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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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 2015-2016 Togetherness (TV Series)
Tina Morris / Tina
- Episode #2.5 (2016)
- Episode #2.4 (2016)
- Episode #2.2 (2016)
- Episode #2.8 (2016) ... Tina
- Episode #2.1 (2016) ... Tina
 2013 Trust Me
 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
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
- Jenkins (2010) ... Jenkins
 2009/I 2012
Kate Curtis
 2009 Wainy Days (TV Series)
- Jill (2009) ... Jill
 2009 Important Things with Demetri Martin (TV Series)
- Timing (2009) ... Actress
 2008 $5 a Day
 2007 Battle for Terra
Maria Montez (voice)
 2006 Griffin & Phoenix
 2003 Identity
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
 2001 Date Squad (Short)
Belkis Felcher
 2001 Saving Silverman
 2000 Whipped
 2000 Takedown
 2000 Isn't She Great
 2000 Zoe Loses It (Short)
 1999 Body Shots
Jane Bannister
 1999 Two Ninas
Nina Harris
 1999 Jump
 1999 Simply Irresistible
 1999 Partners (TV Series)
Beth Harmon
- Pilot (1999) ... Beth Harmon
 1998 Origin of the Species
 1998 1999
 1997 Ellen Foster (TV Movie)
Julia Hobbs
 1997 Touch Me
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
- The Summer of George (1997) ... Lanette
 1997 Grind
 1997 Spin City (TV Series)
- Snowbound (1997) ... Shelly
 1996 Winterlude (Short)
 1996 She's the One
 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)
- Wedding (1996) ... Kathy
 1996 Virginity (Short)
 1995 Animal Room
 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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Stage: Played Corie Bratter in 'Neil Simon (I)''s "Barefoot in the Park" at the Cort Theatre in New York City, February 2006. See more »

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


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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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 »


Amanda's father's ancestry is English, Scottish, and German. Amanda's mother's family is Ashkenazi Jewish (they immigrated from Germany, Russia, and Hungary). Amanda's maternal great-grandfathers were Samuel Levy, a New York lawyer and public official, and Samuel Rothafel, a theatrical impresario. See more »

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