Jennifer Love Hewitt (born February 21, 1979) is an
American actress, producer, author, television director and singer-songwriter.
Hewitt began her acting career as a child by appearing in television commercials
and the Disney Channel series Kids Incorporated. She rose to fame in teenage
popular culture in her roles in the Fox series Party of Five as Sarah Reeves
Merrin, and films I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel as Julie
James. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her television
movie The Client List. In addition to acting, she has served as a producer
on some of her film and television projects. As a singer, Hewitt has been
signed by Atlantic Records and Jive Records, and is primarily known for
her recordings in the pop genre. Her most successful single on the Billboard
Hot 100 is the 1999 release "How Do I Deal", which peaked at No. 59.
Two additional acting assignments included Hot in Cleveland and Lifetime
television series The Client List.