Apr. 22nd, 1986
Austin, Texas, USA
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Amber Laura Heard was born in Austin, Texas on 22 April 1986. Her mother, Paige, worked for the state government and her father, David, was a successful commercial contractor.
She dropped out of high school at the age of 17 and moved to New York work as a model, but finding modeling unrewarding she moved again, this time to Los Angeles, to pursue a career in acting.
A variety of TV appearances and day-player work in movies led to bigger roles until her breakthrough role in North Country (2005). More movie appearances led to a leading role in the (cancelled) series "The Playboy Club" (2011) and a starring role opposite Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary (2011).
- Has been named one of the most beautiful rising stars by Jane Magazine, shared with 'Kellan Rhude' (qv).
- Ranked #21 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
- Has two sisters.
- Father's name is David Heard - a successful commercial contractor in Austin, Texas.