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Encyclopedia > Renee Olstead
Renee Olstead
Background information
Birth name Rebecca Renee Olstead
Born June 18, 1989 (1989-06-18) (age 17)
Origin Flag of United States Houston, Texas
Genre(s) Country, Jazz, Pop
Occupation(s) Actress, singer
Instrument(s) Vocals
Label(s) Renee LLC, Warner Bros. Records

Rebecca Renee Olstead (born June 18, 1989) is an American actress and singer. June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States around the start of the 20th century. ... For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Warner Bros. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Early Life

Olstead was born in Houston, Texas, to Christopher Eric Olstead and Rebecca Lynn Jeffries. As a child actress, she made films and commercials from age eight onwards. From 2002 to 2006, she appeared in the TV sitcom Still Standing as middle sister Lauren Miller. She also had a small part in the 2004 film 13 Going on 30. Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Still Standing was an American comedy television series that aired for four seasons from 2002-2006. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ...


Music Career

In 2004, Olstead released an eponymous album of jazz songs and pop standards for Warner Bros. Records to good reviews; since her previous releases had limited distribution, this album was considered her true debut. She subsequently performed in Berlin during the Live 8 concert on July 2, 2005. Additionally, she recorded with trumpeter Chris Botti on his 2005 album To Love Again: The Duets and appears on the 2006 DVD Chris Botti Live with Orchestra and Special Guests. Her singing style and talent has already been compared with such great jazz vocalists as Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. Reportedly her musical talent was discovered by composer David Foster, who produced her 2004 album. She later also performed with Foster on the Oprah Winfrey Show. she has also released a Christmas song called "Christmas In Love". Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States around the start of the 20th century. ... The term pop standards refers to an American songwriting, arranging, and singing style that is widely considered as the high point of Western vocal popular music. ... Warner Bros. ... Location of Berlin within Germany / EU Coordinates Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DE3 City subdivisions 12 boroughs Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit (SPD) Governing parties SPD / Left. ... Official Live8 DVD, released in November 2005 Live 8 (not to be confused with Live Aid) was a series of concurrent benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa. ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Botti or Chris Botti (born October 12, 1962) is a trumpeter and composer; born in Portland, Oregon, and a native of Oregon. ... Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella and the First Lady of Song, is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th Century. ... Sarah Lois Vaughan (nicknamed Sassy and The Divine One), (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer, described as one of the greatest singers of the 20th century [1]. // Sarah Vaughan was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1924. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Oprah Winfrey during her car giveaway to the entire audience. ...


A followup album entitled Skylark, also produced by Foster, is scheduled for release on July 11, 2007.[1] The release had previously been scheduled for release in August 2006 and was then delayed to September before being pushed back to early 2007; no reason was given for the delay. July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...


Discography

Renee Olstead is the self-titled major label debut album by Renee Olstead, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music). ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...

Filmography

  • "Sweet 16" (2007) as Sky Storm
  • 13 Going on 30 (2004) as Becky
  • Scorched (2003) as Girl Scout
  • Space Cowboys (2000) as Little Girl
  • Geppetto (2000)
  • End of Days (1999) as Amy
  • The Insider (1999) as Deborah Wigand
  • The Usher (1997) as Little Girl
  • Out There (TV movie) (1997) as Megan Tollman
  • Cadillac Ranch (1996) as Young Mary Katherine
  • Santa, NASA & the Man in the Moon (1996) as Renee Olstead
  • Ceftin Wiz Kids (TV movie) (1996) as Katie
  • Deadly Family Secrets (TV movie) (1995) as Emily Pick

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Television

  • Fillmore! (2003) in episode "South of Friendship, North of Honor" as the voice of Lucille
  • Still Standing (2002-2006) as Lauren Miller
  • She Spies (2002) in episode "Poster Girl" as Amy Divornak
  • My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (2002) in episode "Fame" as Selma
  • Providence (1999) in episode "Home for the Holidays" as Little Girl
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV series) (1999) in episode "Where's My Kiss, Then?" as Lauren
  • Reunited (1998) as Ami
  • Touched by an Angel (1998) in episode "Doodlebugs" as Bits
  • Streets of Laredo (mini-series) (1995) as Marci Fant

This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Still Standing was an American comedy television series that aired for four seasons from 2002-2006. ... She Spies cast (right to left): Williams, Henstridge and Miller. ... Providence was an NBC television series starring Melina Kanakaredes. ... Chicken Soup for the Soul is a series of books, usually featuring a collection of short, inspirational stories and motivational essays. ... Touched by an Angel was an American drama television series created by John Masius and Martha Williamson that ran on CBS for nine seasons, from September 21st, 1994 to April 27th, 2003, and aired in many countries all around the world. ... This article is about the novel. ...

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