She played the role of Coach Yoast's daughter, Sheryl, in the 2000 Disney film Remember the Titans.
In 2004, she played Kate Hudson's title character's adolescent niece in Raising Helen.
She landed a role as Sarah Roberts on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live from 1994 to 1997, which was followed by Lizzie Spaulding on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light in 1996, and again from 1997 to 2000.
While on Guiding Light, Panettiere's character Lizzie battled leukemia.
Panettiere was 18 when they got together, while Ventimiglia was 30. “There are things that happen to you in your life that shape who you are.
Everything I’ve been through from jobs to friendships to partnerships, everything has built me to who I am. You learn a better way of doing things,” he continued.
She began her acting career by playing Sarah Roberts on One Life to Live (1994–97), and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light (1996–2000), before starring at age 10 as Sheryl Yoast in the Disney feature film Remember the Titans.
Panettiere was born in and partly raised in Palisades, New York. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and Alan Lee "Skip" Panettiere, a fire captain.
Milo Ventimiglia is a repeat offender when it comes to dipping in the co-worker pool.
The “This Is Us” star dated co-stars Alexis Bledel (“Gilmore Girls”) and Hayden Panettiere (“Heroes”), but in hindsight has learned a thing or two about mixing business with pleasure. Porter when asked what he learned from his experience.
She has Italian, and some English and German ancestry.
She has one younger brother, fellow actor Jansen Panettiere.