A native of New York City, she first appeared in a commercial at the age of 11 months.
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.
The couple welcomed their daughter Kaya in December 2014.
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.
She has Italian, and some English and German ancestry.
is an American actress, model, singer, and activist.
She is known for her roles as cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC sci-fi series Heroes (2006–10), Juliette Barnes in the ABC/CMT musical-drama series Nashville (2012–present) and Kairi in the video game series Kingdom Hearts.