Amanda Crew at the premiere of Repeaters
June 5, 1986 |
Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Amanda Crew (born June 5, 1986) is a Canadian television and film actress. She is best known for her role on the television series 15/Love and Whistler, and in the feature-length films Final Destination 3, She's The Man, Sex Drive, The Haunting in Connecticut, and Charlie St. Cloud. She has also made cameos in shows like Life as We Know It, Suits and Smallville.
Crew was born in Langley, British Columbia. Her mother is a legal secretary and her father is a telecom worker. Crew attended Brookswood Secondary School in Langley. She began her acting career when she was cast in the musical Dragon Tales during her fourth grade in elementary school. Three agents contacted her, and she has been acting ever since. She did a Coca-Cola commercial and acted in stage plays like Stalling, Cordstons Courts, and Langley, the Musical. Crew attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Crew got her big break at age 19 for playing Tanis McTaggart on the YTV teen dramedy series 15/Love. After leaving the show in 2005, she guest starred on the television series Life as We Know It and Smallville. From 2006 to 2008, she played Carrie Miller on the CTV drama series Whistler, for which she won Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series at the Vancouver-based Leo Awards. She also guest starred on the legal drama Suits.
Crew made her motion picture debut in the 2006 horror film Final Destination 3. During casting, she originally auditioned for the role of goth girl Erin Ulmer, but ended up switching roles and landed the part of the protagonist's sister, Julie Christensen, and actress Alexz Johnson was cast as Erin. Despite mixed reviews from critics, the film went on to international success, grossing $19,173,094 in its opening weekend, and eventually grossing $117,719,158 worldwide, making it her highest grossing film to date.
She continued to star in several successful Hollywood productions, including a cameo in John Tucker Must Die starring alongside Brittany Snow and Ashanti, a supporting role as Kia in She's the Man alongside Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum, and her first lead role as Felicia Alpine in Sex Drive alongside Seth Green. In 2009, Crew starred as Wendy Campbell in the horror film The Haunting in Connecticut alongside Virginia Madsen and Kyle Gallner. The film opened at #2 at the box office and ultimately grossed $55,325,526 in the United States and Canada alone, and went on to make $72,742,856 worldwide. In 2009, Crew starred opposite Zac Efron and Kim Basinger in Charlie St. Cloud, which was released on July 30, 2010. She is also a frequent collaborator with actor Dustin Milligan, whom she co-starred with in several films, those include Repeaters, Sisters & Brothers, and Ferocious.
|2006||Final Destination 3||Julie Christensen||Film Debut|
|2006||She's the Man||Kia|
|2006||John Tucker Must Die||Hallway Girl||Cameo|
|2006||Meltdown: Days of Destruction||Kimberly|
|2008||That One Night||Marie|
|2008||Sex Drive||Felicia Alpine|
|2009||Break-Up Artist, TheThe Break-Up Artist||Britney|
|2009||Haunting in Connecticut, TheThe Haunting in Connecticut||Wendy Campbell|
|2010||Charlie St. Cloud||Tess Carroll|
|2011||Sisters & Brothers||Nikki|
|2012||Knife Fight||Helena St. John|
|2013||Crazy Kind of Love||Bette||Also known as Long Time Gone|
|2014||The Identical||Helen Hemsley|
|2014||Bad City||Izzy Fontaine|
|2005||Life as We Know It||Polly Brewer||2 episodes|
|2005||Smallville||Sorority Girl||Episode: "Recruit"|
|2005–2006||15/Love||Tanis McTaggart||23 episodes|
|2006–2007||Whistler||Carrie Miller||Main Cast|
|2011||Suits||Lola Jensen||Episode: "Identity Crisis"|
|2010||All That Glitters||Whitney Carmichael|
|2013||Sexy Pool Party||Herself||Cameo|
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- Amanda Crew Maxim interview
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- "US Movie Box Office Chart Weekend of February 10, 2006". The Numbers. Retrieved 2010-10-30.
- "The Haunting in Connecticut - Box Office Data, Movie News, Cast Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2010-10-30.
- Coll, Kevin (2009-07-29). "Amanda Crew Joins Zac Efron in The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud". FusedFilm.com. Retrieved 2010-10-30.
- Hollywood Reporter[dead link]
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