Apr. 4th, 1983
St. George, Utah, USA
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Amanda Righetti (born April 4, 1983) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Grace Van Pelt on The Mentalist, as well as her roles in Friday the 13th and The O.C. and Colony.
Born in St. George, Utah and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, accomplished screen actress Amanda Righetti is no stranger to the bright lights of Hollywood. The Fox actress first became popular in her guest role as "Hailey Nichol" in the Fox hit show The O.C. (2003) and for her prior work with producers 'Christopher Keyser' and 'Amy Lippman' in the Fox pilot No Place Like Home (2003).
After several guest appearances on the The O.C. (2003), Fox executives cast Righetti in the starring role as "Tessa Lewis" on North Shore (2004) where she wowed executives and audiences with her talent and determination. Righetti appeared alongside 'Shannen Doherty', 'Jason Momoa', and 'Brooke Burns'.
In 2005 Righetti became troubled beauty "Jenna Moretti" in another Fox drama called Reunion (2005) where she worked with 'Alexa Davalos', 'Dave Annable', 'Will Estes, 'Chyler Leigh', and 'Sean Faris' who later praised her work in an exclusive Fox interview. Righetti's other television appearances include CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and HBO's Entourage (2004). Righetti has also been featured in the men's magazine FHM in the Oct, 2004 and Nov, 2005 editions.
In 2006 Righetti played the female lead in the major motion picture release Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007) directed by 'Victor Garcia', also starring 'Cerina Vincent', 'Erik Palladino', and 'Tom Riley' in the much anticipated sequel which was released on DVD in Oct, 2007.
She is producing and starring in the film Pipeline (2007).
Righetti married film director and writer Jordan Alan (April 29, 2006) on Oahu. On January 10, 2013, she gave birth to their son Knox Addison.
- Youngest of 8 children with 6 sisters and 1 brother, all of them growing up in Las Vegas. One sister is a dealer in Las Vegas.
- 'Alexa Davalos' (qv) was her bridesmaid.
- She was September on FHM magazine's 2005 pin-up calendar (2005).
- Ranked as #59 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
- Named #84 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).