- Hilarie Burton
name = Hilarie Burton
imagesize = 200px
caption = Burton at
Guantanamo Bay, 2008
birthname = Hilarie Ross Burton
Marriedname = Hilarie Ross Prange
birthdate = birth date and age|1982|7|1
location = Sterling,
othername = H-Bomb
notable role =
Peyton Sawyerin One Tree Hill and Jo Johnston in "The List"
spouse = Ian Prange ( 2004 - present )
awards=Sarasota Film Festival - Outstanding Ensemble Acting
Our Very Own"
Hilarie Ross Prange (née Burton; born
July 1, 1982) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Peyton Sawyeron The CW Television Network(previously The WB Network) television series "One Tree Hill". She hosted MTV's " Total Request Live", which led to a starring role as the character.
Burton rose to stardom with leading roles in the films "
Our Very Own", "Solstice" and "The List".
Hilarie Burton was born on
July 1 1982, and was raised in Sterling, Virginiaas a Methodist. [http://www.onetreehillblog.com/2008/01/15/part-2-of-hilarie-burtons-interview-with-the-cw-source/ Hilarie Burton- Methodist] Accessed 2007-02-19.] She is a 2000 graduate of Park View High School (Loudoun County, Virginia), and attended New York University and Fordham University. She was the homecoming queen during her senior year at Park View and head cheerleader. [http://www.tv.com/hilarie-burton/person/134474/biography.html Hilarie Burton- TV.com] Accessed 2007-01-19.] Burton was Park View High student council president her senior year (1999-2000), [Heritage: Park View High School Yearbook (2000)] vice-president her junior year (1998-1999), [Heritage: Park View High School Yearbook (1999)] and treasurer her sophomore year (1997-1998). [Heritage: Park View High School Yearbook (1998)]
Burton's first big break came when she worked as a VJ for the television show "
Total Request Live" on MTV. She was supposed to be a guest commentator for one segment, but producers decided to offer her a permanent job. Burton had a small part on the TV series " Dawson's Creek" , and this led to her role as Peyton Sawyeron the series "One Tree Hill". Burton appeared once on the television series " Hey Dude". She made her feature film debut in " Our Very Own", a comedy set in 1970s Nashville. Burton was featured on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2004 issue of American Cheerleader magazine. [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1122026/bio] Accessed 2007-02-19.] "Our Very Own", whose ensemble cast features Allison Janney, Jason Ritterand Cheryl Hines, was screened at the prestigious Sarasota Film Festival, where Burton was honored with a special "Outstanding Ensemble Acting" Award. In addition, the film was nominated for a Independent Spirit Award. [ [http://www.cwtv.com/shows/one-tree-hill/cast/hilarie-burton Hilarie Burton cast bio on The WB] ]
In 2007, Burton started a production company called Southern Gothic Productions. She appeared in
Jack's Mannequinvideo, "The Mixed Tape" as [Peyton Sawyer] . Later, Burton recorded a song for the "" called "Peyton's Podcast Mix". [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1122026] Accessed 2007-02-19.]
In 2008, Burton starred in the independent movie "The List" as Jo Johnston. The film will be released on
April 25, 2008. Burton is currently filming a major motion picture called " The Secret Life of Bees" based on the 2002 novel, Burton will play Deborah Owens. Production began on January 72008, in Lumberton, North Carolina. [ [http://www.myentertainmentworld.com/mew/film_production_newlisting.html The Secret Life of Bees details] ]
Burton's newest project is titled "The Sacrifice", and it is based on another book by Robert Whitlow ("The List"). She will be reunited with Malcolm McDowell and Gary Wheeler (director), who are also signed on for the project, which starts filming early next year.
Burton was nominated for a
Teen Choice Awardfor "Choice TV Actress in a Drama/Action Adventure" for "One Tree Hill" in 2004. Burton was also nominated for the Teen Choice Award"Choice Breakout TV Star - Female" for "One Tree Hill", in 2004.
In 2005, Burton was nominated for a
Teen Choice Awardfor "Choice TV Actress: Drama"for "One Tree Hill". [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1122026/awards] Accessed 2007-02-19.]
Burton has three younger brothers.
She and husband Ian Prange, an assistant-director for "One Tree Hill", reside together in Wilmington, North Carolina, where the show is filmed. She has a cat named after writer
Edgar Allan Poe, and is close friends with fellow "One Tree Hill" stars Bethany Joy Galeottiand Sophia Bush. Burton's hobbies include collecting antiques, knitting and crocheting.
In May 2007, Burton ranked #77 in the "Maxim" Hot 100 List of 2007. [http://www.maximonline.com/slideshows/index.aspx?slideId=3624&imgCollectId=190 Hilarie Burton of 2007 Hot 100 Maxim] Accessed 2007-02-01.] She has also appeared on the cover of the November 2006 edition of Maxim with "One Tree Hill" co-stars, Sophia Bush and
Danneel Harris. In previous years, Burton has ranked #2 on Femme Fatales: The 50 Sexiest Women of 2005 and named #12 on Much Music's 20 Hottest Women of 2003.
* Appeared in
Jack's Mannequinvideo, "The Mixed Tape"
List of wins and nominations
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* [http://thewb.warnerbros.com/web/show_bio.jsp?id=OT-C-Hilarie%20Burton Hilarie Burton cast bio on The WB]
* [http://www.hilarie-france.new.fr Hilarie France - French Fansite on Hilarie Burton ]
* [http://www.hilarie-burton.com Hilarie Burton Online]
* [http://www.http://www.fanforum.com/f202/ Hilarie Burton at FanForum ]
* [http://www.cwtv.com/shows/one-tree-hill/cast/hilarie-burton Hilarie Burton's page on CWTV.com ]
* [http://www.hilarieweb.e-fan.org/ Hilarie Burton Web ]
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