Amanda Walsh

Amanda Walsh (born October 3, 1981) is a Canadian actress, writer, and former VJ for the Canadian television station MuchMusic.

Walsh was born in Rigaud, Quebec. She went to Hudson High School, in Hudson, Quebec.

Walsh began working as a professional actor at age 12. She has dabbled in sketches and stand-up comedy, with numerous TV appearances. She won a gold medal win at the 2000 Improv Games in Quebec as a member of the "8 People" troupe. She is a graduate from John Abbott College, Creative Arts program.

Walsh was encouraged to apply for the position of a MuchMusic VJ by one of the channel's producer while waiting tables in Hudson, Quebec. She applied and got the job, becoming the youngest VJ in MuchMusic history at the age of nineteen. She has hosted or co-hosted many programmes including Much Top Tens, Electric Circus, MuchOnDemand, Fandemonium and others. She left MuchMusic in 2004 to pursue an acting career.

Walsh made appearances on TV shows such as Smallville, Veronica Mars, and also had a minor role in the film Disturbia. In 2005, she starred opposite David Boreanaz in the movie These Girls, based on the play by Vivienne Laxdale. The movie was shown at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival. She had a small role in the movie "Stardom (2000)" playing an overenthusiastic VJ on a parody of the Canadian music channel MuchMusic.

After moving to Los Angeles, Walsh got a starring role in the ABC mid-season replacement Sons & Daughters, which premiered in March 2006. Sons & Daughters was a semi-improvisational sitcom. The show was canceled, with only eleven episodes created. Her portrayal of Katie in the unaired pilot for the sitcom The Big Bang Theory was not well-received. However, the character was re-written and Walsh was replaced by Kaley Cuoco (as Penny) in the second pilot.

In 2007, she had a role in the ABC movie Full of It as Vicki Sanders. In 2008, Walsh had a role in the Internet series The Remnants with Ze Frank.[10] She can be seen in the 2009 comedy film Ghosts of Girlfriends Past. In 2010, she appeared in ABC Family's Beauty and the Briefcase playing Hilary Duff's best friend Joanne.[11] She was cast as the lead in the pilot episode for The CW's dramedy Danni Lowinski.[12] She made appearances in the TV shows Grimm, Two and a Half Men and NCIS.[13] In 2014–2015, she appeared in ten episodes of the TV show Lost Girl as Elizabeth Helm/Zee.[11] In 2017, she appeared in the second season of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency in the central role of Suzie Boreton.[14] The show was canceled at the end of the season.[15]

Walsh became one of the story editors for the Canadian TV comedy Schitt's Creek and wrote one of the episodes for season 1.[11] Walsh then had a role in the 2022 film Doula.[16] Walsh appeared in season three of the Canadian drama Pretty Hard Cases.[11]

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Vorname:Amanda
Geburtsdatum:03.10.1981 (♎ Waage)
Geburtsort:Rigaud
Nationalität:Kanada
Geschlecht:♀weiblich
Berufe:Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor,

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