Shannyn Sossamon, born Shannon Marie Kahoolani Sossamon to Sherry Sossamon and Todd Lindberg on October 3, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, is an American musician and film/music video actress. She is of French, Native Hawaiian, Dutch, Irish, Filipino and German descent. Though born in Hawaii, she grew up in Reno, Nevada. After her high school graduation, Sossamon moved to Los Angeles where she pursued a career in dance. While she attended Dance Unlimited, Sossamon appeared in television commercials and had DJ gigs in local clubs. In 1999, Sossamon was discovered by casting director Francine Maisler, while helping a friend DJ at Gwyneth Paltrow's birthday party.
Her first role was the female lead in A Knight's Tale. Reportedly close friends with Heath Ledger, she also appeared alongside him in 2003 in The Order, and appeared in music videos for Mick Jagger and KoЯn. Sossamon continues to DJ weekly at a Los Angeles club, but spends most of her time filming.
She has 3 tattoos, including one, on her back shoulder. It's a 'S' with a flower.
Sossamon was dating Dallas Clayton, a kick boxing instructor in 2002/2003 and gave birth to a son on May 29, 2003, named Audio Science Clayton.
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. Earnhardt has also appeared in advertisements for Budweiser, NAPA, Domino's Pizza and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Sossamon was dating Dallas Clayton, a kick boxing instructor in 2002/2003 and gave birth to a son on May 29, 2003, named Audio Science Clayton. Probably not coincidentally, Wrangler was the initial sponsor of his father's #3 Chevrolet from 1980 until 1987. It's a 'S' with a flower. He was also featured in several commercials for Wrangler jeans, one of which used the aforementioned song as its background music. She has 3 tattoos, including one, on her back shoulder. has appeared in print advertisements for Drakkar Noir Cologne, one of the sponsors of his race car, and in the video for Sheryl Crow's song "Steve McQueen", which pays tribute to the late film star famous for his car chase scenes.
Sossamon continues to DJ weekly at a Los Angeles club, but spends most of her time filming. Dale Jr. Reportedly close friends with Heath Ledger, she also appeared alongside him in 2003 in The Order, and appeared in music videos for Mick Jagger and KoЯn. He has expressed interest in pursuing an acting career. Her first role was the female lead in A Knight's Tale. Dale Jr.'s name has helped his media presence. In 1999, Sossamon was discovered by casting director Francine Maisler, while helping a friend DJ at Gwyneth Paltrow's birthday party. For the 3rd straight year, Earnhardt took home the NMPA Most Popular Driver Award.
While she attended Dance Unlimited, Sossamon appeared in television commercials and had DJ gigs in local clubs. Earnhardt statistically had his worst season in 2005, with only 1 win and a 19th place points effort. After her high school graduation, Sossamon moved to Los Angeles where she pursued a career in dance. Earnhardt was reunited with cousin Tony Eury, Jr after the fall Richmond weekend, and results improved immediately. Though born in Hawaii, she grew up in Reno, Nevada. Earnhardt was eliminated from any possible competition for the NEXTEL Cup championship after suffering an engine failure at the California Speedway. She is of French, Native Hawaiian, Dutch, Irish, Filipino and German descent. score his lone win of 2005 at Chicagoland in July.
Shannyn Sossamon, born Shannon Marie Kahoolani Sossamon to Sherry Sossamon and Todd Lindberg on October 3, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, is an American musician and film/music video actress. Rondeau served as Earnhardt's crew chief until the Coca Cola 600 weekend when he was replaced with DEI chief engineer Steve Hmiel, who helped Jr. Daft Punk. Peter Rondeau, a Chance 2 employee who also helped Earnhardt win the Busch Series race at Bristol in August, became the crew chief for Earnhardt in 2005. Goo Goo Dolls - 'Dizzy' (1999). became the crew chief for the DEI #15 driven by Michael Waltrip for the 2005 season. Cher - 'Strong Enough' (1999). would be promoted to the team manager position for the DEI corporation, while Tony Eury, Jr.
DJ Quik. At the close of the 2004 season it was revealed that Tony Eury, Sr. Korn - 'Make Me Bad' (1999). Earnhardt also won his fair share of races as a driver/owner, winning 6 Busch races in only 8 starts from 2002 to 2004. Mick Jagger - 'God Gave Me Everything' (2001). He would repeat the feat in 2005 with 6 wins and another championship. Pepsi. Truex went on a charge late in the 2004 Busch Series season, and clinched the series championship at Darlington, with a strong finish, making Earnhardt the winner of both a driver's championship (1998 and 1999) and an owner's championship (2004) in the NASCAR Busch series.
Oldsmobile. Earnhardt as an owner was more proficient. Kodak. He also picked up his 2nd consecutive Most Popular Driver Award. Kmart. That incident, combined with two consecutive DNF's in the playoffs, eventually dropped him out of the running, and he finished fifth in the 2004 Nextel Cup chase despite a career-high 6 wins at Daytona, Atlanta, Richmond, Bristol, Talladega and Phoenix. GAP:Khaki Swing. However, he was penalized 25 points for use of an obscenity during the television broadcast, in violation of a NASCAR rule prohibiting participants from using obscene language.
