Amanda Seyfried is from the United States. The first job she had was as a model when she was just 11 years old. When she was a teenager, she also started acting. She started out on TV with small parts in shows. Then she made her big-screen debut as “Karen Smith” in the teen comedy movie “Mean Girls.” When she played this role, it made her famous in the United States and made her a well-known actor in the American film industry. She is well-known on TV for her role as “Lilly Kane.” When people talk about Amanda, they don’t think of her as just another pretty face. Amanda doesn’t want to be just another pretty face. The talented and ambitious actor likes to push herself by taking on a wide range of roles that make her move out of her own comfort zone. These roles also give her a chance to improve her acting skills. She has done comedies, horrors, dramas, erotic thrillers, and romantic movies, among many other types of movies, as well. She has never failed to impress the people who have seen her performances. She is also an actor, but she is also a singer. She has helped write some of the music for some of her movies.
Childhood & Early Life
Born on December 3, 1985, Amanda Seyfried is the daughter of Ann and Jack Seyfried. Her mother is an occupational therapist, and her father is a pharmacist, so both of them work with people. She has an older sister.
She became a model at the age of 11 and was just 11 years old. Her first job was with a clothing company called “The Limited Too.” A voice coach helped Seyfried learn opera.
Amanda Seyfried got her first acting job when she was 15. She played Lucy Montgomery on the soap opera “As the World Turns” (1999–2001).
Due to her modeling and acting jobs, she had to miss a lot of schools. She graduated from high school in 2003, even though she had a lot going on.
Amanda Seyfried stopped modeling so that she could focus on her acting. After she played a few small parts in some TV shows (2004), she was cast as “Karen Smith,” a dumb girl, in the movie “Mean Girls.” The movie was a big hit at the box office. Amanda’s popularity rose.
She then tried out to be the main character in the TV show “Veronica Mars.” After not getting the part, she was eventually cast as the main character’s best friend, “Kane.” Since 2004, she has played this role in 11 episodes.
Then, at the same time, she also tried her hand at acting. She had supporting roles in movies like “Nine Lives” (2005) and “American Gun” (2005). She starred in five episodes of the TV show “Wildfire” in 2006.
With her acting career going well, Amanda Seyfried starred in a lot of movies in the late 2000s. At the top of her list of film, roles were Sophie from “Mamma Mia!”, which she played in 2008. When she was younger, she played “Anita” in the movie “Jennifer’s Body,” which came out in 2009.
Acting in “Dear John,” which was based on Nicholas Sparks’ 2006 book of the same name, came out in 2010. It was a romantic-drama-war film. The movie was a commercial success even though critics didn’t like it very much.
It’s because Amanda Seyfried is a good singer that she has helped write the soundtracks for many movies, like “Dear John!”.
The young actor had a good start to the decade because she worked on a lot of interesting projects. In 2011, she starred in the movie “In Time.” She played “Sylvia Weis.” It was then that she played Cosette in “Les Misérables” in 2012. In 2013, she played important roles in movies like “The Big Wedding” and “Lovelace.”
It was a western comedy called “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” Amanda Seyfried was part of the group that starred in the movie. Charlize Theron, Neil Patrick Harris, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, and Liam Neeson were some of the actors in the movie, which was a little bit of a hit.
She co-stars with Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane in the 2015 comedy film “Ted 2.” In it, she played a lawyer who was addicted to pot called “Samantha Jackson.” Critics didn’t like the movie, but it was a big hit at the box office, making more than $216 million.
When she was younger, she played Sarah Henrickson in the HBO show “Big Love.” She did this from 2006 to 2011.
She then starred with Ethan Hawk in the critically acclaimed 2017 movie “First Reformed,” which was a big hit. The movie did not do very well at the box office. It was shown at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. In the same year, she also starred in “The Last Word.”
In 2018, actors like Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Christine Baranski were in the jukebox musical romantic comedy film, “Mamma Mia. It was both a critical and commercial hit, making $395 million against a budget of $75 million.
On the big screen this year, she was in the comedy-drama movie “The Art of Racing in the Rain.”
“You Should Have Left” and “Mank” were both made by Amanda Seyfried in 2020. They were both scary movies. Her performance in the movie “Mank” was very well received. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the movie.
When Amanda Seyfried played Samantha in the drama film “Nine Lives,” she was very well-liked. She won a few awards for playing a troubled teen who is torn between her parents, who don’t talk to her.
This is what she did in the drama film “Les Misérables.” She was “Cosette,” an illegitimate daughter of a prostitute, and she played her in the movie. When she played a girl who was having a hard time with her emotions, her performance hit home with the audience. The movie was a big hit both commercially and critically.
Awards and accomplishments:
For “Nine Lives,” Amanda Seyfried won the “Locarno International Film Festival Award” in 2005 for “Best Actress,” because she was so good in the movie that year.
As for Jennifer’s body, she won the “Best Scared As S*** Performance” award at the “MTV Movie Awards” in the same year. She played Jennifer in that movie.
From 2013 to 2015, Amanda Seyfried was in a relationship with the actor Justin Long. In early 2016, she started dating the actor Thomas Sadoski after she broke up with Long and started dating him. When Amanda was pregnant, they got engaged in September 2016. They were married in a private ceremony in March 2017, and Amanda was still pregnant when she married the man. After that, she gave birth to their daughter. Their son was born in September 2020.