American actress Amanda Peet is still acting, though she’s been working primarily in television for the better part of the last decade.
Her most recent work was in the second season of the true crime anthology series “Dirty John” which originally aired in 2020 on the USA Network. She also wrote and co-executive produced the Netflix series The Chair which was released in 2021.
Aside from acting, Peet also co-wrote the children’s book Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein, which follows a Jewish girl during the Christmas season. The book was released in 2015.
Amanda Peet also wrote the play Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, which ran for two months at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2018 and received positive reviews.
Amanda Peet began her career with minor roles on television before making her feature film debut in Animal Room (1995).
Her portrayal of Jill St. Claire in The Whole Nine Yards (2000) launched her career, and she has since appeared in several films, including Saving Silverman (2001), High Crimes; Changing Lanes; Igby Goes Down (2002), Something’s Gotta Give (2003), Identity (2003), Melinda and Melinda (2004), and A Lot Like Love (2005).