Born and raised in Manhattan Beach, California Amanda was discovered in a production of The Bad Seed at an LA theatre. She quickly found work in commercials before landing a guest-starring role in television’s science fiction hit Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, followed by a recurring role on When the Whistle Blows. She won a Best Young Artist award for her work in the ABC After-School Special She Drinks a Little before sharing the stage with Eva Marie Saint in the stage production of The Country Girl. Major motion pictures came next, including 80’s hits such as Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Better Off Dead, Silverado, and the award-winning indie film Powwow Highway.
However to horror fans Amanda is best known as high school student Tina Gray in A Nightmare on Elm Street whose death is the catalyst for events in the film series.
She has worked extensively in television with recurring roles on Cheers, St. Elsewhere, Cagney & Lacey, Highlander, and more recently, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Dexter, amongst many others.
She was awarded Best Actress honours at the Santa Monica International Film Festival for the film Oct. 23rd. Amanda is also in the Syfy Channel original movie, The Sandman, produced by the great Stan Lee. Her critically acclaimed performance in the dark psychological drama The Id is currently streaming on Amazon.
When not on set, Amanda enjoys time with family and friends, pursues her passion for yoga, and lends her time and talent to environmental organizations, The Erudio Project (Technology for Peace) and Human Thread Foundation.
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Biography Courtesy of www.amandawyss.com, Wikipedia & Imdb