Cheyenne Rushing was born and raised in central Texas. After high school graduation she enrolled at Texas State University in San Marcos majoring in drama. During her first semester Cheyenne was recommended by an acting coach to a casting director in Austin who was looking for someone to appear in a low budget film being made in Dallas. Cheyenne had no an agent at the time and had never auditioned professionally but she landed the part and thus began her professional career opposite Hilary Swank in "Boys Don't Cry". After that Cheyenne appeared in the movie "Where the Heart Is" and on the television series "Walker, Texas Ranger". She also appeared in a movie directed by a German student at the University of Texas which led her to attend the Berlin Film Festival. Deciding to live in Germany,Cheyenne studied the language and began a five year stay in Berlin where she worked in numerous German and English language films, television movies and series. Cheyenne Rushing now lives and works in Los Angeles, California.