Hayden Leslie Panettiere (born August 21, 1989) is an American actress and singer. She came to professional prominence at the age of 10 with her portrayal of Sheryl Yoast in Disney's Remember the Titans, although for five years before that, Panettiere had held roles in two soap operas. She portrayed Sarah Roberts on One Life to Live (1994-1997), and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light (1996-2000). Panettiere reached a wider audience with her starring role as cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC television series Heroes. She also had a leading role as Kirby Reed in the horror film, Scream 4, which was released in theaters on April 15, 2011.
In 2006, Panettiere began dating Stephen Colletti, the former Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County star. The couple broke up in September 2007. Panettiere has dated heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko.
Panettiere has a tattoo of the Italian words Vivere senza rimipianti.