Amanda Leighton (born June 7, 1993) is an American actress. She is known for her voice acting work as Blossom in the 2016 Cartoon Network animated series The Powerpuff Girls, Poppy in the 2018 Netflix animated series Trolls: The Beat Goes On! and Polly in the 2019 Disney Channel animated series Amphibia. She is also known for her recurring role as Emma in the Freeform drama series The Fosters.
Leighton started her acting career at the age of 10 in her home town, and got her first agent at the age of 12 when she started taking acting classes and going to auditions in Los Angeles, California. She also has 11 years of dance experience, which she used in ABC Family's Make It or Break It, where she played a gymnast named Wendy Capshaw.
Leighton's other appearances include roles on several television shows including Pretty Little Liars as Danielle, Grey's Anatomy as patient Sarah Cassidy with Treacher Collins syndrome, 90210 as Alex Scarborough, Criminal Minds as Trish Leake, This is Us as teenage Sophie, The Fosters as Emma, and as a singing Cactus Kid in Six Feet Under. She has appeared in commercials for Quicken Loans, Meow Mix, Comcast and Plavix. Leighton had parts in two films: Detour as Lara (short film), and as Young Alex in Divorce Invitation (2012).
|2005||Six Feet Under||Singing Cactus Kid||Episode: "The Silence"|
|2010||Criminal Minds||Trish Leake||Episode: "Risky Business"|
|2011||Grey's Anatomy||Sarah Cassidy||Episode: "Start Me Up"|
|2011||House||Young Elena||Episode: "You Must Remember This"|
|2011–2012||90210||Alex Scarborough||3 episodes|
|2011||Pretty Little Liars||Danielle||Episodes: "My Name Is Trouble", "Blind Dates"|
|2012||Make It or Break It||Wendy Capshaw||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2012||Divorce Invitation||Young Alex||Film|
|2013–2014||The Young and the Restless||Raven||6 episodes|
|2013||Kickin' It||Erica Straffman||Episode: "Jack Stands Alone"|
|2013||Austin & Ally||Bonnie||Episode: "Beach Bums & Bling"|
|2013||Filthy Sexy Teen$||Whitney||Episode: Pilot|
|2013||Sketchy||White Girl||Episode: "Oh Lordy 'White Girls'"|
|2014–2018||The Fosters||Emma Kurtzman||Recurring role; 52 episodes|
|2014||Bones||Shawna||Episode: "The Purging of the Pundit"|
|2015||The Better Half||Emily Ryan||Film|
|2016–present||The Powerpuff Girls||Blossom||Main voice role|
|2016||Teen Titans Go!||Blossom||Voice role; episode: "TTG v PPG"|
|2016||The Cheerleader Murders||Dee James||Television film|
|2016||World of Final Fantasy||Reynn||Video game; voice role|
|2017||Lego Dimensions||Blossom||Video game; voice role|
|2017–present||This Is Us||Teenage Sophie||Recurring role|
|2018–present||Trolls: The Beat Goes On!||Poppy||Main voice role|
|2019||Amphibia||Polly||Main voice role|
- "UP CLOSE…WITH AMANDA LEIGHTON". Hydrogen Mag. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
- "Clovis West grad is Blossom's voice on 'Powerpuff Girls' relaunch". fresnobee. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
- "Amanda Leighton Q&A". Kidzworld. Retrieved 2017-09-08.