Bijou Phillips spent her childhood in New York, California and South Africa. When she was 13, she became a model to escape boarding school and became one of the youngest people to grace the cover of Interview Magazine and Italian Vogue.
Bijou also appeared in several ads for Calvin Klein when she was just 17. Her debut album, released in 1999, was titled 'I'd Rather Eat Glass'. Some of her larger film roles include Bully, Havoc, Tart, Octane, What We Do Is Secret, and Hostel: Part II, for which she was nominated for Scream Queen in the 2007 Scream Awards. Her recent starring roles are in Dark Streets and a remake of 'It's Alive'. Currently Bijou is filming Raising Hope that is still in production.