GAP:Denim:Boys Who Scratch (2001). He was able to qualify for the NASCAR ten-race playoff, and his fifth Nextel Cup win of the season (a career high) was also his fifth win at Talladega. Trophy presenter. In the fall, Junior became the first driver to sweep a weekend at Bristol by winning both the Busch race and Cup race in the same weekend. Mr.Show - Episode "Peanut Butter, Eggs, and Dice" (1997) ... and his stepmother Teresa Earnhardt) and his DEI team mate (John Andretti) in the middle of the races. Mr.Show - Episode "Flat Top Tony and the Purple Canoes" (1997). (driver for Chance 2 Motorsports, co-owned by Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Law and Order : SVU - Episode "Doubt" (2004) as Myra Denen. The burns prevented him from finishing two races where he was replaced by Martin Truex, Jr. Undiscovered (2005). He suffered second and third degree burns on his neck, chin, and legs. I Hate You (2005). The car burst into flames with Earnhardt still inside. Chasing Ghosts (2005). crashed the Corvette he was testing for an American LeMans Series race at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California.
Devour (2005). won the Daytona 500, 6 years to the day after his father won his only title in the "Great American Race." In July, during on off-weekend from NASCAR, Dale Jr. The Order (2003). In 2004, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wholey Moses (2003). He would also take home the NMPA Most Popular Driver award for the first time in his career. The Rules of Attraction (2002). He put that talk to rest as he scored the victory at Phoenix in October, recording a career-best 3rd place effort in the standings.
40 Days and 40 Nights (2002). He scored a record-breaking 4th consectuive win at Talladega, but people were beginning to say that Earnhardt could only win on the plate tracks, as his last win on a non plate track had come at Dover in 2001. A Knight's Tale (2001). become a true title contender. She bought all her friends boxer shorts. 2003 Saw Earnhardt Jr. GAP gave her $200 in clothing tokens for doing a Denim ad. Still, Junior rallied to score two more wins at Talladega, a pair of Bud Pole Awards and an 11th-place finish in the standings.
Josh Hartnett approved her casting for 40 days & 40 nights. finished no better than 30th. She had 5 auditions for A Knight's Tale, beating Kate Hudson for the role of Jocelyn. In the three races following Fontana, Earnhardt Jr. Her maternal grandmother is Hawaiian Filipino, and her maternal grandfather is English and German. He struggled after enduring a concussion at Fontana in April -- an injury he did not admit to until mid-September. The 'y' in her name was an adolescent addition in 1995. In 2002, Junior had a roller-coaster season.
This season of emotion produced nine top-fives and 15 top-10 finishes, as well as two Bud Poles. The Talladega victory earned Junior a Winston No Bull 5 $1 million bonus. Eanrhardt rebounded and scored victories at Dover and Talladega, as well as an emotional win in the return to Daytona, finishing eighth in points for the year. Junior raced at Rockingham the following weekend, but crashed on the first lap and finished in 43rd-place.
As Junior finished second, his father died on impact with the wall. The major event of the season occurred in the final corner of the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500--Junior's father crashed. came into the season assuming he would face a sophomore slump, but the year proved to be one of the most tumultuous and memorable seasons the young driver has experienced. In 2001 Earnhardt Jr.
Lee, Richard and Maurice Petty had previously accomplished the feat. That occasion was only the second time that a father had raced against two sons. Junior did have a part in recreating one Winston Cup milestone in 2000 when he competed with his father and brother Kerry in the Pepsi 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Earnhardt put up a valiant effort, scoring wins at Texas and Richmond, as well as becoming the first rookie to win the All-Star exhibition race, but it was Kenseth who ultimately scored a 42-point victory in the rookie race.
Matt Kenseth outran Junior in the Daytona 500, and never let up in his run to the Rookie title. was tapped to compete for the Raybestos Rookie of the Year Award in 2000. Earnhardt Jr. With his father's guidance and his own experience on the short tracks throughout the Carolinas, he was ready to take a bold step forward.
won consecutive NASCAR Busch Series Championships in 1998 & 1999. Earnhardt Jr. There, he developed an in-depth knowledge of chassis setup and car preparation, while racing against Kerry and their sister Kelley. Within two seasons, the young Earnhardt had honed his driving abilities to the point of joining the Late Model Stock Car division.
His first race car was a 1978 Monte Carlo that he co-owned with older brother Kerry. began his professional driving career at the age of 17, competing in the Street Stock division at Concord (N.C.) Motorsport Park. Earnhardt Jr. He currently drives the #8 Budweiser Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr. (born October 10, 1974 in Kannapolis, North Carolina)or "Little E" as he is sometimes called, is the son of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt.