Jul. 1st, 1982
Sterling, Virginia, USA
Hilarie Burton's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - The Secret Life Of Bees
2007 - Normal Adolescent Behavior
Guest TV Roles
Dr. Lauren Boswell
Herself - Host
Hilarie was born and raised in Sterling Park, Virginia. She is the oldest of four children and describes her family as tight-knit. Hilarie developed a passion for acting early in life. Shortly after moving to New York to go to school and pursuing her acting dream, she landed the coveted job of VJ at MTV. She won a guest spot interviewing on the red carpet for MTV and did so well she ended up with a job.
- Shares a birthday with Liv Tyler, Pamela Anderson, Claire Forlani and Dan Aykroyd.
- Her favorite store is Wal-Mart.
- She has a cat named Poe. (Named after writer Edgar Allan Poe).
- Her _"One Tree Hill" (2003)_ (qv) character Peyton, works with her mother Ellie ('Sheryl Lee' (qv)), who battles breast cancer, on a compilation CD called "Friends with Benefit" to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. That CD was actually released as a tie-in album, with a portion of its proceeds going directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to assist in their efforts to promote early detection awareness among young women.
- According to Teen People magazine, her worst vice is cussing.
- Attended Fordham University at Lincoln Center.
- Once having gotten her role on One Tree Hill in North Carolina, she worked Monday through Thursday, and then returned every Friday back to New York to work on MTV.
- Her favorite musicians are: 'Loretta Lynn' (qv), 'Dolly Parton' (qv), 'Elvis Costello' (qv), 'David Bowie (I)' (qv), and 'Elvis Presley' (qv)..