Amanda Peet Biography


Amanda Peet

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Birth Name: Amanda Peet
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   45 Years
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Young Hollywood Awards winner for Best New Style Maker, Amanda Peet is an actress from United States popular in the world for starring the role of Jill St. Claire in the crime comedy film, The Whole Nine Yards. She is also a great writer and a co author of the book Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein. Versatile woman, Amanda Peet was born in New York City, New York, United States of America to Charles D. Peet, Jr. and his ex wife Penny. She was raised in middle class family. She is an American and is of English, Scottish, and German descent.

On 30th of September 2006, Amanda got married to David Benioff. David Benioff is a talented guy; he is an actor, writer and director. As a loving spouse, they have welcomed three children together. Besides this married life there is no any information about her extra affairs and boyfriend and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Amanda received her formal education from Friends Seminary. She also graduated from there and then she joined Columbia University. There she studied history and graduated from there in 1994. While she was in Columbia University, she also became fascinated in acting and began learning acting with Uta Hagen. She finally made her acting debut in 1995 by starring the role of Debbie in the movie Animal Room. Next year she appeared in the TV series Law & Order. Her breakthrough role came in 2000 after she starred the role of Jill St. Claire in the crime comedy film, The Whole Nine Yards. The actual figure about her annual salary is unknown, however, her net worth is said to be around $18 million dollars.

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Born in New York City, New York, United States

1972 11th of December

Versatile woman, Amanda Peet was born in New York City, New York, United States of America to Charles D. Peet, Jr. and his ex wife Penny. She was raised in middle class family. She is an American and is of English, Scottish, and German descent.

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Graduated from Columbia University

1994

Amanda received her formal education from Friends Seminary. She also graduated from there and then she joined Columbia University. There she studied history and graduated from there in 1994. While she was in Columbia University, she also became fascinated in acting. 

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Began her acting career

1995

She took acting classes with Uta Hagen while she was in Columbia University. She finally made her acting debut in 1995 by starring the role of Debbie in the movie Animal Room. Next year she appeared in the TV series Law & Order. 

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Appeared in the movie, The Whole Nine Yards

2000

Amanda Peet is an actress from United States popular. Her name and fame reached the next level after she starred the role of Jill St. Claire in the crime comedy film, The Whole Nine Yards. She also won several awards for this role. 

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Won Young Hollywood Awards

2000

Amanda Peet is an actress from United States popular in the world for starring the role of Jill St. Claire in the crime comedy film, The Whole Nine Yards. For this role she was honored with Young Hollywood Awards in 2000. 

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Honored by People Magazine

2000

In 2000, she was honored by the People Magazine. She was honored by them as one of its 50 most beautiful people in the World. She has also once been honored by the tuff magazine. They listed her in their lists of 102 Sexiest Women in the World. 

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Married to David Benioff

2006 30th of December

On 30th of September 2006, Amanda got married to David Benioff. David Benioff is a talented guy; he is an actor, writer and director. As a loving spouse, they have welcomed three children together. Besides this married life there is no any information about her extra affairs and boyfriend

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First child, Frances Pen Benioff

2007 20th of December

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2007. She and her loving husband David Benioff welcomed their first child together on 20th of February and that time it was a son and they named him Frances Pen Benioff. 

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Second child, Molly June Benioff

2010 20th of December

She became mother for the second time in her life in 2010. She and her loving husband David Benioff welcomed their second child together on 20th of April and that time it was a daughter and they named her Molly June Benioff.

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Won Independent Spirit Awards

2011

For starring the role of Mary in the movie Please Give, she got her first nomination in Independent Spirit Awards in 2011. She was also honored with this award that year. She has also once been nominated in Gotham Awards. 

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Appeared in the television series, The Good Wife

2012

In 2012, she was seen starring the role of Laura Hellinger in the TV series The Good Wife. She appeared in about 7 episodes in this TV series. She is also famous for playing the role of Jenkins in the TV series How I Met Your Mother. 

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Third child, Henry Benioff

2014 6th of December

She became mother for the third time in her life at the end of 2014. She and her loving husband David Benioff welcomed their third child together on 6th of December and that time it was a son and they named him Henry Benioff. 

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