Template:Infobox Celebrity Shannon Marie Sossamon (born October 3, 1978), better known as Shannyn Sossamon, is an American actress, musician and dancer.


Early lifeEdit

Sossamon was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Sherry Sossamon and Todd Lindberg. She grew up in Reno, Nevada, and attended Galena High School there. She is of French, Hawaiian, Dutch, English, Irish, Filipino and German descent; her maternal grandmother is Hawaiian-Filipino, and her maternal grandfather is English-German. The y in her first name was an adolescent alteration in 1995. The day after her high school graduation, Sossamon moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in dance.[1] Sossamon appeared in television commercials and had DJ gigs in local clubs. In 1999, Sossamon was discovered by casting director Francine Maisler, while assisting a friend DJ at Gwyneth Paltrow's birthday party.

Personal lifeEdit

Sossamon has 3 tattoos, including an S with a flower on her right back shoulder, and an "S" backward on her left shoulder. With Dallas Clayton, she has a son, Audio Science Clayton, born on May 29, 2003. Shannyn continues to study acting, music and dance. She also plays drums in a band called Warpaint, with her sister Jennifer Lindberg and two friends Theresa Wayman and Emily Kokal. They plan to release their first EP soon.


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