Amanda Peet

Gender: female | Birthday: 1972-01-11 | Place of Birth:

Amanda Peet (born January 11, 1972, height 5' 6½" (1,69 m)) is an American actress who has appeared in film, stage and television. After studying with Uta Hagen at Columbia University, Peet began her career in television commercials, and progressed to small roles on television, before making her film debut in 1995. Featured roles in films such as the 2000 comedy film The Whole Nine Yards brought her wider recognition.She has appeared in a variety of films, including the 2001 comedy Saving Silverman, the 2003 romantic comedy Something's Gotta Give, the 2003 psychological thriller film Identity, the 2005 action-thriller Syriana, the 2006 comedy-drama remake Griffin & Phoenix, the 2007 romantic comedy The Ex, the 2008 science fiction film The X-Files: I Want to Believe and the 2009 disaster adventure drama 2012. She has also appeared in the 1999 drama series Jack & Jill and the 2006 drama series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.Early lifePeet was born in New York City, the daughter of Penny (née Levy), a social worker, and Charles D. Peet, Jr., a corporate lawyer. Her parents are divorced. Her maternal great-grandfathers were Samuel Levy, a lawyer, businessman, and public official, who served as Manhattan Borough President, and Samuel Roxy Rothafel, a theatrical impresario and entrepreneur.  Peet's father is a Quaker and Peet's mother is Jewish. Peet attended Friends Seminary, then studied history at and graduated from Columbia University,where she auditioned for acting teacher Uta Hagen and decided to become an actress after taking Hagen's class. During her four-year period of study with Hagen, Peet appeared in the off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets's Awake and Sing with Stephen Lang.Personal lifePeet married screenwriter David Benioff on September 30, 2006, in New York City.They have two children; Frances Pen "Frankie", born in 2007, and Molly June, born in 2010. The family lives in Manhattan and Beverly Hills. Peet was maid of honor at Lauren Holly's marriage in 2001 to Francis Greco.

Movies of Amanda Peet

The 4%: Film's Gender Problem
The 4%: Film's Gender Problem

The 4%: Film's Gender Problem   2016

Release Date: 2016-03-08

Rating: 4.5

Production Companies:

Director: Caroline Suh / Caroline Suh /

Sleeping with Other People
Sleeping with Other People

Sleeping with Other People   2015

Release Date: 2015-06-26

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment / Gary Sanchez Productions /

Director: Leslye Headland / Leslye Headland /

Stars: 
Jason Sudeikis  /  Alison Brie  /  Adam Scott
The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back

The Way Way Back   2013

Release Date: 2013-06-06

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures / Odd Lot Entertainment /

Director: Nat Faxon / Nat Faxon /

Stars: 
Liam James  /  Steve Carell  /  Toni Collette
Trust Me
Trust Me

Trust Me   2013

Release Date: 2013-04-20

Rating: 5.9

Production Companies: Unified Pictures / Bron Studios /

Director: Liz Trainor / Liz Trainor /

Stars: 
Clark Gregg  /  Saxon Sharbino  /  Amanda Peet
Identity Thief
Identity Thief

Identity Thief   2013

Release Date: 2013-02-07

Rating: 5.7

Production Companies: Stuber Productions / Aggregate Films /

Director: Gail Hunter / Gail Hunter /

Stars: 
Jason Bateman  /  Melissa McCarthy  /  Jon Favreau
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey

Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey   2012

Release Date: 2012-12-02

Rating: 0.5

Production Companies:

Director: Dan St. Pierre / Dan St. Pierre /

Stars: 
Chris Pine  /  Amanda Peet  /  Samuel L. Jackson
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels   2010

Release Date: 2010-12-25

Rating: 5

Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Dune Entertainment /

Director: Trudy Ramirez / Trudy Ramirez /

Stars: 
Jack Black  /  Amanda Peet  /  Emily Blunt
Please Give
Please Give

Please Give   2010

Release Date: 2010-01-22

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Sony Pictures Classics / Likely Story /

Director: Nicole Holofcener / Nicole Holofcener /

Stars: 
Rebecca Hall  /  Catherine Keener  /  Amanda Peet
2012
2012

2012   2009

Release Date: 2009-10-10

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Centropolis Entertainment /

Director: Kimi Webber / Kimi Webber /

Stars: 
John Cusack  /  Amanda Peet  /  Chiwetel Ejiofor
What Doesn't Kill You
What Doesn't Kill You

