Bijou Phillips was born the daughter of the Mamas and The Pappas music legend John Phillips and a South African model by the name of Genevieve Waite. Genevieve Wait was also an actress and a singer. Young Bijou Phillips began a modeling career at the tender age of only 13 years old. She also ventured off into acting and singing, not long after that, too.
Bijou Phillips was one of the youngest of all people to ever be featured on the covers of Interview Magazine and also in Italian Vogue. She also did several appearances in ads for Calvin Klein. She was named after the song called “My Petite Bijou” which was by Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross.
She made a musical debut with her first album in 1999. The name of the album was called “I'd Rather Eat Glass” and it was released by Almo Sounds on May 11, 1999. She also has appeared in a string of films from 1999 to 2008. Some of these films do include Black and White, Almost Famous, Bully, Octane, The Door In The Floor, Venom, the list goes on. Phillips did win critical appraise by critics for her first movie role in Black and White.
From 2010 until present, she has been playing the recurring role of Lucy Carlyle, and this is for the television series called Raising Hope. Bijou married the actor Danny Masterson from That '70s Show in October of 2011. Bijou Phillips continues to appear on Raising Hope regularly while planning out numerous other ventures to take on in the coming future. She does hope to return to modeling and singing one day soon.