Shantel VanSanten

(Shantel Yvonne VanSanten)

Shantel VanSanten
Shantel VanSanten
  • Born: July 25, 1985
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Model









Shantel VanSanten is an American model and actress. As a model, she has been featured in the magazines Teen Vogue and Seventeen. On television, she played the role of Quinn James in the CW teen drama series One Tree Hill, recurred as Detective Patty Spivot in the CW show The Flash, and stars as Julie Swagger the wife of lead character Bob Lee Swagger on the USA Network series Shooter. On film, she has appeared in The Final Destination, You and I, and Something Wicked.

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Being on a television show and having so many fans is something that I've never experienced before, and it's really neat when they come up to you and are like, 'That storyline is amazing and really spoke to me in my life,' and it's really cool. I really enjoy it. Life
Despite my mother saying I have been destined to be an actress my whole life, I remember being the kid who grew up not knowing what I wanted to do with my life. Life
For a long while, I was really against Twitter. I mean, who cares if I'm in an airport or had broccoli for dinner?
For me, having greek yogurt and some granola is the perfect start-up breakfast because it has many benefits. Its filling, healthy and gives me energy to start my day.
I am happiest when I'm sitting on my parent's couch with the fire place on and talking to my family. Families, Children & Parenting
I did a Clean & Clear commercial. I did a series of them. I used to be the Clean & Clear girl!
I modeled from the time I was 15 until I was 20. Time
I was 17 when my body started changing, and I worried about what I did wrong. I went through a period where I didn't eat at all. I also had someone who was encouraging me to take diet pills. I pushed myself to the extreme because I woke up one day and had hips - and a butt - and thought, 'Oh my gosh, I'm getting fat!'
I went to an all-girls' school with 43 people in my class, so dances were small. I always went with girlfriends or a blind date.
I would want to travel the world and write about it. To be a famous writer. Travel ;Fame
If you believe in yourself, somebody will find you that believes in you just as much, if not more.
I'm, like, super-clumsy and weird and funny and dorky. Humor
Kate Hudson is my style icon.
My style is dependent on my moods, so I feel like it's all over the place.
Our bodies are exploited so much in the media, I feel like everyone is made to feel like they're not worthy or beautiful.
The minute you feel secure about yourself and own the fact your dreams are honest true, other things fix themselves.
When I was in the eighth grade, I wrote this huge long paper about how I had no idea what I was gonna do with my life, but that I wanted to make a difference and touch even if it was like one person's life... inspire them. Life
When I'm on set filming 'One Tree Hill,' I get up and work out four to five days a week. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Why the heck do we allow the media to ever tell us someone is gross? It makes me so mad. 99% of the world has flaws.