Amanda Seyfried (born )Amanda Seyfried is an American actress.
Childhood: Amanda Seyfried was born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
In 2006, Seyfried appeared in five episodes of Wildfire as Rebecca and had a lead role as Chrissy in the short film Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves, by writer-director Andrea Janakas.
She began her career as a model when she was 11, then her acting career at 15 with recurring parts on the soap operas As the World Turns and All My Children.
In 2004, Seyfried made her movie debut in the teen comedy Mean Girls.
Her subsequent supporting roles were in independent films, such as the drama Nine Lives (2005) and the crime drama Alpha Dog (2006).
She also had a recurring role on the UPN television series Veronica Mars (2004–06).
Between 20, Seyfried starred on the HBO drama series Big Love and appeared in the musical feature film Mamma Mia! Seyfried had leading roles in the black comedy horror film Jennifer's Body (2009), as a call girl in the erotic thriller Chloe (2009), the romantic drama-war film Dear John (2010), and the romantic drama Letters to Juliet (2010).
She then starred in the dark fantasy historical romance Red Riding Hood (2011), the dystopian sci-fi thriller In Time (2011), the thriller Gone (2012), the musical drama film Les Misérables (2012), the biographical drama Lovelace (2013), and in the Seth Mac Farlane comedies A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Ted 2 (2015). In 2003, Seyfried auditioned to play the role of Regina George in Mean Girls; the role eventually went to Rachel Mc Adams.
Her first film role was the box office teen hit 'Mean Girls' alongside Rachel Mc Adams and Lindsay Lohan in 2004.
That year she also had a recurring role in the detective series 'Veronica Mars' until 2006 opposite Kristen Bell.
The following year she was in five episodes of 'Wildfire' and had a minor role in crime drama 'Alpha Dog' alongside Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake and Bruce Willis.
She also quickly gained recognition for her role in religious drama series 'Big Love' opposite Bill Paxton In 2008, she appeared in the horror film 'Solstice' and made her breakthrough as a film actress in the Oscar winning ABBA musical 'Mamma Mia! In 2009, she appeared in the comedy horror movie 'Jennifer's Body' with Megan Fox and was cast in the comedy drama 'Boogie Woogie' which also starred Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley and Alan Cumming.
The real-life couple had an enjoyable time improvising on set. It was sort of like we got to go to the set and just play.” She told Wonderwall: It was really just that we started [our relationship] working together, so we already knew that we work well together.