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Amanda Seyfried is an American actress and singer-songwriter

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BirthdayDecember 3, 1985
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StatePennsylvania
SpousesThomas Sadoski
Birth PlaceAllentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height159cm
GenderFemale
Net Worth$10 million as 2017
Sun SignSagittarius
Born inAllentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Famous asActress
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Who is Amanda Seyfried?

Amanda Michelle Seyfried is an American actress known for her roles in movies like ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Jennifer's Body’ which fetched her several awards and nominations. Beginning her career as a model when she was just 11, she eventually branched out into acting as well when she was a teenager. Starting with minor roles in TV series, she made her big screen debut as Karen Smith in the teen comedy ‘Mean Girls.’ This role brought her mainstream fame and established her as an upcoming actress to reckon with. She is also well-known for her portrayal of the title character’s murdered best friend, Lilly Kane in the TV series ‘Veronica Mars.’ Though renowned for her beauty and sex appeal, Amanda refuses to be typecast as just another pretty face. The talented and ambitious young actress loves to challenge herself by taking up varied roles that force her to move out of her comfort zone and provide her the chance to develop her acting skills. She has done comedies, horrors, dramas, erotic thrillers, and romantic movies among other genres, and has never failed to impress the audience with her impeccable performances. In addition to being an actress, she is also a singer and has contributed a few songs to the soundtracks of some of the movies she has starred in.

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Childhood & Early Life

Amanda Seyfried was born on December 3, 1985 in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Ann (nee Sander) and Jack Seyfried. Her mother is an occupational therapist while her father is a pharmacist. She has one older sister, Jennifer.

She went to William Allen High School. She began her modelling and acting career while still in school. She was just 11 when she became a model and was soon working for the clothing brand ‘The ‘Limited Too.’ Also interested in acting and singing, she began studying opera with a voice coach.

Amanda bagged her first acting gig at the age of 15 and appeared as Lucinda Marie “Lucy” Montgomery on the soap opera ‘As the World Turns’ (2000).

Due to her modelling and acting assignments, she often had to miss classes at school. Despite her busy schedule, she managed to graduate from high school in 2003.

Career

Amanda Seyfried stopped modelling as a teenager to focus on her acting career. After playing a few minor roles in some TV series, she was cast as Karen Smith, a dim-witted but pretty girl, in the teen movie ‘Mean Girls’ (2004). The film was a box office hit and made Amanda a well-known face.

The ambitious young actress then auditioned to play the title character in the TV series ‘Veronica Mars.’ Though she didn’t get the role, she was eventually cast as the title character’s murdered best friend, ‘Lilly Kane.’ She played this role in ten episodes from 2004-05.

Around this time, she also ventured into cinema and played supporting roles in movies like ‘Mean Girls’ (2004), ‘Nine Lives’ (2005), and ‘American Guns’ (2007). In 2006, she also appeared in five episodes of the TV series ‘Wildfire.’

With her acting career on a roll, she appeared in numerous films in the late 2000s. Among her major film projects were ‘Mamma Mia!’ in 2008 in which she played the character of Sophie, and ‘Jennifer's Body’ in 2009 in which she played Anita.

In 2010, she acted in the romantic drama-war film ‘Dear John’ which was an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' 2006 novel of the same name. The film proved to be a commercial hit even though it received negative reviews from critics.

Amanda Seyfried is also a talented singer and has contributed vocals to the soundtracks of several films, such as ‘Mamma Mia!’ and ‘Dear John.’

The 2010s began on a positive note for the young actress and she remained busy with many interesting projects. In 2011, she appeared in the movie ‘In Time’ as Sylvia Weis and portrayed Cossette in ‘Les Misérables’ in 2012. In 2013, she played important roles in ‘The Big Wedding’ and ‘Lovelace.’

She was a part of the ensemble cast that appeared in the western comedy film ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ that also starred Charlize Theron, Neil Patrick Harris, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman and Liam Neeson. The film was a moderate success.

She co-starred with Mark Wahlberg and MacFarlane in the 2015 comedy film ‘Ted 2,’ in which she played Samantha Jackson, a lawyer addicted to marijuana. Even though the film was panned by critics, the audience loved it and it became a huge commercial success, grossing more than $216 million at the box office.

She co-starred with Mark Wahlberg and MacFarlane in the 2015 comedy film ‘Ted 2,’ in which she played Samantha Jackson, a lawyer addicted to marijuana. Even though the film was panned by critics, the audience loved it and it became a huge commercial success, grossing more than $216 million at the box office.

Major Works

Amanda Seyfried’s portrayal of Samantha in the drama film ‘Nine Lives’ earned her much appreciation. It was one of the actress’s initial movie appearances and she won a few awards for playing a distraught teenager who is torn between her non-communicative parents.

