Shannyn Sossamon was born on October 3, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She moved to Los Angeles a day after her high school graduation to pursue a career in dance.
She started modeling instead, appearing in advertising campaigns for such companies as Sassy Magazine, American Eagle Outfitters and Planned Parenthood.
She made her breakthrough when she beat Kate Hudson for the female lead in the 2001 film A Knight’s Tale opposite Heath Ledger.
It became a box-office success and earned her a Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Female Performance, as well as Teen Choice and MTV Movie Awards nominations.
Age in 2014: 36 (3 October 1978)
Height in Meters: 1.70m
Height in Centimeters: 170cm
Height in Feet: 5 Feet 7 Inches
Weight in Kilograms: 54kg
Weight in Pounds: 119lbs
Body Measurement and Size: 32-25-32
Bra Size: 32A
Eye Color: Dark Brown