Herself, The View, ABC, 1998, 2002
  • Jennifer Love Fefferman, "And Then There Was Shawn," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1998
  • Herself, The Howie Mandel Show, 1998
  • Co-host, Total Request Live (also known as TRL), MTV, 1998
  • Voice of Medusa, "Hercules and the Gorgon," Hercules (animated; also known as Disney's Hercules), ABC and syndicated, 1999
  • Herself, The Martin Short Show, syndicated, 1999
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2002, 2004
  • Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, 2001, 2002
  • Guest, The Big Breakfast, Channel 4 (England), 2001
  • Voice, "Stuck Together, Torn Apart," Family Guy, Fox, 2002
  • Guest, The Panel, 10 Network (Australia), 2002
  • Guest, Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2002
  • Guest, The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News Channel, 2002
  • Herself, "Barenaked," Making the Video, 2002
  • Herself, "TV & Movie Week," Supermarket Sweep, 2002
  • (In archive footage) Love Chain, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Herself, Banzai, Fox, 2003
  • Guest, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Guest, Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2003
  • Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Guest, V Graham Norton, 2003
  • Chameleon, "Chameleon Chaos/Weedkiller," The Cramp Twins, 2003
  • Nancy Sinatra, "The 7-10 Split," American Dreams, NBC, 2004
  • Guest, On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • Nancy Sinatra, "Old Enough to Fight," American Dreams, NBC, 2004
  • Herself, Punk'd, MTV, 2004
  • Guest host, "And the Winner Is ... ," American Idol: The Search for aSuperstar, Fox, 2004
  • Guest, The Daily Show, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005
  • Also appeared as herself, Home Team with Terry Bradshaw.
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 1998 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1998
  • Presenter, The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 1998
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, UPN, 1998
  • Presenter, The 25th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 1998
  • The 1999 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Presenter, The 1999 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 1999
  • The 5th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Presenter, The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2000
  • 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Presenter, VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 2000
  • The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000
  • The Teen Choice Awards 2001, Fox, 2001
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 2002
  • Presenter, The Teen Choice Awards 2002, Fox, 2002
  • Presenter, The 29th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2002
  • Host, The 2002 World Music Awards, ABC, 2002
  • MTV Video Music Awards 2002 (also known as VMAs 2002), MTV,2002
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '03 (also known as Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards), Nickelodeon, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri,NBC, 2004
  • Presenter, Nickelodeon's 17th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 2004
  • Other
  • Host, The Greatest, 1997
  • Melinda Gordon, The Ghost Whisperer (pilot), CBS, 2005
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Producer, Time of Your Life, Fox, 1999-2000
  • Executive producer, In the Game, ABC, 2005
  • Other
  • Co-executive producer, The Audrey Hepburn Story, ABC, 2000
  • Singer of theme song, Scooby Doo and the Alien Invaders (animatedmovie), Cartoon Channel, 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Love Hewitt) Andrea Kurtz, Munchie, New Horizons Home Video, 1992
  • (As Love Hewitt) Heather Lofton, Little Miss Millions (also knownas Home for Christmas and Little Miss Zillions), New Horizons Home Video, 1993
  • Margaret, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Brooke Figler, House Arrest, Rysher Entertainment, 1996
  • Julie James, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Columbia, 1997
  • Leah Jones, Trojan War (also known as Rescue Me), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Deb Friedman, Telling You (also known as Love Sucks), Division I Entertainment, 1998
  • Amanda Beckett, Can't Hardly Wait, Columbia, 1998
  • Julie James, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Sony PicturesEntertainment, 1998
  • Cate, The Suburbans, Columbia TriStar, 1998
  • Voice of Helen, Zoomates, 1998
  • The devil, The Devil and Daniel Webster, Family Room Entertainment, 2001
  • Page Connors, Wendy, Jane Helstrom, and Allison Brechenhall, Heartbreakers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001
  • Voice of Madelaine, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (animated), Buena Vista Home Video/Walt Disney Home Video, 2002
  • Voice of Thumbelina, The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina(animated), Miramax, 2002
  • Del Blaine, The Tuxedo, DreamWorks, 2002
  • Voice of Chrissy, Groove Squad (animated; also known as GrooveSquad Cheerleaders), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002
  • Alice Holbrook, The Truth about Love, FF Film and Music, 2004
  • Voice of Dr. Liz Wilson, Garfield (animated; also known as Garfield: The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004
  • Voice of Princess Kyla, Delgo (animated), Key Creatives, 2005
  • Film Work
  • Producer, One Night, Eagle Cove Entertainment/Love Spell Entertainment/Winchester Films, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • (As Love Hewitt) Love Songs, released in Japan, 1992
  • Let's Go Bang, Atlantic Records, 1995
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt (includes "I Believe In ... ," "It's Good toKnow I'm Alive" and "No Ordinary Love"), Atlantic Records, 1996
  • Barenaked, Jive, 2002
  • Recorded the singles "No Ordinary Love," Atlantic, 1996; "How Do I Deal,"143 Records, 1999; "Can I Go Now," Jive International, 2003; and "Barenaked," Jive.
  • Videos
  • (As Love Hewitt) Dance! Workout with Barbie (exercise video), 1991
  • Recorded the music videos "How Do I Deal," 1998, and "Can I Go Now," Jive, 2003; also appeared in the music videos "High" by Feeder, 1997; "Can't GetEnough of You Baby" by Smash Mouth, 1998; "Girl on TV" by LFO, 1999; and "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias, 2001.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • (With Chris Canute) Composer and lyricist, "I'm Gonna Love You," The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (animated), Buena Vista Home Video/Walt DisneyHome Video, 2002
  • Other
  • Contributor to the book Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul, HealthCommunications, 1996.