What Doesn't Kill You   2008

Release Date: 2008-12-12

Rating: 6.4

Production Companies: Yari Film Group /

Director: Mark Ruffalo / Mark Ruffalo /

Stars: 
Ethan Hawke  /  Mark Ruffalo  /  Amanda Peet
The X Files: I Want to Believe
The X Files: I Want to Believe

The X Files: I Want to Believe   2008

Release Date: 2008-07-24

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Ten Thirteen Productions /

Director: Spencer Maybee / Spencer Maybee /

Stars: 
David Duchovny  /  Gillian Anderson  /  Amanda Peet
$5 a Day
$5 a Day

$5 a Day   2008

Release Date: 2008-01-01

Rating: 5.8

Production Companies: New Line Cinema / New Line Cinema /

Director: Nigel Cole / Nigel Cole /

Martian Child
Martian Child

Martian Child   2007

Release Date: 2007-11-02

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: New Line Cinema /

Director: Anjelica Huston / Anjelica Huston /

Stars: 
John Cusack  /  Bobby Coleman  /  Amanda Peet
Battle for Terra
Battle for Terra

Battle for Terra   2007

Release Date: 2007-09-06

Rating: 6.1

Production Companies: MeniThings LLC /

Director: Chris Evans / Chris Evans /

Stars: 
Evan Rachel Wood  /  Brian Cox  /  Luke Wilson
The Ex
The Ex

The Ex   2006

Release Date: 2006-12-01

Rating: 5

Production Companies: The Weinstein Company / 2929 Productions /

Director: Jesse Peretz / Jesse Peretz /

Stars: 
Zach Braff  /  Amanda Peet  /  Jason Bateman
Griffin & Phoenix
Griffin & Phoenix

Griffin & Phoenix   2006

Release Date: 2006-09-12

Rating: 6.5

Production Companies: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment / Blumhouse Productions /

Director: Ed Stone / Ed Stone /

Stars: 
Amanda Peet  /  Dermot Mulroney  /  Sarah Paulson
Syriana
Syriana

Syriana   2005

Release Date: 2005-11-23

Rating: 6.4

Production Companies: Section Eight / Warner Bros. /

Director: George Clooney / George Clooney /

Stars: 
George Clooney  /  Matt Damon  /  Jeffrey Wright
A Lot Like Love
A Lot Like Love

A Lot Like Love   2005

Release Date: 2005-04-22

Rating: 6.6

Production Companies: Mile High Productions / Kevin Messick Productions /

Director: Jayne-Ann Tenggren / Jayne-Ann Tenggren /

Stars: 
Ashton Kutcher  /  Amanda Peet  /  Aimee Garcia
Melinda and Melinda
Melinda and Melinda

Melinda and Melinda   2004

Release Date: 2004-10-29

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures / Gravier Productions /

Director: Woody Allen / Woody Allen /

The Whole Ten Yards
The Whole Ten Yards

The Whole Ten Yards   2004

Release Date: 2004-04-07

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Cheyenne Enterprises / Franchise Pictures /

Director: K.C. Colwell / K.C. Colwell /

Stars: 
Bruce Willis  /  Matthew Perry  /  Amanda Peet
Something's Gotta Give
Something's Gotta Give

Something's Gotta Give   2003

Release Date: 2003-12-12

Rating: 6.4

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures Corporation / Waverly Films /

Director: Paul Michael Glaser / Paul Michael Glaser /

Stars: 
Jack Nicholson  /  Diane Keaton  /  Keanu Reeves
Identity
Identity

Identity   2003

Release Date: 2003-04-25

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: Konrad Pictures / Columbia Pictures Corporation /

Director: Sheila Waldron / Sheila Waldron /

Stars: 
John Cusack  /  Ray Liotta  /  Amanda Peet
Whatever We Do
Whatever We Do

Whatever We Do   2003

Release Date: 2003-01-16

Rating: 5.8

Production Companies: Maguire Entertainment / Chanticleer Films /

Director: Kevin Connolly / Kevin Connolly /

Stars: 
Tim Roth  /  Robert Downey Jr.  /  Amanda Peet
Igby Goes Down
Igby Goes Down

Igby Goes Down   2002

Release Date: 2002-09-13

Rating: 6.5

Production Companies:

Director: Ryan Phillippe / Ryan Phillippe /

Stars: 
Kieran Culkin  /  Claire Danes  /  Jeff Goldblum
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