"I don't take myself too seriously." Lindsey Haun.
Starting acting at age three in a Little Caesars commercial, Lindsey Haun, daughter of Jimmy Haun, the guitarist for pop group Air Supply, later starred in John Carpenter's remake of the 1960 sci-fi/horror film, Village of the Damned (1995; alongside Christopher Reeve and Kirstie Alley), and in the Emmy winning Disney Channel original movie, The Color of Friendship (2000). Haun recently co-starred with Nate Parker playing the title role in the modernization of Shakespear's tragic love story Romeo and Juliette, Rome and Jewel, and portrayed Toby Keith's estranged 16-year-old daughter in the musical drama Broken Bridges (both in 2006). The 5' 2" tall actress will star in the upcoming suspense/horror thriller movie, Shrooms.
Haun is also a country music singer. She recently signed by country music artist Toby Keith to his record label, Show Dog Nashville. She just released her first single, “Broken,” which is on the soundtrack of Broken Bridges (2006).
Childhood and Family:
On November 21, 1984, Lindsey Haun, nicknamed “Linz,” was born in California. She is the daughter of Jimmy Haun, the guitarist for pop group Air Supply.
The Color of Friendship
"Ever since I did Village of the Damned (1995), its been almost impossible for me to meet guys. Practically every guy I meet is scared to death of me." Lindsey Haun.
At the tender age of three, Lindsey Haun started acting in a Little Caesars commercial, and then for IBM at age four. At age seven, she was spotted as a guest in an April 1991 episode of ABC sitcom "Anything But Love" and went to play the title role’s (played by Mariel Hemingway) daughter in the TV-movie Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story (1993). She followed it up with guest appearances on CBS mystery/drama "Diagnosis: Murder" and Fox hit soap opera "Melrose Place," in which she portrayed the younger version of Courtney Thorne-Smith's Alison. She also could be seen in the TV movies Children of the Dark and Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (both in 1994).
After her big screen debut as a young girl accidentally infected with an alien substance in Craig R. Baxley's aci-fi/thriller movie Deep Red (1994), Lindsey went to play the menacing Mara, the leader of "the children" in John Carpenter's remake of the 1960 sci-fi/horror film, Village of the Damned (1995; starring Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley and Mark Hamill). The next years, she mostly worked on TV, guest starring in "3rd Rock from the Sun," "Star Trek: Voyager" (3 episodes, 1995-1997) and "The Tom Show" (2 episodes, 1997-1998). She also appeared in the TV movies Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (1997) and starred in the Emmy winning Disney Channel original movie, The Color of Friendship (2000), as Mahree Bok, a white South African girl who spent a semester at a black host family.
In the early millennium, Lindsey continued to work on the small screen. She guest starred in such TV series as "Philly," "Malcolm in the Middle," "Center of the Universe," "Alias," "7th Heaven." She also starred on ABC movie Brave New Girl (2004), which was based on a book co-written by Britney Spears.
In 2005, Lindsey, singer in the band 7th Fall (formerly Vital) and daughter of Air Supply guitarist, tried her luck in music and was signed by country music artist Toby Keith to his record label, Show Dog Nashville. She was later featured on the soundtrack of Broken Bridges, a 2006 musical drama film by Steven Goldmann starring Toby Keith. Lindsey also starred in the film, playing Dixie Lee Delton, Keith's estranged 16-year-old daughter. She also released her debut single called "Broken," which is on the soundtrack (the soundtrack hit stores August 29, 2006).
That same year, Lindsey co-starred in Rome and Jewel, Charles T. Kanganis' modernization of Shakespear's tragic love story Romeo and Juliette in which Lindsey shares the title role alongside Nate Parker. Moviegoers will soon see her starring in Paddy Breathnach's upcoming suspense/horror thriller movie, Shrooms.