Who's Cody Horn?

15 October 2012 / 4 years 1 week ago

Source: The New PaperWHO'S THAT GIRL?This all-American brunette was born and raised in Los Angeles.WHERE YOU'VE SEEN HERThis 24-year-old US actress is a part-time model who also appeared in several episodes of TV series The Office and Rescue Me last year.WHY HERBlessed with both looks and brains, Horn has a degree in philosophy from New York University's Gallatin School. Moreover, showbiz is in her blood. Her father is Alan Horn, the CEO of Walt Disney Studios.WHAT'S NEWShe plays Channing Tatum's love interest in Magic Mike, director Steven Soderbergh's independent film that's inspired by Tatum's real-life experience as a former male stripper.It opens here today.As a girl-next-door type who is opposed to her brother's (Alex Pettyfer) interest in professional stripping, her disapproval of the industry soon prompts Tatum's titular character to re-evaluate his life and career choice.Next up for Horn is crime drama End Of Watch - opening here Oct 18 - where she'll share screentime with another Hollywood hunk, Jake Gyllenhaal.QUOTEDOn being on set"The guys really had this fun camaraderie and they included me in it, and I felt very lucky and happy to be a part of it. They're all like brothers in many senses."On why she choose acting as a career"I read my first screenplay when I was nine...I knew I wanted to produce, I knew I wanted to be involved, and so I started interning and doing different things. I came about acting pretty organically."On her father's influence"I'm lucky to have my dad in my life. He's brilliant. Although he comes from a business background, he just loves movies. That's the way I feel as well. I just love film.The thing that he said to me was that there's a lot of rejection that comes with being an actor.He wondered why I didn't go into something where I wouldn't face as much rejection. That was his biggest concern."

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