Brittany Anne Snow
March 9, 1986
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
|Education||Gaither High School|
(m. 2020; sep. 2022)
Brittany Anne Snow (born March 9, 1986) is an American actress. She rose to prominence after appearing in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light (1998–2001), 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 starred in the NBC drama series American Dreams (2002–2005), for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award and three Teen Choice Awards.
Snow has appeared in various films, including The Pacifier (2005), John Tucker Must Die (2006), Hairspray (2007), Prom Night (2008), Would You Rather (2012), the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017), Bushwick (2017), Hangman (2017), Someone Great (2019), and X (2022). She also appeared in the NBC legal comedy-drama series Harry's Law (2011) and in the Fox drama series Almost Family (2019–2020).
Snow is the co-founder of the Love Is Louder movement, a project by the not-for-profit Jed Foundation, dedicated to stop bullying in schools. Snow also started a mental health letter writing initiative in 2020 called "September Letters".
Life and career
She began modeling at the age of three in a print ad for Burdines department stores. She was on CBS' soap opera Guiding Light for three years as troubled teen Susan "Daisy" Lemay. She played Meg Pryor on NBC's drama series American Dreams and neo-Nazi high school student Ariel Alderman on the third season of Nip/Tuck. She sang backup vocals on the American Dreams soundtrack for the song "My Boyfriend's Back." She appeared in the family comedy film The Pacifier (2005) alongside Lauren Graham and Vin Diesel. Snow appeared in the teen romantic comedy film John Tucker Must Die (2006) opposite Jesse Metcalfe. The film was a commercial success and made $68 million worldwide. In 2006, she voiced Naminé in the video game Kingdom Hearts II 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 & Order: Special Victims Unit. Snow appeared in the music video for "The Phrase That Pays" by The Academy Is..., which was released in July 2006.
She appeared in Hairspray (2007), a film adaptation of the Broadway musical, playing Amber Von Tussle, the daughter of Michelle Pfeiffer's 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 of Donna Keppel in the slasher film Prom Night (2008), which was released on April 11, 2008, and grossed $57.2 million at the box office. Snow appeared as young Lily Bass in Gossip Girl, in the episode "Valley Girls". On January 17, 2011, Snow began appearing as a series regular in the first season of the legal drama Harry's Law, and returned as a recurring character in season two. She starred alongside Evan Ross in the thriller film 96 Minutes (2011).
On November 9, 2012, She 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. She reprised her role in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), which received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed over $287 million worldwide. It surpassed the total gross of the original film ($115.4 million) in five days, and also became the highest-grossing music comedy film of all-time, overtaking School of Rock ($131.3 million). She again reprised her role in Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), which received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $185 million worldwide. Snow portrayed Michelle in the comedy film The Late Bloomer (2016) and had the lead role of Lucy in the action thriller film Bushwick (2017). She portrayed Blair Helms in Netflix's romantic comedy film Someone Great (2019).
She announced her engagement to realtor and pro surfer Tyler Stanaland on February 19, 2019. They married in Malibu on March 14, 2020. Snow announced their separation through social media on September 14, 2022.
She has supported numerous charities, including Clothes Off Our Back, Declare Yourself, Do Something, Feeding America, Habitat For Humanity, Point Foundation, Red Cross, Soles4Souls, The Heart Truth, The Trevor Project, Stomp Out Bullying and The Art of Elysium. Snow walked the runway at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2009. The Heart Truth is a campaign meant to raise awareness of the risk of heart disease in women. Snow has supported Soles4Souls's Barefoot Week. "Whether it's a child struggling to go to school in Kenya, or an American who needs a pair of work boots, Soles4Souls is there to answer the simple requests of millions of people. We hope you will participate in Barefoot Week and help change the world, one pair at a time," she said. In 2012, she appeared in the NOH8 Campaign.
