Autumn Reeser has established herself as a highly sought after young actress in film and television. Most recently, she wrapped in the Clint Eastwood feature “Sully” opposite Tom Hanks, Laura Linney and Aaron Eckart. She also starred in ABC’s drama series "Last Resort" opposite Andre Braugher and Scott Speedman and was seen on ABC’s drama series “The Whispers.”
Reeser was seen as the ambitious junior agent Lizzie Grant on the seventh season of HBO’s hit series, "Entourage." She also starred in ABC’s action-packed superhero drama, "No Ordinary Family" opposite Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz. Reeser rose to fame through her starring role as Taylor Townsend in the FOX hit series "The O.C." Critics buzzed about her work as the determined go-getter in the show’s final two seasons. She also starred as a young goddess in The CW’s "Valentine," a romantic dramedy about a family of modern Greek Gods. Reeser’s additional television credits include the ABC Family film "Nature of the Beast," as well as guest roles in "Royal Pains," "Jane by Design," "Pushing Daisies," "Ghost Whisperer," "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "Star Trek: Voyager," "CSI" and "Cold Case." Her recurring roles include “Hawaii Five-0,” “Necessary Roughness,” "Human Target," "Raising the Bar," "The George Lopez Show" and ABC’s Mel Gibson-directed sitcom "Complete Savages."
On the film side, Reeser appeared in "So Undercover," starring Miley Cyrus. She also appeared in "The Big Bang," a neo-noir thriller directed by Tony Krantz, where she played Fay Neman, a physics groupie and love interest for Antonio Banderas, who stars. Continuing on a path to explore diverse characters, she portrayed AK-47, a violent member of the Tremor family in "Smokin Aces 2: Assassins Ball" and a reluctant teenage vampire in the horror film "Lost Boys 2: The Tribe." Her portrayal of a small-town Southern dreamer in the indie "Our Very Own," helped lead the cast (including Allison Janney, Keith Carradine, and Jason Ritter) to a Best Ensemble Acting award at the 2006 Saratoga Film Festival. Reeser also spent years training in dance and singing and was able to put her considerable skills to work as the villainess in the MTV musical, "The American Mall," from the producers of Disney’s "High School Musical."
Raised in Carlsbad, CA, Reeser spent her childhood developing a solid foundation for her acting career by playing a wide variety of characters in local musical theater productions starting at age 7. After high school, she enrolled in UCLA’s competitive theater program. She spent the next three years totally immersed in the acting world, studying theater history, acting technique, dance, voice and movement. Reeser’s love for the stage continues today. Reeser resides in Los Angeles, and has two sons – Finn and Dashiell. This is her third project for Hallmark Channel, she also starred in the Hallmark Channel Original Movies “I Do, I Do, I Do,” “Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade,” and “A Country Wedding.”