Amanda Crew belongs to the category of people that the immortal William Shakespeare opined that they have greatness thrust upon them by the divine; at the young age of 5, she earned a part in the musical Dragon Tales, where she greatly impressed, turning heads and having agents clamor to have her on their clientele. Her rise in the industry is detailed in the paragraphs that follow…
Who Is Amanda Crew?
Crew came alive on planet earth on June 5, 1986, as Amanda Catherine Crew in Langley, British Colombia, Canada from the loins of a legal secretary mother and a father who worked in the telecoms industry.
Raised in her birthplace, Langley, British Colombia Amanda Crew was educated at H.D Stafford Middle School, after which she enrolled at Brookswood Secondary School where she was part of the school drama team and played pivotal roles in the dramas organized by the school.
She would later attend American Academy of Drama Arts in New York City where she bagged a Bachelor’s Degree.
From the very first day the little Amanda took up a script when she was in grade 5 and made public her acting talent, her services have been and are being sought after by movie producers. She appeared in several advertisements for big brands including Coca-Cola.
At age 19, precisely in 2005, she appeared in her first onscreen role in the ABC teen Drama titled Life as We Know It, acting the role of Polly Brewer. The same year, she featured in one episode of a television series Smallville where she played the minor role of Sorority girl.
Crew featured in another series, a YTV teen drama titled 15/Love where she played the role of Tanis McTaggart. The year 2006 was a significant one for the Canadian actress, after landing a part in another series Diary, she landed a major role as Carrie Miller in a CTV drama Whistler which ran from 2006 through 2008.
Her role as Julie Christensen in the horror film, Final Destination 3 (2006) was her debut film role. A major box office hit, it remains one of her biggest commercial success and propelled her to stardom. Her other 2006 credits came in the films; Meltdown: Days of Destruction, She’s the Man, and John Tucker Must Die.
The year 2008 saw her play her first lead role, Felicia Alpine in a teen road comedy titled Sex Drive. Garnering more fame and dominance, she also starred in a romantic comedy That One Night, the film was premiered on February 19, 2008, at the Omaha Film Festival.
Amanda Crew recorded more success in 2009 following her impressive role in a horror film The Haunting in Connecticut. Though the film earned over $77 million and opened in second place at the North American box, it was not to be compared with the commercial success recorded by her career booster film, Final Destination 3.
She featured in several other films and television series before being invited in 2014 to join the cast of Silicon Valley where she plays the role of Monica Hall. The series started airing in 2014 and is going strong. In her captivating career, she has featured in well over 31 films, 9 television series, and counting
Crew has earned several award nominations and has won at least four including two 2016 Golden Maple Awards for her role in Silicon Valley.
Her Net Worth
With a career that took off professionally in the year 2000, Amanda Crew has beyond doubt proven that she’s got the skills. More roles mean more money and Crew has successfully monetized her talent. She continues to rack up her filmography and at this point, has been able to amass a net worth of $2 million.
Who Is Her Husband or Boyfriend?
Amanda Crew is not yet married, though she is in a serious relationship with fellow Canadian actor, Dustin Milligan. Their long term love affair was said to have started up after the pair met on set while filming the 2010 movie Repeaters. However, it wasn’t the first film to star the two of them as Milligan also had a part in Final Destination 3.
Dustin Milligan is a stylish actor born on July 28, 1985, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. He started acting professionally in 2004 and is known for playing Ted in the TV series Schitt’s Creek. Some of his notable films are The Messengers (2007), Demonic (2015), and A Simple Favor (2018).
Crew and Milligan keep their relationship largely private, however, fans are rooting that they someday make it down the aisle.
The Canadian actress has an hourglass body shape that has made her the admiration of the male folks within and outside the industry. She commands a height of 5 ft 10 inches (1.78 m) with a body weight of 62 kg (136.7 lbs) which balances out her frame.