Smart in 2013
Amy Lysle Smart|
March 26, 1976
Topanga, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Carter Oosterhouse (m. 2011)|
Amy Lysle Smart (born March 26, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model. Smart began her career modeling in Italy and subsequently enrolled in acting school. Her first role in film was in director Martin Kunert's film Campfire Tales. She has since appeared in numerous films, including Varsity Blues (1999), Road Trip (2000), The Butterfly Effect (2004), Just Friends (2005), Mirrors (2008), and Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club (2014).
While modelling in Italy, Smart met fellow model Ali Larter and the two "became instant friends", according to Larter. In Los Angeles, the two took acting classes together. After appearing in the video for The Lemonheads' It's About Time in 1993, 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 copilot for (and friend of) Carmen Ibanez (Denise Richards). She had a starring role in the miniseries 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, reuniting her with Larter. Also in 1999, she gave a strong performance in the film Outside Providence.
Smart played a recurring character on the series Felicity from 1999 to 2001 — Ruby, a former girlfriend of Scott Foley's character. She costarred 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 costar. 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 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 continued to guest star in season two, which began airing January 8, 2012.
|1996||A & P||Queenie||Short film|
|1997||Campfire Tales||Jenny||Segment: "The Hook"|
|1997||The Last Time I Committed Suicide||Jeananne|
|1997||Starship Troopers||Pilot Cadet Stack Lumbreiser|
|1998||How to Make the Cruelest Month||Dot Bryant|
|1999||Varsity Blues||Julie Harbor|
|1999||Outside Providence||Jane Weston|
|2000||Road Trip||Beth Wagner||Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Chemistry (with Breckin Meyer)|
|2001||Rat Race||Tracy Faucet|
|2002||Interstate 60||Lynn Linden||Nominated – DVDX Award for Best Supporting Actress in a DVD Premiere Movie|
|2003||National Lampoon's Barely Legal||Naomi|
|2003||The Battle of Shaker Heights||Tabitha "Tabby" Bowland|
|2003||Blind Horizon||Liz Culpepper|
|2004||Butterfly Effect, TheThe Butterfly Effect||Kayleigh Miller|
|2004||Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!||Nurse Betty|
|2004||Starsky & Hutch||Holly Monk||MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss|
|2005||Love Story, AA 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|
|2008||Life in Flight||Catherine Sargent|
|2009||Love N' Dancing||Jessica Donovan||Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Music/Dance|
|2009||Crank: High Voltage||Eve Lydon|
|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|
|2014||The Visitant||The Mom||Short film|
Nominated – FilmQuest Film Festival for Best Actress
|2014||Bad Country||Lynn Weiland|
|2014||The Single Moms Club||Hillary Massey|
|2014||Flight 7500||Pia Martin|
|2014||Among Ravens||Wendy Conifer|
|2015||Zoey to the Max||Samantha Jenkins|
|2015||Matters of the Heart||TBA||Completed|
|2016||All the Way to the Ocean||Mom||Short film|
|2016||Sister Cities||Young Mary Baxter|
|1996||Her Costly Affair||Dee||Television film|
|1999||Brookfield||Daly Roberts||Television film|
|2000||The '70s||Christie Shales||Television film|
|2003||Scrubs||Jamie Moyer||"My T.C.W.", "My Interpretation", "My Drama Queen"|
|2005–2011||Robot Chicken||Various (voice)||Recurring role|
|2008||The Meant to Be's||Janine||Television film|
|2009||Scrubs||Jamie Moyer||"My Finale: Part 2"|
|2009||See Kate Run||Katherine Sullivan||Television film|
|2011||12 Dates of Christmas||Kate Stanton||Television film|
|2011–2012||Shameless||Jasmine Hollander||Recurring role|
|2012||Bad Girls||Brandi||Television film|
|2012||Men at Work||Lisa||"Pilot", "Super Milo"|
|2014||Justified||Allison Brander||Recurring role|
|2014||Run for Your Life||Meredith Redmond||Television film|
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