AMANDA SEYFRIED (Samantha) has established
herself as one of Hollywood's
most captivating young leading
actresses. This year, Seyfried
added to her success in the off-
Broadway production of Neil
LaBute's The Way We Get By,
in which she portrays Beth,
opposite Thomas Sadoski's
Doug. Directed by Leigh
Silverman, the production
opened on May 19 at Second
Stage Theatre in New York.
In October, Seyfried will star as Mary in Warner Bros.
Pictures' "Peter Pan" film, Pan, for director Joe Wright.
The cast includes Hugh Jackman and Rooney Mara.
Recently, Seyfried wrapped production on Gabriele
Muccino's Fathers and Daughters and Jessie Nelson's
Love the Coopers, for CBS Films, which is set for release
In 2013, Seyfried lent her voice to 20th Century Fox
Animation's Epic, with Beyonce Knowles, Christoph
Waltz and Colin Farrell. She starred in Millennium
Entertainment/Radius Films' Lovelace, a drama directed
by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. The film tells the
true story of Linda Lovelace (Seyfried), the world's first
adult film star, who is abused by the industry and her
In 2012, Seyfried starred in Universal Pictures'
film adaptation of Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," in
which she played Cosette, opposite Anne Hathaway,
Hugh Jackman, Eddie Redmayne and Russell Crowe.
Tom Hooper directed the film, which was released
on December 25, 2012, and grossed more than
$440 million worldwide.
In 2010, Seyfried starred alongside Channing
Tatum in the box-office hit Dear John, the adaptation
of the Nicholas Sparks ("The Notebook") best-seller.
In the film, Seyfried played a young woman who meets
and falls in love with a soldier (Tatum) while he's
on leave. Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules,
Chocolat) directed the film from a script by Jamie
Linden. Dear John grossed more than $100 million
worldwide, and is the highest film opening to date for
Sony Pictures' Screen Gems.
In 2008, Seyfried starred in Universal Pictures' hit
film Mamma Mia!, highlighting her vocal skills as
Sophie, the daughter of Donna (Meryl Streep). The film,
directed by Phyllida Lloyd, was released in July 2008
and has grossed more than $600 million worldwide.
A Pennsylvania native, Seyfried started her career as
a model at age 11. She soon turned to acting and landed
her first contract role in 2000 as Lucy Montgomery on
As the World Turns. Seyfried's big break was in 2004's
Mean Girls, the Paramount Pictures hit in which she costarred
with Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Lacey
Chabert. Together, they won the Best On-Screen Team
Award at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards. Her additional
film credits include A Million Ways to Die in the West,
Letters to Juliet, In Time and Chloe.
Seyfried is Givenchy's Very Irresistible
ambassador and the global spokesperson for the
luxury skin care and makeup brand Cle de Peau
Beaute. She resides in New York.
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