Amanda Detmer

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Amanda Detmer
BornAmanda Jeannette Detmer
(1971-09-27) September 27, 1971 (age 42)
Contra Costa County, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)Bernardo Targett (2004-2007: divorced)
John Peter Crickellas (2007-present)
 
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Amanda Detmer
BornAmanda Jeannette Detmer
(1971-09-27) September 27, 1971 (age 42)
Contra Costa County, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)Bernardo Targett (2004-2007: divorced)
John Peter Crickellas (2007-present)

Amanda Jeannette Detmer (born September 27, 1971) is an American actress who has appeared in various films and television shows.

Life and career[edit]

Detmer was born in Contra Costa County, California[1] and raised in Chico. Her mother, Susan (née Thurmon), is a teacher, and her father, Melvin Lester Detmer, is a singing cowboy.[2] She attended California State University, Chico for her undergraduate education; deciding to complete her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before seriously embarking on a career in show business.

She made her onscreen debut in 1995 with the television movie Stolen Innocence, and her big screen debut playing Miss Minneapolis in the beauty pageant-set comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous. She made film appearances in Final Destination, Boys and Girls, Saving Silverman, The Majestic and Big Fat Liar. On television she has appeared in the 2006 made-for-TV movie Proof of Lies and episodes of such drama series as What About Brian and Private Practice.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1999Drop Dead GorgeousMiss Minneapolis
1999Little Inside, AA Little InsideSarah Parker
2000Final DestinationTerry Chaney
2000Boys and GirlsAmy
2001Saving SilvermanSandy
2001Majestic, TheThe MajesticSandra Sinclair
2002Big Fat LiarMonty Kirkham
2002Last SeenJennifer Langson
2002Kiss the BrideDanisa 'Danni' Sposato
2003Patching CabbageRhondaShort film
2004PortraitEstherShort film
2005Lucky 13Amy
2005Alone in a CrowdShort film
2005Extreme DatingLindsay Culver
2006Final MoveAmy Marlowe
2006JamAmy
2006You, Me and DupreeAnnie
2008American CrudeOlivia
2008AmericanEastKate
2011ShapeJoiVideo short
2012For Spacious SkyMegShort film
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1995Stolen InnocenceDannie BaldwinTV movie
1999To Serve and ProtectTyler Harris-CarrTV miniseries
1999Ryan Caulfield: Year OneCaseyEpisode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Po-Piggity and Other Racial Slurs"
2000M.Y.O.B.Lisa Overbeck4 episodes
2003All Grown UpTV movie
2003A.U.S.A.Susan Rakoff8 episodes
2003Sue Thomas: F.B.EyeWedding GuestEpisode: "The Fugitive"
2003Miss MatchGabrielle DavisEpisode: "I Got You Babe"
2003Picking Up & Dropping OffJaneTV movie
2004WeekendsCarolyn McIntyreTV movie
2004CSI: MiamiMs. ManciniEpisode: "Murder in a Flash"
2006Proof of LiesChristine HartleyTV movie
2006-2007What About BrianDeena Greco24 episodes
20071321 CloverSharon TuttleTV movie
2007Making It LegalTV movie
2007Law & Order: Criminal IntentTammy MillsEpisode: "Lonelyville"
2008Single with ParentsSashaTV movie
2008PsychCiaobellaEpisode: "Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion"
2009MediumSarahEpisode: "All in the Family"
2009Private PracticeMorgan Gellman5 episodes
2010Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire DiariesTrudie PetersonEpisode: "A Few Good Men"
2011Man Up!Brenda Hayden / Bridgette Hayden13 episodes
2011-2013Necessary RoughnessJeannette Fiero11 episodes
2012Exes, TheThe ExesJillEpisode: "Sister Act"
2012Mentalist, TheThe MentalistNicola KarlsenEpisode: "The Crimson Ticket"
2013Two and a Half MenMeghanEpisode: "My Bodacious Vidalia"

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