She is the co-creator of the Love is Louder movement, a project by the not-for-profit Jed Foundation. 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 has been featured on the cover of numerous magazines, including CosmoGirl, Teen, Maxim, Entertainment Weekly, People, YM Prom, Miami Living and Vegas, and pictorials for Zooey Magazine, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan and InStyle. She has appeared in television commercials for McDonald's, Busch Gardens and Lipton. Snow walked the runway at the Just Dance fashion show on September 12, 2013.
|2004||The Manchurian Candidate||Marcia Prentiss Shaw|
|2005||The Pacifier||Zoe Plummer|
|2006||Whisper of the Heart||Shizuku Tsukishima||Disney dub of 1995 film|
|John Tucker Must Die||Kate Spencer|
|2007||Hairspray||Amber Von Tussle|
|On the Doll||Balery|
|2008||Finding Amanda||Amanda Tangerman|
|Prom Night||Donna Keppel|
|2009||The Vicious Kind||Emma Gainsborough|
|Black Water Transit||Sardoonah|
|Pitch Perfect||Chloe Beale|
|Would You Rather||Iris||Also executive producer|
|2014||There's Always Woodstock||Jody|
|2015||Dial a Prayer||Cora|
|Pitch Perfect 2||Chloe Beale|
|2016||The Late Bloomer||Michelle|
|Pitch Perfect 3||Chloe Beale|
|2019||Someone Great||Blair Helms|
|2020||Hooking Up||Darla Beane||Also producer|
|Christmas with the Campbells||Jesse|
|1998–2002||Guiding Light||Susan "Daisy" Lemay||Main role|
|1999||Safe Harbor||Sara||Episode: "Dog Day Afternoons and Nights"|
|2002–2005||American Dreams||Margaret "Meg" Pryor||Lead role; 61 episodes|
|2004||All That||Herself/Guest Star||Episode: "Brittany Snow/Wakefield"|
|2005||Nip/Tuck||Ariel Alderman||Recurring role 5 episodes|
|2006||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jamie Hoskins||Episode: "Influence"|
|2009||Family Guy||Candy (voice)||Episode: "Quagmire's Baby"|
|Gossip Girl||Young Lily Rhodes||Episode: "Valley Girls"|
|2011||Harry's Law||Jenna Backstrom||Main role; 12 episodes|
|Mad Love||Julia Swanson||Episode: "Little Sister, Big City"|
|2012–2013||Ben and Kate||Lila||Recurring role; 4 episodes|
|2013||Call Me Crazy: A Five Film||Lucy||Television film|
|2014||An American Education||Sarah Miller||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2015||Full Circle||Katie Parerra||Recurring role; 5 episodes|
|CMT Music Awards||Herself / Co-host||Alongside Erin Andrews|
|TripTank||Stacy (voice)||Episode: "Steve's Family"|
|2016||Workaholics||Erin Mantini||Episode: "Gone Catfishing"|
|2016–2017||Crazy Ex-Girlfriend||Anna Hicks||Recurring role; 3 episodes|
|2017||Shimmer and Shine||Nadia||Voice (Season 3)|
|2019–2020||Almost Family||Julia Bechley||Main role; 13 episodes|
|2019||Milkshake||Short film; also writer|
|2023||September 17th||Netflix film; also co-writer|
|2006||Kingdom Hearts II||Naminé|
|2007||Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix||Archive audio|
|2014||Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix||Archive audio|
|2000||“My Girl, My Boo”||Nu Ground||Love Interest|
|2006||"The Phrase That Pays"||The Academy Is...||Nurse|
|2009||"It's Alright, It's OK"||Ashley Tisdale|
|2011||"Fire Escape"||Matthew Mayfield||Love Interest|
|2012||"Into the Wild"||LP|
|2015||"Crazy Youngsters"||Ester Dean|
|2016||"Indian Summer"||Gemio Band|
|2020||"Love On Top"||Cast of Pitch Perfect||Chloe Beale|
Awards and nominations
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Actress Brittany Snow is 33.
