Hayden Panettiere is an American actress and singer. She began appearing in commercials at just eight weeks old, before landing a role as Sarah Roberts on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live and later as the child Lizzie Spaulding on the CBS soap opera "Guiding Light" when she was eight years old. Hayden Panettiere played the role until 2001. She has appeared in over a dozen full-length feature films, as well as several made-for-TV movies. She currently stars as Claire Bennet in the NBC series "Heroes" as a high school cheerleader with regenerative healing powers.