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Amanda Peet

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.

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Jan 11, 1972 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Wainy Days
Latest Project:
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem 2016-03-08
Known For
Poster of Akte X - Jenseits der Wahrheit
Poster of So was wie Liebe
Poster of Tage wie dieser
Poster of Central Park West
Series Wainy Days Jill 2019
Movie The 4%: Film's Gender Problem Herself 2016-03-08
Series Togetherness Tina Morris 2015-01-11
Movie Sleeping with Other People Paula 2015-06-26
Movie Voll Abgezockt Trish Patterson 2013-03-06
Movie Ganz weit hinten Joan 2013-06-06
Movie Trust Me Marcy 2013-04-20
Series Bent Alex Meyers 2012-03-21
Movie Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Ranger (voice) 2012-12-02
Movie Please Give Mary 2010-01-22
Movie Gullivers Reisen - Da kommt was Großes auf uns zu Darcy Silverman 2010-12-25
Series Important Things with Demetri Martin Actress 2009-02-11
Movie 2012 Kate Curtis 2009-10-10
Movie Akte X - Jenseits der Wahrheit ASAC Dakota Whitney 2008-07-24
Movie What Doesn't Kill You Stacy Reilly 2008-12-12
Series Kill Point Sofia Kowalski 2007-07-22
Series Galileo Marin 2007-10-15
Movie Battle for Terra Maria Montez (voice) 2007-09-06
Series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Jordan McDeere 2006-09-18
Movie Griffin & Phoenix Phoenix 2006-09-12
Movie So was wie Liebe Emily Friehl 2005-04-22
Series How I Met Your Mother Jenkins 2005-09-19
Movie Syriana Julie Woodman 2005-11-23
Movie Spivs 2004-05-13
Movie Melinda und Melinda Susan 2004-10-29
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie Whatever We Do Patty 2003-01-16
Movie Identität Paris 2003-04-25
Series Australian Idol 2003-07-27
Movie High Crimes - Im Netz der Lügen Jackie 2002-04-05
Movie Igby! Rachel 2002-09-13
Movie Zickenterror - Der Teufel ist eine Frau Judith Fessbeggler 2001-02-09
Movie Ist sie nicht großartig? Debbie 2000-01-28
Movie Keine halben Sachen Jill St. Claire 2000-02-18
Movie Two Ninas Nina Harris 2000-12-01
Movie Vernascht! Mia 2000-09-01
Series SportsCentury Karen 1999-01-21
Movie Einfach unwiderstehlich Chris 1999-02-05
Movie Jump Lisa 1999-04-17
Series Jack & Jill Jacqueline 'Jack' Barrett 1999-09-26
Movie Body Shots Jane Bannister 1999-10-07
Movie 1999 Nicole 1998-01-01
Movie Southie – Terror in South Boston Marianne Silva 1998-06-10
Movie Leben und lieben in L.A. Amber 1998-12-30
Series King of the Hill Jill 1997-01-12
Movie Auf der Strecke geblieben Patty 1997-04-11
Movie Touch Me Bridgette 1997-09-05
Movie Eine für's Leben Molly 1996-08-26
Series Chaos City Unknown 1996-09-17
Movie Tage wie dieser Celia 1996-12-20
Series Central Park West Unknown 1995-09-13
Movie Animal Room Debbie 1995-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Stirb langsam Unknown 1988-11-10
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Lawinenexpress Unknown 1979-09-29
Series The Mothers-in-Law Harlee 1967-09-10