Amanda Detmer

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Amanda Detmer
Born Amanda Jeannette Detmer
(1971-09-27) September 27, 1971 (age 42)
Contra Costa County, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–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
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous Miss Minneapolis
1999 Little Inside, AA Little Inside Sarah Parker
2000 Final Destination Terry Chaney
2000 Boys and Girls Amy
2001 Saving Silverman Sandy
2001 Majestic, TheThe Majestic Sandra Sinclair
2002 Big Fat Liar Monty Kirkham
2002 Last Seen Jennifer Langson
2002 Kiss the Bride Danisa 'Danni' Sposato
2003 Patching Cabbage Rhonda Short film
2004 Portrait Esther Short film
2005 Lucky 13 Amy
2005 Alone in a Crowd Short film
2005 Extreme Dating Lindsay Culver
2006 Final Move Amy Marlowe
2006 Jam Amy
2006 You, Me and Dupree Annie
2008 American Crude Olivia
2008 AmericanEast Kate
2011 Final Destination 5 Terry Chaney Cameo, archival footage - uncredited
2011 Shape Joi Video short
2012 For Spacious Sky Meg Short film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Stolen Innocence Dannie Baldwin TV movie
1999 To Serve and Protect Tyler Harris-Carr TV miniseries
1999 Ryan Caulfield: Year One Casey Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Po-Piggity and Other Racial Slurs"
2000 M.Y.O.B. Lisa Overbeck 4 episodes
2003 All Grown Up TV movie
2003 A.U.S.A. Susan Rakoff 8 episodes
2003 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Wedding Guest Episode: "The Fugitive"
2003 Miss Match Gabrielle Davis Episode: "I Got You Babe"
2003 Picking Up & Dropping Off Jane TV movie
2004 Weekends Carolyn McIntyre TV movie
2004 CSI: Miami Ms. Mancini Episode: "Murder in a Flash"
2006 Proof of Lies Christine Hartley TV movie
2006-2007 What About Brian Deena Greco 24 episodes
2007 1321 Clover Sharon Tuttle TV movie
2007 Making It Legal TV movie
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Tammy Mills Episode: "Lonelyville"
2008 Single with Parents Sasha TV movie
2008 Psych Ciaobella Episode: "Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion"
2009 Medium Sarah Episode: "All in the Family"
2009 Private Practice Morgan Gellman 5 episodes
2010 Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire Diaries Trudie Peterson Episode: "A Few Good Men"
2011 Man Up! Brenda Hayden / Bridgette Hayden 13 episodes
2011-2013 Necessary Roughness Jeannette Fiero 11 episodes
2012 Exes, TheThe Exes Jill Episode: "Sister Act"
2012 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Nicola Karlsen Episode: "The Crimson Ticket"
2013 Two and a Half Men Meghan Episode: "My Bodacious Vidalia"
2014 Baby Daddy Margot Episode: "Send in the Clowns"
Episode: "Play It Again, Bonnie"

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