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With engaging style and endearing wit, AMANDA PEET is a star on the rise. Peet is an accomplished and versatile film actress who is best known for her diverse choice of roles in romantic comedies, dramas and thrillers. She was most recently seen opposite Zach Braff and Jason Bateman in the romantic comedy The Ex and starred as Jordan McDeere on Aaron Sorkin's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” alongside co-stars Matthew Perry and Bradley Whitford. 

In 2008, Peet's voice will be featured in the animated film Terra along with the voices of Luke Wilson, Evan Rachel Wood, and Dennis Quaid. 

In 2006, Peet made her Broadway debut in the revival of Neil Simon's comedy, "Barefoot in the Park.” She and Patrick Wilson starred as newlyweds in Greenwich Village in the 1960s. Last summer, Peet starred to critical acclaim, in the Neil LaBute off-Broadway play "This Is How It Goes” opposite Ben Stiller and Jeffrey Wright. 

Her numerous film credits include the Oscar nominated, Warner Bros./Section Eight thriller, Syriana, also starring Matt Damon, George Clooney and Chris Cooper. In 2005 Peet starred alongside Ashton Kutcher in A Lot Like Love. Other credits include Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda opposite Will Ferrell; The Whole Nine Yards and it's sequel The Whole Ten Yards; the 2003 hit Something's Gotta Give with Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton; in 2003 Peet starred alongside John Cusack and Ray Liotta in the thriller Identity. In 2002, Peet was seen in High Crimes, alongside Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd and Changing Lanes opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Affleck and Sydney Pollack. That same year, she appeared as Jeff Goldblum's mistress, a beautiful and privileged young woman who is hooked on drugs, in Igby Goes Down. Audiences first warmed to Amanda when she starred as Jack on the hit drama, "Jack and Jill”.

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 lead her to pursue acting as a career.

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