Brittany Underwood

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Brittany Underwood
Born (1988-07-06) July 6, 1988 (age 28)
New Jersey, USA
Occupation Actress, Singer
Years active 2005–present

Brittany Underwood (born July 6,[1] 1988[2]) is an American actress and singer from New Jersey. She is known for her roles as teenagers Langston Wilde on the daytime soap opera One Life to Live and Loren Tate on the Nick at Nite/TeenNick serial drama Hollywood Heights.

Personal life[edit]

Underwood's mother is from Colombia and her father is of English descent.[3] She is from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey and has an older sister named Brigitte.[4] Underwood speaks fluent Spanish and is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.[4][5]

In an interview with SOAPnet in 2010, Underwood said she was currently attending Manhattanville College. At the college, she researched neuroscience, and such diseases as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.[3][6]


Underwood's first television role was in a 2005 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She later auditioned for the title role in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana, but lost out to Miley Cyrus.[3][5]

Underwood portrayed Langston Wilde on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live from 2006 to 2012, a role she originated. In 2012 she starred as Loren Tate on the Nick at Nite/TeenNick serial drama Hollywood Heights.[3] She performed several songs on both series.

Underwood officially began a singing career in 2012. On December 18, 2012, Underwood released a single called "Flow".[7] It and more songs like "Pull Me in Again", "Black Widow", "California Wild", "Love Me Now or Let Me Go", "Shine" and "High Heels High Hopes" all are on her EP in iTunes and YouTube. In 2015, she released a single titled "Not Yet".[8]

In 2014 Underwood played the lead in the television film Death Clique.[9]


Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kelly Brown Episode "Demons"
2006–12 One Life to Live Langston Wilde Television series; main role
2011 The Big C Greta Episode: "The Little c"
2012 Game Change Willow Palin Film
2012 Hollywood Heights Loren Tate Television series; main role, 80 episodes
2012 Major Crimes Sydney Episode: "Do Not Disturb"
2014 Death Clique Jade Thompson Television movie
2014–15 Youthful Daze Sheila Edmundson Web series; 50 episodes; also Executive Producer
2015 Merry Kissmas Kim Television movie
2015 The Bay Riley Henderson Web series; main role (season 4)
2016 Hidden Truth Natalie Television movie
2016 Backstabbed Shelby Wilson Television movie
2016 Love on the Vines Amelia Television movie


  • Brittany Underwood (2013)


  1. ^ "Soap Opera Digest". July 16, 2012: 43. 
  2. ^ "Brittany Underwood". Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Leal, Samantha (July 11, 2012). "Introducing Hollywood Heights Actress Brittany Underwood". Latina. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Brittany Underwood". Archived from the original on March 17, 2012. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Brittany Underwood Biography". Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Fifteen Seconds With Brittany Underwood". YouTube. March 8, 2010. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Brittany Underwood - Flow". Apple. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Brittany Underwood - Not Yet". Apple. Retrieved May 21, 2015. 
  9. ^ Arreola, Cristina (April 12, 2014). "EXCLUSIVE: Brittany Underwood Talks 'Death Clique' & Being Latina In Hollywood". Latina. Retrieved July 8, 2016. 

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