|Born||October 1981 (age 38)|
Johnston, Rhode Island, U.S.
Life and career
Clayton was born in Johnston, Rhode Island. She studied at the University of Rhode Island and later moved to New York City to attend New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in 2005. She made her film debut in 2006, playing a supporting role in the independent film December Ends. In 2012, Clayton landed the supporting role of Sarah Carter in the Disney adventure film John Carter. She later went to appear in guest starring roles on The Mentalist and Rizzoli & Isles.
In 2014, Clayton was cast as one of leads alongside Edwina Findley, Heather Hemmens, Zulay Henao, and April Parker Jones in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime time soap opera If Loving You Is Wrong. Later that year, she was cast opposite Miles Teller and Katey Sagal in the biographical drama film Bleed For This about boxer, Vinny Pazienza. In addition to Bleed For This, Clayton is the female lead in two additional feature-length films set for release in 2016, the comedy, The Bet and the drama, Bad Frank. In 2017, she played the leading role in the Lifetime Movie Cradle Swapping, and the following year in Mommy's Little Angel.
|2010||Two Years||Short film||Short film|
|2012||John Carter||Sarah Carter|
|2012||Little Red Elephant||Riley||Short film|
|2016||The Bet||Amanda Morrison|
|2016||Bleed for This||Doreen Pazienza|
|2017||Bad Frank||Gina Pierce||IndieFEST Film Award for Best Supporting Actor|
Nominated — World Music & Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Nominated — International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, Milan for Best Actress in a Feature Film
|2018||Mommy's Little Angel||Nikki Bilson||Television film|
|2018||Dirty Dead Con Men||Lori||Also producer|
|2012||The Mentalist||Kelly Burbage||Episode: "Red Dawn"|
|2012||Rizzoli & Isles||Valentina Smith||Episode: "Over/Under"|
|2013||Victorious||Tilda||Episode: "The Slap Fight"|
|2014||The Soul Man||Sandi||Episode: "Back in the Day"|
|2014–present||If Loving You Is Wrong||Alex Montgomery||Series regular|
|2015||Constantine||Renee||Episode: "Quid Pro Quo"|
|2016||Major Crimes||Lisa Cornell||Episode: "N.S.F.W."|
|2016||Rosewood||Jodi Carvel||Episode: "Tree Toxins & Three Stories"|
|2017||NCIS: New Orleans||Eliza West||Episode: "Follow the Money"|
|2019||City on a Hill||Cathy Ryan||Series regular|
- "Amanda Clayton Biography". Archived from the original on 2014-12-23. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
- Andreeva, Nellie (1970-01-01). "OWN Sets Cast For New Tyler Perry Drama Series 'If Loving You Is Wrong'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06.
- "John-Carter - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2014-06-21.
- "OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series 'If Loving You is Wrong' From Tyler Perry|Shadow and Act". Blogs.indiewire.com. Archived from the original on 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2014-06-06.
- Mike Fleming Jr (September 17, 2014). "'Sons Of Anarchy's Katey Sagal Mothers Vinny Pazienza In Fight Pic 'Bleed For This'". Deadline. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
- Rosenfeld, Laura. "Is 'Cradle Swapping' Based On A True Story? The Lifetime Movie Is Not Your Typical Switched-At-Birth Story". Retrieved 6 August 2017.
- Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (12 December 2017). "'City On A Hill': Jill Hennessy Among Four Regulars Cast In Ben Affleck & Matt Damon's Showtime Drama Pilot". Retrieved 31 January 2019.