She played Cossette, the illegitimate daughter of a prostitute, in the drama film ‘Les Misérables.’ Her poignant portrayal of the emotionally troubled girl struck a chord with the audience. The film proved to be a major commercial as well as critical hit.

Awards & Achievements

In 2005, she won the Locarno International Film Festival Award for Best Actress for ‘Nine Lives.’

In 2010, Amanda Seyfried won the ShoWest Breakthrough Female Star of the Year. The same year, she received the MTV Movie Awards for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance for her role in ‘Jennifer’s Body.’

Personal Life

Amanda Seyfried dated actor Justin Long from 2013 to 2015. After the couple broke up, she began a relationship with actor Thomas Sadoski in early 2016. The couple got engaged in September 2016 and got married in a private ceremony in March 2017; Amanda was pregnant at that time. Shortly after, she gave birth to a daughter.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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Amanda Seyfried awards

YearNameAward

MTV Movie & TV Awards

2010Best Scared-As-S**t PerformanceJennifer's Body (2009)
2005Best On-Screen TeamMean Girls (2004)

Amanda Seyfried biography timelines

  • // 3rd Dec 1985
    Amanda Seyfried was born on December 3, 1985 in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Ann (nee Sander) and Jack Seyfried. Her mother is an occupational therapist while her father is a pharmacist. She has one older sister, Jennifer.
  • // 2000
    Amanda bagged her first acting gig at the age of 15 and appeared as Lucinda Marie “Lucy” Montgomery on the soap opera ‘As the World Turns’ (2000).
  • // 2003
    Due to her modelling and acting assignments, she often had to miss classes at school. Despite her busy schedule, she managed to graduate from high school in 2003.
  • // 2004
    Amanda Seyfried stopped modelling as a teenager to focus on her acting career. After playing a few minor roles in some TV series, she was cast as Karen Smith, a dim-witted but pretty girl, in the teen movie ‘Mean Girls’ (2004). The film was a box office hit and made Amanda a well-known face.
  • // 2004 To 2005
    The ambitious young actress then auditioned to play the title character in the TV series ‘Veronica Mars.’ Though she didn’t get the role, she was eventually cast as the title character’s murdered best friend, ‘Lilly Kane.’ She played this role in ten episodes from 2004-05.
  • // 2004 To 2007
    Around this time, she also ventured into cinema and played supporting roles in movies like ‘Mean Girls’ (2004), ‘Nine Lives’ (2005), and ‘American Guns’ (2007). In 2006, she also appeared in five episodes of the TV series ‘Wildfire.’
  • // 2005
    In 2005, she won the Locarno International Film Festival Award for Best Actress for ‘Nine Lives.’
  • // 2006 To 2010
    In 2010, she acted in the romantic drama-war film ‘Dear John’ which was an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' 2006 novel of the same name. The film proved to be a commercial hit even though it received negative reviews from critics.
  • // 2008 To 2009
    With her acting career on a roll, she appeared in numerous films in the late 2000s. Among her major film projects were ‘Mamma Mia!’ in 2008 in which she played the character of Sophie, and ‘Jennifer's Body’ in 2009 in which she played Anita.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Amanda Seyfried won the ShoWest Breakthrough Female Star of the Year. The same year, she received the MTV Movie Awards for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance for her role in ‘Jennifer’s Body.’
  • // 2011 To 2013
    The 2010s began on a positive note for the young actress and she remained busy with many interesting projects. In 2011, she appeared in the movie ‘In Time’ as Sylvia Weis and portrayed Cossette in ‘Les Misérables’ in 2012. In 2013, she played important roles in ‘The Big Wedding’ and ‘Lovelace.’
  • // 2013 To 2017
    Amanda Seyfried dated actor Justin Long from 2013 to 2015. After the couple broke up, she began a relationship with actor Thomas Sadoski in early 2016. The couple got engaged in September 2016 and got married in a private ceremony in March 2017; Amanda was pregnant at that time. Shortly after, she gave birth to a daughter.
  • // 2015
    She co-starred with Mark Wahlberg and MacFarlane in the 2015 comedy film ‘Ted 2,’ in which she played Samantha Jackson, a lawyer addicted to marijuana. Even though the film was panned by critics, the audience loved it and it became a huge commercial success, grossing more than $216 million at the box office.
  • // 2015
    She co-starred with Mark Wahlberg and MacFarlane in the 2015 comedy film ‘Ted 2,’ in which she played Samantha Jackson, a lawyer addicted to marijuana. Even though the film was panned by critics, the audience loved it and it became a huge commercial success, grossing more than $216 million at the box office.

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