Amanda Catherine Crew, also known as Amanda Crew was born on June 5, 1986, in Langley, British Columbia in Canada. She has lead parts as Felicia Alpine in Sex Drive (2008) and Tess Carroll in Charlie St. Cloud (2010) after her cinematic debut in Final Destination 3. Her role as Carrie Miller on the television series Whistler (2006–2008) was also popular. She starred as Monica Hall on the HBO series Silicon Valley from 2014 to 2019.
She has been in a long-term relationship with actor Dustin Milligan since October 2010.
Amanda Crew’s fortune comes from her television and movie roles. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Education and Parents
Her mother’s name is Debbie Crew and her father’s name is Ian Crew. Debbie Crew works as a legal secretary, while Ian Crew works as a telecom worker. In fifth grade, she was cast in the musical Dragon Tales and began acting. This led to representation by a talent agency and commercial work. She then headed to New York City’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Amanda Crew received her first television acting role as Polly Brewer in the ABC adolescent drama Life as We Know It when she was 19 years old. In an episode of Smallville, a television series based on the DC Comics character Superman, she made a cameo appearance as a sorority sister. She played Tanis McTaggart on the YTV adolescent drama 15/Love from 2005 to 2006, with actress and close friend Meaghan Rath. Amanda Crew won her first Leo award for her role as Carrie Miller on the CTV drama Whistler, which she starred in from 2006 to 2008. She made her film debut in 2006 with Final Destination 3, the third film in the Final Destination film series. She portrayed Julie Christensen, Wendy Christensen’s younger sister in the film.
She had originally auditioned for Erin and Alexz Johnson, auditioned for Julie, but the roles were switched before filming. The picture became Crew’s biggest economic hit, grossing $117.72 million worldwide. It received a mixed response from critics. She appeared in the romantic teen comedy John Tucker Must Die as a high school student. She went on to star in She’s the Man, a romantic teen comedy based on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. She portrayed Kia, a soccer player who assists her friend Viola Hastings in impersonating her brother in order to play on the boy’s soccer team after their chauvinist coach cuts their team. She got her first main part in the teen road comedy Sex Drive in 2008.
Felicia Alpine, a high school girl who embarks on a road trip with her two best friends, was played by her. She later starred as Marie in That One Night, a romantic comedy that premiered at the Omaha Film Festival on February 19, 2008. She had a minor part in the supernatural horror film The Haunting in Connecticut in 2009, alongside Martin Donovan and Kyle Gallner. The picture debuted in second place at the North American box office and went on to gross $77.5 million worldwide. Britney, a breakup artist who becomes a matchmaker after her ex-boyfriend launches his own breakup firm and steals her clientele, was her role in the romantic comedy The Break-Up Artist.
She co-starred in the supernatural romantic drama Charlie St. Cloud opposite Zac Efron and Kim Basinger in 2010, as the title character’s love interest. Though it received bad reviews, it was Crew’s break into the mainstream. She starred as Sonia Logan in the criminal thriller Repeaters, in which she played a heroin addict who gets stuck in a time loop. Crew featured as a heroin addict single mother in the murder thriller Charlie Zone in 2011. The film had its global premiere on September 16, 2011, at the Atlantic Film Festival, and was then played at the Vancouver International Film Festival on October 10, 2012. The theatrical release was on March 1, 2013.
Crew’s performance earned the film six Leo Awards, including Best Feature Length Film and Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture. Crew appeared as an adept hacker on the USA Network legal program Suits, when she stole money from her father’s company. In the political thriller Knife Fight, Crew was featured with an ensemble cast. On April 25, 2012, the film was premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Crew appeared in the thriller Ferocious opposite Kim Coates and Katie Boland in 2013. She portrayed Leigh Parrish, a small-town girl who rose to fame as an actress and goes to great efforts to protect her reputation. Crew won her fourth Leo nomination for her performance despite the poor reviews.
In the romantic comedy drama Crazy Kind of Love, she reunited with her The Haunting in Connecticut co-star Virginia Madsen. She portrayed Bette Mack, a woman who falls in love with the youngest kid of a family that is on the verge of breaking up due to the father’s infidelity. In the biopic Jobs, she played a hippy college student in a minor role. Amanda Crew featured as venture investor Monica Hall in Mike Judge’s HBO series Silicon Valley from 2014 to 2019. Her character was previously an assistant to Peter Gregory in the first season. But after Welch’s death in 2013, she becomes an associate partner alongside Laurie Bream and eventually departs Bream Hall to join Pied Piper as its CFO and business counselor in the second season.
Crew co-starred in the science fiction thriller Freaks with Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern in 2018, as the mother of a little girl with telekinetic talents. On September 8, 2018, the film had its international premiere in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was nominated for Best Canadian Film, and on September 13, 2019, it was distributed worldwide. In 2019, she starred in the horror comedy Tone-Deaf about a house invasion. She made her presence notable in the biographical crime thriller Target Number One in 2020. Anna Malarek, the wife of journalist Victor Malarek, was played by her.