Amanda Detmer

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Amanda Detmer

Born

9/27/1971, Chico, California

Birth Name

Amanda Jeannette Detmer

Gender

Female

Also Known As

Amanda J. Detmer
  • Amanda Detmer as Brenda Hayden on Man Up.
  • Amanda Detmer on Man Up.
8.3
out of 10
User Rating
30 votes

Biography

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A California native petite blonde actress with pretty, pixiesh features and a high energy presence. Amanda Graduated from California State College and then made her debut in the TV-movie Stolen Innocence CBS in 1995. A local girl (the project was lensed in her native Chico), Detmer impressed with…more

Credits

Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Amanda's movies of 2007:
      - American Crude as Olivia
      - 1321 Clover as Sharon Tuttle

    • Amanda's movies of 2006:
      - You, Me and Dupree as Annie
      - Jam as Amy
      - Final Move as Amy Marlowe

    • Amanda appeared in the movie Proof of Lies in 2006 as Christine Hartley.

    • The British actress Claire Forlani said her kissing scene with Freddie Prinze Jr. in their new teen flick Boys and Girls wasn't half as steamy as the one she and co-star Amanda Detmer shared.

    • Amanda was featured as #77 in Maxim Magazine's Hot 100 of 2002 supplement.

    • Amanda acted the independent features X-Girlfriends and Something Sweet both lenses in 1999.

    • Amanda in 2006 was cast as Deena Greco in the ABC series, What About Brian.

    • Amanda in 2006 appeared opposite Matt Dillon and Kate Hudson in the comedy You, Me and Dupree as Annie.

    • Amanda in 2003 was cast on the short-lived NBC series, A.U.S.A. as Susan Rakoff.

    • Amanda in 2001 Had a supporting role in Saving Silverman, playing Sandy Perkus a young woman ready to take a religious vows who is the dream girl of Jason Biggs titular nice guy.

    • Amanda in 2001, co-starred with Jim Carrey in the movie The Majestic as Sandra Sinclair.

    • Amanda in 2000 was a regular on the NBC summer replacement sitcom M.Y.O.B. as Lisa Overbeck.

    • Amanda in 2000 featured in the romantic comedy Boys and Girls as Amy.

    • Amanda in 2000, co-starred as Terry Chaney, one member of a group of high school students spared from a plane crash death because of another high school student premonitory vision in the supernatural thriller Final Destination.

    • Amanda in 1999 was a regular cast on the short lived Fox police drama series Ryan Caulfield: Year One as Casey.

    • Amanda in 2002 starred as Jennifer Langson in the mystical drama Last Seen screened at the Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM).

    • Amanda in 1999 played Miss Minneapolis in the beauty pageant comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous.

    • Amanda in 1999 got the role of Tyler Harris-Carr in the NBC miniseries To Serve and Protect, chronicling a family of New York City police officers.

    • In 1998, Amanda spent her summer acting in productions at the Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater.

    • Amanda's first role in 1995 was as a runaway in the CBS TV-movie Stolen Innocence.

    • Amanda's companion is the actor Benjamin King.

    • Amanda's acting debut occurred with the TV movie Stolen Innocence in 1995, but she decided to first complete her M.F.A. before continuing on her career in show business.

    • In real life, Amanda is older than the young women roles she has portrayed onscreen, but her convincingly youthful performances helped her looks in deceiving viewers about her age.

    • Amanda appeared in August 2001 at MN's Guthrie Theater as Mozart's Wife in Amadeus.

    • Amanda ranked #17 in Stuff's 101 Sexiest Women in 2001.

    • Amanda's height is 5' 4" (1.63 m).

    • Amanda received her Master Degree of Fine Arts from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

    • Amanda's favorite character in the novel/movie 'To Kill A Mocking Bird' is Boo Radley, whom she named one of her three dogs after.

  • Quotes

    • Amanda(While waiting to know if the series What About Brian would have another season): I let the phone ring all day that day...I wouldn't answer it, because I thought I already knew.

SUBMIT REVIEW
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    5.0
    Amanda Detmer is a decent actress and I like her in her small parts in all of her movies, but she hasn't really starred in any roles so I cannot truly give her higher than 2 1/2 stars.