July 14, 2009, by John  

Filed under Celebrities

Barret Swatek is one of those few republican superstars in Hollywood who are outspoken and not afraid to say what is in their mind and heart. Daughter of Bill and Lana Swatek, Barret was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 3, 1977. Before starting her acting and singing career, she was a competitive figure skater, which helped her later. Barret Swatek started learning figure-skating at the age of 5 and continued it to 12but from her early childhood. She held a passion for acting and singing, which came out after saying goodbye to figure-skating; she joined the local theater for singing and acting purposes. She joined the University of Arizona, but after deciding that the entertainment world is was she wants, she finished at Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Film.

Barret Swatek started her career with the Television show “Power Ranger Turbo”; she proved that she has what it takes to be an actress, and after that, she again impressed people with her acting talent in the series “Three Sisters” and “Just Shoot Me.” However, the roles in these series were not so prominent, but finally, in 1996, she got the break she has been waiting for in the WB series “7th Heaven,” where she played the role of Cheryl.

The in 2001, once again, she was offered a significant role in the comedy series “On Edge.” This was the series where she was noticed by many directors and producers, her past as a figure-skater provided her the edge to perform the role of a champion figure skater.

Although her big-screen career started in 1998 when she was selected to perform a nurse role in “Lethal Weapon 4”, the 2005 movie “The 40 Year Old Virgin” introduced her to the world.

Recently, Barret Swatek performed the leading role in a web sitcom called “My Two Friends,” which premiered on March 9, 2009, on Veoh, YouTube, iTunes, Bill.TV and Sling.com.

Her two movies Barry Munday and High School, are in post-production. Barry Munday will be released this year; however, the other Film High School is scheduled for 2010.