Born: January 07, 1988
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, Rules Don’t Apply and Thank You for Your Service in 2016. In the upcoming musical drama film Weightless, which will release in 2017, she stars alongside Christian Bale.
Haley appeared in the February 2007 issue of GQ magazine and in 2008’s October issue of Teen Vogue in the Young Hollywood section. Haley also dated model and actor Rick Malambri from 2008 to 2009.