Amanda Peet Birthday (January 11th)

Amanda Peet Birthday (January 11th)

Amanda Peet an American TV and film actress was born on 11th January, 1972 in New York City.

A studying in Uta Hagen, Amanda started Amanda Peet career in TV commercials, and developed to minor roles in TV and indie films. Featured characters in movies such as The Whole Nine Yards (2000) bring her recognition. Amanda Peet was named one of the People's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World". And Amanda Peet subsequent movie roles were more outstanding, and comprised Something's Gotta Give (2003) and Syriana (2005). Amanda Peet wedded the screenwriter David Benioff in 2006.

Biography of Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet Early Life

Amanda Peet was the daughter of Charles Peet, a commercial lawyer and Penny, a social worker. Amanda Peet mother is a Jewish and her father is Quaker. Amanda has one elder sister, Alisa Peet, who is a surgeon. She attended the Friends Seminary. She studied about history and also graduated from the Columbia University at where Amanda Peet gave a test for the drama teacher Uta Hagen. After joining Hagen’s class, she determined to become an artist. Throughout her 4-years of study with Uta Hagen, she emerged in off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets's Awake and Sing.

Career Graph of Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet’s first monitor performance was the TV commercial for the Skittles. And Amanda Peet early characters comprised guest roles on TV series Law & Order. Amanda Peet made her movie debut in Animal Room (1995). Amanda Peet maintained the tough performing arts career in comparatively ambiguous indie movies.

And Amanda Peet first primary role was as "Jack" in 1999 WB network series Jack & Jill (which run for 2 seasons). Amanda also emerged in 8th season ending of Seinfeld ("The Summer of George") as the waitress whom Jerry Seinfeld meets. Amanda Peet primary role in big released feature movie came in 2000, with The Whole Nine Yards, which, jointly with a faction movie Whipped, assisted to raise Amanda Peet position from the supporting actress to lead. At the same year, Amanda Peet was selected one of 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine. Amanda Peet did a film Saving Silverman with Steve Zhan and Jack Black. Amanda Peet starred in the Something's Gotta Give in 2003, playing with Diane Keaton's daughter, and Jack Nicholson's girlfriend.

In the year of 2005, Amanda Peet emerged in a play This Is How It Goes, after 6 days of practice. At the same year, Amanda Peet co-starred in the movies Syriana along with A Lot Like Love, George Clooney, and Matt Damon, with Ashton Kutcher. And in February 2006, Amanda Peet gave a performance in Neil Simon's Broadway production of Barefoot in the Park.

Amanda Peet was an associate of the cast of TV series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, which premiered on the NBC on 18th September, 2006. Amanda Peet worked with Matthew Perry in Sarah Paulson, The Whole Ten Yards, and The Whole Ten Yards, with whom Amanda co-starred in Jack & Jill. And in Studio 60, Amanda Peet’s role Jordan McDeere was newly elected president of the National Broadcasting System (NBS). And in the year of 2006, Amanda Peet starred with Dermot Mulroney in Griffin and Phoenix, at where Amanda Peet played the role of terminally-ill woman.

In 2007’s The Ex, a humor co-starring Zach Braff, Amanda Peet played a public prosecutor who stays abode to hoist a new born baby. And in the year of 2008, she continued to play an FBI manager in The X-Files: I Want to Believe.

Amanda Peet Private Life

Amanda Peet wedded with a screenwriter David Benioff on 30th September, 2006 in New York City. They have a daughter, Frances Pen, on 20th February, 2007. They live in Manhattan and Los Angeles.

In the year of 2008 Amanda Peet was appointed as an orator for the Every Child By Two (ECBT), a non-profit organization which advocates childhood vaccination. Amanda Peet started working with a group after becoming occupied through the "amount of propaganda floating around [about vaccines], mainly in Hollywood." And in a conference with Cookie, Amanda stated: "Frankly, I feel that parents who don't vaccinate their children are parasites." Amanda’s comments stimulated controversy; she expressed regret for using term "parasites", but confirmed her place on the significance and protection of vaccination.

Filmography of Amanda Peet




1995 Animal Room Debbie
1996 One Fine Day Celia
She's the One Molly
1997 Touch Me Bridgette
Grind Patty
Sax and Violins  
1998 Playing by Heart Amber
Southie Marianne Silva
Origin of the Species Julia
1999 Body Shots Jane Bannister
Two Ninas Nina Harris
Jump Lisa
Simply Irresistible Chris
2000 Takedown Karen
Whipped Mia
The Whole Nine Yards Jill
Isn't She Great Debbie
2001 Saving Silverman Judith Fessbeggler
2002 Igby Goes Down Rachel
Changing Lanes Cynthia Delano Banek
High Crimes Jackie
2003 Something's Gotta Give Marin
Identity Paris
2004 The Whole Ten Yards Jill
2005 Syriana Julia Woodman
A LotLike Love Emily Friehl
Melinda and Melinda Susan
2006 Griffin & Phoenix Sarah Phoenix
2007 The Ex Sofia Kowalski
Terra Maria (voice)
Martian Child Harlee
2008 The X-Files: I Want to Believe FBI Agent Dakota Whitney
Five Dollars a Day Maggie
What Doesn't Kill You Stacy Reilly
Safety Glass TBA
2009 Untitled Nicole Holocene Project TBA
2012 Kate