Amanda Seyfried is an American actress and model, born on December 3, 1985 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She began her career as a model at the age of 11 before transitioning to acting at 15. Seyfried gained widespread recognition for her role as Karen Smith in the 2004 film “Mean Girls”. She has since gone on to star in numerous films such as “Mamma Mia!”, “Les Misérables”, “Dear John”, and “Ted 2”. In addition to film, Seyfried has also appeared in popular television shows such as “Big Love” and “Twin Peaks”. Seyfried has been nominated for numerous awards throughout her career, and continues to be a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. She has also been an advocate for mental health awareness and animal rights. Seyfried is married to actor Thomas Sadoski, with whom she has two children.