Feb. 1st, 1987
Thousand Oaks, California, USA
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Heather Elizabeth Morris (born February 1, 1987) is an American actress, dancer, singer and model, best known for her role as the cheerleader Brittany S.Pierce in the musical comedy series Glee.
She began dancing when she was 9. Morris competed at a young age in a variety of styles including jazz, tap, and contemporary. Morris's father died of cancer when she was 14 years old.After graduating from Desert Mountain High School, Morris decided to enroll in a local university but realized she was in the wrong place and moved to L.A. instead at age 19.
Morris' first significant appearance was in 2006 on So You Think You Can Dance Season 2 where she made the "green mile" or "Vegas Week" but failed to make the final 20 by a vote of 3-2.
Her big break came in 2007 via Beyonce. Morris was one of Beyoncé's backup dancers on The Beyonce Experience world tour.
She later appeared in a small role in the movie Fire Up, where she met choreographer Zach Woodlee. Following that film, Woodlee brought Morris in to dance on other shows he was choreographing, including episodes of Eli Stone and Swingtown, the movie Bedtime Stories, and eventually Glee.