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  • Was a child model.
  • Appeared on the cover of three books by author Francine Pascal.
  • Began her acting career in high school by appearing on daytime soaps, first on CBS's Guiding Light and then ABC's All My Children.
  • Breakout film role came in the 2004 high-school comedy Mean Girls, playing the memorably spacey Karen Smith.
  • Has been cast in two projects produced by Tom Hanks: the HBO series Big Love and the 2008 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Mamma Mia!


  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Justin Long — Ex-significant Other
  • Thomas Sadoski — Fiancé
  • Jennifer Seyfried — Sister
  • Dominic Cooper — Ex-significant Other
  • Ann Seyfried — Mother
  • Ryan Phillippe — Ex-significant Other
  • Jack Seyfried — Father

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  • Birth Name: Amanda Michelle Seyfried
  • Birth Place: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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