PROFILE
Name:
Amanda Ward
Birth Date:
January 20, 1983
Birth Place:
Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Nationality:
American
BIOGRAPHY
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Background:

Amanda Ward is an American actress. Since made her debut in 2005, she has appeared in a string of films, including “Legion of the Dead” (2005), “King of the Lost World” (2005), “Halloween Night” (2006), “Freakshow” (2007), “Chasing the White Dragon” (2008), “Legend Has It” (2009), “In My Sleep” (2010), “Born Bad” (2011) and “Celebrity Sex Tape” (2012). She debuted on television with a leading role in the Daytime Emmy nominated television movie “Tim's Dates” (2007). Ward has also acted in several videos and short films.  


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Childhood and Family:

Amanda Gail Ward was born on January 20, 1983, in Jackson, Mississippi.  


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Career:

Amanda Ward made her feature film debut in “Alien Abduction” (2005), a science fiction movie directed and written by Eric Forsberg and starring Megan Lee Ethridge, Griff Furst and Marissa Morse. The film won the Jury Award for Best Special Effects at the 2005 Chicago Horror Film Festival. She went on to appear with Rhett Giles, Andreas Beckett, Paul Logan and Denise Boutte in the action/horror flick “Way of the Vampire” (2005), which was directed by Sarah Nean Bruce and Eduardo Durão, and play the supporting role of Kara in Paul Bales' “Legion of the Dead” (2005), starring Courtney Clonch, Claudia Lynx and Bruce Boxleitner. Still in that same year, she portrayed Natalie in the action film “King of the Lost World,” opposite Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Denton and Rhett Giles, and starred in the short film “Casting Couch,” written and helmed by William Ostroff.

Ward was cast as Little Red Riding Hood in “The Sea Change,” a 2006 short film penned and directed by John Placencia. She played Mandi in the horror film “Legend of the Sandsquatch” (2006), opposite Trent Haaga, Hilary Schwartz and Josh Cornell, and co-starred in the Asylum produced horror film, “Halloween Night” (2006), with Derek Osedach, Rebekah Kochan and Scot Nery. In the following year, Ward broke into the small screen with a starring turn as Elizabeth in the drama “Tim's Dates,” which was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Broadband Program – Drama. There she co-starred with Eric Wing and Randi Vaughn. She portrayed Margaret the Cannibal Girl in the independent film “Freakshow” (2007), a remake of the Tod Browning horror film “Freaks,” was featured as American model in James Rhodimer's comedy/romance film, “Gameface” (2007), starring Dan Uliel, Nazanin Boniadi and Allen Burns, and appeared with Yul Vazquez, A.J. Buckley and Gabrielle Union in the crime/thriller movie “The Box” (2007), by A.J. Kparr. In addition, she teamed up with Cassie Jaye, Aaron Leddick and Jill Slattery for the direct to video release “Creek”    (2007), directed and co-written by Lola Wallace, and supported Erica Roby, Jessica Bork and Sarah Lieving in the Justin Jones directed science fiction/thriller video “Invasion of the Pod People” (2007).

In 2008, Ward played the role of Paulina in Kathilynn Phillips' drama, “Chasing the White Dragon,” starring Ryan Kennedy, Kree Harrison and Preston Vanderslice. The film premiered at the  2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival, where it won the First Prize for Best Screenplay, and continued to pick up the Festival Prize for Best Feature at the 2009 Pocono Mountains Film Festival, Festival Award for Best Feature Narrative Drama at the 2009 Philadelphia FirstGlance Film Festival and the Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast at the 2009 Los Angeles FirstGlance Film Festival.

2009 saw roles in the horror films “The Carpenter: Part 1 - And So They Die,” starring Andre Boyer, Katherine Browning, and Jared Cohn, who also directed and scripted the film, and “Legend Has It,” starring Todd Oeltze, Julia Fazakerly and Heath Finn, and in the direct to video release “The Telling,” starring Holly Madison, Christina Rosenberg and Nicole Zeoli. Ward next had a small part in the independent suspense thriller movie “In My Sleep” (2010), which was written, directed and produced by film director Allen Wolf, and starred Philip Winchester, Lacey Chabert, Tim Draxl, Abigail Spencer and Kelly Overton. She starred as Ronnie in the video short “Jesus Stole My Girlfriend” (2010), by Katie Roletto Faulknor, and co-starred with Meredith Monroe, Bonnie Dennison and Michael Welch in Jared Cohn's drama/thriller, “Born Bad” (2011).  

Recently, in 2012, Ward played Melony Andrews in the comedy film “Celebrity Sex Tape,” which was released on February 2. The film was directed by Scott Wheeler and written by Jonathan Haug, Patrick Sheehan and Matt Short. Co-stars in the film included Jack Cullison, Jonathan Brett and Colbert Alembert.


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