Haley Bennett

Real Name  :  Haley Loraine Keeling
Born             :  January 7, 1988
Occupation   :  Actress/Singer

Personal Life

Haley Loraine Keeling born January 7, 1988 is an American singer and actress. She will star in the new FX series Outlaw Country, with Luke Grimes and Mary Steenburgen.

She was born in Naples, Florida as Haley Loraine Keeling, the daughter of Leilani Dorsey Bennett and Ronald Keeling. As a child, she moved with her father to Stow, Ohio, where she attended Stow-Munroe Falls High School, before the family relocated back to Naples. Later, she studied music and acting while attending Barron Collier High School in Naples. She and her mother moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her career in the summer of 2005 after high school.

Haley made her film debut as the pop music singer Cora Corman in the 2007 romantic comedy Music and Lyrics, alongside Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore. Bennett sang several songs for the Music and Lyrics soundtrack, including "Buddha's Delight" and "Way Back into Love". Fragments of "Entering Bootytown" and "Slam" are heard during concert scenes in the movie. "Invincible" can only be heard during the end credits and is only a minute and a half long.

She appeared in the February 2007 issue of GQ in the GQ/Features section. Also that year, she signed with 550 Music/NuSound Records (part of the Epic Records family of labels), and began working on her first album with the aid of singer/songwriter Shaley Scott.

She signed a three-picture deal with Warner Brothers Pictures and starred in her second and third movies, College and The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008), in which she played the lead role. She also made a cameo in the movie Marley & Me. She also appeared in Greg Laswell's remake of "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" music video, and starred along side Julia Stiles and Lily Cole in Shekhar Kapur's short movie Passage. Bennett appeared in the horror film The Hole, shot in 3D and directed by Joe Dante.

Haley performed her first live concert at The Mint in Los Angeles on June 19, 2008. Haley appeared in the October issue of Teen Vogue in the Young Hollywood section.  Bennett will appear in the Terrence Malick directed Lawless, scheduled to enter full production in 2012.

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