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Bethany Joy Lenz

Born: 02 April 1981 (40 years old)
Gender: Female

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Bethany Joy Lenz (previously known as Bethany Joy Galeotti) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actress best known for her role as Haley James Scott in the teen drama series One Tree Hill, from 2003-2012.

Galeotti began her theatre career at age 7 in Dallas, Texas, as a Munchkin in a local production of The Wizard of Oz. She went on to play Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, Baby June in Gypsy, and appeared in a long string of other Dallas theatre productions.

By the time she was 13, Galeotti moved with her family to New Jersey and had begun her transition from stage to screen through a series of national commercials (Eggo Waffles, Dr. Pepper and Buick, among others) and television pilots.

In her sophomore year of high school, Galeotti's talent caught the eye of a casting director for Stephen King's feature Thinner, and she was hired to play Linda Halleck.

In March of 1998, she landed a nine-episode stint on the daytime drama Guiding Light, as Reva Shayne's teenaged clone. Her performance as the spunky and vulnerable clone earned her raves from viewers and critics alike.

In 1999, while still appearing on the show, she was cast as Rose Cronin in Mary and Rhoda, playing the daughter of Mary Tyler Moore's character in the TV movie based on the popular 1970s TV show.

After two successful years on the soap opera, Galeotti headed to the West Coast and into prime time. She booked roles on Felicity, Charmed, The Guardian, the Weitz brothers comedy Off Center, Maybe It's Me and the pilot Destiny for Jerry Bruckheimer Productions.

Later that year, she starred in the comedy Bring It On, Again, a sequel to the Universal feature Bring It On.

Galeotti was vocally trained by the Director of The Brooklyn College of Opera. She still considers herself a 'musical theatre baby' and her Los Angeles stage credits include working with director Garry Marshall and Carole King on a new musical and with director Arthur Allan Seidelman on a production of The Outsiders.

The most recent development in Galeotti's career is a recording contract with Sony/Epic Records. Her original music has been inspired mostly by artists such as Sheryl Crow, James Taylor, Fiona Apple and Billy Joel. Her album released in 2007.

Her hobbies include cooking, horseback riding, knitting, fashion and, of course, music.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Stephanie Malick

Lady Julia

Darcy Blaine

Cassie

Gretchen

Haley James Scott

Meg

Heather

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Haley James Scott

Claire Stasiak


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