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Hi! I’m Hayden Panettiere, and I’m hot enough that I know I have your attention for at least 30 seconds.
—The start of her John McCain FunnyOrDie "ad".
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Hayden Panettiere was born on August 21, 1989 to a fireman father and an actress mother, and was steered into the latter profession at an early age (think months). Panettiere was known for her roles on the soap operas One Life to Live and Guiding Light and for her Disney work (most famously A Bugs Life and Remember the Titans) before her Star-Making Role as Claire Bennet on Heroes turned her into a heartthrob for teenage boys (and their fathers). Fun-loving, flirty and fond of animals, she's continued to do voiceover work (for projects ranging from Robot Chicken to American Dad to the sequel to Hoodwinked) and to do roles that remind people as little of cheerleaders as possible (Amanda Knox: Murder On Trial in Italy, Scream 4); she also has, by her own admission, a fondness for older men (hence her relationships with Heroes co-star Milo Ventimiglia and boxer Wladimir Klitschko — see Life Imitates Art below) and tattoos, though to a lesser extent than some. Oh, and she's likely very grateful to Eliza Dushku for calling out The Daily Mail after they dissed her (again).

After a crapload of fakes, the real Hayden is now on Twitter.

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Tropes found in Hayden Panettiere's life and work include:
  1. — there are those for whom she was the only reason to stay with Heroes to the end
  2. and yet bizarrely the credits for that film also spell it right in the same scroll!