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Born in Hawaii but grew up in Nevada.

Was with her friend, who deejayed for Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Paltrow's joint birthday party in Hollywood, when discovered by Brian Helgeland, director of A Knight's Tale (2001). Was in three commercials before being in the movies.

She gave birth to her first child, a son with children's book author and her ex-boyfriend Dallas Clayton named Audio Science Clayton, born on May 29, 2003.

2002: Ranked #55 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World".

2002: Was featured as #33 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement.

Beat out Kate Hudson for the role of Lady Jocelyn in A Knight's Tale (2001).

Is of French, Dutch, English, Irish, Hawaiian, Filipino and German descent. Her maternal grandmother is of Hawaiian and Filipino descent, and her maternal grandfather is of English and German ancestry.

1995: As an adolescent, she added the "y" in her first name.

Served on on the Feature Jury at the 2010 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.

Gave birth to her second son, Mortimer, in December 2011.

She played drums for the first album of the band Warpaint and directed the video "Undertow".

Sister of Jenny Lee Lindberg who plays bass guitar in the band Warpaint.

2001: Appeared in the music video for "God Gave Me Everything" by Mick Jagger feat. Lenny Kravitz.