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Amanda Detmer Biography

Birth Name:
Amanda Jeannette Detmer
Birth Place:
Contra Costa County, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Father was a singing cowboy and rice farmer; older brother, Matthew, is also an actor
  • Wrote an essay about acting titled "The Reality of Make Believe" that was published by Newsweek in 1995, when she was a senior at Cal State, Chico
  • Made her TV debut in Stolen Innocence, a 1995 Tracey Gold TV-movie filmed in Chico
  • Performed with Grey's Anatomy alum T
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  • Knight in a 2001 production of Amadeus at the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis
  • (He played Mozart, she his wife, Costanze)
  • Made theatrical-film debut (as Miss Minneapolis) in the 2002 beauty-pageant mockumentary Drop Dead Gorgeous
  • Was a regular on the short-lived NBC sitcoms M
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  • ('03) and the '06-07 ABC relationship-drama series What About Brian? Has had recurring roles in Private Practice and Necessary Roughness