Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
Amanda Leigh "Mandy" Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Moore first came to prominence with her 1999 debut single, "Candy", which peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. After signing with Epic Records, she released her debut album, So Real, in 1999. It went on to receive a Platinum certification from the RIAA. Her 2000 single, "I Wanna Be with You", became her first Top 30 song in the US, peaking at number 24 on the Hot 100 chart. As of 2009, Moore has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, according to Billboard. In 2012, Moore was ranked #96 on VH1's list of "100 Greatest Women in Music", as well as #63 on their Sexiest Artists of All Time List. Outside of her musical career, Moore has also branched out into acting. In 2001, she made her film debut in the comedy Dr. Dolittle 2, though it was only a minor voice role. Later that year, she co-starred as Lana Thomas in the comedy The Princess Diaries with Anne Hathaway. In 2002, she made her starring debut with Shane West as Jamie Sullivan in the romantic drama A Walk to Remember, which was based on Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name. Moore later voiced Rapunzel in the 2010 animated fantasy musical comedy Tangled, and reprised the role in the 2017 television series based on the film. In 2016, she began starring as Rebecca Pearson in the NBC family comedy-drama series This Is Us for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
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