Panettiere was born in and partly raised in Palisades, New York. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and Alan Lee "Skip" Panettiere, a fire captain.She has Italian, and some English and German ancestry.is an American actress, model, singer, and activist.She is known for her roles as cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC sci-fi series Heroes (2006–10), Juliette Barnes in the ABC/CMT musical-drama series Nashville (2012–present) and Kairi in the video game series Kingdom Hearts.(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images) Hayden successfully transitioned from child actress to tv star with early roles in 2000's Remember The Titans, as well a recurring role in American daytime soap One Life To Live when she was just four years old.
(Despite multiple PDA-packed outings -- including a cuddly March 24 courtside appearance at a Miami Heat game -- Panettiere said they were "just good buddies" in mid-January).
PHOTOS: Hayden's bikini body Privately, however, the 5-foot-2 knockout and the 6-foot-6 heavyweight champ are eager to legalize their match. " PHOTOS: Celebs who love athletes Panettiere has previously dated star Stephen Colletti, but the actress admitted to Us in 2011 that she prefers dating athletes.
Hayden Panettiere and her fiance Wladimir Klitschko made a rare appearance together this week.
The 27-year-old actress and 40-year-old boxer were in attendance at the Opening of the Faena Art Dome and the launch of the Daily’s Premiere Miami Edition on Tuesday (November 29) in Miami, Fla.
Back in July, Hayden shut down rumors that she was having relationship issues with her fiance.
A native of New York City, she first appeared in a commercial at the age of 11 months.