Amanda Seyfried GalleryAmanda Michelle Seyfried was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania onDecember 3, 1985. Her heritage is German. After watching Romeo + Julietwith her father at the age of 10, she decided she wanted to become anactress. To get there, she began her career as a model when she was only11.
At that time, Amanda also had a love for Leonardo DiCaprio and probablyfigured that becoming an actress was the way to meet the celebrity. Shesaid that she was kind of skinny and had braces, and she admits to beingnot that pretty, but being a model was a fun experience, and she got a nicepaycheck with she used to buy sweets. At the age of 15, she started hercareer as an actress, having acquired roles on the daytime soaps As theWorld Turns and All My Children. At the age of 17, she ended her modelingcareer and started taking voice instruction.
In 2003, Amanda graduated from high school, after having missed around70 days of school during senior year due to her acting career. In 2004,instead of going to Fordham University in New York, as she had planned,Amanda made her theatrical debut in the motion picture Mean Girls, inwhich she played Karen Smith. She initially auditioned to play ReginaGeorge and had also been considered for the role of Cady Heron, but sheended up with the role of Karen Smith. Seyfried then went on to picturessuch as Nine Lives and Alpha Dog and television series such as VeronicaMars. She originally tried out for the lead role for that series, but eventually,she was chosen to be another character. Her portrayal as Lilly Kane wasso compelling, they decided to use Seyfried more times than they hadinitially planned.
In 2009, Seyfried was cast as the character Savannah Curtis in theNicholas Sparks penned movie Dear John. She also penned one of thesongs for the soundtrack. The movie tells the story of a soldier makinghis way back home to reunite with his love during the waning days ofthe American Civil War. Later in 2009, People Magazine voted AmandaSeyfried one of the most beautiful people in their special issues.
In 2010, Amanda appeared as the title character in the theatrical filmChloe, release by Sony. The role in that film won her favorable remarksfrom critics. Then, in 2011, she was ranked #1 on People Magazine’s list of25 Beauties at 25.
Seyfried’s latest film will be Les Miserables, which she states is her mostfavorite musical, having seen the Broadway production while still in highschool. This theatrical film will be released late this year (2012).
When not acting, Amanda Seyfried lends her image to other roles ofimportance. To give you an example, she appeared on the cover of threeFrancine Pascal books. She was also dressed up as Alice of Alice inWonderland for a special spread in the Italian Vogue Magazine. If not forher acting career, Amanda admits she would have most likely gone intometeorology.Visit http://amandaseyfriedgallery.com/ for more info.