Amanda Seyfried

Biography: American film and TV actress Amanda Seyfried (pronounced "Cy-Fred") is most known for playing the dead bestfriend of Kristen Bell's character on the UPN drama, Veronica Mars.She got her big break with her feature film debut appearance in the teen comedy Mean Girls, where she played the dumb but lovable Karen Smith.

A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Amanda began her career at age 11, as a model for Wilhelmina Models. Amanda and her mother, Ann Seyfried, juggled school and work schedules to make many trips to New York for casting calls, photo and commercial shoots. While in New York, Amanda performed in various theatre productions including Grease, Wind in the Willows, and A Christmas Carol. She has also done commercial ads for the Lifetime Channel and Sony. Her print modeling ads range from Limited Too to Mizz Magazine.

On television, she made her debut as Lucy Montgomery in the soap opera As the World Turns before moving onto the ABC daytime drama All My Children as
goody-goody teen Joni Stafford. Her other television credits include Guiding Light and Law & Order: SVU. In 2004, she was cast as Lilly Kane on Veronica Mars and Sarah Henrickson on the HBO drama Big Love after the UPN show was canceled.

In film, Amanda landed roles in American Gun (2005), Nine Lives (2005), and Alpha Dog (2007). In 2008, she won the lead role in the movie musical Mamma Mia! opposite veteran actress Meryl Streep.
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Amanda Seyfried's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 84 While We're Young
Lowest Metascore: 28 The Big Wedding
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 Mean Girls Apr 30, 2004 Karen Smith 7.9
62 Veronica Mars Mar 14, 2014 Lilly Kane 7.8
63 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Cosette / Cosette 7.4
51 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Sophie 7.1
50 A Bag of Hammers May 11, 2012 Amanda 6.8
48 American Gun Mar 22, 2006 Mouse 6.7
56 The End of Love Mar 1, 2013 Amanda / Amanda 6.5
52 Epic May 24, 2013 Mary Katherine 6.4
53 In Time Oct 28, 2011 Sylvia Weis 6.3
50 Letters to Juliet May 14, 2010 Sophie 6.2
43 Dear John Feb 5, 2010 Savannah Curtis 5.9
51 Lovelace Aug 9, 2013 Executive Producer / Linda Lovelace / Linda / Linda Lovelace 5.9
tbd Boogie Woogie Apr 23, 2010 Paige Prideaux 5.8
47 Jennifer's Body Sep 18, 2009 Needy 5.6
36 Gone Feb 24, 2012 Jill / Jill Parrish 5.6
48 Chloe Mar 26, 2010 Chloe 5.4
44 A Million Ways to Die in the West May 30, 2014 Cast / Louise / Louise 5.1
29 Red Riding Hood Mar 11, 2011 Valerie 4.2
28 The Big Wedding Apr 26, 2013 Missy O'Connor / Missy / Missy O'Connor 4.1
tbd Ted 2 Jun 26, 2015 Cast tbd
tbd Pan Jul 17, 2015 Mary tbd
84 While We're Young Mar 27, 2015 Darby tbd