AMANDA SEYFRIED (Savannah Lynn Curtis), with her notable roles in film
and television, has quickly captured the attention of audiences and established
herself as a breakout star. Seyfried notably showcased her vocal and dancing
skills starring opposite Meryl Streep in the worldwide box office smash Mamma
Mia!, which grossed over $500,000,000 internationally.
Most recently, she starred alongside Megan Fox in Jennifer's Body, written
by Diablo Cody (Juno) and directed by Karyn Kusaman.
On television, Seyfried has received critical praise for her starring role in
the Golden Globe┬« Award-nominated drama Big Love. She plays Sarah, the oldest
teenage daughter of Bill (Bill Paxton) and Barb Hendrickson (Jeanne Tripplehorn),
struggling to grow up in a polygamist family. Big Love returns for its third
season in 2009.
Seyfried, a Pennsylvania native, started her career modeling at age 11. She
soon turned to acting and landed her first contract role as Lucy Montgomery on
As the World Turns in 2000. In 2002, All My Children signed her to the contract
role of Joni Stafford. Her TV credits also include a heart-wrenching performance
on Law and Order: SVU; a role as the girlfriend of an ill young man on House;
Justice, where she played a young woman who accidentally kills an older man whom
she'd been dating; and a role in the Veronica Mars pilot.
Seyfried's breakthrough role was in Mean Girls, the Tina Fey-written hit in
spring 2004; she co-starred with Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams. The trio won
the Best On-Screen Team Award at the MTV Movie Awards that year. In 2005, she
starred in Nine Lives, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival to great
acclaim. Written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film also starred Sissy
Spacek, Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Robin Wright Penn, and Dakota Fanning.
In 2006, Seyfried appeared in Alpha Dog, directed by Nick Cassavetes, also
starring Justin Timberlake, Sharon Stone, Emile Hirsch, and Bruce Willis. Also
in 2006, she starred in American Gun with Donald Sutherland, Forest Whitaker,
and Marcia Gay Harden.
Amanda currently divides her time between Los Angeles and New York.
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