Amanda Setton is a rising TV and film star. She is a New York native and attended Ithaca College there where she majored in drama, but really developed her passion for acting after taking part in the Actor's Workshop of Ithaca where she learned the Meisner technique. After participating in many student run productions, she graduated and found an agent. She has had small parts in movies, but was casts as Penelope in Gossip Girl
and is now a recurring character.