Amanda Peet

Biography: American film and TV actress Amanda Peet was born January 11, 1972 in New York City where she also grew up with an older sister. It was clear early on that Peet was born to perform when she jumped onstage during a play when she was just three years old. While studying at the university, she studied drama under renowned acting teacher Uta Hagen. She also did a few off-Broadway plays while in New York.
After her experience in theater, commercial work, and auditions for television shows, she guest-starred on shows like Law & Order and The Single Guy. In 1999, she was cast as Jack Barrett in the WB dramedy Jack & Jill which lasted for two seasons. Amanda appeared in several minor roles in various movies throughout the late '90s before landing her first major role and Hollywood break in the 2000 film The Whole Nine Yards co-starring Matthew Perry and Bruce Willis.
Her memorable performance as a dental hygienist in the comedy hit brought on more movie roles for Peet as she starred
American film and TV actress Amanda Peet was born January 11, 1972 in New York City where she also grew up with an older sister. It was clear early on that Peet was born to perform when she jumped onstage during a play when she was just three years old. While studying at the university, she studied drama under renowned acting teacher Uta Hagen. She also did a few off-Broadway plays while in New York.
After her experience in theater, commercial work, and auditions for television shows, she guest-starred on shows like Law & Order and The Single Guy. In 1999, she was cast as Jack Barrett in the WB dramedy Jack & Jill which lasted for two seasons. Amanda appeared in several minor roles in various movies throughout the late '90s before landing her first major role and Hollywood break in the 2000 film The Whole Nine Yards co-starring Matthew Perry and Bruce Willis.
Her memorable performance as a dental hygienist in the comedy hit brought on more movie roles for Peet as she starred in popular films like Whipped (2000), Saving Silverman (2001), Identity (2003), and A Lot Like Love (2005). In 2006, she played Jordan McDeere, the president of the fictional TV network National Broadcasting System, in the NBC drama Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip which ran for one full season.
In 2007, Peet returned to movie work, playing the part of the wife of Zach Braff in the film The Ex. Furthermore, in 2008, she became part of the X-Files saga as she portrayed an FBI agent in the much-criticized The X-Files: I Want to Believe.
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Amanda Peet's Scores

Average career score: 77
Highest Metascore: 86 The Good Wife: Season 4
Lowest Metascore: 68 Bent (2012): Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
5 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
79 Togetherness: Season 1 Jan 11, 2015 Star 7.4
86 The Good Wife: Season 4 Sep 30, 2012 Laura Hellinger 8.6
68 Bent (2012): Season 1 Mar 21, 2012 Alex Meyers 6.2
75 The Good Wife: Season 1 Sep 22, 2009 Laura Hellinger 8.8
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 15 Sep 4, 2007 Guest tbd
75 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Season 1 Sep 18, 2006 Jordan McDeere 8.3
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 11 Sep 1, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest 8.0
tbd Jack & Jill: Season 2 Jan 10, 2001 Jacqueline "Jack" Barrett tbd
tbd Jack & Jill: Season 1 Sep 26, 1999 Jacqueline "Jack" Barrett tbd
tbd Central Park West: Season 2 Jun 5, 1996 Robin Gaynor tbd
tbd Central Park West: Season 1 Sep 13, 1995 Robin Gaynor tbd