Amy Smart Biography

Amy Smart Biography
Amy Smart (born March 26, 1976) is an American actress.


Amy Smart was born in Topanga, California to John Smart (a salesman) and Judy Carrington (who worked at the Getty Center in Los Angeles); she has a brother, Adam. Inspired by her friend (actress Vinessa Shaw), Smart studied ballet for ten years and enrolled in acting classes when she was 16, but began her career as a model, working in Italy, France, Mexico and Tahiti.

Amy Smart had a very minor interesting role in the 1997 film Starship Troopers as the co-pilot for (and friend of) Carmen Ibanez (Denise Richards). In 1999, Smart played the girlfriend of a popular football player (played by James Van Der Beek) in the film Varsity Blues. She subsequently appeared in a number of films catering to a teenage audience, many of which were successful, including Road Trip (2000) and The Butterfly Effect (2004). In 2002, she was ranked #27 in Stuff magazine's "102 S--iest 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, Amy Smart co-starred with Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy film Just Friends, which did fairly at the box office, grossing $32 million.

She also had a small role in American sitcom Scrubs, playing the wife of a coma patient. She had been nicknamed TCW (Tasty Coma Wife) by JD and his friends. JD has a short relationship with her following the death of her husband.

Smart was the 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.

Amy Smart is engaged to actor Brandon Williams, whom she has dated for ten years. She is a close friend of actress Ali Larter, with whom she appeared in the film Varsity Blues. She owns two cats, Yogi and Nala.

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