Amanda Peet Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

3rd September 2015

Quote: "I did a play once, where I was naked with an actor and we were outside of New York and so we had a lot of those... kind of blue-haired audiences during matinees... We were both completely naked at the top of Act Two and he was a grower, not a shower... The lights came up... and some lovely old lady yelled out, 'It looks like an acorn!'" Actress Amanda Peet on an embarrassing moment during her 1998 stage run in The Country Club.

3rd September 2015

Quote: "I felt like I had to tell him because it was too embarrassing for me... so I told him I'm eight weeks pregnant and then I had to straddle him and sort of gyrate on top of him, so it wasn't exactly sexy." Actress Amanda Peet felt anything but sexy during lovemaking scenes with Jason Sudeikis in new movie Sleeping With Other People.

26th February 2015

Quote: "I want, like, a Daenerys (Targaryen) outfit. I could take my top off and I'd fit right in except for they look a lot better than I do (sic). I want to be on it so badly and I feel like I can kind of do the accent." Actress Amanda Peet would love to land a cameo in her husband David Benioff's hit Tv drama Game of Thrones after initially telling him the idea for the fantasy show was awful.

28th January 2015

Quote: "I thought it was a terrible idea. Terrible. Just silly. Dungeons and dragons but with real people... Now I'm obsessed." Actress Amanda Peet tried to talk her husband David Benioff out of getting involved with the Game of Thrones Tv series.

8th January 2015

Quote: "It's different than doing nudity when you're younger and stuff, just because I wish I looked better. But it was really just a joy, honestly. They made me want to work really hard and I loved it... It's sort of like, 'You swallow your pride, you vain idiot!'" Actress Amanda Peet on how she prepared for nude scenes in new U.S. Tv series Togetherness.

13th October 2014

Fact: Pregnant actress Amanda Peet has revealed her third child will be a boy. She already has two daughters with her producer husband David Benioff.

13th October 2014

Quote: "I'm definitely very tired. I'm 42 and it's my third baby." Pregnant actress Amanda Peet is feeling her age as she prepares to welcome her first son, a little brother for her daughters Molly June, four, and Frances Pen, seven.

20th May 2014

Fact: Actress and playwright Amanda Peet is adding children's author to her resume after signing a deal to release her first kids' book. Picture book Dear Santa, Love Rachel Rosenstein, co-created by her friend Andrea Troyer, centres on a young Jewish girl who questions why Father Christmas never visits her home over the winter holidays. The story, which will be published by Random House next year (15), was inspired by Peet's own two kids, who wondered why they didn't have a Christmas tree.

4th November 2013

Quote: "I have a fairly realistic idea about what my gifts and limitations are. First of all, if it comes down to Sarah Jessica Parker vs. Amanda Peet? Come on. I'm no dummy. I thought she would probably succeed in the role more fully than I would." Amanda Peet felt Sarah Jessica Parker was best suited for the lead role in her play The Commons of Pensacola. She originally wrote the part for herself.

14th March 2011

Fact: Actress Amanda Peet is the new spokesmodel for dental hygiene products by Crest.

10th May 2010

Quote: "We couldn't choose between Maya June and Molly June. So finally David tore off two little pieces of paper, wrote the names on each paper, and put them behind his back. I chose one of them and it was Maya and then I got really upset..." Actress Amanda Peet and her screenwriter husband David Benioff had a baby naming crisis at the hospital before finally settling on Molly June for their new tot, who was born last month (Apr10).

10th May 2010

Fact: Actress Amanda Peet debuted her baby daughter Molly June on U.S. TV on Friday (07May10) during an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. The Whole Nine Yards star showed off home video footage of her newborn, who she gave birth to last month (Apr10) - her second child with screenwriter husband David Benioff.

28th April 2010

Fact: Amanda Peet returned to the red carpet just a week after giving birth to her daughter, Molly. The actress welcomed her second child on 20 April (10) and just days later, she stepped out for the New York premiere of her new movie PLEASE GIVE on Tuesday (17Apr10).

