Amanda Aday

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Amanda Aday
Born Amanda Lee Aday
(1981-01-21) January 21, 1981 (age 33)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present

Amanda Lee Aday (born January 21, 1981) is an American actress. Born in New York City, Aday is best known for her recurring role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on the first season of the 2003-2005 HBO series Carnivàle.[1]

Aday is the daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf and Leslie Aday and sister of singer Pearl Aday. She attended Stagedoor Manor, a summer theatre/dance camp in the Catskill Mountains in New York, from 1990 through 1996, and then graduated from the prestigious Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. She then majored in theatre at the California Institute of the Arts. Amanda's film roles include Crazy In Alabama, The Mummy An' The Armadillo, South Dakota, & The Trials of Cate McCall. In addition to her work on Carnivàle, she has guest starred on the hit TV shows Boston Public, ER, Private Practice, and 'My Name Is Earl.[2] She will appear in the upcoming films "The Shangri-La Suite" (as Gladys Presley, Elvis' mother) and "Madtown".

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 To Catch A Yeti
1999 Crazy In Alabama Assistant at Bewitched
2000 Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back Clerk
2002 Boston Public Carrie Jenkins
2003 Carnivàle Dora Mae Dreifuss Guest star, episodes:
"Milfay"
"After The Ball Is Over"
"Tipton"
"Black Blizzard"
"Babylon"
"Pick A Number"
2004 The Mummy An' The Armadillo Bevers
2006 National Lampoon's Pledge This! Maxine Picker
2008 South Dakota: A Woman's Right To Choose Jane
ER Guest star, episode: "Let It Snow"
My Name Is Earl Tammy Guest star, episode: "Orphan Earl"
2009 Restoration Dogs Lady Long Tongue
2011 Private Practice (TV series) Patty Guest star, episode: "God Bless The Child"
Rizzoli & Isles Guest star, episode: "Gone Daddy Gone"
2013 The Trials of Cate McCall Dorrie Booth
2014 The Shangi-La Suite Gladys Presley (Elvis' Mother)
Madtown Madison

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amanda's page on the Carnivàle official website
  2. ^ Amanda Aday at the Internet Movie Database

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