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Biography

Shantel VanSanten joins the cast of The CW’s hit drama “One Tree Hill” as Quinn James, Haley’s (Bethany Joy Galeotti) successful, married older sister who shows up at a crossroads in her life.

VanSanten is an actress and model, most well-known for her appearance on the reality series “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search.” She has also been seen in television movies such as “Three Wise Guys” and “Savage Spirit.”

In 2008, VanSanten played Janie Sawyer alongside Mischa Barton in the movie “You and I,” based on a Russian novel. The film is about a lonely American teenager (Barton) who is living in Moscow as she bonds with a local girl (VanSanten) over their mutual obsession with a Russian pop duo. VanSanten also filmed an episode of “CSI:NY,” alongside Melina Kanakaredes and Eddie Cahill.

Most recently, VanSanten starred as Lori in the feature film “The Final Destination” which opened at number one at the box office in August, 2009.

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