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Amanda Leighton
Born (1993-06-07) June 7, 1993 (age 25)
OccupationActress
Years active2003–present

Amanda Leighton (born June 7, 1993) is an American actress. She is known for her voice acting work as Blossom in the 2016 Cartoon Network animated series The Powerpuff Girls, and as Poppy in the 2018 Netflix animated series Trolls: The Beat Goes On!

Early life

Leighton was born on June 7, 1993, in Fresno, California. [1] She graduated from Clovis West High School. [2]

Career

Leighton started her acting career at the age of 10 in her home town, and got her first agent at the age of 12 when she started taking acting classes and going to auditions in Los Angeles, California. She also has 11 years of dance experience, which she used in ABC Family's Make It or Break It, where she played a gymnast named Wendy Capshaw. [3]

Leighton's other appearances include roles on several television shows including Pretty Little Liars as Danielle, Grey's Anatomy as patient Sarah Cassidy with Treacher Collins syndrome, 90210 as Alex Scarborough, Criminal Minds as Trish Leake, This is Us as teenager Sofie, and as a singing Cactus Kid in Six Feet Under. She also has appeared in commercials for Quicken Loans, Meow Mix, Comcast and Plavix. She also played Emma in The Fosters. Leighton also had parts in two films: Detour as Lara (short film), and as Young Alex in Divorce Invitation (2012).

Filmography

Television, film and video game roles
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Six Feet Under Singing Cactus Kid Episode: "The Silence"
2010 Criminal Minds Trish Leake Episode: "Risky Business"
2011 Grey's Anatomy Sarah Cassidy Episode: "Start Me Up"
2011 House Young Elena Episode: " You Must Remember This"
2011–2012 90210 Alex Scarborough 3 episodes
2011 Pretty Little Liars Danielle Episodes: "My Name Is Trouble", "Blind Dates"
2012 Make It or Break It Wendy Capshaw Recurring role, 7 episodes
2012 Divorce Invitation Young Alex Film
2013–2014 The Young and the Restless Raven 6 episodes
2013 Kickin' It Erica Straffman Episode: "Jack Stands Alone"
2013 Austin & Ally Bonnie Episode: "Beach Bums & Bling"
2013 Filthy Sexy Teen$ Whitney Episode: Pilot
2013 Sketchy White Girl Episode: "Oh Lordy 'White Girls'"
2014–2018 The Fosters Emma Kurtzman Recurring role; 52 episodes
2014 Bones Shawna Episode: "The Purging of the Pundit"
2015 The Better Half Emily Ryan Film
2016–present The Powerpuff Girls Blossom Main voice role
2016 Teen Titans Go! Blossom Voice role; episode: "TTG v PPG"
2016 The Cheerleader Murders Dee James Television film
2016 World of Final Fantasy Reynn Video game; voice role
2017 Lego Dimensions Blossom Video game; voice role
2017–present This Is Us Teenage Sophie Recurring role
2018 Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Poppy Main voice role

References

  1. ^ "UP CLOSE…WITH AMANDA LEIGHTON". Hydrogen Mag. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
  2. ^ "Clovis West grad is Blossom's voice on 'Powerpuff Girls' relaunch". fresnobee. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
  3. ^ "Amanda Leighton Q&A". Kidzworld. Retrieved 2017-09-08.

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