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Amanda Pays

Born in London, England, Amanda Pays is the daughter of show business agent and actor Howard Pays and former actress Jan Miller. An aunt, Mandy Miller, won fame as a child star of the '50s film Crash of Silence (1952) . When she was eight, Pays started school at a nearby convent and it was there that she demonstrated her early skills as an actress... See full bio »
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 2008 Psych (TV Series)
Susan B
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Interior Designer
 2002 The Santa Trap (TV Movie)
Doris Spivak
 2002 Breathing Room (TV Series)
 2001 Ablaze
Jennifer Lewis
 2000 Grapevine (TV Series)
- Matt (2000) ... Paulina
 1999 Any Day Now (TV Series)
- Eyes Wide Open (1999) ... Helen
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
Dr. Broderick
- Blue Flu (1999) ... Dr. Broderick
 1999 It's Like, You Know... (TV Series)
Angela Blendal
- Lost in America (1999) ... Angela Blendal
 1999 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Emily Grant
- Sometimes That's Just the Way It Is (1999) ... Emily Grant
 1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
Gail Dawson
- Vendetta (1999) ... Gail Dawson
 1996-1997 Thief Takers (TV Series)
DS Anna Dryden
- Sisters in Arms (1997) ... DS Anna Dryden
- Going Under (1996) ... DS Anna Dryden
 1997 Spacejacked
 1997 Hollywood Confidential (TV Movie)
Joan Travers
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Assassin #3
 1996 Subterfuge
 1995 Solitaire for 2
Katie Burrough
 1993 Age of Treason (TV Movie)
 1993 Sade - Life Promise Pride Love (Video)
Gangster's Girlfriend (segment "Smooth Operator")
 1993 The X-Files (TV Series)
Phoebe Green
- Fire (1993) ... Phoebe Green
 1991 Dead on the Money (TV Movie)
Jennifer Ashford
 1991 The Knife
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
Sarah Taylor
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Alexandra Greer
- The Pretenders (1988) ... Alexandra Greer
 1988 Off Limits
 1987-1988 Max Headroom (TV Series)
Theora Jones
- Baby Grobags (1988) ... Theora Jones
- Lessons (1988) ... Theora Jones
- Neurostim (1988) ... Theora Jones
- Whacketts (1987) ... Theora Jones
 1987 The Kindred
Melissa Leftridge
 1986 The Frog Prince (uncredited)
 1985 Minder (TV Series)
Nikki South
- Minder on the Orient Express (1985) ... Nikki South
 1985 Star Quality: Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (TV Movie)
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Tiffany Grace
- The Hit (1985) ... Tiffany Grace
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 5 (1985) ... Sarah
- Part 4 (1985) ... Sarah
- Part 3 (1985) ... Sarah
- Part 2 (1985) ... Sarah
- Part 1 (1985) ... Sarah
 1985 Max Headroom (TV Movie)
Theora Jones
 1984 Oxford Blues
Lady Victoria Wingate
 1984 The Cold Room (TV Movie)
Carla Martin / Christa Bruckner
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She played the waitress and the "other woman" in the Sade music video "Smooth Operator". See more »

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3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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Modeling just kills the brain cells. It was good experience and it allowed me to meet many people but it was pretty awful. See more »


Along with Matt Frewer and William Morgan Sheppard, she is one of only three actors to appear in both Max Headroom (1985) and Max Headroom (1987). See more »

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So beautiful, she left me speechless! nunquam
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max headroom should be on dvd darthmike-1
Anyone see her on Psych episode on 2/8/08! germaine_87313
Does a better Liz Hurley than the original. HugeGeyser
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