Hannah Simone is a British-born Canadian actress, television host, and former VJ and fashion model. She is best known for portraying Cece on the Fox sitcom New Girl.
Simone earned a role hosting WCG Ultimate Gamer alongside Joel Gourdin on Syfy. The series premiered on March 10, 2009 and ended after its second season on October 7, 2010. Simone currently stars on Fox’s comedy New Girl, where she plays Cece, the best friend to title character Jess (Zooey Deschanel).
Alongside Kate Upton and Génesis Rodríguez, she was featured in Gillette’s “What Women Want” campaign in 2013.
In 2014, she starred alongside Danny Trejo in Train’s music video “Angel in Blue Jeans”.
In 2016, she starred in music video “Same Air” from The Rocket Summer. In 2017, she hosted the 8-episode first season of the reality competition television series Kicking & Screaming.
On February 12, 2018, Simone was announced as the lead in ABC’s reboot of The Greatest American Hero; however, ABC declined to pick up the series.
Simone married musician Jesse Giddings in 2016, after nearly four years of dating.