Amanda Swisten

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Amanda Swisten
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Amanda Swisten, May 2005
Born
Mary Bradley

(1978-12-20) December 20, 1978 (age 41)
OccupationActress
Years active2003–2006

Amanda Swisten (born December 20, 1978) is a former American model and actress of Scandinavian/Slavic descent, who has appeared in various films and TV shows.

Swisten was born in New York City, New York. Her first credited appearance was in the film American Wedding in 2003 while playing Fraulein Brandi. After which she appeared in films such as The Last Run (2004), The Girl Next Door (2004), and Freezer Burn (2005). She has had guest appearances on TV series such as I'm with Her, Two and a Half Men, Quintuplets, and Joey. She has also appeared in a music video for William Hung's She Bangs as the artist's "new girlfriend".

Early life[edit]

Swisten was born in Manhattan, but grew up in Connecticut.[1] For 14 years she lived in Connecticut. During this period she developed an interest in swimming, which would lead her to do it competitively.

At age 15, she would move to Charlottesville, Virginia. In Charlottesville, Swisten would volunteer at a sexual assault centre. During this time she was a awarded a personal training certificate and an aerobic certificate. Academically she studied drama, where she would go on to the University of Virginia.

At 16, she was approached by a scout who offered her a chance to model in New York. She declined the offer, but continued to model during her spare time. Swisten also did an apprenticeship as a designer, and received a degree in interior design. She additionally has possesses a liscence for interior design.


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