Person Details

Birthday: 1972-01-11 21:31:53

Aliases: Аманда Піт , Аманда Пит , 아만다 피트 , Αμάντα Πιτ

Gender: Female

Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA

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Movie Involvements: 22

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

Amanda Peet (born January 11, 1972, height 5' 6½" (1,69 m)) is an American actress who has appeared in film, stage and television. After studying with Uta Hagen at Columbia University, Peet began her career in television commercials, and progressed to small roles on television, before making her film debut in 1995. Featured roles in films such as the 2000 comedy film The Whole Nine Yards brought her wider recognition. She has appeared in a variety of films, including the 2001 comedy Saving Silverman, the 2003 romantic comedy Something's Gotta Give, the 2003 psychological thriller film Identity, the 2005 action-thriller Syriana, the 2006 comedy-drama remake Griffin & Phoenix, the 2007 romantic comedy The Ex, the 2008 science fiction film The X-Files: I Want to Believe and the 2009 disaster adventure drama 2012. She has also appeared in the 1999 drama series Jack & Jill and the 2006 drama series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Early life Peet was born in New York City, the daughter of Penny (née Levy), a social worker, and Charles D. Peet, Jr., a corporate lawyer. Her parents are divorced. Her maternal great-grandfathers were Samuel Levy, a lawyer, businessman, and public official, who served as Manhattan Borough President, and Samuel Roxy Rothafel, a theatrical impresario and entrepreneur.  Peet's father is a Quaker and Peet's mother is Jewish. Peet attended Friends Seminary, then studied history at and graduated from Columbia University,where she auditioned for acting teacher Uta Hagen and decided to become an actress after taking Hagen's class. During her four-year period of study with Hagen, Peet appeared in the off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets's Awake and Sing with Stephen Lang. Personal life Peet married screenwriter David Benioff on September 30, 2006, in New York City.They have two children; Frances Pen "Frankie", born in 2007, and Molly June, born in 2010. The family lives in Manhattan and Beverly Hills. Peet was maid of honor at Lauren Holly's marriage in 2001 to Francis Greco.

Most Famous Work

2012
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2012

(2009) Kate Curtis
Identity
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7

Identity

(2003) Paris
The X Files: I Want to Believe
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6

The X Files: I Want to Believe

(2008) ASAC Dakota Whitney
High Crimes
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6

High Crimes

(2002) Jackie
Syriana
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7

Syriana

(2005) Julie Woodman
What Doesn't Kill You
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6

What Doesn't Kill You

(2008) Stacy Reilly
Changing Lanes
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6

Changing Lanes

(2002) Cynthia Delano Banek
Takedown
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6

Takedown

(2004) Karen

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2018 N/A
2017 Jules
2016 Herself
2015 Paula
Tina Morris
2013 Joan
Marcy
Trish Patterson
2012 Ranger (voice)
N/A
Alex Meyers
2010 Darcy Silverman
Self
Herself
Mary
2009 Kate Curtis
Actress
2008 Stacy Reilly
ASAC Dakota Whitney
Maggie
2007 Harlee
Maria Montez (voice)
2006 Sofia Kowalski
Jordan McDeere
Phoenix
2005 Julie Woodman
N/A
Jenkins
Emily Friehl
2004 Susan
N/A
Jill St. Claire
2003 Marin
N/A
Paris
Patty
2002 Rachel
Cynthia Delano Banek
Jackie
2001 Judith Fessbeggler
2000 Nina Harris
Mia
Karen
Jill St. Claire
Debbie
1999 Jane Bannister
Jacqueline 'Jack' Barrett
Lisa
Chris
1998 Amber
Marianne Silva
Nicole
Julia
1997 Julia Hobbs
Bridgette
Herself
Patty
1996 Celia
N/A
Molly
1995 N/A
N/A
Debbie
1993 N/A
1990 N/A
1989 N/A
1983 N/A
Bertha Russell
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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