|Shannen has indeed grown-up;
this young vixen at 5'4", and at less than 100 pounds is in tip-top shape.
She once remarked, "If God wanted us to be naked all the time, why did he
invent sexy lingerie?" She loves wearing jeans and T-shirts. But, when she
goes out, she loves looking feminine and very sexy. |
first professional role was as Drucilla when she guest starred on "Father
Murphy". She was just 11 years old at the time, when Micheal Landon viewed
this episode and cast her as Jenny Wilder in his series, "Little House, A
New Beginning". This was a big break for Shannen, and she then went on to
star in the series, "Our House" with Wilford Brimley and Deidre Hall.
was born April 12, 1971, in Memphis, Tennessee. Shannen always participated in
school plays and earned good grades. But, she was also a very solitary child,
preferring to be by herself rather than playing with other children. When Shannen
was seven, the family moved to Los Angeles, where her father started a West Coast
branch of the family transportation business, and Shannen became interested in
Shannen began moving effortlessly between television
and film. She starred in the teen comedy, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun",
with Helen Hunt and Sarah Jessica Parker. In 1989, Shannen starred with Christian
Slater and Winona Ryder in the 1989 black comedy "Heathers", which was
a big success. In 1990, Shannen got the part of Brenda Walsh in Aaron Spelling's
teen drama, "Beverly Hills, 90210". As 90210 and Shannen became more
and more popular, her personal life began to spin out of control, and with the
help of the tabloids, it was usually very exaggerated.
four years with "90210", Shannen decided to leave the show, and the
tabloids had a field day when they claimed that she was fired. The real truth
was that it was a mutual decision between Shannen and Aaron Spelling. After leaving
"90210", Shannen kept a low personal profile, but kept on working on
other projects such as "Almost Dead" and "Mall Rats".