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- Love Is Louder homepage Archived May 18, 2015, at the Wayback Machine accessed May 15, 2015
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Mother Cinda is nearby in Los Angeles and father John holds down the Tampa fort.
- Larsen, Dave (February 13, 2004). "Living a Dream". Dayton Daily News. Ohio. Archived from the original on May 27, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2020.
She ... has a brother and sister who live in the Dayton area. Born and raised in Tampa, Fla., Snow...
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- "Vin Diesel And Brittany Snow Lighten Up In 'The Pacifier' – MTV Movie News". MTV.com. Retrieved March 10, 2011.
- "'American Dreams' Reunion: Unaired Alternate Ending Showed Where The Pryors Ended Up". huffingtonpost.com. June 10, 2013. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "Dreams' Meg Is a Nip/Tuck Neo-Nazi!". TV Guide. November 22, 2005. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
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- "Prom Night". sonypictures.com. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "'Harry's Law': Brittany Snow, Aml Ameen Departing Series". The Hollywood Reporter. June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "Brittany Snow Gets Carjacked in '96 Minutes'". Bloody-Disgusting.com. April 22, 2010. Retrieved December 22, 2017.
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- Radish, Christina (May 11, 2015). "PITCH PERFECT 2: Hailee Steinfeld and Brittany Snow on Reuniting the Barden Bellas". Collider.com. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "Brittany Snow Set to Return for 'Pitch Perfect 3' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.com. July 28, 2015. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "The Someone Great Cast's Amazing Chemistry Is All Thanks To Brunch". Refinery29.com. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
- Fernandez, Alexia (February 19, 2019). "Brittany Snow Is Engaged to Boyfriend Tyler Stanaland — See Her Stunning Diamond Ring". People. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
- Slater, Georgia (March 15, 2020). "Brittany Snow Is Married! 'Pitch Perfect' Star Weds Tyler Stanaland in Malibu". People. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
- Garvey, Marianne (September 15, 2022). "Brittany Snow and 'Selling the OC's' Tyler Stanaland separate". CNN. Retrieved September 24, 2022.
- "Brittany Snow: Charity Work & Causes". Look to the Stars. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
- Campaign, NOH8 (December 13, 2012). "#NOH8 teams up w/ @LoveisLouder's Courtney Knowles & @BrittanySnow! RT if you believe #LoveIsLouder than H8! #NOH8Daypic.twitter.com/YA294Pkh". @noh8campaign. Retrieved January 1, 2020.
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- "Winners of the 2015 Voice Awards". August 13, 2015. Archived from the original on August 7, 2016. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
- "Brittany Snow Magazine Cover Photos – List of magazine covers featuring Brittany Snow". FamousFix.com. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
- "Brittany Snow Spoke 'Too Early' About Mental Health — But She Doesn't Regret It". InStyle.com. Retrieved January 1, 2020.
- "Brittany Snow once stole someone's personal item". AOL.com. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
- Michelle, Parisa (September 13, 2013). "Brittany Snow, Sloane Stephens and Other Celebs Attend Just Dance 2014 at STYLE 360". CelebMagnet.com. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
- "Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow to Host 2015 CMT Music Awards". tasteofcountry.com. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors.
- Kinane, Ruth (August 17, 2020). "Pitch Perfect's Barden Bellas reunite to sing Beyoncé and raise money for Unicef". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 18, 2020.
- "Pitch Perfect 2's Brittany Snow Turns 29 Today!". Instyle magazine. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "Twenty-Third Annual Young Artist Awards 2002". youngartistawards.org. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "2003 Teen Choice Awards Nominees". billboard.com. June 18, 2003. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
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- Shanahan, Mark; Goldstein, Meredith (September 23, 2011). "The best of the Boston Film Festival". boston.com. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "Best Musical Moment: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alex Knapp, Ester Dean & Hana Mae Lee (Pitch Perfect)". mtv. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
- "Teen Choice Awards 2015 winners and highlights". cbs. Retrieved October 10, 2015.