AMANDA PEET (Jackie) charmed audiences
and critics alike, with her portrayal of dental hygienist/aspiring hit woman in
the Warner Brother's box office hit "The Whole Nine Yards." Bruce
Willis and Matthew Perry also starred in this comedy directed by Jonathan Lynn.
Peet most recently starred in the WB
drama, "Jack and Jill" opposite Ivan Sergei. Created by Randi Singer
("Mrs. Doubtfire") and executive produced by Mark Canton, the series
also starred Jaime Pressley, Sarah Paulson, Justin Kirk and Simon Rex.
Peet recently completed production on
"Igby Goes Down" opposite Jeff Goldblum, Susan Sarandon, Ryan Philippe
and Claire Danes. Directed by Burr Steers, Peet plays Goldblum's mistress, a
beautiful young woman from a privileged background, hooked on drugs. Peet also
recently wrapped production on Paramount Pictures "Changing Lanes"
opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Affleck and Sydney Pollack.
Peet recently starred opposite Jason
Biggs, Jack Black, and Steve Zahn in the Columbia Picture comedy, "Saving
Silverman" directed by Dennis Dugan ("Big Daddy"). Peet was also
recently seen in Castle Hill production's "Two Ninas" opposite Ron
Livingston and Cara Buono for director Neil Turitz.
Previously, Peet appeared in Universal
Pictures "Isn't She Great" opposite Bette Midler, Nathan Lane,
Stockard Channing and David Hyde Pierce. She also starred in New Regency's
romantic comedy "Simply Irresistible" with Sarah Michelle Gellar and
Sean Patrick Flannery and in New Line Cinema's "Body Shots," a movie
about a wild ride through LA's nightlife and the consequences it brings.
Her other film credits include director
Peter Cohen's "Whipped," Miramax's "Take Down," opposite
Skeet Ulrich; Justin McCarthy's independent feature "Jump," opposite
James LeGros, Hal Linden, Mike McGlone and Ione Skye; "Southie" with
Donnie Wahlberg and Rose McGowan; Edward Burns romantic comedy "She's The
One," and the George Clooney/Michelle Pfeiffer love story "One Fine
Her television credits have included a
recurring role on "Central Park West" and guest appearances on "Seinfeld,"
"The Single Guy," "Law and Order" and ABC's "Spin
A native of New York, Peet graduated
from Columbia University with a degree in American History. While there, she
also studied acting under Uta Hagen, which ultimately led her to pursue acting
as a career.
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