Amy Smart(TV and film actress, fashion model)
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Amy Lysle Smart was born on March 26, 1976. She is an American television and film actress and former fashion model.
Smart was born in Topanga, California, to, a museum worker and a salesman. Inspired by her friend Vinessa Shaw, Smart studied ballet for ten years and enrolled in acting classes when she was sixteen, but she began her career as a fashion model, working in Italy, France, Mexico and Tahiti.
Smart's first film role was in director Martin Kunert's film Campfire Tales, followed by a small role in the 1996 rendition of John Updike's short story, "A&P". She had a minor role in the 1997 film Starship Troopers . She had a starring role in the mini-series titled The 70s, playing a young woman from Ohio.
In 1999, Smart played the girlfriend of a popular football player (played by James Van Der Beek) in the film Varsity Blues.
Smart appeared in the series Felicity, as a girlfriend of Scott Foley's character.
Other films include Road Trip (2000) and The Butterfly Effect (2004) , Rat Race.
In 2002, she was ranked #27 in Stuff magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World" and in 2004, she was nominated for "Best Kiss" at the MTV Movie Awards for her role in Starsky & Hutch.
In 2005, Smart co-starred with Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy film Just Friends, had a small role in the American sitcom Scrubs, The Best Man, Crank, Crank: High Voltage.
Smart was a regular cast member in the short-lived 2006 CBS television series Smith.
Smart was a speaker for the Heal the Bay organization; she has also worked with the Humane Society and the Environmental Media Association, and was named one of Organic Style magazine's "Women with Organic Style" of 2004.
Smart dated actor Branden Williams, for more than a decade. She is now dating Carter Oosterhouse from HGTV.
1996 A&P, Seduced By Madness
1997 Campfire Tales, High Voltage, The Last Time I Committed Suicide, Starship Troopers
1998 How to Make the Cruelest Month, Strangeland, Circles, Starstruck
1999 Outside Providence, Varsity Blues
2000 Road Trip
2001 Rat Race, Scotland, PA
2002 Interstate 60
2003 National Lampoon's Barely Legal, The Battle of Shaker Heights, Blind Horizon
2004 Starsky & Hutch, The Butterfly Effect, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Willowbee
2005 Just Friends, Bigger Than the Sky, The Best Man (aka Unhitched)
2006 Crank, Peaceful Warrior
2008 Life in Flight, Mirrors, Seventh Moon
2009 Crank: High Voltage, Love N' Dancing
2010 Columbus Circle, Dylan's Wake
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