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
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: 48
Highest Metascore: 79 First Reformed
Lowest Metascore: 21 The Clapper
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 26
  2. Negative: 7 out of 26
26 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
48 American Gun Mar 22, 2006 Mouse / Mouse 9.0
21 The Clapper Jan 26, 2018 Judy / Judy 9.0
66 Mean Girls Apr 30, 2004 Karen Smith 8.1
63 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Cosette / Cosette 7.5
62 Veronica Mars Mar 14, 2014 Lilly Kane 7.5
40 The Last Word Mar 3, 2017 Executive Producer / Anne / Anne Sherman / Anne 7.2
51 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Sophie 6.9
50 A Bag of Hammers May 11, 2012 Amanda 6.8
77 While We're Young Mar 27, 2015 Darby / Darby 6.5
43 Dear John Feb 5, 2010 Savannah Curtis / Savannah Curtis 6.3
53 In Time Oct 28, 2011 Sylvia Weis 6.3
52 Epic May 24, 2013 Mary Katherine 6.3
50 Letters to Juliet May 14, 2010 Sophie 6.2
48 Ted 2 Jun 26, 2015 Cast / Samantha / Samantha Jackson / Samantha 6.2
31 Fathers and Daughters Jul 8, 2016 Katie / Katie Davis 6.2
51 Lovelace Aug 9, 2013 Executive Producer / Linda Lovelace / Linda / Linda Lovelace 6.0
48 Chloe Mar 26, 2010 Chloe / Chloe 5.6
56 The End of Love Mar 1, 2013 Amanda / Amanda 5.6
47 Jennifer's Body Sep 18, 2009 Needy 5.5
36 Gone Feb 24, 2012 Jill / Jill Parrish 5.5
36 Pan Oct 9, 2015 Mary 5.3
44 A Million Ways to Die in the West May 30, 2014 Cast / Louise / Louise 5.2
31 Love the Coopers Nov 13, 2015 Ruby 5.0
29 Red Riding Hood Mar 11, 2011 Valerie 4.4
28 The Big Wedding Apr 26, 2013 Missy O'Connor / Missy / Missy O'Connor 4.4
79 First Reformed TBA Mary tbd