Amanda Peet Biography (1972-)

Born January 11, 1972, in New York, NY; daughter of Charles (a corporate lawyer) and Penny (a social worker) Peet. Addresses: Agent: Stephen Hirsh,The Gersh Agency, 130 West 42nd St., New York, NY 10036.; Manager: Eric Kranzler, Management 360, 9111 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Publicist: Annett Wolf, Wolf/Kasteler/Van Iden and Associates Public Relations, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
January 11, 1972
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Debbie, Animal Room, 1995
  • Celia, One Fine Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Molly, She's the One, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Virginity, 1996
  • Bridgette, Touch Me, 1997
  • Patty, Grind, Fox Lorber, 1997
  • Sax and Violins, 1997
  • Julia, Origin of the Species, 1998
  • Marianne Silva, Southie (also known as Brass Ring), Lions Gate Films, 1998
  • Nicole, 1999 (also known as Girls & Boys), 1998
  • Chris, Simply Irresistible (also known as The Magic Hour, Vanilla Fog, and Einfach unwiderstehlich), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Jane Bannister, Body Shots (also known as Jello Shots), NewLine Cinema, 1999
  • Lisa, Jump, Arrow Releasing, 1999
  • Nina Harris, Two Ninas, Trident Releasing, 1999
  • Debbie, Isn't She Great (also known as Ist sie nicht grossartig?), MCA/Universal, 2000
  • Jill St. Claire, The Whole Nine Yards (also known as Le nouveauvoisin), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Karen, Takedown (also known as Hackers 2: Takedown), Dimension Films, 2000
  • Mia, Whipped, Destination Films, 2000
  • Judith Fessbeggler, Saving Silverman (also known as Evil Woman), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001
  • Cynthia Banek, Changing Lanes, Paramount, 2002
  • Jackie Grimaldi, High Crimes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Rachel, Igby Goes Down, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2002
  • Marin Barry, Something's Gotta Give, Columbia, 2003
  • Paris, Identity, Columbia, 2003
  • Patty, Whatever We Do, 2003
  • Gina, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Artisan Entertainment, 2004
  • Jill St. Claire, The Whole Ten Yards, Warner Bros., 2004
  • Melinda and Melinda, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004
  • Piccadilly Jim, United International Pictures, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Beth Harmon, Partners, CBS, 1999
  • Jacqueline "Jack" Barrett, Jack & Jill, The WB, 1999-2001
  • Also appeared in One Life to Live, ABC.
  • Specials
  • Julia Hobbs, "Ellen Foster," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1997
  • Herself, Reel Comedy: Saving Silverman, Comedy Central, 2001
  • Belkis Felcher, Date Squad, Cinemax, 2001
  • Zoe, Zoe Loses It, Cinemax, 2001
  • Herself, Reel Comedy: The Whole Ten Yards, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • Herself, 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, 2000
  • Presenter, 16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2001
  • Presenter, The Ninth Annual Critics Choice Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Leslie Harland, "Hot Pursuit," Law & Order, NBC, 1995
  • Kathy, "Wedding," The Single Guy, NBC, 1996
  • Robyn Gaynor, "Guess Who's Coming to Annoy You," Central Park West(also known as CPW), CBS, 1996
  • Robyn Gaynor, "Hour of the Devil," Central Park West (also known as CPW), CBS, 1996
  • Robyn Gaynor, "Public Execution," Central Park West (also known asCPW), CBS, 1996
  • Linette, "The Summer of George," Seinfeld, NBC, 1997
  • Shelley McCrory, "Snowbound," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 1997
  • Herself, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2000
  • Herself, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2002, 2003 (multiple episodes)
  • Herself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2004
  • Also appeared as Robyn Gaynor in "Behind Your Back," "She Danced Only OneSummer," and "Showgirls," all unaired episodes of Central Park West (also known as CPW), CBS.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Dawn, Winter Lies, INTAR Hispanic American Theatre, New York City,1993
  • Hennie Berger, Awake and Sing!, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New YorkCity, 1995
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Herself, Igby Goes Down: In Search of Igby, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2003

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • In Style, February, 2000, pp. 173-74
    • Los Angeles, March, 2000, p. 42
    • Manhattan File, September, 2000, pp. 96-99
    • Playboy, August, 2002, pp. 112-13, 154
    • Premiere, September 1, 2003, pp. 76-78
    • Seventeen, November, 1999
    • Talk, September, 2000, p. 54
    • USA Today, December 13, 1996
    • US Weekly, April 10, 2000, p. 100
    • Vanity Fair, January, 1997, p. 51

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