Hayden Panettiere rejoined the cast of Guiding Light on November
1, 1997 in the role of young Lizzie Spaulding, whom she had briefly
portrayed in 1996.
Hayden began her career at eleven months when she appeared in a
commercial for Playskool. To date, she has appeared in over fifty
commercials. She was seen in the feature film Object of My Affection
starring Jennifer Aniston, and was the voice of Dot in the animated
feature, A Bug's Life with Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
The busy young actress appeared in Message in a Bottle with Kevin
Costner and made her singing debut in the feature film, Isn't She
Great with Bette Midler. Hayden also recorded the starring role
of "Suri" in Disney's upcoming animated feature, Dinosaurs.
Hayden made her daytime debut on One Life to Live. Her primetime
credits include Unhappily Ever After, Aliens in the Family, the
HBO special, How Do You Spell God? and appearances on The Tonight
Show with Jay Leno.
Hayden lives in a suburb of New York City with her parents, Lesley
and Skip, her younger brother Jansen, and a houseful of animals.
When she is not working or attending elementary school, Hayden enjoys
swimming, horseback riding, piano lessons and gymnastics. Her birthday
is August 21.