Amanda Seyfried was born in Allentown Pennsylvania in 1985. Her parents were a pharmacist and a therapist and Amanda dreamed of eventually becoming a meteorologist but eventually set her sights on acting and modeling. In her mid-teens she was signed to a series of modeling gigs. She also performed on stage productions of Grease, and A Christmas Carol. She then went on to have minor roles on The Guiding Light, As the World Turns, and All My Children. In 2003 Amanda got a role on the movie Mean Girls and later that year she was on Veronica Mars. She then went on to other TV appearances on House, and CSI. She even has credited roles on Alpha Dog and American Gun. Amanda has since become a regular on the TV series Big Love, but that hasn’t stopped her from taking on other movies including Mamma Mia, Jennifer’s Body and Boogie Woogie.