Actress who became known for playing the character Penny Lane in the 2000 film Almost Famous. She's also notable for starring in rom coms such as How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and You, Me and Dupree.
She decided to begin her acting career straight out of high school rather than attend NYU.
She played a role as Cassandra July in the TV series Glee, and also had roles in Fool's Gold and Bride Wars.
She married Chris Robinson in 2000. The couple had a son named Ryder in 2004 and divorced in 2007. Her brother is Rules of Engagement star Oliver Hudson and her mother is actress Goldie Hawn. She had a son named Bingham with Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy, whom she was engaged to until the couple split in December 2014. In 2017, she began dating Danny Fujikawa. She announced that she was pregnant with her third child and first daughter in April 2018.
She showed off her dancing skills in the 2009 musical film Nine, directed by Rob Marshall.