42 years old (Born on November 10, 1977)
Actress, recording artist; She is famous from Clueless and Just Married.Brittany`s hair color is naturally brown, but she has been seen sporting blonde, black and red before. Brittany starred in Wheatus` video, A little Respect, alongside actor Shawn Hatosy. Brittany has also appeared in the music video for Lucious Jackson`s Here. She is also a huge fan of Tears for Fears and stars in their video Closest Thing to Heaven. Brittany is a singer and was in a band called, "Blessed Soul", in the late 90s. Brittany says that she prefers dating tall men. In 2002 Brittany performed in the opening act at the MTV Movie awards.
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Fun Facts About Brittany Murphy
Brittany was nominated for two Annie Awards in 1997 for "Voice Acting by a Female Performer in a TV Production" and "Best Individual Achievement".
In 1999, Brittany was nominated for the Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series" and "Series Leading Young Actress" for the TV movie David & Lisa.
Brittany was caught kissing Winona Ryder and was broadcast on Celebrities Uncensored.
Brittany wore her own dress and red lipstick to the premiere of Clueless in 1995 because she didn`t know about stylists.
Brittany was set to star in a biopic of Janis Joplin, but the film was grounded over battles for the rights to Joplin`s songs. She had won the role over Courtney Love and Emily Watson.
Brittany`s favorite music is jazz, especially Cole Porter. She also enjoys TLC, Bju00f6rk, Beck and The Rolling Stones.
Brittany is of Irish and Italian descent. Her mother is Sharon Murphy, who is of Irish and Eastern European descent, and her father is Angelo Bertolotti, an Italian American. Sharon, is a survivor of br**st cancer.
In 2004, Brittany was nominated for a Razzie Award in the category of Worst Supporting Actress for her role in the 2003 film Just Married.
Brittany`s salary for Uptown girls was $1,000,000 and her salary for Little Black Book was $4,000,000.
Brittany had a mini performance at the 2002 MTV Movie Awards. She sang a line or two of the opening song with Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jack Black and Andy Garcia.
Brittany and Donald Faison have shared credits twice; the first time was in 1995`s Clueless, and again in 2003`s Uptown girls.
Brittany appeared on the cover of Cosmo Girl in September 2004.
During the shooting of the movie Girl, Interrupted, the filmakers had to reshoot the scene in which Winona Ryder finds her after she commits suicide, because Winona was so convincing, Brittany couldn`t help crying.
Brittany has appeared in TV commercials for Pizza Hut, Skittles and Honey Bunches of Oats. She has also appeared in magazine and billboard ads for GAP Denim. In 2005, Brittany became the spokesmodel for Jordache jeans.
Brittany married screenwriter Simon Monjack in a private ceremony in Los Angeles in the spring of 2007. This was the first marriage for both. The couple were married until Brittany`s death in December 2009.
Brittany’s nickname in school was ‘Crack Baby‘, due to her constant giggling in Maths class.
Brittany`s date to the high school prom was Jonathan Brandis of SeaQuest DSV fame.
Brittany was raised a Baptist and remains a practicing Christian.
Brittany was featured as #17 in Maxim Magazine`s "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. She was ranked #32 on the Maxim `Hot 100` in 2003 and in 2004 was named #108 out of 137 on Entertainment Weekly`s "Must List".
Brittany sings on Paul Oakenfold`s hit single Faster Kill P*ssycat.
Brittany stood at 5`3" or 1.60 m. She weighed approx. 105 lbs.