Darien, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Darien’s Kate Bosworth!
Catherine Ann "Kate" Bosworth, who has owned a home in Darien, turns 31 on Thursday. The actress, model and singer was born January 2, 1983, in Los Angeles, California.
Bosworth's first film role came after an open casting call in New York for the supporting part of Judith in the 1998 film, The Horse Whisperer and starred in the television series drama Young Americans, in which she played Bella Banks in 2000.
She became known with a leading role in 2002's Blue Crush. She took on roles in the indie films The Rules of Attraction (2002), and a darker turn in Wonderland (2003).
In 2004, she portrayed Sandra Dee in Kevin Spacey's Beyond the Sea and also appeared in several films including Superman Returns (2006), The Girl in the Park (2007), 2008's blackjack drama film 21, Another Happy Day (2011), Black Rock (2012) and Homefront (2013).
In 2008, she became both Calvin Klein Jeans newest model and spokeswoman for Coach newest luxury bags.
In 2011, she made her singing debut in a Cotton Incorporated's Fabric of My Life advertisement and announced as the 'secret' women in the new Topshop Christmas Adverts in December, 2012.