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also known as Amy Lysle Smart

Actor , fashion model

Amy Lysle Smart (born March 26, 1976) is an American film and television actress and former fashion model.


Smart was born in Topanga, California. Her mother, Judy Lysle (née Carrington), worked at a museum, and her father, John Boden Smart, was a salesman. Amy Smart studied ballet for ten years.


Studied ballet from about the time she was six and till she turnt sixteen.

After that she took acting classes in LA.


While modelling in Italy, Smart met fellow model Ali Larter and the two "became instant friends", according to Larter. Whilst in Los Angeles, the two took acting classes together.

Smart's first film role was in director Martin Kunert's film Campfire Tales, followed by a small role as Queenie in the 1996 rendition of John Updike's short story, "A&P". She had a minor role in the 1997 film Starship Troopers as the co-pilot for (and friend of) Carmen Ibanez (Denise Richards). She had a starring role in the mini-series The 70s, playing a young woman from Ohio. In 1999, Smart played the girlfriend of a popular American football player (played by James Van Der Beek) in the film Varsity Blues, re-uniting her with close friend Ali Larter.

Smart played a recurring character the series Felicity from 1999 to 2001 — Ruby, a former girlfriend of Scott Foley's character. She co-starred in the films Road Trip (2000), Rat Race (2001), Starsky & Hutch (2004), and The Butterfly Effect (2004).

In 2005, Smart co-starred with Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy film Just Friends, which had a total domestic box office gross of $32,619,761, and a total worldwide box office of $50,817,598.

In 2003 Smart also had a small role in the American sitcom Scrubs, playing Jamie Moyer (aka "Tasty Coma Wife"), one of main character J.D.'s love interests.

In 2005, Smart starred as Sarah in a British independent film called The Best Man. Seth Green was her co-star. She also appeared in the 2006 film Crank, portraying the girlfriend of the lead character, Chev Chelios (played by Jason Statham). She reprised the role in the sequel, Crank: High Voltage, released in 2009.

Smart was a regular cast member in the short-lived 2006 CBS television series Smith. She also has voiced some of the characters in the animated series Robot Chicken, created by Seth Green. Smart appeared as Joy in the 2006 movie Peaceful Warrior, starring Scott Mechlowicz and Nick Nolte. She stars as Melissa in the 2008 independent film Seventh Moon.

In 2011, Smart joined the Showtime drama/comedy Shameless as the recurring character Jasmine Hollander. She continues to guest star in season two, which began airing January 8, 2012.


  • 2000 Road Trip Beth Wagner

    2001 Scotland, Pennsylvania Stacy

    2001 Rat Race Tracy Faucet

    2002 Interstate 60 Lynn Linden

    2003 National Lampoon's Barely Legal Naomi

    2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights Tabby

    2003 Blind Horizon Liz Culpepper

    2004 The Butterfly Effect Kayleigh

    2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Nurse Betty

    2004 Willowbee Burglar Short film

    2004 Starsky & Hutch Holly

    2005 A Love Story Girl Short film

    2005 Bigger Than the Sky Grace Hargrove / Roxanne

    2005 The Best Man Sarah Marie Barker

    2005 Just Friends Jamie Palamino

    2006 Peaceful Warrior Joy

    2006 Crank Eve

    2008 Life in Flight Catherine

    2008 Mirrors Angela Carson

    2008 Seventh Moon Melissa

    2009 Love N' Dancing Jessica Donovan

    2009 Crank: High Voltage Eve

    2010 Dead Awake Natalie

    2011 Mr. Stache Mrs. Stache Short film

    2011 House of the Rising Sun Jenny Porter

    2011 The Reunion Nina Cleary

    2012 Columbus Circle Lillian Hart

    2012 7500 Pia Martin Post-production


Quotations: There's something about blonds that triggers a lightheartedness. People can't take you seriously. Brunettes are more mysterious.

I think everyone has certain qualities that make them stars. But I think the strongest quality anyone has to bring to a film role is themselves. You have to bring the essence of who you are. That's where your real strength lies.


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