Amanda Michelle Seyfried (born December 3, 1985) is an American actress, singer and former model. She began her career as a model when she was 11, then at 15 began an acting career, starting off with uncredited roles and moving on to recurring roles on As the World Turns and All My Children.
In 2004, Seyfried made her film debut in Mean Girls. Her subsequent supporting roles were in independent films, such as Nine Lives (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006), she also had a recurring role in the UPN TV show Veronica Mars (2004–2006). Between 2006 and 2011, she starred on the HBO series Big Love. After that, Seyfried appeared in the 2008 musical feature film Mamma Mia!. Her other appearances include leading roles in Jennifer's Body (2009), Chloe (2009), Dear John (2010), Letters to Juliet (2010), Red Riding Hood (2011), In Time (2011), Gone (2012), Les Misérables (2012), Lovelace (2013), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Ted 2 (2015).