Further Reference

ADAPTATIONS

  • The 2005 television series In the Game, broadcast by ABC, is basedon a story by Hewitt.
OTHER SOURCES
    Books
    • Contemporary Musicians, Volume 41, Gale, 2003
    • Newsmakers 1999, Issue 2, Gale, 1999
    Periodicals
    • Biography, September, 1999, pp. 52-56, 102
    • Cosmopolitan, November, 1998, p. 228; February, 2000, pp. 24, 86
    • Detour, June, 1998, pp. 70-71, 74
    • Entertainment Weekly, April 17, 1998, p. 41; June 26, 1998, p. 24;October 30, 1998, p. 24; November 13, 1998, pp. 28-34; April 30, 1999, p. 95; September 10, 1999, p. 40; October 15, 1999, p. 48; December 3, 1999, p. 80
    • Girlfriend, July, 1998, pp. 16-19
    • In Style, November, 1998, p. 308
    • Jane, September, 2002, pp. 178-181
    • Lifetime, June, 2004, pp. 104-109
    • Movieline, June, 1998, pp. 70-71, 74; November, 1998, pp. 40-44, 49, 80-81; September, 2002, pp. 48-53, 90
    • Parade, March 26, 2000, p. 22
    • People Weekly, September 23, 1996, p. 121; April 21, 1997, p. 100;September 29, 1997, p. 41; March 23, 1998, p. 43; November 30, 1998, p. 214;February 15, 1999, p. 45; March 27, 2000, p. 20
    • Playboy, December, 1998, p. 20; December, 1999, p. 104
    • Rolling Stone, May 27, 1999, p. 38; October 3, 2002, pp. 46-50
    • Teen, May, 1998, pp. 52-53; January, 2000, p. 56
    • Teen People, June, 2000, p. 92
    • Texas Monthly, September, 1998, p. 108
    • Time, March 27, 2000, p. 98
    • Total Film, January, 1998, p. 36
    • TV Guide, August 3, 1996, p. 48
    • Urban Cinefile, July 5, 2001
    • US, February, 1999, pp. 54-58, 95
    • USA Weekend, March 24, 2000, p. 12
    • Women's Wear Daily, March 13, 1998, p. 7
    Other
    • Celebrity Profile: Jennifer Love Hewitt (television special), E! Entertainment Television, 2000

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