Amanda Righetti Biography
In order to explore the heights of the entertainment industry, Amanda Righetti moved from Vegas to Los Angeles in the pursuit of an acting career. Her first acting stint however, was in 2001 in the successful investigative drama, CSI, which was set in Las Vegas. This was followed by a supporting role in the 2002 film Angel Blade. From then on, Amanda Righettu was cast in the starring role in the pilot of FOXs No Place Like Home. Because of her astounding performance in the said episode, the network producers asked for her again in what would be her most successful role to date, to be Haley Nichol in the TV hit, The O.C.
Fans swooned over Amanda Righetti as she stood to be Caleb Nichols stubborn, rebellious daughter. She stayed on the show for its first season, but unfortunately she had to leave during the second season to make way for more success. Her acting prowess that matched her beauty and quirkiness convinced FOX executives once more and gave her yet another stint in another series, North Shore, replacing fellow actress Navi Rawat as Tessa Lewis.
The production costs of North Shore seemed to have troubled the network, thus the series episodes had to be cut back during the last months of 2004. Rumors have spread about the shows near cancellation, and Amanda Righetti soon found herself back in the shoes of Haley Nichol in an episode of The O.C. in November 2004.
Amanda Righettis most recent work is her supporting role in the TV movie Romy and Michelle: In the Beginning, in 2005. In the same year, she starred in the short suspense drama, Reunion. In 2006, Amanda Righetti took on the lead role in the horror film Return to House on Haunted Hill.
Amanda Righetti appeared on the November 2005 issue of FHM. Engaged to film director Jordan Alan, she remains to reside in Los Angeles, but spends most of her time in Hawaii as well.