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Biography #2 (for A Lot Like Love)

Amanda Peet charmed audiences and critics alike with her portrayal of dental hygienist/aspiring hit woman in the Warner Bros. 2000 box-office hit The Whole Nine Yards. Peet received strong reviews for her performance in MGM's Igby Goes Down, opposite Jeff Goldblum, Susan Sarandon and Kieran Culkin. With films like Identity and the heartfelt Something's Gotta Give, Peet continues to explore her range as an actress.

Peet is currently starring in the play This Is How It Goes, which is

scheduled to end its run at New York's Public Theater on April 17th. The Neil LaBute comedy co-stars Ben Stiller and Jeffrey Wright. She is also currently co-starring in the Woody Allen comedy, Melinda and Melinda, for Fox Searchlight. Other cast members include Will Ferrell, Chloe Sevigny, Jonny Lee Miller and Radha Mitchell.

This fall, Peet will be seen in Syriana, a geopolitical thriller in which she'll star opposite Matt Damon and George Clooney. Steven Soderbergh, George Clooney and Michael Nozik are producing, and Jennifer Fox, Ben Cosgrove and Georgia Kacandes are executive producing.

Peet was last seen in director Nancy Meyers' Something's Gotta Give for Columbia Pictures, alongside Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Frances McDormand and Keanu Reeves.

In 2003, Peet starred alongside John Cusack and Ray Liotta in the Sony Pictures thriller, Identity, for director James Mangold. In 2002, Peet starred with Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd in 20th Century Fox and New Regency's thriller High Crimes for director Carl Franklin and in Paramount Pictures' Changing Lanes opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Affleck and Sydney Pollack.

Television audiences warmed to her when she starred as Jack on the WB drama, Jack and Jill.

A native of New York, Peet graduated from Columbia University with a degree in American History. While there, she also studied acting under Uta Hagen, which ultimately led her to pursue acting as a career.

Peet currently resides in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy Buena Vista for "A Lot Like Love" (07-May-2005)


Biography #3 (for The Whole Ten Yards)

With a lot of style and engaging wit, Amanda Peet charmed audiences and critics alike with her portrayal of dental hygienist/aspiring hit woman in the box office hit The Whole Nine Yards. She received strong reviews for her performance in Igby Goes Down opposite Jeff Goldblum, Susan Sarandon and Kieran Culkin.

Peet will next co-star with Ashton Kutcher in A Lot Like Love. Directed by Nigel Cole, the story revolves around a guy and a girl who manage to resist their mutual attraction over the years only to see fate throwing them back together. The film begins shooting in April 2004.

Peet recently completed production on Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda co-starring with Will Ferrell, Chloe Sevigny and Johnny Lee Miller.

She was last seen in director Nancy Meyer's Something's Gotta Give in which she plays the much younger girlfriend to Jack Nicholson's character, who then falls for her mother, played by Diane Keaton. In 2003, Peet starred alongside John Cusack and Ray Liotta in the thriller Identity for director James Mangold. In 2002, she starred with Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd in High Crimes, and in Changing Lanes, opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Affleck. In 2001, she starred opposite Jason Biggs and Jack Black in the comedy Saving Silverman. Previously, Peet appeared in Isn't She Great, with Bette Midler and Nathan Lane. She also starred in Simply Irresistible, with Sarah Michelle Gellar, and in Body Shots.

Her other film credits include Peter Cohen's Whipped, Two Nina's, Take Down with Skeet Ulrich, the independent feature Jump, Southie with Donnie Wahlberg, Edward Burns' romantic comedy She's The One and One Fine Day with George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Television audiences warmed to her when she starred as Jack on the WB drama Jack and Jill.

A native of New York, Peet graduated from Columbia University with a degree in American history. While there, she also studied acting under Uta Hagen, which ultimately led her to pursue a career in acting. Peet currently resides in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "The Whole Ten Yards" (17-Jun-2004)


Biography #4 (for Something's Gotta Give)

Amanda Peet charmed audiences and critics alike with her portrayal of dental hygienist/aspiring hit woman in the box office hit The Whole Nine Yards. Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry also starred in this comedy directed by Jonathan Lynn. Peet most recently reprised her role alongside the original cast in The Whole Ten Yards and is in production on Woody Allen's newest, as yet untitled, film.

Last spring, Peet starred opposite John Cusack in Columbia Pictures' Identity for director James Mangold. She recently received strong reviews for her performance in Igby Goes Down opposite Jeff Goldblum, Susan Sarandon, Ryan Philippe and Claire Danes. Prior to that she starred with Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd in the thriller High Crimes for director Carl Franklin, and in Changing Lanes opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Affleck and Sydney Pollack.

Other credits include Columbia Pictures' Saving Silverman starring Jason Biggs, Jack Black and Steve Zahn, Isn't She Great? opposite Bette Midler, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing and David Hyde Pierce, Simply Irresistible with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Sean Patrick Flannery, Edward Burns' romantic comedy She's The One and One Fine Day, which starred George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Television audiences warmed to Peet when she starred as Jack on the WB drama Jack and Jill.

A native of New York, Peet graduated from Columbia University with a degree in American History. While there, she also studied acting under Uta Hagen, which ultimately lead her to pursue acting as a career.

Peet currently resides in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures for "Something's Gotta Give" (01-Jan-2000)