Amanda Crew


Amanda Crew Biography

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.

Early life

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.

Career

Television

Crew got her big break at age 18 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.

Film

Crew got her Hollywood break when she landed a role in the 2006 horror film Final Destination 3, which went on to international success, grossing $19,173,094 in its opening weekend and eventually grossing $112,798,051 worldwide. She then continued to star in several successful Hollywood productions including She's the Man and Sex Drive. In 2009, Crew starred in the horror film The Haunting in Connecticut. The film opened at #2 at the box office and ultimately grossed $55,325,526 in the United States and Canada alone, making her highest grossing picture to date and went on to make $72,742,856 worldwide. In 2009, Crew was cast alongside Zac Efron and Kim Basinger in Charlie St. Cloud, which was released on July 30, 2010. She also starred in the thriller film Repeaters.

Personal life

Since filming the movie Final Destination 3, Crew has been close friends with actor Dustin Milligan, and has worked with him throughout the years in several other projects. Crew is an aunt to her sister's son, Austin.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
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
2008 Monster Ark Joanna
2009 ' Britney
2009 ' Wendy Campbell
2010 Charlie St. Cloud Tess Carroll
2010 Repeaters Sonia Logan
2011 Charlie Zone Jan
2011 Sisters & Brothers Nikki
2012 Knife Fight Helena St. John
2012 Ferocious Leigh Parrish
2012 Awesometown Sam
2013 Crazy Kind of Love Bette
2013 Miss Dial Amanda
2013 Jobs Julie
2013 The F Word Lisa
2013 The Identical Helen Hemsley
2014 Bad City Izzy Fontaine
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Life as We Know It Polly Brewer Episode: "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Junk"
Episode: "You Must Be Trippin'"
2005 Smallville Sorority Girl Episode: "Recruit"
2005–2006 15/Love Tanis McTaggart 23 episodes
2006–2007 Whistler Carrie Miller 26 episodes
2011 Suits Lola Jensen Episode: "Identity Crisis"
TBA Silicon Valley Monica Pre-production
Other
Year Title Role Notes
2010 All That Glitters Whitney Carmichael
2013 Sexy Pool Party Herself



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