Shantel VanSanten began her acting career with a series of TV movie roles in 2005's Three Wise Guys, 2006's Savage Spirit, and 2007's Spellbound. After a few big-screen movie roles in In My Pocket and The Open Door, VanSantel was cast in a starring role in the 2009 horror film The Final Destination. That same year, VanSanten joined the cast of the hit CW series One Tree Hill as Quinn James.
Biography by Cammila Collar
- Grew up in Texas.
- Is a former model and was a contestant on the reality show Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search.
- Never envisioned herself working on a TV series prior to auditioning for the role of Alexis on One Tree Hill. Was eventually cast as Quinn James in 2009.
- Does not enjoy watching scary movies and hadn't seen any of the Final Destination films prior to accepting a role in the fourth installment of The Final Destination (2009).
- Got to do several of her own stunts in The Final Destination (2009).