Bethany Joy Lenz
April 2, 1981
40 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm
35-24-35 in | 89-61-89 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Bethany Joy Lenz was born in Hollywood, Florida, United States, on April 2, 1981, is an American actress.
Young Bethany Joy Lenz sang her first solo at the Carpenter's Church in Lakeland, Florida, at the age of 4.
She began her professional career in a commercial for dolls from teen drama series Swans Crossing.
She made her big screen debut in body horror film Thinner (1996) in role as Linda Halleck.
She got her television debut in family music film Psalty's Salvation Celebration (1992) in role as Shelly Barnes.
Her breakthrough performance came as Haley James Scott in The WB drama television series One Tree Hill (2003-2012).
She landed her stage debut in production of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (1988) in role as Munchkin.
She released her first studio album "Preincarnate" in 2002.
So Cold the River (2021) drama horror thriller in role as Erica Shaw, opposite Alysia Reiner and Katie Sarife
Mary and Rhoda (2000) comedy drama opposite Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper
Bring It On Again (2004) cheerleading comedy with Anne Judson-Yager and Bree Turner
The Christmas Secret (2014) drama family romance opposite John Reardon and Susan Hogan
Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017) romantic comedy drama with Andrew W. Walker and Belinda Montgomery
Extortion (2017) thriller drama opposite Eion Bailey, Barkhad Abdi and Danny Glover
Royal Matchmaker (2018) comedy drama with Will Kemp and Simon Dutton
Five Star Christmas (2020) romantic comedy opposite Victor Webster and Robert Wisden
Blindfire (2020) drama thriller with Brian Geraghty and Sharon Leal
Just My Type (2020) romantic comedy opposite Brett Dalton and Aleque Reid
A Valentine's Match (2020) romantic drama with Luke Macfarlane and Mary-Margaret Humes
She was nominated for five Teen Choice Awards for her role as Haley James Scott in The WB drama television series One Tree Hill (2003-2012).
She was nominated for the Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Couple (with Paul Anthony Stewart) for her role as Teenage Reva Shayne clone and Michelle Bauer Santos in television soap opera Guiding Light (1998–2000).
She had recurring role as Cassie Jollenston in Showtime crime drama mystery television series Dexter (2013).
She played Stephanie Malick in ABC science fiction series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2016) in two episodes: "Parting Shot" and "Paradise Lost".
American Gothic (2016) CBS mystery drama series in role as April
She had recurring role as Morgan in USA Network science fiction drama television series Colony (2017).
Pearson (2019) USA Network political drama series in role as Keri Allen
Graduated from Eastern Christian High School in 1999.
Studied at the Dallas Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas.
Has German ancestry.
She is also singer with a four-octave range.
She was a member of American folk musical duo, Everly (2008-2012) with Amber Sweeney.
She recorded five studio albums:
Come On Home (2005)
The Starter Kit (2006)
Then Slowly Grows (2012)
Your Woman (2013)
Good friends with writer Nicholas Sparks and actresses Abigail Spencer and Kelly Overton.
She wrote and produced The Notebook musical in 2009.
She designed her own jewelry line with company Stilnest, in 2016.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated actor Wes Ramsey (2012-2017).
She was married to musician Michael Galeota (2005-2012) they have one daughter, Maria Rose Galeotti.
She started dating actor Josh Kelly in 2018.