Amanda Michelle Seyfried, born December 3, 1985 is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a model when she was 11, then at 15 began an acting career, starting off with uncredited roles and moving on to recurring roles on the soap operas As the World Turns and All My Children. Amanda is also noted to be an avid fan of the New York Rangers, her favorite player being Ryan McDonagh. In addition to hockey, Seyfried enjoys professional wrestling and is a fan of independent wrestler Kai Katana.
In 2004, Seyfried made her film debut in the teen comedy Mean Girls. Her subsequent supporting roles were in independent films, such as the drama Nine Lives (2005) and the crime drama Alpha Dog (2006), she also had a recurring role in the UPN TV drama show Veronica Mars (2004–2006). Between 2006 and 2011, she starred on the HBO drama series Big Love and appeared in the 2008 musical feature film Mamma Mia!.
Her other appearances include leading roles in the black comedy horror film Jennifer’s Body (2009), as a call girl in the erotic thriller, Chloe (2009), the romantic drama-war film Dear John (2010), the romantic dramaLetters to Juliet (2010), the dark fantasy historical romance Red Riding Hood (2011), the dystopian sci-fi thriller In Time (2011), the thriller Gone (2012), the musical drama film Les Misérables (2012), as a porn actress in the biographical drama Lovelace (2013), the western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and the comedy Ted 2 (2015).