Haley Bennett Biography

The Hole (2009)

The Hole (2009)

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Director: Joe Dante
Producer: David Lancaster, Claudio Fäh, Michel Litvak, Vicki Sotheran
Studio: Bold Films
Cast: Chris Massoglia, Quinn Lord, Haley Bennett, Teri Polo, Nathan Gamble
Genre: Thriller
Length: minutes
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Haley Bennett Biography

Haley Bennett

Date of Birth: January 7, 1988

Haley Bennett, born in Fort Myers, Florida as Haley Loraine Keeling, is the daughter of Leilani and Ronald Keeling. She moved to Stow, Ohio as a child, and began acting in school plays when she was 10 years old. In 2006, Haley decided to moved to Los Angeles following high school, and was introduced to a small agency called KSA.

She adopted the stage name Haley Bennett, and the agency sent her on a casting where she successfully landed her first role. In 2007, Haley made her film debut in the romantic comedy Music and Lyrics, playing pop star Cora Corman alongside Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore. She sang many of the songs for the film’s soundtrack, including Way Back into Love, Buddha’s Delight, and fragments of the songs Entering Bootytown and Slam. Her song Invincible can also be heard during the credits.

In the same year, Haley signed with 550 Music/NuSound Records (part of Epic Records), and began to work on her first album. She performed her first live concert on June 19, 2008 at The Mint in Los Angeles. After signing a three-picture deal with Warner Bros., Haley starred in her second and third films, College and The Haunting of Molly Hartley. She also made a cameo appearance in the film Marley & Me.

In 2009, Haley had a lead role alongside Julia Stiles in the short film Passage, then co-starred in The Hole. She continued to pursue work in film, and has made appeared in movies such as Kaboom, Arcadia Lost, Kristy, Lost in the White City, The Equalizer and Hardcore Henry.

She played the role of Megan Hipwell in the highly anticipated film adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ novel The Girl on the Train and also appeared in the films The Magnificent Seven and Rules Don’t Apply in 2016. Her latest efforts include Terrence Malick's musical drama Song to Song (2017), which stars Michael Fassbender, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Ryan Gosling, as well as the war drama Thank You for Your Service (2017). She has also completed a role in the Netflix film The Devil All the Time (2020), which stars Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland.

Haley gave birth to her first child on December 31, 2018. The father is her boyfriend, director Joe Wright.

Filmography:

Song to Song (2017)
Thank You for Your Service (2017)
Rules Don’t Apply (2016)
The Girl on the Train (2016)
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
A Kind of Murder (2016)
Hardcore Henry (2015)
The Equalizer (2014)
Lost in the White City (2014)
Kristy (2014)
After The Fall (2014)
Deep Powder (2013)
Outlaw Country (2012)
Kaboom (2011)
Arcadia Lost (2010)
The Hole (2009)
Marley & Me (2008)
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
College (2008)
Music and Lyrics (2007)


Filmography

Actor Song to Song (2017)
Actor Hardcore Henry (2016)
Actor A Kind of Murder (2016)
Actor Rules Don't Apply (2016)
Actor The Equalizer (2014)
Actor Deep Powder (2013)
Actor Random (2013)
Actor Kaboom (2011)
Actor The Hole (2009) (2009)
Actor College (2008)
Actor Marley & Me (2008)
Actor Music and Lyrics (2007)
Actor The Hole (2001)