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Amanda Peet was born and raised in New York. She is the daughter of Penny (Levy), a social worker, and Charles Peet, a lawyer, and has an older sister. Her father was of mostly English and German ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish family (from Germany, Russia, and Hungary). Peet's maternal great-grandfathers were politician Samuel Levy and... See full bio »

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 2014 Togetherness (TV Series)
Tina Morris
- Party Time (2014) ... Tina Morris
- Houston, We Have a Problem (2014) ... Tina Morris
- Ghost in Chains (2014) ... Tina Morris
- Kick the Can (2014) ... Tina Morris
- Not So Together (2014) ... Tina Morris
 2013 Trust Me
Marcy
 2012 Bent (TV Series)
Alex Meyers
- Tile Date (2012) ... Alex Meyers
- Mom (2012) ... Alex Meyers
- HD (2012) ... Alex Meyers
- A-Game (2012) ... Alex Meyers
- Smitten (2012) ... Alex Meyers
 2010 Gulliver's Travels
Darcy Silverman
 2010 Please Give
Mary
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Jenkins
- Jenkins (2010) ... Jenkins
 2009/I 2012
Kate Curtis
 2009 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Jill
- Jill (2009) ... Jill
 2009 Important Things with Demetri Martin (TV Series)
Actress
- Timing (2009) ... Actress
 2008 $5 a Day
Maggie
 2007 Battle for Terra
Maria Montez (voice)
 2006 Griffin & Phoenix
Phoenix
 2003 Identity
Paris
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
Patty
 2001 Date Squad (Short)
Belkis Felcher
 2001 Saving Silverman
Judith
 2000 Whipped
Mia
 2000 Takedown
Karen
 2000 Isn't She Great
Debbie
 2000 Zoe Loses It (Short)
Zoe
 1999 Body Shots
Jane Bannister
 1999 Two Ninas
Nina Harris
 1999 Jump
Lisa
 1999 Simply Irresistible
Chris
 1999 Partners (TV Series)
Beth Harmon
- Pilot (1999) ... Beth Harmon
 1998 Origin of the Species
Julia
 1998 1999
Nicole
 1997 Ellen Foster (TV Movie)
Julia Hobbs
 1997 Touch Me
Bridgette
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Lanette
- The Summer of George (1997) ... Lanette
 1997 Grind
Patty
 1997 Spin City (TV Series)
Shelly McCory
- Snowbound (1997) ... Shelly McCory
 1996 Winterlude (Short)
 1996 She's the One
Molly
 1996 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Robyn Gainer
- Public Execution (1996) ... Robyn Gainer
- Guess Who's Come to Annoy You? (1996) ... Robyn Gainer
- Hour of the Devil (1996) ... Robyn Gainer
- Showgirls ... Robyn Gainer
- She Danced Only One Summer ... Robyn Gainer
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Kathy
- Wedding (1996) ... Kathy
 1996 Virginity (Short)
 1995 Animal Room
Debbie
 1995 Law & Order (TV Series)
Leslie Harlan
- Hot Pursuit (1995) ... Leslie Harlan
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Layle (1995)
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Other Works:

Stage: Plays Belinda in "This Is How It Goes" play by Neil LaBute (Public Theater, New York City, March 2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 8 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

And I also definitely love glamor. I mean, I love getting dressed up, and having someone do my make-up and feeling pretty. I'm not gonna lie about that, cause that's part of what I love about what I do. But celebrity, it's like the feeling of going to the prom, the adolescent feeling of popularity. As an actor, my main focus is finding good writing and attacking a good role. I mean, I understand ... See more »

Trivia:

Attended Friends Seminary (k-12) with actor Liev Schreiber: when he was a senior she was in the 7th grade. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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Amanda Peet thinks parents who don't vaccinate are 'parasites'! DustyKat73
Anyone else think she looks a lot like linda hamilton? i_liveguitar
she looks like jdavid_50
anyone else find her annoying? lholm
Why does celebrities do this? eyespy78
Her eyes ... PuRePLaYaZ
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