Shannon Elizabeth Biography

Shannon Elizabeth, an American actress and former model, is widely recognized for her roles in popular comedy and horror movies such as ‘American Pie’ and ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’. Alongside her successful career in entertainment, Elizabeth is actively involved in charity work, particularly in the field of animal rescue. She currently runs a non-profit organization called Animal Avengers, dedicated to rescuing and finding homes for homeless pets, preventing animal cruelty, and promoting responsible pet ownership. Additionally, Elizabeth is known for her passion for animals, often using her social media platforms to advocate for their well-being. She is also a skilled poker player and has established herself as one of the leading celebrity players in the game. With a diverse range of talents, including her proficiency in various dance forms, Shannon Elizabeth continues to make a mark in both the entertainment industry and philanthropy.

Quick Facts

  • Also Known As: Shannon Elizabeth Fadal
  • Age: 50 Years, 50 Year Old Females
  • Family:
    • Spouse/Ex-: Joseph D. Reitman (m. 2002–2007)
    • Father: Gerald Edward Fadal
    • Mother: Patricia Diane Fadal
  • Vegans
  • Models
  • Height: 5’9″ (175 cm), 5’9″ Females
  • Ancestry: Lebanese American, German American, British American, Irish American
  • Notable Alumni: Waco High School
  • City: Houston, Texas
  • U.S. State: Texas
  • Education: Waco High School

Acting Career

In 1996 and 1997, Shannon Elizabeth guest-starred in a number of TV programs including ‘Arliss’, ‘Hang Time’, ‘USA High’ and ‘Step by Step’. During this time, she also made her film debut as Jill Metzner in the movie ‘Jack Frost’. Then in 1999, she was cast as Nadia in the sex comedy ‘American Pie’. The following year, she appeared in the horror flick ‘Scary Movie’. The actress then got featured in the films ‘Tomcats’, ‘American Pie 2’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’ and ‘Thirteen Ghosts’.

From 2003 to 2005, she played the role of Brooke in ‘That ’70s Show’. During this time, she also did the movies ‘Love Actually’, ‘Johnson Family Vacation’ and ‘Cursed’. Soon after this, Elizabeth began playing the role of Tiffany Sherwood in the sitcom ‘Cuts’ in 2005. That year, she also appeared in the comedy film ‘The Kid & I’. She next had roles in the movies ‘The Grand’ and ‘Deal’.

In the year 2008, she participated in the reality dance competition show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. A year later, the American beauty hosted six episodes of ‘Live Nude Comedy’ and did the horror flick ‘Night of the Demons’. She next was cast as Adi Schwartz in the comedy film ‘A Novel Romance’. Elizabeth then appeared in the TV films ‘In the Dark’ and ‘Catch a Christmas Star’ in 2013. That year, she also appeared in an episode of ‘What Not to Wear’ and ‘Melissa & Joey’ respectively. In 2018, the actress appeared as a house guest in the reality show ‘Celebrity Big Brother’.

Poker Career

In the mid-2000s, Shannon Elizabeth described poker as her second career. At that time, she visited Las Vegas up to three times every month to participate in the poker games with top players. She participated in the 2005 World Series of Poker and won a special tournament hosted to celebrate the opening of a new poker room at the Caesars Palace hotel in 2006, beating out 83 poker professionals and celebrities to win $55,000. In 2007, she participated in the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship and advanced to the semi-finals before losing to the eventual champion Paul Wasicka.

Family & Personal Life

Shannon Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1973 in Houston, Texas, the United States. She attended Waco High School and graduated from there in 1991. She was married to famous actor Joseph D. Reitman from 2002 to 2005. She is a vegan for ethical reasons and a committed animal lover. She co-founded Animal Avengers, a non-profit animal rescue organization, to rescue and find homes for homeless pets and prevent cruelty to animals.

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