26th November 2009

Quote: "I'm obsessed with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. If she knew how much she was in my household late at night or in the wee hours of the morning, she might be disturbed." Actress Amanda Peet loves watching the Seinfeld star on TV.

30th June 2009

Quote: "The best thing about Columbia is the boys. There's a lot of them and they're good ones. I'm jealous because I'm ready to go back there now myself." Amanda Peet is envious of Harry Potter star Emma Watson - who has reportedly enrolled in America's Columbia University.

11th August 2008

Quote: "Just when I hit my early 30s, I started to have feelings that there's room for everybody and I don't have to be - nor could I be - Meryl Streep. I can forge my own path and make it interesting for me." Hollywood actress Amanda Peet has stopped trying to compare herself to acting legends.

11th August 2008

Quote: "The conditions were absolutely miserable. DAVID (DUCHOVNY) really kept me afloat, singing dirty songs. We'd pick a song and then see who could make up the dirtiest lyrics." Amanda Peet had some help from her THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE co-star to beat the cold weather while filming in Vancouver, Canada.

10th August 2008

Quote: "We were so excited when our daughter, who's one, started sleeping though the night. It was like rediscovering each other. The better you know someone, the richer your sex life gets." Actress Amanda Peet enjoys her undisturbed evening with her husband.

8th August 2008

Quote: "My husband and I were recently watching an episode of Seinfeld where Elaine says, 'You can't have sex in a bathtub, that's impossible'. And we just looked at each other... It's sort of slippery, yes. But fun." Amanda Peet enjoys a more steamy bathing experience with husband David Benioff.

7th August 2008

Quote: "I think 'Dada' was her first word. She says, 'Hi Dada, Hi Mama,' and she does sign language so she'll say 'I love you' (in sign language.) When the lights turn green in the car, she'll say, 'Go, go, go!'" Amanda Peet reveals her 18-month-old daughter FRANCES' first words.

10th July 2008

Quote: "There are a lot of misconceptions about the dangers of vaccinations... (but) frankly, I feel that parents who don't vaccinate their children are parasites." New mum Amanda Peet blasts parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids against disease.

5th November 2007

Fact: Actress Amanda Peet's eight-month-old daughter FRANCES is set for her big public debut as the face of a new Gap campaign. The baby will join mum in the clothing firm's winter ad campaign, wearing a striped Baby Gap one-piece.

29th October 2007

Quote: "I just worked with Christopher Walken. It was terrifying." Actress Amanda Peet was nervous around the legendary star on the set of upcoming movie FIVE DOLLARS A DAY.

23rd October 2007

Quote: "He's listening to Nirvana really loudly all the time, but I don't think I'll be COURTNEY (LOVE). It's never gonna happen." Actress Amanda Peet on living with screenwriter husband David Benioff as he pens the screenplay for new Kurt Cobain biopic HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN.

24th August 2006

Quote: "We watch South Park, and David plays with my hair." Amanda Peet reveals how she and fiance David Benioff spend their nights together.

21st March 2006

Quote: "I usually try on at least 20 pairs of jeans before I find something I think looks good on me. And even then, I have a trustworthy friend tell me if my butt looks big." Actress Amanda Peet is picky when it comes to finding the perfect pair of jeans.

19th March 2006

Quote: "I'm always very touchy-feely." The Whole Nine Yards actress Amanda Peet explaining how she got her nickname, THE BARNACLE.

30th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I imagine she could have chemistry with a doormat." Amanda Peet on her Something's Gotta Give co-star Diane Keaton. </p>

30th November 2005

Quote: <p>"It's a great role and it's mine to f**k up." Amanda Peet on making her Broadway debut this spring (06) in a revival of Neil Simon's classic comedy BAREFOOT IN THE PARK. </p>

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