Bethany JL

Bethany Joy Lenz

Bethany Joy Lenz (formerly Galeotti; born 2 April 1981) also credited as Joie Lenz, is an American actress, director, producer, and musician.

She played Cassie Jollenston, a neighbor of Dexter Morgan, on Showtime's DEXTER.


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She is best known for her portrayal of Haley James Scott on One Tree Hill,  Bethany was also the character Michelle Bauer Santos on the soap opera, Guiding Light. She is recognized for her music as a solo artist and as a member of the band Everly. 

Personal Life

She was born in Hollywood Florida, an only child. She has a step-sister named Candace and a half brother named Sam. Lenz married former Enation keyboardist, Michael Galeotti, in 2005. In 2011, she gave birth to a daughter. In 2012, Lenz announced that she would be divorcing her husband. She and her daughter reside in Los Angeles, California


  • She goes by her middle name "Joy."
  • Her hobbies are photography, painting, writing, horseback riding, knitting, and making stationery.