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Amanda Anka is an American actress best known for her role in ‘Taxi.’

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BirthdayDecember 10, 1968
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StateNew Yorkers
SpousesJason Bateman
SiblingsAlicia, Amelia, Anthea Alexandra Anka (sisters) and Ethan Anka
Known asAmanda Katherine Anka, Amanda Bateman
Childrens Francesca Nora Bateman, Maple Sylvie Bateman
Birth PlaceNew York City
Height163cm
GenderFemale
FatherPaul Anka
MotherAnne de Zogheb
Sun SignSagittarius
Born inNew York City
Famous asActress
Socials

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Who is Amanda Anka?

Amanda Anka (also known as Amanda Bateman) is an American actress best known for her roles in the films ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’, ‘Lost Highway’, ‘Taxi’, ‘Cherry Falls’ and ‘Lightbulb’. She is also recognized as the wife of popular actor and comedian Jason Bateman and the daughter of the actor and musician Paul Anka. Amanda Anka serves in the entertainment industry as a voice artist as well. Born in New York City, she was raised alongside her four sisters and a half-brother. Her family came into the limelight in 2000 when her parents ended their marriage in a highly publicized divorce. The actress herself gained much attention when she accused hotelier Andre Balazs of groping her at the Chiltern Firehouse during a dinner party following the premiere of her husband’s movie, ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ in 2014. Currently, Anka resides in Los Angeles, California along with her husband and two kids, Francesca and Maple. She and Bateman, who have been married since 2001, have become an inspiration for many Hollywood couples out there!

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Career

Amanda Anka appeared in the 1992 flick ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ which catapulted her to instant fame. She then appeared in the French-American neo-noir flick ‘Lost Highway’ in 1997. She went on to play the role of Deputy Sheriff Mina in the slasher film ‘Cherry Falls’. In 2004, the actress got featured in the movie ‘Taxi’. She next appeared in the drama/Indie film ‘Lightbulb’. Anka has also guest starred in a number of TV shows such as ‘90210’, ‘Diagnosis Murder’ and ‘ER’, to name a few.

Controversies & Scandals

Amanda Anka came into the limelight when she accused hotelier Andre Balazs for groping her in 2014. The incident took place at a dinner party at London’s Chiltern Firehouse which was organized following the premiere of Anka’s husband’s movie ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’

According to Anka, Balazs—who is known for hosting celebrities from the entertainment industry at the Standard, the Mercer and the Chateau Marmont in New York—allegedly slipped his hand under the actress’ skirt and grabbed her crotch as she ascended a firehouse ladder that was erected for the guests to observe the grand view of London. The media sources also say that Anka hesitated to climb the ladder at first, but after Balazs insisted, she had to. When she told her husband, he reportedly confronted the hotelier and spit gum in his face. The couple left the hotel immediately.

Personal Life

Amanda Anka was born on December 10, 1968 in New York City, the USA to actor and musician Paul Anka and his model wife Anne de Zogheb. Her parents were married from 1963 to 2000 after which they separated. Anka has four sisters named Alicia, Amelia, Anthea, and Alexandra Anka. She also has a half-brother named Ethan Anka.

Coming to her love life, the actress has been married to actor Jason Bateman since 2001. The couple has two daughters: Francesca Nora Bateman and Maple Sylvie Bateman. Anka is the sister-in-law of popular actress Justine Bateman and daughter-in-law of director/actor/ producer Kent Bateman. She is best friends with the famous actress Jennifer Aniston.

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Amanda Anka biography timelines

  • // 10th Dec 1968
    Amanda Anka was born on December 10, 1968 in New York City, the USA to actor and musician Paul Anka and his model wife Anne de Zogheb. Her parents were married from 1963 to 2000 after which they separated. Anka has four sisters named Alicia, Amelia, Anthea, and Alexandra Anka. She also has a half-brother named Ethan Anka.
  • // 1992
    Amanda Anka appeared in the 1992 flick ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ which catapulted her to instant fame. She then appeared in the French-American neo-noir flick ‘Lost Highway’ in 1997. She went on to play the role of Deputy Sheriff Mina in the slasher film ‘Cherry Falls’. In 2004, the actress got featured in the movie ‘Taxi’. She next appeared in the drama/Indie film ‘Lightbulb’. Anka has also guest starred in a number of TV shows such as ‘90210’, ‘Diagnosis Murder’ and ‘ER’, to name a few.
  • // 2001
    Coming to her love life, the actress has been married to actor Jason Bateman since 2001. The couple has two daughters: Francesca Nora Bateman and Maple Sylvie Bateman. Anka is the sister-in-law of popular actress Justine Bateman and daughter-in-law of director/actor/ producer Kent Bateman. She is best friends with the famous actress Jennifer Aniston.
  • // 2014
    Amanda Anka came into the limelight when she accused hotelier Andre Balazs for groping her in 2014. The incident took place at a dinner party at London’s Chiltern Firehouse which was organized following the premiere of Anka’s husband’s movie ‘Horrible Bosses 2.’

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Amanda Anka's FAQ

  • What is Amanda Anka birthday?

    Amanda Anka was born at 1968-12-10

  • Where is Amanda Anka's birth place?

    Amanda Anka was born in New York City

  • What is Amanda Anka nationalities?

    Amanda Anka's nationalities is American

  • Who is Amanda Anka spouses?

    Amanda Anka's spouses is Jason Bateman

  • Who is Amanda Anka siblings?

    Amanda Anka's siblings is Alicia, Amelia, Anthea Alexandra Anka (sisters) and Ethan Anka

  • Who is Amanda Anka childrens?

    Amanda Anka's childrens is Francesca Nora Bateman, Maple Sylvie Bateman

  • How tall is Amanda Anka?

    Amanda Anka's height is 163

  • Who is Amanda Anka's father?

    Amanda Anka's father is Paul Anka

  • Who is Amanda Anka's mother?

    Amanda Anka's mother is Anne de Zogheb

  • What is Amanda Anka's sun sign?

    Amanda Anka is Sagittarius

  • How famous is Amanda Anka?

    Amanda Anka is famouse as Actress

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