Today would have been the late Brittany Murphy‘s 37th birthday.
We can’t believe she’s already been gone for five years…
So in honor of what would have been the actress’ celebratory day, we’ve gathered five little known facts about her — to make you smile and scratch your head all at the same time!
Like, did you know her name wasn’t ACTUALLY Brittany Murphy? It was something entirely different!
Not to mention that she performed alongside Allison Janney on Broadway in her early years!
Ch-ch-check out the facts about the late, great Brittany (below)!!!
The Uptown Girls actress’ full name was actually Brittany Anne Bertolotti.
When she was 20-years-old, she performed on Broadway in Arthur Miller’s A View From The Bridge alongside Anthony LaPaglia and Allison Janney!
From 2005 until her tragic death in 2009, Brittany was the spokesperson for Jordache jeans!
After starring in the film 8 Mile, Brittany and Eminem became good friends up until her untimely death.
In 1995, Brittany attended the premiere of Clueless wearing her OWN dress and makeup, because she didn’t know she had access to a stylist! How down to earth of her!
The more you know about this bubbly starlet, the better!
Happy Birthday, Brittany, may she rest in peace.
[Image via WENN.]