Hayden Leslie Panettiere
is an American actress, singer, model, and activist who is best known for her television roles as Sarah Roberts
on the ABC
soap opera One Life to Live
, Lizzie Spaulding
on the CBS
soap opera Guiding Light
, and Claire Bennet
on the NBC
sci-fi drama series Heroes
. Additionally, she voiced Kate
in Alpha and Omega
and Little Red Riding Hood
in Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
For Disney, she voiced Dot in the 1998 Pixar film A Bug's Life, Suri in the 2000 CGI film Dinosaur, and Yumi in the Fillmore! episode "Codename: Electric Haircut". She also voiced Kairi in Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II, but was replaced by Alyson Stoner for the role in Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days. However, she returned to voice Kairi in Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, as well as Xion in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance. She also performed the song "I Still Believe" in the 2007 animated movie Cinderella III: A Twist in Time. Additionally, she played Sheryl Yoast in Remember the Titans, Audrey Davis in Raising Helen, Maddie Dolan in Tiger Cruise, Gennifer "Gen" Harwoodand in Ice Princess, and Juliette Barnes on the ABC musical drama series Nashville, since 2012.
Hayden Panettiere behind the scenes of A Bug's Life.
Hayden Panettiere and her brother Jansen attending Variety's 5th Annual Power of Youth event in October 2011.
Hayden Panettiere visiting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in January 2017.