Amanda Melby, a native Minnesotan, made her way to Phoenix via Southern California, Washington, DC and Cleveland. She has worked as a professional actress for over 24 years and is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. Amanda can be seen in the films Jake's Corner, Netherbeast Incorporated, The Majestic, Ouroborous, Covet, Cult Status, Small Happys, The Fencestitite, and Cocktail Wizard, among others. Her television credits include S.I.S. (Spike TV), Boston Public (Fox), The Young and the Restless (CBS), and Screen Wars (AZTV). Her Los Angeles theatrical credits include understudying for Peri Gilpin as Gwendolyn in Frasier Gone Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest at the Mark Taper Forum, and starring as Sonia in the LA premiere of Life X 3. Regional theatrical credits include the Cleveland Play House, Porthouse Theatre, Dobama Theatre and Cleveland Shakespeare Festival. Locally, she has appeared at Actors Theatre of Phoenix, Phoenix Theatre and at Theatre Artists Studio She also works in commercials, industrials, voice over and print, having shot her 25th commercial, a national spot for Courtyard by Marriott, and appearing on the cover of a Pier One ad. She has studied with Howard Fine in his Master Class in LA. Amanda is an accomplished cellist and holds a BA in theatre and English from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.
Actor, Teach, Musician, Producer